Love has been the motivation for writing poems from the earliest known poets to poets writing today. There probably isn’t a poet who hasn’t written a love poem. Through close analysis workshop participants will examine the use of poetic techniques in selected poems and try their hand at writing a love poem.
Bio: Sarah Brown Weitzman, a past National Endowment for the Arts Fellow in Poetry and Pushcart Prize nominee, is published in hundreds of journals and anthologies including The New Ohio Review, The North American Review, The Bellingham Review, Rattle, Mid-American Review, Poet Lore, Slant, and Miramar. She was twice a finalist in The Academy of American Poets’ Walt Whitman First Book Award contest. Her chapbook, The Forbidden, was published by Pudding House Press.