Tag Archives: Poetry

Seven Stories is 10 Years Old

No, that is not a grammatical error. Seven Stories is the home for British children’s literature, the National Centre for Children’s Books in Newcastle. Housed in what used to be a Victorian mill with beautiful views of the Ouseburn River, … Continue reading

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Nottingham High School and Djanogly City Academy Joint Poetry Slam

In the wise words of Percy Bysshe Shelley ‘Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.’ and that was certainly the case on the afternoon of Wednesday 11th March 2015. Organised my Mr MJ Neale (Teacher of English, Nottingham High … Continue reading

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Owen Sheers

We had a fabulous GCSE Poetry Event with Owen Sheers before half term.  He read extensively from Skirrid Hill and, the yet to be published, Pink Mist.  There is nothing better than a poet introducing their own work before reading it.  … Continue reading

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Here’s what Poetry can do…

Stephen Lawrence by Carol Ann Duffy Cold pavement indeed the night you died, murdered; but the airborne drop of blood from your wound was a seed your mother sewed into hard ground- your life’s length doubled, unlived, stilled, till one … Continue reading

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