Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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The instructor was a professional poet and a skilled teacher whose enthusiasm and experience made us each believe that we, too, have that of the poet in us.
Poetry Writing
Laura Jackson
organic farm educator
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A great and exciting introduction to the art and craft of poetry.
Poetry Writing
Kate Sparks
farmer
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While most online courses out there seem to be pretty ineffective, I was very surprised by the quality of the instructor and the amount of positive and realistic criticism I received in the course. Worth every penny.
Poetry Writing
Richard Cheatham
law case assistant
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If you've ever wondered whether you've got a poet hiding inside you, this course most surely will bring this voice forth.
Poetry Writing
Benjamin Field
business development manager
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This instructor is the best I have ever had, including all of my professors in both undergraduate and medical school.
Poetry Writing
Gigi Gabrielle
psychiatrist and painter
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I wrote some of my all time best poems in this class.
Poetry Writing
Greg Oaks
professor of English
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This course will open your eyes to the difficulty of writing good poetry, which is the first step to actually writing good poetry.
Poetry Writing
Robert Hahn
attorney
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i didn't feel intimidated, having never written poetry before.
Poetry Writing
Marie Moss
stylist
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Before taking Poetry Writing I, I didn't know a sonnet from a saguaro cactus. Now, I see poetry all around me.
Poetry Writing
Freddi Steele
stained glass artist & writer
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Our instructor found immensely interesting and varied poems to stretch our minds and help develop our own poetry muscles.
Poetry Writing
violet samir
social work organization director
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A terrific immersion into how to read poetry well, including and especially your own.
Poetry Writing
David Klopfenstein
technical project manager
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Enjoyable, inspirational and a great way to "unlock" the poetry within!
Poetry Writing
Debbie Hall
psychologist
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A great introduction to writing serious poetry, offering a wide and creative perspective on how to think about crafting a poem.
Poetry Writing
Michelle Aranda
graphic communications
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Life-changing.
Poetry Writing
Loren DeVito
medical writer
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The course offers sound fundamental instruction for any poet, from the beginner to the poet seeking to refine his or her voice and skills.
Poetry Writing
Renee DeHoll
artist
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This class was the most exciting part of my week!
Poetry Writing
Ana Pugatch
English teacher
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This course has been fantastic for re-starting my poetic endeavors.
Poetry Writing
Justin Chapman
HS English teacher
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It opens your eyes to how different people will view your work.
Poetry Writing
Alden Masonis
strategic consultant pharma
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It was an extremely rewarding experience—well organized, managed, and executed. I would like to take some other courses organized along the same lines. There were no negatives worth mentioning. I will recommend it highly to others. A superb class!
Poetry Writing
R. Stephen Rasin
corporate president and venture capitalist
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The instructor's knowledge of the subject seemed to be endless.
Poetry Writing
Will Upjohn
speech-language pathologist
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