Tag Archives: Poetry

Coming Home (Owen Sheers)

Owen Sheers (b. 1974, Fiji) was chosen as one of the Next Generation Poets and as one of the Independent’s top 30 young British writers on the strength of his first book of poetry. A number of his ballads are tinged … Continue reading

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The Lost Woman

The Lost Woman (1983) Patricia Beer My mother went with no more warning than a bright voice and a bad pain. Home from school on a June morning And where the brook goes under the lane I saw the back … Continue reading

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To Autumn: final work

Task 5 -Compare the seasons Autumn and Spring. What do they symbolize? Task 6 -Compare the poem “To Autumn” to the poem “Ode on Melancholy”. Task 7 -Create a poster: https://www.postermywall.com/ and illustrate the poem “To Autumn” Task 8 -Find … Continue reading

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Father Returning Home

Dilip Chitre: His Biography Dilip Purushottam Chitre (Marathi: दिलीप पुरुषोत्तम चित्रे) was one of the foremost Indian writers and critics to emerge in the post Independence India. Apart from being a very important bilingual writer, writing in Marathi and English, he … Continue reading

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To Autumn

Task 1: In groups, do some reasearch on the writer: John Keats and the features of Romanticism. Task 2: After talking about the writer of “To Autumn”, J. Keats and analysing the Romantic period in Literature, let´s watch this trailer. … Continue reading

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Benjamin Zephaniah´s poetry

Here a poem by this wonderful contemporary poet In pairs, find another poem he has written and share it with the class.

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Poem: Stabat Mater

Read this poem from your book or booklet. Get to know the poet: Sam Hunt Complete the following chart and post it in your blog. Context     Themes     Literary devices (what are they used for? What is … Continue reading

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One Art by E. Bishop

One Art By Elizabeth Bishop The art of losing isn’t hard to master; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster. Lose something every day. Accept the fluster of lost door … Continue reading

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One Art by E. Bishop

One Art By Elizabeth Bishop The art of losing isn’t hard to master; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster. Lose something every day. Accept the fluster of lost door … Continue reading

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For Heidi with Blue Hair

Let´s discuss this poem together!! There are lots of things to talk about! Adcock has said that this poem was written in response to a real incident experienced by her god-daughter, Heidi, who had moved with her father (after the … Continue reading

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Writing Poems (a project work)

In class with Pilar Pando you worked on descriptions of places and monuments. In our class, we worked on “Lionheart”, a poem dedicated to all Singaporeans based on the “merlion” , the symbolic monument that represents the pride of Singapour. Now, … Continue reading

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For Heidi with Blue Hair

Let´s discuss this poem together!! There are lots of things to talk about! For Heidi with Blue Hair When you dyed your hair blue (or, at least ultramarine for the clipped sides, with a crest of jet-black spikes on top) you were sent home from school because, as the headmistress put it, … Continue reading

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