Poetry: The World in a Grain of Sand, with Elizabeth Schultz

  • The Writers Place 3607 Pennsylvania Ave Kansas City, MO, 64111 United States

POETRY: THE WORLD IN A GRAIN OF SAND

Teaching Artist: Elizabeth Schultz

A poem is short—far shorter than a novel, a drama, a memoir, an essay. A poem, as William Blake said, may reveal "a world in a grain of sand." But I believe a poem can express, compress the entirety of a novel, a drama, a memoir, an essay. The difference between these longer forms of writing and a poem lies in the poet's choice of words and in the organization of the lines.

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