Jayne Davies

Rookie - 195 Points (5th October 1960 / Abercynon, Rhondda Cynon Taff)

Those Old School Days - Poem by Jayne Davies

Lost amongst a sea of faces,
The day has dawned,
A young heart races,
Summer holidays are over,
It's back to school,
Girls looking chic!
Boys acting cool!
Then mixed with the bunch,
The bully appears,
With menacing grin,
Some poor boys in tears,
He roams the school playground,
To spoil someone's day,
Like a Buzzard he waits,
To stake out his prey,
It's a time to be noticed,
A time to fit in,
Days we remember,
Where friendships begin,
We look back and wonder,
How did we survive?
But those old school days,
Were the best days of our lives!


Comments about Those Old School Days by Jayne Davies

  • Walterrean Salley (9/10/2014 8:10:00 PM)

    But those old school days,
    Were the best days of our lives!

    An accurate depiction. Clear message. Gorgeous layout. Beautiful poem. (Report) Reply

    1 person liked.
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  • Guy Lip-more (6/23/2014 3:59:00 PM)

    Brought back memories, god and bad. Good write. (Report) Reply

  • Jayne Davies Jayne Davies (7/2/2013 9:50:00 AM)

    Thanks for the lovely comments! Much appreciated! (Report) Reply

  • Pradip Chattopadhyay (7/2/2013 2:56:00 AM)

    A never dying yearning to be once more there! Lovely write Jane. (Report) Reply

  • Gajanan Mishra Gajanan Mishra (7/2/2013 2:40:00 AM)

    friendship begins, good write, thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Dave Walker (7/2/2013 1:57:00 AM)

    A great poem, when you leave school the time just seems
    to fly by. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, July 24, 2013


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