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A little white picture frame

By Adelaide (Year 8, Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College)

One last tear of the wrapping paper reveals a little white picture frame I run my fingers across the intricate white picture frame detail popping out like a jack-in-the-box. I ...

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My Soulmate, Sandy

By Adele (Year 8, Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College)

Sandy is my soulmate, my long-lost sister But found. The key to unlock my treasure chest of forgotten memories We are joined since birth Sandy and I were together always ...

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Lily Pads Floating on My Lake of Memories

By Adriana (Year 8, Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College)

My pins are like lily pads floating on my lake of memories These pins started growing at the age of 7 Disneyland was my first pin all I can remember ...

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By Alexandra (Year 8, Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College)

Chinese doll, sitting there on the shelf along side many other similar souvenirs but you stand out your blue painted dress and black hair like the night sky. Now you ...

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My Old Friend

By Alexia (Year 8, Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College)

It sits in the middle of my backyard It helps me focus I see it every morning and night lived and survived through my brutal kicks Green and white with ...

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A box full of secrets

By Ana (Year 8, Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College)

A silky pink ribbon wrapped around a creamy box full of secrets. Inside, a glimpse of gold As I bury my small fingers in the thin tissue paper I feel ...

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Grown up

By Angela (Year 8, Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College)

Gold beneath my touch Reflects my face in the screen Smells like my perfume which is juicy couture It alerts me when ringing kind of sounds like opera people singing ...

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Birthday girls

By Anna (Year 8, Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College)

I get dressed in another memory, ready to create a new one. The excitement was too much for my little body I jump high in the air, trying to get ...

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‘Yellow Ribbon’

By Bella (Year 8, Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College)

You were the final touch A bright silky yellow Once worn everyday Now dirty and faded with age You followed my every movement Now you rarely see the light From ...

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A Pearl from the Sea

By Carina (Year 8, Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College)

A past journey smells like fresh Hawaiian air. A smooth, uniquely shaped turquoise stone with Gold and brown stems of stone leaking all around the outer shape. The sound of ...

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Our Bond

By Charlotte (Year 8, Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College)

The tarnished silver sparkling through the shop window, The day before my 12th year. ‘I’ll buy it for you,’ my dad had said. Smelling fresh, warm bakery bread from the ...

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Horseshoe

By Chloe (Year 8, Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College)

It brings back memories of the way I found it gleaming in the dirt as I passed. The shoe belongs to a beautiful chestnut mare pawing the ground and breathing ...

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The Dolphin

By Elizabeth (Year 8, Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College)

The Dolphin a beautiful silver pendent on a glimmering silver chain Just like a wonder shiny creature sitting in the sun. I met it, one day in Bali We had ...

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My Choice

By Emily (Year 8, Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College)

I sat glumly, surrounded by hundreds of pairs of glasses None of them suited me, or so I thought I was pressured into getting a pair, Not wanting to keep ...

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The 6 Pillow Sleepers

By Emma (Year 8, Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College)

Small, like a mouse being spied on by a hawk from above. Taste, of an elderly woman who wound the thread around their torso. Feel, of sandpaper & soggy cardboard, ...

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The Long Day

By Gracie (Year 8, Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College)

The long day begins with the harsh sounds of bouncing basketballs Then I put my headphones in I hear teachers demanding our work that I only completed the night before ...

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Rosey

By Hannah (Year 8, Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College)

My crystal’s name is Rosey. Rosey Quartz. She is the baby pink colour of the waterfalls in heaven. She sounds like the voice that whispers to me in my memories. ...

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