Eight Thursdays: October 1 - November 19 • 7:00 - 9:00 pm • $200
“To have great poets,” Walt Whitman said, “there must be great audiences.” He wanted not just many readers but also able readers, open-minded and demanding. What makes a poem worth the effort of reading it? In this group we look at (mostly) famous, (mostly) English-language works from Shakespeare to last week. Widely published local poet and author John Hart co-edits the venerable all-poetry journal Blue Unicorn.