Instagram Poetry: Create Personal, Visual Vignettes for Self-Expression skillshare originals badge

Alison Malee, Poet & Performer

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9 Lessons (26m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:32
    • 2. Your Instagram Poetry Project

      2:39
    • 3. Choosing Your First

      3:37
    • 4. Describing a Moment

      6:14
    • 5. Writing Your Poem

      5:36
    • 6. Extracting Your Line

      0:58
    • 7. Creating Your Visual

      3:35
    • 8. Final Thoughts

      1:12
    • 9. Explore More Classes

      0:33
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About This Class

With the rise of Instagram, we all have a chance to share our voice! In this inspiring short class, you'll learn a new way to connect with friends and followers—and create a personal, beautiful poetry vignette!

In this bite-sized class, poet and performer Alison Malee shares her step-by-step process for transforming personal experiences into visual vignettes: a unique combination of text and image, perfect for sharing on Instagram. Through a series of simple exercises, you’ll learn how to:

  • Choose a moment to inspire your poem
  • Describe an experience using poetic language
  • Select an excerpt to use as your vignette
  • Arrange and photograph your vignette to share

All are invited to join this class and stretch their creativity. Whether you’re looking for a new outlet for self-expression or a fresh perspective on poetry, you’ll gain the tools you need to write an open, honest poem, transform it into a beautiful vignette, and share it with your friends and followers online!

Download the Class Worksheets to use as a guide during the class.