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Poetry Workshop 2017

We are excited to announce a brand new program at ATM called “Writers Realm”. This is a programme for Poetry and performance. Poetry is an art form that resonates with Somalis.

The program will be initiated by Farah Gabdon who has extensive experience and knowledge in creative writing, poetry and performance. ‘Writer’s Realm” is our new Poetry Club, come & learn the flow of words. If you would like to participate please email at farahg@theatm.org

Topic: What’s in a name?

This session will explore the issue of identity in detail. Examining poetry that searches for the deeper meaning of a name and its impact identity

Poetry Focus: Calling attention to the use of intonation and the affect it has on the audience.
Writing using similes and metaphors to empower expression.