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Lesson 7 Hansel & Growly Gretel

Have you heard the story of Hansel and Gretel? Well believe me it isn’t true. How do I know this you will be thinking, well, let me tell you about it. Hansel & Gretel were always doing things together. One … Continue reading

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Optional extra Lesson 6

Freeze for a Change The carpet of snow On the ground below Dulls the thuds of the mechanical beasts With the crunch under foot And a bitter breeze at your knees Feel the change that hits you outdoors In an … Continue reading

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Lesson 5 Surprise

If only she hadn’t opened the door The knock she should have ignored A kindly old man all wet and clothes warn Begged her for food and warmth As Janice offered the man inside His sad tired eyes came to … Continue reading

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Lesson 4

I chose to write a poem about a Cat Cat ghost Silently I wander these halls Nobody knows I am here I can watch them from above or below They do not seem to care But on Allhallows eve They … Continue reading

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Lesson 4

I did an acrostic poem with my name ALLISON Anything can be done Levels of inadequacy don’t exist Looking for a way out It’s only just begun Sinking into depths of despair On writing poetry for a dare Nothing comes … Continue reading

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Lesson 3 prompts

Shy is the morning sun Astrology futures told Trick the moment in time Life is an audition Trick the moment in time It is often said that time is of the essence. The here and now but what if you … Continue reading

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Lesson 2 Come up with a story prompt based on an idea from a TV guide

Amy has a confession to make to her sister. ‘Amy what are you doing?’ Kathleen screamed rushing into the kitchen as the fire alarm was wailing in the background. The shriek from Amy’s sister made her jump making her burn … Continue reading

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What if you woke up one morning in a room that you didn’t recognize, with no memory of how you got there?

Some people moved into the little cottage in our village. I don’t know them and they know nothing about me. I have lived in the village for a very long time. You could say I am part and parcel of … Continue reading

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Lesson 1 What if you pick it?

Sitting in the sun all day so we are told is not good for our skins or health. A fifteen minute burst is all you need to get your daily vitamin D. But what if like me you like to … Continue reading

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