1/ Write a brief appraisal of Judith Beveridge’s visit to our class. What did you learn from her about poetry? Its practice and its purpose?
2/ Chose the first line of any one of Judith Beveridge’s poems and write your own poem on a related subject.
3/ Chose any one of Judith Beveridge’s poems and briefly explain how and why the poem works for you.
4/ Imagine that you have made the decision to become a poet as your main aim in life. Describe briefly what sacrifices you are planning to make and how you think your friends and family are going to respond.