Archive | Student writing RSS feed for this section

‘Turquoise Clementine’ by Poonam Gosai

A zing impervious to atmospheric ice Thriving on sunshine and heavy rain The aroma of a yet unknown spice Of some barely concealed vice A turquoise Clementine For all my wishing it will Never be mine and mine alone Fickle and flighty, more than feisty Neither cobalt, nor cerulean, nor cyan An irrevocably turquoise Clementine […]

Continue Reading →

‘Remote’ by Chiquita Dodsworth

I wish my remote Could take me to an idyll. Change my channel. No blasphemy. No anorexia; ribs showing, A xylophone. No emotions to be forgotten. Thrown into a furnace, Left to incinerate. No walking for hours, Trapped, Within a labyrinth. Lost, Hallucinations – Caterpillar, Moustache. No irony, Wandering through a kissing gate. Ouch! A […]

Continue Reading →

‘Never-Ending Love’ by Glenieliz Dizon

Do you remember how we started? BANG! It was the Big Bang. Gradually, steadily. It expanded, expanded, expanded Just like us, you and me; me and you. Created numerous things Made and treasured like the Universe It made the friendship stronger Like a circle with no end Galaxies were also made An abundance to choose […]

Continue Reading →

‘Times Change’ by Jamie Clarke-Hogg

If one stands out in a crowd are they weird? It is difference. No one is normal. Normal doesn’t exist because normal can be anything depending on the person. Casual is also the same. Casual is different with different people. Is one a copy if they wear the same thing as another person? Is one […]

Continue Reading →

First Story’s Friday Story

Life On The Edge By Nick Kovari (Larkmead School) I bet I go through more in one week than you will in your entire life. It’s living on the edge, doing what I do. I steal stationery. A unique type of pencil? A rare protractor? A valuable ruler? I can get it for you. I’ve […]

Continue Reading →

Anon by Reena Patel, Wembley High Technical College

Inspired by ‘The Courtyard of a House in Delft’, Pieter de Hooch, 1658 It seemed as though time had slowed to a standstill. The day was lazy; hot and humid and it was all she could do to stand there and not give in to the temptation to go inside. She had to wait. It […]

Continue Reading →