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Anything That Gives Off Light


Part of Edinburgh Festival 2016

Pupils at schools across Edinburgh took part in a project to create poetry and personalised figurines, which formed a bright display outside the Scottish Parliament.

The poems resemble trees in their physical appearance.  This creativity is mesostic, a form of poetry where a letter from a key word appears somewhere in each line, providing a central trunk.


The mass of figurines, all in yellow, congregate on stands in a pool.  The chaotic crowd consists of a mass of models.  Each one gesticulates and shimmies in a pose chosen to reflect the character of the young artist.





aDSC_0636_ppCopyright Debbie Smyth, 6 November 2016



Part of My Sunday Photo and Chaos


12 replies »

    • There’s always so much to see and do during teh Festival, but this was bright and a nice mix of poetry and models

      On Sun, Nov 6, 2016 at 7:39 AM, Travel with Intent wrote:



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