Learn how to write poetry following the form of the haiku, a traditional Japanese three-line poem. Through the haiku, you can practice mindfulness and achieve better mental and emotional health.
Schedule: August 5, Wednesday, 1:30-3 PM
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You’ll need these materials:
Pen and paper
Or a typewriter, or your phone—anything to write with, really.
An open mind
So you’ll see the magic happen.
Course Contents and Schedule
Helene is a writer, singer, and theater actor. She graduated from Ateneo de Manila University with a degree in AB Literature, while also having taken up courses in creative writing. Before pursuing theater full-time and performing in shows like Ang Huling El Bimbo (2019), All Out of Love (2018), and The Sound of Music (2017), she had worked in the publishing industry for a few years under the youth publication Young STAR. She worked mainly as a feature writer, covering events, brand launches, concerts, and theater productions, as well as having interviewed writers, actors, musicians, and other personalities. She has also had the chance to stage her original work as a playwright in Ateneo Blue Repertory's Real-Life Fairytales (2016 & 2017).