To thine own self be true...
Daisy’s Poem, Highly Commended, Key Stage One Schools
Highly Commended in the Key Stage Two school entry
Who created it?
Daisy, age 10
“I am Daisy and I am ten years-old. I love art, especially drawing. I love scenery and bright colours.”
My creative response
Shall I Compare Me to a Perfect Brush?
Shall I compare me to a perfect brush?
No, no I am more unique with all art
And the modelling clay really does mush
Rough pencils rip the papers apart
Sometimes too bright, the egotistic paints shine
And often the pallets are paint covered
Some of the pencils are a bit too fine
And the failings of paints are discovered
But my eternal paints shall never die
Nor lose the bright shine of all neon light
Nor shall I lose possession, no not I
Now watch and look while I stand and ignite
So long as I can paint and be crazy
So long as I can draw I am Daisy
About my creative response
“To be true to myself I have to draw and be creative. I based the poem on things that make me love art.”
When have you been ‘true to yourself’?
“Writing this poem was a time I could be true to myself – as I don’t like to boast or brag.”
What is your favourite Shakespeare quote?
“My favourite quote from Romeo and Juliet is when Juliet says, ‘Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?’.”