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Reading & Writing Poetry: Questions of Travel   

Taking Elizabeth Bishop’s poem “Questions of Travel” as a starting point, we will read and write poems about travel and about home—travel to new places, near and far; imaginary travels; returning home; and staying home, as many of us have done these past three years during the pandemic. We will read poems about traveling and not-traveling by Elizabeth Bishop, Tracy K. Smith, Denise Levertov, Eavan Boland, Jon Davis, Philip Metres, and others. The instructor will offer prompts as we create and share new poems during the course. No class the week of April 15 during school vacation.
Taught by Jennifer Barber, Poet Laureate of Brookline.

 

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2024-25 Closure Dates

September 2, 2024 (Labor Day)
September 26, 2024 (Back to School Night) - No class on the BHS campus
October 3, 2024 (Rosh Hashanah)
October 12, 2024 (Yom Kippur)
October 14, 2024 (Indigenous Peoples' Day)
November 5, 2024 (Professional Development Day)
November 11, 2024 (Veterans Day)
November 28-29, 2024 (Thanksgiving Break)
December 23, 2024 - January 1, 2025 (Winter Break)
January 20, 2025 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
January 29, 2025 (Lunar New Year)
February 17-21, 2025 (February Vacation)
April 18, 2025 (Good Friday)
April 21-25, 2025 (April Vacation)
May 26, 2025 (Memorial Day)
June 19, 2025 (Juneteenth)

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