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Perform Your Poem!

Whether you already love writing and reciting poetry or just want to try it out, this workshop will make it easy and fun. We'll practice both composing and performing an evocative poem. Participants should have a notebook and writing utensil. Family members are welcome to participate together.

Joy Jones

45 Minute Program

 

$299


1. Let's warm up! We'll define terms such as metaphor, simile and heightened language, then do an exercise to try them out.
2. Read, then write. I'll present a sample poem as an example, then you will compose one in the same style.
3. Performance pointers. Learn a few speaking tips. Plus, we'll do a few tongue twisters just for fun.
4. Recite your new and original creation!

About the Author

Joy Jones’ books for young people include the acclaimed picture book Tambourine Moon and Fearless Public Speaking, a how-to for teens.

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