‘The Bittersweet Love’ by Winnie Chinyadza | First Story

This week’s Friday Story comes from Winnie Chinyadza at Newland School for Girls in Hull, whose writer-in-residence is Young Adult author Kerry Drewery. This life-affirming poem beautifully captures how our concept of the world changes as we grow out of childhood. We hope that it will brighten up this grey Friday afternoon for you.

‘The Bittersweet Love’ by Winnie Chinyadza

When we were younger,

Our world consisted of

Books,

Imagination,

And our stars dangling from the roof,

As the sweet song played in our minds.

Now our realities are more twisted,

Strange,

In a beautiful…

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