Poet Laureate of Silver City and Grant County. The workshop was previously scheduled for Monday, March 9.
“The metaphor is a powerful tool for creating layers of meaning and visually engaging description. Using one of my favorite poems by Pulitzer Prize-winning author, N. Scott Momaday as a guide, I will lead us in exploring how to deepen the metaphor and enrich our own work, whether poetry or prose.
“This free workshop will include three approximately 20-minute sections.
“Section One: We will read N. Scott Momaday’s poem, “Delight Song of Tsoai-talee.” Copies will be provided. We will discuss his metaphors. What makes them powerful? Then we will create some metaphors of our own together.
“Section Two: We will have 20 minutes to write our own “Delight Song” poems, focusing on creating strong metaphors.
“Section Three: We will have 20 minutes to share our writing with each other.
“Please bring a notebook and pen with you for the writing time.” -Eve West Bessier