|evidence of innovation in education - encouraging others to create.promoting poetry as a positive experience.
1993 SBS Dateline St.Vincents, Ros Bower Award
"trauma of difficult school life," Linda Monday - describing ernies 'condition'
sbs: "creative swearing was a breakthrough for brian who is 70% hearing impaired".
"exploding their idea about poetry being a passive artform."
the baby rap with brian beatbox
sbs: "poetry as therapy and a craft that can be enjoyed, are you a magician?"
k: "I'm not a magician, its not magic, its reality, these kids have to work out some incredible situations in their life, their school situatioin is messed up, the family situation is messed up, just coming and living here with other boys is an unreal situation, so the poetry workshop allowed them to have a break from all that, allowed them all just to have fun with something unrelated to those lives, but at the same time was related to their lives, because they were getting a lot of stuff out they wanted to get out".