Poems by children inspired by Keats

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Poems by children inspired by Keats

Postby Malia » Tue Oct 03, 2006 5:36 pm

Here's a little something I discovered on-line today. These are poems written by schoolchildren after a visit to Keats House in Hampstead. They're so sweet--and such interesting perspectives--I thought I'd post the link. Maybe they will inspire some more poetry from those of us on the forum, eh?

Here's an introduction I found regrading this project:

Poems inspired by Keats' House Museum
These are some of the poems written by children from Christchurch School in Brent who visited the house and garden in Hampstead where the poet John Keats lived and learned something about Keats' life and his poetry.
In a workshop with poet Roger Stevens, and then back at school and in the library, they wrote their own poetry, describing their perceptions of Keats and his home, and also exploring the themes of loss, death and friendship.


http://www.youngculturalcreators.com/case%20studies/casestudies_gallery1.asp
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Postby AhDistinctly » Tue Oct 03, 2006 6:38 pm

Thanks for the link, Malia. I rather liked Mirrors.
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Postby Saturn » Tue Oct 03, 2006 10:14 pm

Thanks Malia some of those were very good.

I wonder what age group these kids were?

Poetry is not dead in the younger generation :D

Especially 'Kicks Now Dead' and 'Mirrors'.

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Postby dks » Tue Oct 03, 2006 11:55 pm

"You touched my heart till it thumped"

I love that! It's raw and real. :o
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