The Poem Catcher

A poem is a dream caught in lan­guage. Anna Marie Sewell has drawn from her Anishn­abe her­itage and tak­en the image of the Dream Catch­er as a motif for her work as Edmon­ton’s fourth Poet Lau­re­ate. In this course, we will work with the motif of the dream catch­er, to learn how the catch­ing of dreams, what­ev­er our cul­ture and tra­di­tion, may inspire our writ­ing prac­tice. Cast a web, cap­ture moments, sift them to see what is true, and weave that truth into a poem.
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