learning goal: who is Tomas Transtromer?  when did he live?  where?reindeer lamp

warm-ups: give inanimate object life; who am I-true self in metaphors (wondering who I am is like . . . )

hearing Transtromer poems (and recording observations–on OCC sheet)

reading bio and critical info: double exposure, stones and windows, psychology, independent discovery, poetry as vaccination against manipulation

“The Name”  “The Open Window”  “Winter’s Formulae”


photo credit: cover of Tomas Transtromer: Twenty Poems.  trans. Robert Bly (Seventies Press, Madison, MN: 1970)