The flower was a golden sun.
The leaf was a flowing river.
The stem was an infinite tower.
The seed was a protective case.
The flower was a blossoming beauty.
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This ecopoetry workshop was part of the activities of the FLY Festival (Festival of Literature for Young People), organised by the University of East Anglia to promote and disseminate interest … Continue reading
I saw the reflection of the canopy of leaves
I saw life beneath my feet
Miniature like a seed
Flowers like sunshine
Grass as green as … Continue reading
I hear little birds in the bushes,
The wind whistling through
The tall tree canopy above.
Squirrels searching for acorns.
I hear the soothing rustles of
the wind knocking off all the leaves.
The birds soar through the falling … Continue reading
In this second workshop presented at the 2013 first edition of the FLY Festival, I introduce a snapshot of 40.000 years-old Indigenous Australian culture as a springboard fto help teenagers take their first steps into the writing ecopoetry.
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In July 2013, the SPAN Ecopoetry Project was kindly invited to take part in the first edition of the FLY Festival, organised by the University of East Anglia.In this workshop, I encouraged students to inspire from the beautiful oral … Continue reading
After smells and touch, the next outdoor’s ecopoetry session at Mousehold Infant School focused on vision. Particularly, the ecopoetry session aimed at familiarising children with the variety of shapes one can perceive in nature only paying a bit of attention.
The SPAN Ecopoetry Project will proudly feature at the FLY Festival which will take place at the UEA (Norwich) from the 8 to the 12th of July 2013. Alongside renowned poets and writers such as Benjamin Zephaniah, … Continue reading
In this indoor session at the Mousehold Infant School, children made some visual ecopoetry through which their sensory experience in Mousehold wood was given a aesthetic/creative dimension. In one hour, two activities … Continue reading
This outdoor session at the Mousehold Infant School took children a few meters away from their school, to the Mousehold heath. For a school like Mousehold, it’s a privilege to enjoy a … Continue reading