This collection of poems is dedicated to Mrs Koheji for always encouraging us to be in touch with our emotions.
It is also dedicated to all of our form teachers - past and present - for helping us to deal with our day-to-day emotions.
7P and 8C boys
Anxiety By Elliot B
It’s a purple scar Carrying all of your thoughts and doubts With you. It is 8 o’clock in the morning On your first day at school. Like winter frost, it chills your body To the very bone. It’s a dull percussion triangle reverberating in your head blurring all your happy thoughts. It’s like an old, leather sofa: forever rotting Just asking to be thrown away. Like a millipede, every segment of it Describing your worries. It’s a putrid smell, tearing through The walls of a derelict house. It makes your hands shake, you feel as if your whole world is crumbling. It is a taste that will never be forgotten.
Fear By Jonathan C
Fear is jet black, It’s the void where it seems nothing, but everything is there, everything, all and everything. Fear is the forest, a green canopy with the dark base unknown, Unknown, completely unknown. Fear is midnight, When the clocks strike twelve and you can see nothing, nothing, nothing at all. Fear is October, the day of the dead The day, the day of the dead. Fear is the cold, the freezing; so burning and burning so freezing Burning, burning so red but freezing. Fear devours the soul, but the soul welcomes it with cold open arms. Cold, so cold
DISAPPOINTMENT By William H
It’s sickly yellow like cold, lumpy custard. It’s the morning alarm, ordering me out of bed. Like damp rain at a summer picnic, it spoils everything. Like a giant sloth casting a dark shadow on the forest floor, this feeling is casting its shadow over me. It’s a broken music box, with its dancing ballerina No longer able to twirl.
Jealousy By Misha P
It’s a vulgar green colour, eating up your spine. An ear-piercing scrawny sound, Ruining your life, bit by bit. Unpredictable mornings in cold, bleak February, The dismay of your Valentine date.
It’s an odd sheep getting glared at for its misery and Preposterous behaviour.
It takes every part of your body and turns you down a horrible route, seeking revenge every day and wants you to fulfil its desire. It changes your feeling To envy And makes you seek revenge. It starts a new world for you.