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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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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Life-changing.
Poetry Writing
Loren DeVito
medical writer
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A great introduction to reading, writing and understanding poetry!
Poetry Writing
Genevieve Heritier
retired teacher
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A wonderful introduction into the art of poetry.
Poetry Writing
Elizabeth Adams
visual artist
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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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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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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 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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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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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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It opens your eyes to how different people will view your work.
Poetry Writing
Alden Masonis
strategic consultant pharma
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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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This class was the most exciting part of my week!
Poetry Writing
Ana Pugatch
English teacher
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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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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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Our instructor was accomplished and masterful in the subject.
Poetry Writing
Sylvia Roeloffs
master gardener/retired office mgr.
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