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The Great Achievement of The Furless Ones – by R.A. Combrink

The Great Achievement of The Furless Ones Furless apes Commanding great animals of steel. Claws of iron, Legs that go round. They hew trees, Build roads. Destroy and don’t rebuild. The animals are sorrowful. Slouched, hiding, crouching, fighting in the shadows. The animals are wan. Just skin, just Bone. Frailly moving Fewer, fewer, fewer, Fewer, […]

THE OCEAN THROUGH THE EYES OF A PIRATE

I wrote this in Grade 5… To a pirate like Jack Sparrow, the ocean is treacherous.  It looks calm but then it can turn menacing. Jack was the ingenious but ragged captain of the ship named The Black Pearl.  He was in search of the legendary fountain of youth. On a hazy beautiful evening he sighted the ragged […]