learning goal: what is found in poems or novels that is not found in “the news”?

poems, novels, news; Thomas’s “Refusal to Mourn”

Williams exercise

one reading station

Thomas poem

upcoming original, new-poem assignment: at least 15 lines, explore one poetic device you find in Thomas’s poem; topic, speaker, line lengths, etc.–all are up to you (due next Poetry Day)

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