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"The Man Who Discovered the Use of a Chair"

The man who discovered the use of a chair,
What a wonderful man!_
He used to sit down on it, tearing his hair,
Till he thought of a highly original plan. 307 more words


The Highwayman

Pop in and have a look at some of our wonderful writing inspired by the Highwayman…

Year Five

The Elfin Artist By Alfred Noyes

In a glade of an elfin forest
When Sussex was Eden-new,
I came on an elvish painter
And watched as his picture grew,
A harebell nodded beside him. 240 more words


Art by Alfred Noyes

Art by Alfred Noyes (16th September, 1880 – 28th June, 1958)


Yes! Beauty still rebels!
Our dreams like clouds disperse:
She dwells
In agate, marble, verse. 413 more words

Tales & Poesies

Haunted In Old Japan By Alfred Noyes

Music of the star-shine shimmering o’er the sea
Mirror me no longer in the dusk of memory:
Dim and white the rose-leaves drift along the shore… 333 more words


An Open Boat By Alfred Noyes

O, what is that whimpering there in the darkness?

‘Let him lie in my arms. He is breathing, I know.
Look. I’ll wrap all my hair round his neck’ – ‘The sea’s rising, 143 more words