Students in the summer term’s Creative Writing course wrote some poems in their final session based on ‘kennings.’ What are these you may be asking? Simply put – short, snappy, descriptive, emotive poems. (Check out this link if you want a more grammatical answer).
WEA tutor, Hilary Lewis explains, ‘These are on an animal theme and were stimulated by Andrew Motion’s poem Sparrow. It was really just a chance to play with language but they are fun to read.’
I thoroughly enjoyed them – see what you think:
If you would like try your hand at creative writing, then Hilary’s next course begins on Wednesday 18 September 2013, 2 to 3.30 pm. Call 0116 255 6614 to enrol or Contact Us. Go to Courses to download our brochure.