Still my beating mind
Dawn's Song, Highly Commended, 8-11 years
HIGHLY COMMENDED, 8-11 years
Who created it?
Dawn, age 11
“My name is Dawn and I am eleven years-old. I love to dance, act and sing. I am part of a local theatre group and recently performed a solo in front of a big audience. I also love books and read a lot in my spare time.”
My creative response
About my creative response
“My mum is an amazing singer and has inspired me to follow in her footsteps. I chose to write a song about me and my feelings because it is the one way I feel I can express myself. And in this song it lists a few things that help me stay calm.”
What do you do to ‘still your beating mind’?
“Taking time for me helps me to be calm; being outside and talking to people I trust really makes a difference in how calm I feel.”
What is your favourite Shakespeare play, character or quote?
“My favourite play is Romeo and Juliet - even though it ends in tragedy!”