Student: Aileen-Ann Patoc

Writing Assignment Used for This Interview


Throughout the semester you will produce 10 poems: “I remember” poem, two epistolary poems (Letter to Home, Letter from Home), sonnet, villanelle, instructions poem, walking poem, prose poem, and two documentary poems.

  • You will select a poem from this semester’s readings and embody the spirit of the work in a performance mid-March. Memorize the poem and commit to your performance.
  • You will select and perform one of your own mapping poems on the final day of class.

Mapping Home project
- Final portfolio that includes the following materials:
  • Poetics of place (4-5 pages, double-spaced)
  • Revisions of 10 poems
  • One “How to Write a Poem”

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