Entries and winning poems from the Twitter based competition.
We faced a tough decision in selecting the winners for this inter-school competition, so without further ado, we are pleased to announce the following:
1st place - Poppy Ashton, Angelou
2nd place - Brennan Lambert, Angelou
3rd place - Laura Boyd, Angelou and Ruby Moss, Turing
Congratulations to you all and thank you to all the students who took the time to enter. The poems can be seen below.
WaterlilyA gentle dark falls upon the skyForever more will there be an extra star in that lonelinessBut you float with us, a waterlily on our lake.Poppy Ashton, Year 7, Angelou
OlderWen I'm older I will b a soldierI'm leaving u my love all memories r in a folderwen I go dont shed a tearI will b in ur heart and always nearBrennan Lambert, Year 11, Angelou
Stuck UnderneathI'm sorry that I'm trying to keep myself for longerI'm sorry that I am being strong,When you're meant to be stronger!Laura Boyd, Year 7, Angelou
A school based dramaInto school base Mia came quiet timeafter a silly classroom gameTold off and angry on a sofa she satshe got a few books and curled up like a cat.Ruby Moss, Year 11, Turing
MorningAs I wake up from my cosy bed,I open the curtains and scratch my head,I can already feel the cold air,as if the clouds don't even care!MorningBeth Hedgeland, Year 7, Angelou
Wind whistles through the trees,twisting and turning,but where does the wind go?It slows down and speeds upbut eventually it's gone - where?Theo Goodwin, Year 7, Angelou
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