Monday, 14 April 2008

See me…. Pt2

And now for the second in the series highlighting the literary creativity of some of our best and brightest in their English Language Essays.

8. He was as tall as a six-foot-three-inch tree.

9. The hailstones leaped from the pavement, just like maggots when you fry them in hot grease.

10. Long separated by cruel fate, the star-crossed lovers raced across the grassy field toward each other like two freight trains, one having left York at 6:36 p.m. travelling at 55 mph, the other from Peterborough at 4:19p.m. at a speed of 35 mph.

11. The politician was gone but unnoticed, like the full stop after the Dr. on a Dr Pepper can.

12. John and Mary had never met. They were like two hummingbirds who had also never met.

13. The thunder was ominous sounding, much like the sound of a thin sheet of metal being shaken backstage during the storm scene in a play.

14. The red brick wall was the colour of a brick-red crayon.

15. Even in his last years, Granddad had a mind like a steel trap, only one that had been left out so long it had rusted shut.

Yet more to follow.


jams o donnell said...

Haha These are wonderful. My faith in the youth of Britain is further restored!

jmb said...

Poor Granddad in the eyes of his grandchild! I empathize greatly.

Liz said...

If these are really genuine, the writers have a bright future ahead of them. I especially like the Dr Pepper one.