learning goal: what role do the these poetic tools play in a traditional ghazal: qasida, couplet, matla, enjambment (run-on line)?
check paragraph submissions
KR journal: longing (e.g., for home, for someone/something lost)
WB poems: uncertainty, etc.
introduce: qasida, as ancestor of ghazal (two handouts)
review Kathwari’s ghazal, “In Another Country”–for elements of traditional ghazal (esp. subject, string of pearls, 5-12 couplets, matla & makhta)
assignment–for next Poetry Day, a traditional ghazal in the voice of or about a character from the novel; use as much concrete imagery as possible
time–to read and/or compose