Today Miss Stone's writing groups have been analysing The Caged Bird by Maya Angelou. After studying the poets life the learners realised that the poem was a metaphor for racism and prejudice. They then went on to create their own poems based on a big theme or idea.
This was the start of the poem that our group wrote together:
Oh, what a wonderful world,
Travelling with a beautiful girl,
With wings of cream
Screaming nightmares and dreams
“What a world” she deems