A workshop in which we will take risks with both form (insults, notes, chants, oaths) and content to write poems of translation and transformation. By honoring imagination and experimentation and looking at powerful models our goal is to write bold, authentic poems.
Cathie Desjardins has been serving as 2017-19 Poet Laureate of Arlington MA. Her recent book of poems is Buddha in the Garden.
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.