Growing Up

Finalist in the 'Write Along 2018' competition

I start at one age
But end in another
As I grow older
I become a grandmother
I see all my memories
Raining from the sky
I try to catch them
But instead I cry
I feel my youthfulness
Floating around
I hold onto it
And wear it like a crown
I turn my frown upside down
As I delicately whisper in my ear
My younger self reminding me
“My dear, there is just as much beauty in the day that is here.”


25 was established in 1997, and since then we have successfully completed numerous short story and poetry competitions and publications.
We receive an overwhelming positive feedback each year from the teachers, parents and students who have involvement in these competitions and publications, and we will continue to strive to attain this level of excellence with each competition we hold.


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