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#05 Sound

Sound (Core course, Lesson #05)


Sound is an essential dimension of any poem; sound doesn’t just mean rhyme and rhythm, but every way in which words delight, assail, or direct the ear.


An informative and practical introduction to using sound in poetry, great for beginners and for any poet who wants to improve their technical skills with sound.


What is included in this class:


  • A lecture covering: what is meant by ‘sound’ in a poem, the relationship between sound and sense, practical advice on using sound.
    • Pack contains 1. a recording of the original lecture, 2. a copy of the lecture presentation and 3. the transcribed text.
  • Writing exercises: three short exercises practicing your attention to sound, your ability to express sound, and your intuition for rhyme and rhythm.


This is a downloadable class, you will receive links to download your digital learning resources in the thank you page of the checkout, along with an emailed link that will last for 30 days.


#05 Sound

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