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Last month we blogged about the Text Message Museum project being led by Lisa Roberts from Blink. Here’s a sneak preview of some of the poems written by Yr7 students from Bruntcliffe School in Morley who visited Kirkstall Abbey.

The Warming Room
Three other monks
Crowd round the fire
They were getting warm
My fifteen minutes were up
Reece Jameson

Prison
I am preparing the cell
For a bad monk
Who must have been greedy
Or stolen something precious
Morgan Halliday

I only eat once a day
And I sometimes dream of eating what I want
I am being called by the boss
To come and help with the choir
Tia

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What was FYT?

Find Your Talent was a national programme to explore new ways of opening up cultural and creative opportunities to young people. Leeds was one of the ten FYT Pathfinders in England.

The programme was led by Leeds City Council and Education Leeds, working closely together and with the city's cultural and community sectors to find ways for more young people to participate in the cultural life of the city.

FYT was funded to operate between 2008-2011 but its legacy in Leeds continues through activities under the Breeze banner, as well as other initiatives.

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