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Books

By Amber (Year 8, Riverside High School)

Books are like blood or veins, They can take you to the deepest And darkest parts of your brain. Books are a reality, a reality so far away. You can ...

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Ice Cubes

By Bethany (Year 8, Riverside High School)

Sliding gracefully Shattering as it hurls into the marble bench top Numb Chasing the frozen cubes of water The arctic chill penetrating his pale pink paws Excitement and enthusiasm Frantic ...

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Taurus

By Callie (Year 8, Riverside High School)

Its golden body draws attention from across a room I could see it from a mile away It had the mark of Taurus, Tauruses known for being stubborn I knew ...

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Now I am 14 Years Old

By Ella (Year 8, Riverside High School)

You are pointless. Why do I even still have you? Have I outgrown you? I may as well lock you up in my cupboard. Better yet, through you away. All ...

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When I was 6 Years Old

By Ella (Year 8, Riverside High School)

I feel its gentle whispers, calling my name. As if my thoughts had been shared. This is not a bad thing, as sharing is good. "I will take your deepest ...

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Perfection Set in Stone

By Ella Violet (Year 8, Riverside High School)

A statue can be like a picture if made right. It can capture a moment, emotion, light. My statue wasn’t made right. It shows two rabbits. A beautiful mother and ...

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My family

By Emily (Year 8, Riverside High School)

No family is perfect, We argue, We fight But we laugh straight after. We have our downs, We can’t forget the ups. Summers filled with fun, Winters filled with hugs. ...

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Book

By Esther (Year 8, Riverside High School)

I stare and look upon the tree It’s the beginning of a book for me The tree is cut The paper is made The words are printed upon the page ...

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True Love

By Ethan (Year 8, Riverside High School)

The sun was setting The scarlet colours spraying across the landscape I saw glimpses of her Her agile legs running through the bushes My heart was beating like a train ...

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Pen

By Gabi (Year 8, Riverside High School)

Ink streams from my heart, Silken and wonder, and all that collides The universe is mine; I control all The deaths, the lives, the speech, the happiness, the light, the ...

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Autumn

By Gabi (Year 8, Riverside High School)

I think you might have been green before, And a beautiful part of a large picture One of a million, two of two; And I think something happened then Your ...

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Stone II

By Gabrielle (Year 8, Riverside High School)

A darkened, even heart Buried, cold and split Embedded in the earth Under the sky, sunshine-lit The earth’s fractured bone A tomb of whispers Hushed, reticent tones Suppressed deep in ...

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Stone I

By Gabrielle (Year 8, Riverside High School)

A dark, smooth stone A heart cracked by time and solitude The fracture of the earth’s bone A full, empty crevice A dark, smooth stone Frozen warmth Cold to touch

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The Porcelain Doll

By Isabel (Year 8, Riverside High School)

The things I’ve seen, The things I’ve heard, Sitting on the mantelpiece, Near to no words. My silk blue dress Elegantly draped past my knees, I take a few shallow ...

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Armour

By Isabella (Year 8, Riverside High School)

Sticks and stones may break our bones but words, they sting like knives. Every shout has a consequence, every slur takes a life. When we grew up our band shirts ...

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Possessed by PS4

By Jacob (Year 8, Riverside High School)

Black revving accelerator brum, brum, brum. Pick me up let me control you. I use this a lot it came to me as a Christmas present. I felt happy and ...

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Lucky Charm

By Jasmine (Year 8, Riverside High School)

Lucky little troll doll, with your fuzzy wuzzy hair. I make a wish and rub your tum I hope you really care. lucky little troll doll will you look after ...

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