The Power and Potential of Poetry

This is The Power and Potential of Poetry , the talk I gave today at the Somerset Literacy Network annual conference.

With thanks to Sarah Cook, Annie Fisher and Anne Harvey.

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  1. Thanks. Sadly I want to read it but can’t open Notepad with my Windows 7 programme. Any chance of it being put into RTF or something more general? Apologies for giving you extra work, Anthony. Best wishes, Jeremy

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  2. Sadly, without the notes, we will never know about your perspective on the power and potential of poetry. I recognised a few of those poems having used them myself in the classroom – I thought Kit Wright’s “The Magic Box” was conspicuous by its absence but maybe it has been soup of the day too many times already.

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  3. I see a black and white wickerwork background on which I can glimpse some words. (Poems?) Sadly not legible, I’m afraid. Would love to read the content. I’m accessing this on an iPad, perhaps that’s the problem?

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