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New York Poets Pt. 1

Hey Writers!

For our first official meeting, we will analyze two renowned New York poets, Walt Whitman and Allen Ginsberg! For the first part of our meeting, we’ll describe life in New York, listing distinct qualities from the sound to its people. Then, we will read and share our thoughts on Walt Whitman’s poem, “Manhatta” and Allen Ginsberg’s poem, “My Sad Self.” Both poems can be found here:

2:30-3:00: Read and analyze poems

3:00-3:30: Share thoughts

3:30-3:40: 10 min. break

3:40-4:00: Write a personal essay about a vivid memory you have in New York

4:00-5:00: Share work


Earlier Event: September 22
Meet & Greet
Later Event: November 10
New York Poets Pt. II