Form’s Relationship to Subject Matter + “Escape in Brilliant Highways: A Form Imitation Exercise”

Genre: Poetry Purpose: To consider how form changes meaning, emphasis, and tone; to practice imitation Readings: “Envy of Other People’s Poems” by Robert Hass along with excerpts of poems by Larry Levis, Terrance Hayes, Natalie Diaz, Lynda Hull, George Oppen, and Linda Gregerson Let’s look at “Envy of Other People’s Poems” by American poet Robert […]