Two Sides of the Severn 2

With four rather marvellous collaborative class poems completed by Much Wenlock Primary School (South of the Severn) and Redhill Primary School (North of the Severn), I went back in to work with the children on creating individual poems.  We did this by using their original Poem Notes, made outdoors, plus prompted writing I’d done with them after their trips – and then we developed these ideas to create tankas.  Some drafts below:

Meantime, when they weren’t working on their tankas, the children were making huge poetry collages with artist Emily Wilkinson.

MW Workshop4 + art (10)

 

RH Wshop3 5VK (10)

and then we wrote up the tankas onto postcards, and shared them –

Two Sides of the Severn has been developed and supported by Clore Poetry  and Literature Awards, the Arts Council and the Trustees of Wenlock Poetry Festival.

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2 thoughts on “Two Sides of the Severn 2

  1. Kerry Fenner

    My son, Joshua, attended the poetry evening at the edge in Much Wenlock this evening. Unfortunately I couldn’t make it with him but he came back telling me of books you had for sale & he was disappointed he wasn’t able to buy them. Could you provide me with the details of the books you had available please so that I can get them for him.
    Thank you
    Kind regards
    Kerry Fenner

    Reply

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