A writing workshop led by poet Kimiko Hahn on Senryu.
The little known Japanese form Senryu is the comic cousin of the haiku. Like the haiku, the Senryu has 17 syllables, but instead of focusing on the natural world, each poem makes an observation about human nature.
BYON: Bring your own notebooks and writing materials.
What better place to observe the wide range of human nature than in Miami?
Taking place at Brickell City Center where the participants can step out to gain inspiration and write real time/of the moment Senryu about the people they see in the Miami landscape.
We apologize in advance that all sales are final, and no refunds will be given.
Workshop participants will receive half off on parking at Brickell City Center with validation.
Kimiko Hahn is the author of nine books of poetry, including The Artist's Daughter (2002), The Narrow Road to the Interior (2006), Toxic Flora (2010), and Brain Fever (2014). Her later work, like that found in Toxic Flora and Brain Fever—both engagements with science articles found in the New York Times—“does away with much of the clutter. Its anchoring form is the short poem in couplets, with the occasional single-line stanza. These poems glow with concentrated energy, and their dense arrangements usefully contain Hahn’s previous meandering tendencies. Consequently, these new poems exhibit the ‘gemlike’ quality Hahn avowedly admires. Her new collection Foreign Bodies is forthcoming in 2020. She teaches in the MFA Program at Queens College, City University of New York.