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An Introduction to Eintou Poetry

Thursday, May 6th | 7:00pm-8:00pm | An Introduction to Eintou Poetry


This class will be an examination of the history, form, and use of the Eintou—a form of African-American poetry. During this class, students will compare and contrast the Eintou with a few other poetry styles (haiku, tanka, pantoums). Students will also collectively write their very-own Eintou poem. 

Supplies Needed:
- Pen/pencil 
- Paper

This class is appropriate for ages 14+.

This class will take place online through Zoom. Links for Zoom classes will be sent 1 hour before the start of class. If you do not receive your link, please check your spam or submit an email through our contact page.

About the teacher:
Rochester, NY native Lu Highsmith has published essays, news articles and poems over the past thirty years. Highsmith is a writer, publisher, promoter and spoken artist. She has performed at festivals, coffee houses, nursing homes, schools, churches, art galleries, clubs and community events throughout Rochester, Syracuse, Buffalo, Albany, Atlanta and Toronto. 

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