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Thursday, 29 November 2018

The Snow Queen

She glides through her palace
Surveying blood red trees
Lined up like stone sculptures
Her cheekbones are cut ice,
Implaccable, expressionless.

She has wrapped the feature tree
In blue velvet ribbon
Like a dress.
Steely eyes
Wield their power
A click of her heels,
You're out.

© Amanda Derry

Melania Trump unveils White House Christmas decorations

Amanda Derry joined a Creative Writing class, following a breakdown, which played a significant role in her recovery. She now embeds literacy skills into classes that she teaches. Amanda also runs the Facebook Group, I Love Writing.

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