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In the winter of 2013/14 I ran a series of workshops focussing on the changing local landscapes. These took place in schools and residential homes in the Suffolk Coasts and Heaths and Dedham Vale areas.

 

From coastal erosion to aerial photographs of our patchwork fields, the aim was to get participants to explore what it all means to them and putting it all into poems. Now I'm delighted to be publishing ten outstanding poems written during the workshops - complete with the story behind each of them. Please click on each poem to read it...

 

INDIVIDUAL POEMS

Death in the Fields  by Thomas (Stratford St Mary Primary)

 

The Edge by Freddie (Bures Primary)

 

The Garden by Carole (Mary Warner)

 

Landscape by James (Stoke by Nayland Primary)

 

Poem of the Gun by Harry (Orford Primary)

 

Poem of the Log by Will (Orford Primary)

 

Photograph in a Forest by Nicolaas (Colneis Primary)

 

The Sixth Sense by Sheila (Dove Close)

 

GROUP POEMS

Fallen Leaves  by Devonshire House residents

 

What a Tree Says by Hollesley Primary, Year 6

 

Landscape Workshops

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