Some Tree Seed Workshop participants earlier this week where Peter Richardson did a round table of poems sent ahead and brought in on the day. He gave a couple exercises and an essay of notes on his process.
Next time, next Tree, is September 23, workshop doors open 6:30 at Black Squirrel Books, 1073 Bank St, Ottawa.
I’m on deck. What will I be talking about? Rhythm Method: We’re talking tempo. Workshop for 8-18 participants to think about how rhythm is motion, a potion, a pause and a pace in the space. Looking at the speed of sound.
Pearl Pirie is the facilitator at this Tree Seed Workshop looking at contemporary examples of how rhythm works with Lorine Niedecker, Steven Zultanski, Adeena Karasick, Nelson Ball, Rae Armantrout, Laura Mullen, Derek Walcott and e.e. cummings.
Looking how the effects of poetic devices of using speed, pause and how to make speed and pause with density of ideas and word stressed. Exercise your tempo.
Free drop in. No registration required.
Followed by an 8pm feature of David Groulx and Jordan Abel and the open mic.