Tag Archives: Mesostic poetry
If you’ve been following my blog you’ll know that I’m the patron of reading of a school in North Wales (Ysgol Esgob Morgan). The headteacher, Tim Redgrave, has been getting so much interest about it from other schools and authors we’re devising a set of guidelines about what a patron does. Basically, the main emphasis […]
Matti is a Y3 pupil at Ysgol Esgob Morgan. He’s been writing to me all through half-term and I love hearing from him. Here’s his mesostic poem; bet you can’t guess what Matti’s favourite TV programme is? tennanT Aliens contRols Daleks lIghts Sounds by Matthew image from brassandglass.wordpress.
Do you remember that I told you I’d been made Patron of Reading at Ysgol Esgob Morgan Juniors in St Asaph? Well, some of the Y3s responded to my blog on mesostic poems and have written their own: Dancing rOtating roUnd suGary squasHy amaziNg sUperb tasTe by Billy drIps Cornet honEy peaCh cRunchy lEmon […]
Poetry comes, like people, in many shapes and sizes. I loved these Mesostic poems I found in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park when I went to see the Miro exhibition a few weeks ago. The poems, all by Alec Finlay, celebrate nature. Displayed in a greenhouse, each poem has been ‘planted’ in a terracotta pot. Isn’t it […]