Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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The instructor made me feel so good about reaching beyond my comfort level.
Poetry Writing
Donna Feltz
medical practice administrator
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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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It opens your eyes to how different people will view your work.
Poetry Writing
Alden Masonis
strategic consultant pharma
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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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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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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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i didn't feel intimidated, having never written poetry before.
Poetry Writing
Marie Moss
stylist
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If you want to learn how to write better, if you want to gain insight into the poetry scene and where your writing might fit in, this course is a fantastic place to start.
Poetry Writing
Tom Davidson
venue manager
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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 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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This is the fullest, most challenging introductory course I've ever taken. The instructor seems to know everything there is to know about poets, and he shares this information with the class in the most creative ways.
Poetry Writing
Barbara Janes
public relations
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Fantastic poetry writing class in a very constructive, open, welcoming environment.
Poetry Writing
Pierre Khoury
retired
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Unleashed my ability and interest in poetry!
Poetry Writing
Clare Perry
teacher
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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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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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The instructor was outstanding and presented the most incredible ideas to think about and play with.
Poetry Writing
Andrea Abbott
elementary teacher, grade 4
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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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I just elevated my craft in poetry to a new level.
Poetry Writing
Leah Odze Epstein
homemaker
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A wonderful introduction into the art of poetry.
Poetry Writing
Elizabeth Adams
visual artist
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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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