- Workshop—Tracy K. Smith: The Weight of Objects
Workshop—Tracy K. Smith: The Weight of Objects
Award-winning poet Tracy K. Smith leads a conversation on the role of the image in contemporary poetry, examining how poems use sensory details to distort and enlarge our conventional understanding of feeling and experience, teaching us to see and to understand the world differently.
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