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kate williams


New Boy


Last week, a new boy came in the door.
He'd gone to a different school before.
He didn't join in - just sat on the floor,
So we
Made some space
And found him a place
And told him our names
And taught him our games
And clapped when he won
And laughed at his fun
And now he's not new anymore.

Submitted: Friday, October 04, 2013
Edited: Friday, October 04, 2013

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Published in Australia's state publication, 'The School Magazine',2013.

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