Sound and Sense: What Makes a Poem? Review

May 7th, 2015


More than 20 poetry aficionados ranging from primary school students to retirees gathered in Queenstown Library to hear the favourite poems of Hannah Mettner and Jo Morris, both graduates of the Bill Manhire Creative Writing Masters, and use these as springboards for their own creative writing. Participants created four “starter poems” then tried out the editing process before some then shared their creations with the group. Two and a half hours whizzed by.