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‘Tall Ships and Sand Pits’ by James Manning, Age 12 Years

The light blurs out into the way of the tall ships. The boys playing football and the girls building sand pits. The seagulls screaming, The crowd cheering. Lifeboats launching, The sun is scorching on this sunny day. The flags are flying, The waves go flying, The fish are biting, No children crying. Where are the… Read more »

‘Tall Ships Regatta’ by Tom Canning, Age 12 Years

Tall ships regatta, fireworks popping, bright and cracking, bunting, colourful and lively, blowing in the wind, people cheering and waving, stevie the dog has lost his owner, the owner has lost stevie, the smacks and the pops of the fireworks, are scaring poor little stevie, the tall ships are coming, with their lights beaming bright,… Read more »

‘Falmouth Tall Ships’ by Archie Killen, Age 12 Years

Brightly coloured, the tall ships slowly drift into the port of falmouth, adding to the atmosphere of children laughing, people cheering, the brass band playing. As dusk turns to dark the clock strikes 12! Suddenly a carnival of colour exploding, into the night sky,transforming and bringing everything to life. A village celebrating. The sails of… Read more »

‘Alanna’ by Danni Woodnutt, Age 12 Years

Alanna, the daughter of the eccentric millionaire Ferrars, stepped onto the deck of the ship Jentje, and looked about her in wonder. She was in Falmouth, at the Tall Ships Regatta. The masts and rigging loomed above and around her, and the water rippled and shivered. Typically, it was raining. The drops spattered the sea,… Read more »

‘Birds Eye Thought’ by Frances Fraser, Age 12 Years

The crowd fills the Harbour As more people enter the street, Children dance and adults sing Running to get a rocky seat. The emerald sea is full Crammed to the very last pool. The ships run high tall and strong, Their bunting blowing when the wind runs cool. As the houses empty and The atmosphere… Read more »

‘Jolly Jack The Sailor’ by Megan Taylor, Age 12 Years

Jack could see them now, the billowing sails of the Tall ships. So close he could almost reach out and touch them. They were almost within arm’s reach, and suddenly they were gone and Jack was falling into the inky blackness of the sea, into the depths of Neptune’s Kingdom. Jack woke from his deep… Read more »

‘The Sound of the Parade’ by Rowan Wilson, Age 12 Years

As the tall ships come sailing by ‘Hooray! Hooray!’ the people cry As they surf on the ocean blue The children shout ‘Wahoo! Wahoo!’ When the fireworks let off a spark All the dogs jump up and bark The lifeboats shine their lights to the sky It makes the little babies cry As the parade… Read more »

‘Tall Ships’ by Emma Greenshields, Age 12 Years

Tall ships are gliding over the choppy waves All ships are brightly coloured and smothered in flags Lots of people are shouting and cheering Lots of birds fly in circles above the commotion below Skies flash with fireworks Houses lie empty while everyone celebrates In the sea the seaweed floats, bobbing in time with the… Read more »

‘Church Bells’ by George Birkett, Age 12 Years

Looking out of my window, as I cuddle Bow, Her fur soft and silky, her purr deep and low. A rainbow of colours, jumping in the sky, Red, blue and yellow: it makes me want to cry. Whizz! Pop! Bang! The choir of fireworks sing. Twirl! Whizzle! Crackle! The church bells ring.



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