Action for Happiness – Assembly Poetry.

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:

Y9 Assembly Thurs 27th November 2014

Maybe this should be on my poetry-focussed blog:

But if you like the poems here, you can go read more there!