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Poems 2018

Our dreams will never die

Written by young people at Island Hospice Zimbabwe aged 12 – 14 Living under the heat of the same sun, Raised under different circumstances Having encountered multiple losses, Accidents, illnesses, and violence. Expressing the same… Read More »Our dreams will never die

My Family

Author TARIRO MAKWETSE (12 years old) Dear you, I write to tell you about my family Who live in a country called Zimbabwe In the capital city called Harare In a location called Mabvuku. Dear… Read More »My Family


By: Lucy Catley Age: 12 – 13 From dark to night, I hide from the light Scared for my life, Scared of the knife Boom, boom go the bombs, I have to keep calm, 1,2,3,… Read More »Breathe

The Snowflake

By: Elijah Keedwell Age: 12 – 13 As the sun rose over the land, ready to scorch the earth and its inhabitants, the children cried out for relief from the sweltering rays but none came.… Read More »The Snowflake