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Emily featured in Poetry Anthology

SHS pupil Emily Joyce who has had her poetry published.Congratulations to SHS Year 10 pupil Emily Joyce, who has had three of her poems featured in the Young Poets of the Year 2011 book, published by United Press.

One of the poems was a version of John McRae’s ‘In Flanders Fields’ which Emily wrote after being inspired by a moving school trip to the Battlefields of France and Belgium. Emily is a big fan of war poets and her favourite poem is ‘Talking Turkey’ by Benjamin Zephaniah.

Emily commented “I had been looking around for competitions because I love writing poetry.”

You can read more about the Battlefields trip and see a photo album here.