School’s Out

If you live in plain sight of the school yard
you will never go further than home
when the bell rings your legs will not dally
but will tread the few meters alone.

Though inclined to the path least resisting
don’t be frightened of stretching your self
take the back gate and go round the houses
for the ultimate good of your health.

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Julia Dean-Richards

Julia is a writer and performer living in the Shropshire hills. Her writing is a product and expression of the love she has found whilst journeying through the most difficult times of her life.

8 thoughts on “School’s Out”

      1. Go to school, home for dinner (lunch) back to school, home at night. I used to swim an hour every night, and in 62/63 would arrive home with my hair frozen. Young people today, eh? 😀

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