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Study with Maria: Poetry for Kids

During the 1980s and early 1990s, I had opportunities to teach poetry to children in Pennsylvania and New York City. Working in partnership with the Pennsylvania Council of the Arts and Poets-in-Public Service based in Manhattan, I offered workshops to children ranging from grades K-12. Teaching children to write poetry differs from accomplishing the same […]

Study with Maria: Become a Poet

I am happy to announce my first online tutorial course: “Become a Poet.” It is my experiential belief that most of us can become poets in this lifetime. To put that into perspective, I am not equating becoming a poet with making bundles of money, becoming famous or winning the Pulitzer Prize. However, I am […]