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Write your own sea-themed poems | A writing workshop for 9-12 year olds

June 15 @ 10:00 - 12:30

Mordros is Cornish for ‘sound of the sea’. It’s also a community poetry project facilitated by the Mor Poets which aims to foster the enjoyment and writing of poetry in people of all ages across Cornwall.

In June, we will be coming to The Morrab Library for two sea-inspired poetry workshops. In these workshops, aimed at children aged 9 – 12, we will bring the ocean to life using prompts to create sea-themed poems.

We will use:

❖ sea sounds and images

❖ physical sea-themed prompts eg. shells, rocks and driftwood

❖ story-telling and live poetry performance

❖ easy to use poetry templates

Let’s hear the sea, think it, feel it, touch it, and even smell it. Let’s imagine ourselves in the sea or under it, and, perhaps skimming its surface like a seagull or a surfer. Let’s use our own words to share joyful experiences and memories of the ocean through poetry.

A selection of poems from all of the workshops will be put together to create a unique Mordros poetry book, available to participants and the public later in the year.

Mordros is brought to you by Mor Poets, an all-women shoal of poets from Cornwall: Meg Chapman, Kate Barden, Abigail Ottley, Hannah Temme, Ulrike Duran, Kerry Vincent, Fi Read, Ella Walsworth-Bell, Christiana Robertson, Lauren Gauge. Mor Poets previously created two books of poetry about sea swimming and surfing – Morvoren and Mordardh.

Mordros is supported by FEAST funding and each workshop runs for 1.5 hours.

Book a free place via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mordros-sea-poetry-writing-workshop-for-9-12-year-olds-tickets-900535625297?aff=oddtdtcreator


June 15
10:00 - 12:30


Morrab Library