Sean blogs a New Year Poem

New Year Poem By Sean Jennings – Y8   The soft snow melts under foot A major transition takes place The sun shines through the parting clouds Comes a new year to embrace   The birds start to spread their wings And dart across the skies While soft crunches in the snow are heard As animals open their eyes   The trees […]

Rory blogs his poem: 2021 – A fresh start

2021 – A fresh new start   By Rory Cullen – Y8   C for close contacts of COVID 19,  O is for Outbreak, because that’s what we’ve seen,  V is for virus, a tiny living thing,  I for immunity, which 2021 will bring,  D for disease, no more ‘19’ for us,  We’ve all had enough, […]

Rufus Bennett writes a poem about 2020 and 2021!

2021 Poem    By Rufus Bennett – Y8   2020 was a miserable year,   Controlled by a pandemic that goes by the name of a beer.  Lockdown here, lockdown there,  It really was a year we could not bear.  Conflict over Biden or Trump,   It got me in a bit of a grump.  Despite all of […]

“Story of Coronavirus – From Bat to Global Crisis” A poem by Anna Smith

Story of Coronavirus – From Bat to Global Crisis   When it started, Schools departed. All those that wheeze, We thought diseased. Spread like black death, Shortness of breath. Measures we take, Global outbreak. Epidemic, New pandemic. Social distance, Drug resistance. Working from home, Tracker on phone. Contact tracing, Threats we’re facing. Vaccination? Isolation. Less […]

Chloe Smyth blogs, Pushkin: an interpretation and analysis of ‘Friendship’

Pushkin: an interpretation and analysis of ‘Friendship’   By Chloe Smyth   Что дружба? Легкий пыл похмелья, What is friendship? An easy hangover, Обиды вольный разговор, Resentment-free conversation, Обмен тщеславия, безделья The exchange of vanity, idleness Иль покровительства позор. Or the shame of patronage.     Following my last blog post, I decided to analyse […]

Chloe Smyth interprets and analyses a poem of Pushkin

Pushkin: an interpretation and analysis of a short poem   By Chloe Smyth   I have always been interested in the works of Alexander Pushkin, a Russian poet, novelist and short-story writer who wrote in the early 19th century of Russia, in both Moscow and St. Petersburg. Some of his more famous works include Ruslin […]

Rosie Harvey Blogs original poetry.

DANGEROUS KNOWLEDGE Dangerous knowledge, Crucial to keep the key safe; A channel to seek.   Weaving in circles, Lacing a gossamer web, Fusing day and night.   Faith conquers caution, A heartbeat to hesitate; Light touch and soft breath.   Dangerous knowledge, Crucial to keep the key safe; Betrayed by your eyes.     By […]