Lighthouse inspires poetic visions

Lighthouse inspires poetic visions

Lighthouse inspires poetic visions

David Adlerstein
Published: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 11:33 AM.

In late March, the St. George Lighthouse Association sponsored a field trip for Franklin County Middle School’s photo literacy students. The middle school shutterbugs were treated with a tour of the Lighthouse Museum and a free climb up the lighthouse. The highlight of the trip, for the young photographers, was taking pictures of the amazing view from the top of the lighthouse.

After their trip, the students created poetry and mono prints of the lighthouse. Below are two fine examples of the poems, the first one an acrostic, where the first letter of each line spells out the word “Lighthouse.”

 

Lighting the way for ships and boats

Imagining the history in this place

Great heights with wonderful views

Home of the Keeper and family



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