Marie Bashir Public School, NSW
Poetry Object, 2017
Marie Bashir Public School aims to provide, in partnership with the parents, a quality education so that all students are able to reach their full potential within a caring learning environment.
Students at Marie Bashir Public School had an opportunity to explore some great creative poetic concepts with poet Eunice Andrada.
3 different workshops were held on Friday the 16th of June for students in year 2 as they created their own special poetry about a personal object that they hold close to their heart.
Eunice Andrada is a poet and educator. Her debut poetry collection Flood Damages (2018) won the Anne Elder Award and was shortlisted for the Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Poetry and the Dame Mary Gilmore Award. She has performed her poetry on diverse international stages, from the UN Climate Summit in Paris to the Sydney Opera House. Her ecopoetry has been recognised through the awarding of a residency and fellowship presented byAustralian Poetry and Nature Art and Habitat Residency (NAHR). She lives and writes on unceded Gadigal Land.