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Introduction to Poetry with Jayrod P. Garrett
Introduction to Poetry with Jayrod P. Garrett

Tue, Sep 07


Bountiful Davis Art Center

Introduction to Poetry with Jayrod P. Garrett

Ages 16+. Poetry is a window to the soul of the author. In this class, we will be practicing how to connect not only with ourselves but with others.

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Time & Location

Sep 07, 2021, 7:00 PM MDT – Nov 16, 2021, 8:30 PM MST

Bountiful Davis Art Center, 90 N Main St, Bountiful, UT 84010, USA


Ages 16+

Tuesdays from 7-8:30 PM starting Sept. 7th and ending Nov 16th

This course introduces poetry to students through concepts and strategies designed to help them understand how poetry communicates to people. Nikki Giovanni’s says that, “Writers write from empathy” and we’ll be engaging with our own emotions to connect to ourselves as well as to others in writing our poetry. Every effort will be made to create a space for each student to safely share their thoughts, feelings, and words with other members of our class.

Course Text:

Structure and Surprise edited by Michael Thuene. We’ll be utilizing this text as well as several poems found at


  • Beginning Poetry





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