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Jaime, Sjohne, Lauren, and Robbie’s Stories Monday, 15 February 2010

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Jaime carries the poem, “The Jaguar” by Ted Hughes, where his favourite line is:

“Fatigued with indolence, Tiger and lion…”

Sjohne carries the poem, “Black Friday,” by James Copeland.  Sjohne writes, “I like this because it is humourous, and shows us to act more carefully.”

Lauren carries the poem “Friends” by Elizabeth Jennings, where her favourite stanza is:

‘Who’s always on my side.

Who never cares what others say,

Who lets me come and hide'”

Lauren writes, “This poem means a lot to me!”

Robbie carries the poem “The Frog” by Hilarie Belloc,

“Be kind and gentle to the frog,

and don’t call him names,

as ‘slimy skin’ , or

‘polly wog’ or,

likewise ‘Ugly James'”

Jennifer, Luke, Andrew, and Scott’s Stories Monday, 15 February 2010

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Jennifer carries Robert Burns’ “A red, red rose,”

“my love is like a red red rose

that’s newly sprung in june:

my love is like a melody

that’s sweetly played in tune”

Luke carries The Bogeyman by Andrew Fusek Peters, preferring the line:

“His mind a foggy twilight

Filled with a darkening drink.”

Andrew carries Black Friday by James Copeland, where his favourite stanza is:

“Anyone a witness?
Naw, we never saw,
Glad ah’m no’ the polis,
Goin’ tell its maw”.

Scott carries the anonymous poem The Ghoul, where he likes the stanza:

“The gruesome ghoul,the grisly ghoul,without the slightest noise waits patiently beside the school to feast on girls and boys.”