Poems

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Newly baked and fresh today
Eat while hot or take away.

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A queen in a palace, slumped on a throne,
Surrounded by servants but all alone.
Heavy with handshakes, bunches of flowers,
jewels, crowns, grinning for hours.

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How many books have you written?
Have you been writing for years?
Where do you get all the paper?
Where do you get your ideas?

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We goin' on a school trip today,
De whole class goin' to Whitney Bay,
Ah teckin' me ball an' bat with me
To play beach cricket, an' let me see,

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Spring is baby,
bright, fresh and new,
gurgling with the melting snow,
singing with the first cuckoo.

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Eyes as wide as continents brim wih the water between.

Seeks a different future. Looks back on what has been.

 

Jennifer Watson
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My love is like a well-read book
which makes me smile each time I look.
It shouts and whispers, roars and sings
it grounds me and it gives me wings.

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In the line you hear a chatter.
Up and down a clatter, clatter.
Noisy schoolgirls scream and shout,
pushing in and pushing out.

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I opened a book
and a hand fell out.
I turned a page
and heard a shout:
'I'm lost in a wood;
my mother's no good.'
I couldn't bear to look

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When Raymond Gough joined our class
He was almost a year behind.
'Sanatorium', said Mrs McBride
'So I want you all to be kind.'

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