Autumn Colours

by Rabia Patel

All the colours of gold

Walking along the wall

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Missed Appointment

by Judith Greenwoood

Recycling bin’s due out. I’ve checked the date.

But when I reach the corner where it’s stored,

A sparkling web is stretched from bin to gate.

A quiet spider guards his fragile hoard.

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My Batley

by Anas Daji

My home town, my beautiful town

The special place where I was born

Where I learned to tell the truth

Where I learned to love the world

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by Ammaarah Mayet

Smile and the world smiles with you

And I promise you, they will do

Don’t waste your life by doing wrong

Those happy times won’t last for long

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A Moment in Time

by Judith Stones

A moment standing, silent, stilled.

A moment to remember when young blood spilled.

A moment for thoughts of loved ones we lost,

fighting for England, their lives were the cost.

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by Ahmad Gul

Every now and then

Torturous frost

The sun

Running away, hiding the face

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Batley Wilton Park

by Safiyyah Patel

Oh park, oh park! What joy you bring

Making beautiful birds tweet and merrily sing.

Delighted children, happy and screaming

Whilst the scorching sun is blissfully beaming.

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FOBS Rail Spring Clean

by Mohamed Saloo

Off they go to a ‘rail’ spring clean

Brush up the platform with a head of steam

Baskets that hang and flowers with beds

Platforms get a sweep by broomstick heads

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