An advanced study of the craft of poetry through writing, reading, and responding to poems. Emphasis will be on prosody, on developing voice and subject through an examination of poetic devices, and on creating thematic unity both in individual poems and in the group of poems each student is expected to produce by the semester's end. Prerequisites: ENGL*110, ENGL*206, and permission of the instructor. (ENGL*200 may be used in place of ENGL*110 in satisfying the prerequisite for this course). Distribution Requirements: HE, ME.