February 20, 2024

Spoken Word Poetry with David Puma

Spoken Word Poetry with David Puma


February 20, 2024

Spoken Word Poetry with David Puma

(All Levels)

Alternating Tuesdays, 6:00-8:00 PM, 1/23, 2/6, 2/20, 3/5, and 3/19/24

$50. Registration required.

http://tinyurl.com/WriteWinter2024

In person at Riverside Main Library

3900 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside

In this Spoken Word Poetry Workshop, we invite you to dive into the expressive storytelling power of the spoken word. Unleash your creativity and find your unique voice as we explore the art of crafting powerful and evocative poems. You will be guided through various poetic forms, techniques, and performance styles. Discover how to convey emotions, perspectives, and personal experiences through your words and presence.

Through interactive exercises, drafting poems, peer review, and analyzing spoken word poets, you will learn to infuse your poems with rhythm, rhyme, and mesmerizing imagery, unlocking the potential to engage listeners on a profound level. Our inclusive and supportive environment encourages open expression, fostering a space where you can share your truth and elevate your spoken word prowess. Registration is limited to 12.

David Puma obtained his M.F.A. in creative writing at San Jose State University and his B.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Redlands. He has been in advanced poetry workshops every semester for the last four years, and has performed spoken word across California, including the Bay Area, Los Angeles, and the Inland Empire – as well as in New York City and in London, U.K. Professionally, David’s poetry has been included on streaming platforms like Disney+.

 

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