Short Form Poetry: haiku, tanka, haibun. What’s it all about?

Short Form Poetry: haiku, tanka, haibun. What’s it all about?

$175 Limited inc GST
Short Form Poetry: haiku, tanka, haibun. What’s it all about?

<p><h3>Short Form Poetry: Haiku, Tanka & Haibun. What’s It All About? - Sydney Course</h3></p><p>Discover how the short form poetry that originated in ancient Japan have evolved into writing genres

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Short Form Poetry: Haiku, Tanka & Haibun. What’s It All About? - Sydney Course

Discover how the short form poetry that originated in ancient Japan have evolved into writing genres that aid writers in their personal writing journey. You will learn about different forms of poetry including including haiku, tanka, renku, haibun and haiga.

Through practical in-class and homework exercises, learn to write these poems in English and share through peer critique and discussion.

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Course Outline

Over six weekly sessions students will develop their short form poetry skills in the company of other writers.

Each session will include:

  • Information about poetry forms
  • Understanding of different forms of poetry, including haiku, tanka, renku, haibun and haiga
  • Writing exercises to develop creativity and skills
  • Sharing of student poems in the group
  • Group critique of students' writing pieces

Course Outcome

Over the term, students will:

  • Have the opportunity to obtain feedback from group members on their individual poems
  • Generate new poems from in-class exercises
  • Learn about writing techniques and craft from an experienced facilitator and published writer
  • Learn about a range of writing forms including haiku, tanka, renku, haibun and haiga

What to bring

Please bring:

  • pen
  • notebook

No textbook is required.

Prerequisite

The ability to read and write in English at an intermediate level or higher.

Prerequisite: Desirable

This course is suitable for enthusiastic writers who have already completed an introductory creative writing course, or equivalent.

Delivery Mode

The course will be held in a “roundtable” format where students are encouraged to participate in peer-group discussion and in-class writing exercises.