2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Poets on Serendipity Farm

Summer quarter

Faculty: Kate Crowe

Fields of Study: literature and writing

Summer: CRN (Credit) Level 40101 (6) First Session  

Credits: 6(Su)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Day, Evening and Weekend


We will read and write poetry on Serendipity farm, which is nestled at the foot of Mt. Walker in the Olympics. This class is open to beginning, intermediate, and seasoned poets.  We will research and present on contemporary poets as we explore our various poetic voices within an inner and outer landscape.  We will write haiku, free verse, pantoums, nature poems and other poetic forms.  Students will be performing around the campfire at night.  Students can expect their writing and understanding of poetry to be enhanced significantly.

Maximum Enrollment: 22

Advertised Schedule: 5:30-8:30p Thu June 23 (on campus); July 10-15 at Serendipity Farm; additional work and portfolio to be completed and turned in by July 22.

Off Campus Location: Serendipity Farm, Quilcene, WA

Required Fees: $250 for food, lodging, and facilities at Serendipity Farm.

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: No Required Online Learning

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