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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: Poetry of world events: in response to students select an article/event that ignites an emotional response in them and they write a poem on the issue. This session will explore famous poems in response to past events.

Poetry Focus:

List poem: snapshot poetry in response to recent events, participants will use snapshot writing, to inform or promote their own beliefs. Using poetry to educate, inform or promote ideas.