Open Sesame writer's garden

Open Sesame writer's garden

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THE SOUL selects her own society, 
Then shuts the door; 
On her divine majority 
Obtrude no more. 
  
Unmoved, she notes the chariot’s
pausing         5
At her low gate; 
Unmoved, an emperor is kneeling 
Upon her mat. 
  
I ’ve known her from an ample nation 
Choose one;         10
Then close the valves of her attention 
Like stone. 

Emily Dickinson 

 

If an alien replaced my grandma

If an alien replaced my
grandmother,
It would be horrible. Oh brother!
What if this alien gave me worms instead of noodles?
I would run away, saying “Toodles!”
And what language would this alien speak?
Would it be a language called Tweak?
Suppose this alien had seven eyes.
How dumb it would look when it cries!
My grandma tells me a bedtime story every night.

What would this alien freak tell me? I would most likely hide.
Now if this freak’s face was green in colour,
(Could it possibly look any duller?)
What lipstick would it wear?
Yellow, I think.
And that would really really stink.
It’d carry a handbag of, maybe,
electric blue,
Perhaps filled with some dangerous powder labeled ‘floo’.
Just looking at this creature would
make anyone sick.
Stay with her or run away? The latter, I pick.

Artwork and poem by:
Aditi Ramakrishnan
Class V-D, Delhi Public
School – Bangalore North 

 

Thunder Shower

Pitter-patter, pitter-patter
Down goes the rain
It is raining drops of liquid silver;
It rains so fast, as if it were
Running to catch a train.

Pitter-patter, pitter-patter
Now its companion comes along
Rumbling like, as if a
Piano is tumbling down.
Now they go together again,
To form another thunder shower.

Ashish Victor
Std. V, St. Joseph's Boys' High School,
Museum Road,
Bangalore.

Greed-no-need

The nature's peace
Is attacked by a deadly disease
And that is man's greed
His need is not only for feed
All the animals' skin is now
Bags of leather.

The beautiful Peacocks are
Killed for their feather
All the trees are now furniture
To nature this is man's gesture

Stop greed
Take only what you need
Saving earth is a important need
So let it not be spoilt
By man's greed

R. SUSHMITHA
VII C VVSGC School

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