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12 Words of Winter (again)

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The final school results are in.

1st:  Winter arrives. The ball deflates; boots away. Boredom, stuck inside ‘til spring.  (C Clouston)

2nd:  Die kalte kunkelne Lichte schmücken die Straßen, beschäftigte Körper beeilen zu kaufen.            The cold sparkling lights festoon the avenue, busy bodies rush to buy. (A Flett)

3rd: Crisp sharp snow fell on my frozen pale battered face. Shrapnel sharp. (I Gunn)

Class Winners:

S1

Crisp sharp snow fell on my frozen pale battered face. Shrapnel sharp. (I Gunn)

Charcoal eyes watch over the pond. Forgotten
now. He cries. Falling apart
.  (A Brown)

I’m cold. Melting really. My buttons are slowly slouching down. I’m gone.            (E Stanger)

S2

Drifting out of darkness comes white fluffiness, sharp edges. A black nose.         (N Horrocks)

Reload, finger on the trigger, aim, breath, shoot. The Turkey is ready. (J Muir)

Winter arrives. The ball deflates; boots away. Boredom, stuck inside ‘til spring.  (C Clouston)

S4/5/6

Die kalte kunkelne Lichte schmücken die Straßen, beschäftigte Körper beeilen zu kaufen. The cold sparkling lights festoon the avenue, busy bodies rush to buy. (A Flett)

Staff

Driving home in the snow. Whirling, twirling, whipping up. Had to stop. (C Stevenson)

The national competition, judged by author Alan Gibbons, was won by a pupil from Ashton on Mersey School. Orkney even gets a brief mention on their website. 

The wind  howled, the fire danced, the snowman stood, the children waited.

 

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