Tension: Poets control tension in different ways, tones, and styles.
Metaphor: Powerful poems with and without metaphor. The benefit of figurative language.
The Line: Emotional impact of varying line lengths.
Meaning: Different readers' interpretations. Impressions and ideas.
Philosophy poems: Exploring the reasons we write and our intentions.
Sentimentality: Emotional vs. sentimental.
Elegy: Writing about loss. Memorializing in poetry.
The Impersonal I: Different kinds of first person narration.
Final Lines/Stanzas: How to wrap up a poem's ending. Getting the tone right. Letting the arc naturally dissolve and come to a rest.
Note: Content may vary among individual classes.