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Analysis Monday – Cold

Every Monday we will be looking at a short extract from a text and analysing what and how the writer has written. Feel free to add your own comments! Thought this one would be approriate for the first post of April! “I don’t remember the date, the month. I don’t even remember the time of…

Poetry Friday; Snow Day – Billy Collins

I found this beautiful poem through a good friend – and it is perfect for today! Snow Day By Billy Collins Today we woke up to a revolution of snow, its white flag waving over everything, the landscape vanished, not a single mouse to punctuate the blankness, and beyond these windows the government buildings smothered,…

Poetry Friday; Frost – Valerie Bloom

A very suitable poem considering the weather Scotland has been having! Frost Overnight, a giant spilt icing sugar on the ground, He spilt it in the hedgerows, and the trees without a sound, He made a wedding-cake of the haystack in the field, He dredged the countryside and the grass was all concealed, He sprinkled…