Love Poems: A Rose By Any Other Name
The love poem is the most-attempted type of poetry there is. And yet, of all the verses ever composed, very few actually steal our hearts. What are the threads that connect great love poems across centuries? How did those poets transcend the mundane and expected? This class will examine the moods, language, and mechanics of several legendary poems to find the pulse of love as it lives on the page.
Above the Bike Shop
2501 Champlain St. NW
Neighborhood: Adams Morgan
Access to this location requires climbing a flight of stairs.
Bring notepads, writing implements, and imagination. Pictures of old lovers and/or new muses are optional. Favorite love poems are welcome and will be shared aloud.