Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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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This course has been fantastic for re-starting my poetic endeavors.
Poetry Writing
Justin Chapman
HS English 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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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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Gotham online courses provide surprisingly good opportunities for group interaction despite the absence of face-to-face contact.
Poetry Writing
Joan Countryman
retired teacher
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Enjoyable, inspirational and a great way to "unlock" the poetry within!
Poetry Writing
Debbie Hall
psychologist
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This class was the most exciting part of my week!
Poetry Writing
Ana Pugatch
English teacher
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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 didn't feel intimidated, having never written poetry before.
Poetry Writing
Marie Moss
stylist
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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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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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The instructor's knowledge of the subject seemed to be endless.
Poetry Writing
Will Upjohn
speech-language pathologist
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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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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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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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It opens your eyes to how different people will view your work.
Poetry Writing
Alden Masonis
strategic consultant pharma
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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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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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