"Seeping through the darkened trees Haunting the traveller’s mind – Breathing hard, a deadly breeze Crept up to him from just behind. No one noticed until too late He fell into the trap The consolation of death awaited Awakening from its…"
"The frost white snow glimmers in the early rising sun,
The bees come out of dewy flowers, and begin to hum.
As the stars eventually fade, the birds begin to sing,
The dewy flowering leaves shining like diamond rings.
As the sun…"
"The journey will unquestionably be tough
March, march, left, right
They hear her shout
The time has come to fight
People of all sizes
Large and little, large and little
Our mission has started, and the moon arises
Head on. Feet…"
"Why do you quiver with every step,
Shouldn't you be relieved
With the golden crown that you've received?
An honour bestowed on very few
Yet, this does not seem to please you.
"It really isn't fun to be here Snip, Snap, Chop, Slice The golden brownness on the floor; The barber’s gleaming eyes, so vicious and intimidating. My hair was long; now it's long gone – it’s taken years to grow How could…"
"The darkness dies as embers of light are born.
The embers brighten and turn into lights
slicing through the darkness
Like a bullet through the air.
The buildings stand tall, bullying the small houses into shapes. The city stretches as the dawn…"
"And death by day
Hope, love and life,
All strangled by war
Nothing but the deathly cries of silence was left
Brave warriors hoping for life
Rivers red, Fields feared
Bombs erasing hope from the minds of men
By Cate, Ana and Aanya, International…"
"I remember a bench
Where the three of us sat down
And unpacked our lunch
On that cloudy, rainless day.
I remember a mountain
Standing in the wind
As if an ant was pushing him
And the eagle flew past
I remember a leopard.
Sneaking up and pouncing…"
"I don’t want to think of you, As a dirty orange sock, And a worn out shoe,
I really want to see the real you
So whenever I close my eyes, I try to scrub out all of those lies, No matter how hard my brain tries, You will always be
"A storm of sadness
It is dangerous and wild
And kills deep inside
A storm of beauty
It is gentle and loving
It calms the earth down
Peace is what we need
To make us happy and smile
War is the the true sign
That puts people down
"Remember that time when you scraped your knee
On the surface of the netball court
Remember when I helped you up
Would you do that for me?
That hand I used can also threaten
Or punch or hit or hurt
That hand I used is a helpful tool
To block to…"