What possessed me to give a poetry reading to the whole of Year 9?
The realisation that writing poetry and sharing it with people, even Year 9 students, makes me happy in ways which map interestingly onto the Action for Happiness campaign’s 10 steps:
Here’s the assembly I gave, including reflection on how the 10 goals of Action for Happiness map onto my personal experience with poetry:
Maybe this should be on my poetry-focussed blog:
But if you like the poems here, you can go read more there!