with Carmi Soifer

writing with a finger
in the clear blue sky…
“autumn dusk” 
— Kobayashi Issa
Carmi Soifer, M.Ed.,
is an award-winning poet and writing teacher.

She brings decades of experience, care, and spirituality to her classes.

Carmi has taught  community workshops on both coasts, and was Artist-in-Residence at Rocky Mountain National Park.

This class will help you enter the art of haiku by gaining an understanding of modern English-language haiku, as well as some aesthetics from the traditional Japanese.

The emphasis is on your own writing — how to take two images and let a spark light between them, how to work with season words and emotion, how to non-judgmentally approach each moment.

Participants will find themselves looking at life’s moments in a new way as we learn to “sketch from life” and take in the fall season.

The class is experiential and fun, and is open to anyone.

When: Saturday Mornings
Nov. 3 & 17
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cost: $40 by Oct. 29
$45 thereafter or at the door

Register Online

Where: Suquamish UCC Church
18732 Division Ave NE
Suquamish, WA 98392

For more information:
Call (360) 598-4434.

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