4. Mai 2022
The professor and tasks were very engaging. I truly looked forward to tuning in and working through the lessons and assignments. My interest in poetry is further stoked and I can't wait to learn more.
11. Juni 2020
Loved the course. Douglas Kearney is amazing as an instructor. I love poetry and this workshop has made me happy during the times of COVID 19. I thank CalArts for the encouragement and appreciation.
von Sreelakshmi C G 1 9•
5. März 2021
It was a great experience. With such a short time you covered most topics and more importantly stressed on the practical part, the writing! Thanks to you I brushed up my writings....
von Marilyn A•
16. Apr. 2018
This was a brilliant course. Loved having to write poems for it. Loved the guy taking it. Just had trouble getting in to put assignments in and talk to people. Otherwise I loved it.
von Shimbo P W•
10. Aug. 2021
Prof. Douglas is the best at it. The course has been very informative. It has indeed transformed y rendition as well as appreciation of poetry. Much love from Tanzania, East Africa.
von Muhsina K I•
19. März 2020
Sharpened visions was a wonderful course. Thanks to the mentors who worked behind it. thank you so much for sharing your knowledge with us. a must do course who wants to be a poet.
von Cristofer C L•
9. Aug. 2016
Douglas Kearney is the best teacher I ever had. He really knows his stuff. His video lectures are so much fun to watch that I find myself wishing that his course would last forever.
von Justyna A•
11. Mai 2017
I wish all of my professors passed on knowledge like you did!!! It was theoretical and it was fun, it was practical and stimulating! I definitely wanna keep on writing, so thanks!
von Deleted A•
20. Juli 2020
I thoroughly enjoyed this course. I learned many poetry writing techniques and was adequately challenged with the assignments.
The professor was pretty funny and engaging as well.
von ummu s e•
1. Feb. 2019
Amazing course, very well structured. Helped develop my poetic voice and provided technical knowledge as well. Experimented in poetic forms I'd never heard of. Thank you so much.
von Shelly K•
11. Okt. 2020
I got so much out of this class that I never expected. Doug made it fun, interesting, and challenging. I couldn't wait until it was time to get to my class every day. Thank you!
von Zoe C•
28. Okt. 2016
Fun and concise bite sized lectures. Challenging yet manageable tasks to complete. If you want to begin to explore the basics of poetry in a fun way, this is the course for you!
von Anneli W•
5. Juli 2022
It was a very creative way of learning. It has added another layer to my writing (and thinking) as I write in Swedish most of the time. Challenging but fun! Thank You so much!
von Óscar R•
29. Juni 2020
Excellent Course! I took this course as an introduction, because i really didn't know anything about poetry and now i am interested in learning more and trying to write poems.
von Steven M•
7. Juli 2021
This was a very good course, very enjoyable. I was especially blown away by Doug's session on revision. It was very much an aha moment for me. I highly recommend this course.
von Vinesh B•
16. Aug. 2020
Really enjoyed this course along with coursework which involved submitting poems and reviewing other participants' submissions. Very good introduction to the subject matter.
von lisa r•
10. Juni 2016
I loved every part of this course. The tutorials were brilliant, the assignments were fun but the most important thing is that the course made me want to write more poetry.
von Sonali G•
28. Aug. 2020
I absolutely loved this course. This course was thorough and designed in a structured way. After finishing this course I am more confident about my work. Fully recommended.
2. Dez. 2021
It is a very good course and the workshop thing is very beneficial as it gives you real reviews from your peers. You get to know the strong and loose points of your work.
von Rajni M•
16. Nov. 2020
Exceptional Course ! Much gratitude to Doug who is a great teacher. The peers enriched the experience too. My pandemic hobby turned out to be a great learning experience.
von Michelle C C•
4. Jan. 2019
This course has so much substance in it, very engaging and lively. I loved the way Doug teaches and passes across lessons! Perhaps I should come take a course at CALARTS.
von Karen J•
13. Jan. 2017
A very easy yet enlightening course.. Doug is a great professor..funny too! Assignments were very easy and fun to do.. got a lot to learn in a short time... Great course!
von Dan B•
17. Nov. 2015
This was an excellent course. The material was relevant, the assignments were meaningful, and the instructor was effective and motivating. I highly recommend this course.
von Elisabeth S•
30. Dez. 2020
Brilliant course! Although it is short and manageable, I feel like I learned a lot. And I feel so much better in general for having deepened my relationship with poetry!
von Jesus J L•
15. Dez. 2016
This course was very helpful to me in understanding poetry a little better. The professor was very engaging and I hope he will teach another poetry course in the future.
von nandiya n•
30. Apr. 2021
Appreciated the opportunity to take the course. TOTAL. ENJOYMENT.
Wish it were longer -- this is just a wee taste and now am mightily hankering for more.
More please ...
von Hannah G•
4. März 2021
I really enjoyed this course all the way through. I learned a lot and will continue to keep challenging myself to write poetry, using what I’ve learned here. Thank you!