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My Epic Toy Monster Truck

By Jack (Year 2, Abbotsford Public School)

I come from a different planet. I feel warm but cold, smooth and awesome like a race track. I taste like rotten egg shell. I have lots of scratches. I ...


A poem about wax

By James (Year 2, Abbotsford Public School)

Weird tasting A candle X (as in not) delicious


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My epic truck

By Kit (Year 2, Abbotsford Public School)

I was owned by the Prime Minister. I came from Fiji. I sound like a hurricane on a volcano. I feel like damaged steel. I win lots of races. I ...


The Nike Soccer Ball

By Mel (Year 2, Abbotsford Public School)

I woke up from dreaming of a Nike soccer ball. I opened the door and there it was! It whispered to me… “I am from Argentina. I was once owned ...


My Luck

By Alexandra (Year 3, Abbotsford Public School)

It's soft as silk cool as ice an alien dog's collar a harness for thieves a happy thought a bit of luck it's mine, my bracelet.


My cute white blanket

By Kaari (Year 3, Abbotsford Public School)

A white blanket to cuddle at night for your love to have in your cosy bed when you go to sleep in your love content - it whispers a little ...


My ruby

By Estelle (Year 4, Abbotsford Public School)

She whispers a rose She is the most beautiful thing She is my ruby


My Ocean

By Evie (Year 4, Abbotsford Public School)

Sitting on the sand A wave surrounds my hand I walk into the water I sink beneath the sea Far away from my family As a wave crashes over me ...



By Ruby (Year 4, Abbotsford Public School)

Glitter purple, aqua, red, pinky sunset, watery bed Earthy purple forest floor, sunrise from the very core Magic river, sunrise, night - mixed together, what a lovely sight! Sparkly sunset, ...



By Ella (Year 5, Abbotsford Public School)

Ice crystals fall down into the forest Howling wind shakes the forest's treetops changing the ice crystal's path They cover the forest floor like a white blanket They are as ...



By Evie (Year 5, Abbotsford Public School)

Captured in time A memory combined Moments defined A picture Bring us together Keep it forever A picture Emotions flood through A souvenir of me and you Our story Our ...


Family of Four

By Nyla (Year 5, Abbotsford Public School)

Family Friendship Always Memory Important Love Young Children Four Family Ordinary Unusual Respectful Love Loving Our Valuable Everlasting


Little broken key

By Roan (Year 5, Abbotsford Public School)

Small treasure hidden treasure locked behind the door. Silver treasure pretty treasure can't see it any more. Secret treasure broken treasure little silver flash. Fallen treasure lost treasure haven't found ...



By Ruby (Year 5, Abbotsford Public School)

As the turtle forms And it is being born I for once felt safe In a wonderful place The sound of the sea It calls to me The teeth from ...



By Ruby (Year 5, Abbotsford Public School)

My grandparents' farm Our cottage, horses and trees A place of pure joy


Ode to Hush

By Ruby (Year 5, Abbotsford Public School)

It sits on my bookshelf comforting me Always there for me to see The first book I read The first names I’ve said Possum Magic, a whole world of imagination ...



By Ruby (Year 5, Abbotsford Public School)

Calm relaxing pattering sound Droplets spatter all around Slowing lulling me to sleep Mighty bounds, life full leaps Our windows knocked on with quiet peeps Swept by softly guarding winds ...