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Click here to read poems by Dapto High School students.

You flow 
like visible light 
into striped pyjamas and pointe shoes,  
and bloodshot mysteries 
echo the war 
between midnight and Hemingway.

~ ‘Stronghold’ by Tiegan, Year 9

 

On Friday, 5 August, visual artist and arts educator Lilly Blue lead Year 7 & 8 students at Dapto High School in exploring the wonders of their special objects. After a poetry reading in the assembly hall, Lilly guided fifty students in writing heart-felt poems based on their dearest belongings. Students dived into unique activities inspired by our latest Poetry Object learning resource, which is available here.

 

Photo credit: darcymoore.net

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