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The Poetry Writing Spark (Download)

16 pages (pdf) 34 pages (video)


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This publication is a creative stimulus for writing poems based on video performances from Michael Rosen and Ian MacMillan. It includes:

  • four lively video performances by Michael Rosen, three with integrated graphics
  • suggestions for ways into reflecting on how his poems work, focusing on pattern and repetition
  • a range of fun ideas for writing poems arising out of Rosen’s approach to playing with words.

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