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If you are new to Spoken Word Poetry this course is for you? You will embark on an immersive experience writing, revising, performing, studying and engaging in Spoken Word as an embodied poetic practice. This course will be taught by kahlil almustafa aka Doctor K who has performed on hundreds of stages and taught in even more classrooms from the elementary to the university level. You will learn literary tools, form and structure; conduct a close reading of a range of poets; engage in creative free-writing prompts; learn revision and performance strategies and techniques; engage in structured and meaningful dialogue and feedback; and learn several approaches for publishing your own poetry.
“kahlil uses his words to build images which cause us to question ourselves, our society, our past, and our future. He invites us to explore our humanity as he explores his own and uses his Spirit Words to help create a better world.”
“His words escalate, soaring and diving like a bird on the wind.”
“kahlil almustafa’s poems are extraordinary in their political complexity and aesthetic sensibility. His language is crystal-clear and the ideas are continually provocative.”
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