Performance poet Mike on everyday life

Ayscoughfee Hall School, Spalding'Performance poet Mike Smith visiting
Ayscoughfee Hall School, Spalding'Performance poet Mike Smith visiting
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WORDSMITH and performance poet Mike Smith was a popular return visitor to Spalding’s Ayscoughfee Hall School. leading a series of workshops.

Kindergarten and reception class pupils were coached through an action poem demonstrating the ‘wibble wobble’ on their bikes.

Deputy headteacher Sally Chester said: “It’s not just about listening and reciting, it’s about making poetry come to life. He’s been before and he really inspires the children.”

Mike, who is based in South Yorkshire, says his poetry springs from normal everyday life.