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25 September 2023

Benjamin will take students on a journey to discover their own inner poetry, what it means to access spontaneity and their creative flow, how different poets use various techniques and styles, the use of rhythm, imagery, metaphor and surrealism.

Benjamin had first poetry published as a teen in adult literary journals. He has since published two anthologies of poetry, The Song of a Hundred Miles and Night Swim.

Sam Smith

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25 October 2021

Sam will teach students how to write and perform slam poetry. Please note, this workshop includes video, so an IWB or computer and projector with speakers is required.

Topics covered

  • Poetry
  • Performing/public speaking with flair
  • Self-expression

* Workshops Poetry for the Page and Poetry for the Stage can be combined

Sam Smith

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25 October 2021

Sam will show students the steps she followed to write the beautiful poem that features in her picture book Remember the Rainbows. Students will then write their own poetic masterpiece, experimenting with techniques including repetition and rhyme.

Topics covered

  • Writing from real life
  • Emotive language
  • Poetic devices

* Workshops Poetry for the Page and Poetry for the Stage can be combined

Sam Smith

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