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Poetry Path Workshop with Charles Waters
for Youth and Children
Sep 25, 2020 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Children’s poet, author, actor, and educator Charles Waters takes us on a tour of the Poetry Path in Battery Park City.
We look at 5 poems together and Waters gives us 5 writing prompts. Waters selects poems from across time and space, from Martin who is in second grade, to Rumi who lived in the 13th century. From former United States Poet Laureate Rita Dove, to Josh who is a local middle school school student.
Also of Interest:
Browse the archive of Tiny Poets Time with Charles Waters! A video series from April, 2020 where Charles Waters performs favorite books, poems and sing-alongs to get little minds thinking and little feet moving, using rhyme and rhythm to make poetry accessible to even the youngest budding poets. Tiny Poets Time is for toddlers and young poets to enjoy the fun of language.
Introduction to the Poetry Path in Battery Park CitySep 25, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us for a behind the scenes look at the Poetry Path in Battery Park City featuring some of the craftspeople responsible for making it happen!
Craft Talk: A Life of Making Poems with Lawrence JosephSep 25, 2020 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Poet and legal scholar Lawrence Joseph discusses his Lebanese and Syrian Catholic heritage, life as a lawyer, and his working-class background.