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Hidden Ghosts by Sophie Deis Horton

As the night fell bursts of explosive colour erupted into the sky. The elongated shadows of prowling tall ships crept along the ichor, black sea; reached for the dinghies fluttering across the waves and sent splinters of wood into the oblivious crowd. The nights hunt began. All around her Jasmine’s neighbours sent joyous screams and… Read more »

‘From Finner’ by Cora Cooper Age 13

I laugh, revelling in the warmth of the sky; the celebrations; the colours. Nights like this always bring us together — scavengers, winged and pawed alike. Indigos merge seamlessly into violets, turquoises, creams, ambers, apricots, cherries. The flames of lanterns dance with each other; unknown, joyful spirits that only show themselves at celebrations. The music… Read more »

‘Goodbye Tall Ships’ by Harriet Sparling, Age 12 Years

Bunting draped across the town and tall ships Pops and bangs and fizzes and whizzes Dogs chasing cats chasing birds chasing mice People waving flags Dots and lines and zigzags everywhere The sky is full of colours Blues greens reds yellows oranges and purples Tall ships glide, small ships float, RNLI fly Steven the seagull… Read more »

‘A Sky of Colours’ by Lara Norris, Age 12 Years

Whoosh, sizzle, crackle, boom, Watch those fireworks soar and zoom, Scarlet, amber, aqua, lime, A sky of colours all the time. See those tall ships hit the sea, People are as happy as can be, Watch those seagulls call to friends, Watch the flags twist and bend.

‘At The Tall Ships Day’ By Aysha Cattran, Age 12 Years

At the warm Tallships day there are … People swimming in the bay seagulls flying around all day People looking out to sea people applauding at the view of the deep blue sea Animals everywhere running about all in the excitement of no doubt Cats and Dogs run and play whilst people are waving flags… Read more »

‘Bang, Pop, Whizz’ by Frank Adams, Age 12 Years

Bang, Pop, Whizz, Zoom That’s how the fireworks fly. Up,up into the sky, Up where the tall ships sigh Up, up in the very high sky. Jelly fish tenticals whizzing all around Bubbles in our ears as the fireworks POW The fireworks go Pop Bang Sizzle Sizzle That’s how the fire works go. Yellow, blue,… Read more »

‘Tall Ships’ by Oli, Age 9 Years

Tall ships Gushing and rushing Tall Ships The wobbly knobbly decks The slippery sloppery sea water everywhere When it’s the morning what a delight Waves crashing and bashing on the ships. By Oliver

‘Tough Tall Ships’ by Lila, Age 9 Years

Tough Tall Ships Gushing water getting rougher and rougher Wind blowing in my face getting colder and colder Boat rocking getting dizzier and dizzier Men shouting getting louder and louder By Lila

‘As the Long Boats go Past’ by Jamie, Age 8 Years

As the Long Boats go Past As the long boats go past the pier, All the people shout and cheer, Flags are flying in the sky, Fireworks fly very, very high, All the sailors on the ship tall, Teetering, holding tight ,about to fall, ARRRRRRR!!!!!!! By Jamie



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