Category: Young Writers

Oak Wings

Hi, my name is Rebecca! I know you can see me. The brown hair, the hazel eyes, the ruffled top, whatever you wish, it’s true. I’m not here to tell you what I have done in the past, I’m not here to tell you how I look like in the mirror, I am here to

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Fire

Fire can cause a lot of damage. That is it can burn houses, schools, people and even factories. There was a school called St. Barnabas Secondary School. It was a school and there was a thief who came to their school to steal their property. The thief didn’t find anything to steal and so he

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Fire

Fire is the flame. Light, heat and smoke is produced when something burns. It burns fiercely, causing damage to people, institutions, houses, animals, etc. Everybody fears fire. Fire can also burn as a result of accident, e.g. with petrol or electricity. One night at a school called Moi Girls Secondary School in Nairobi, situated along

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Lost In Pindorama

It was night time. The sound of the rustling of leaves made Jason shoot up from his deep sleep. His vision blurred when he stretched and made a noise. His blurry vision could only perceive tall trees around him and instincts told him that he wasn’t at home or even near a remote settlement, forget

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The Abyss

I leap into the cold winter air and feel every bit of its freshness. It is blue all the way to the horizon where the ocean meets the sky. No matter how many times I view it, the gorgeous open canvas mesmerizes me every single time. This is the only time of the day I

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FORWARDS & BACKWARDS

Looking out the window of her car, she pulled the keys out of the ignition, reaching for the handle of the door with her other hand. With her fingers wrapped around the door handle, she closed her eyes, breathed in deeply, and counted softly under her breath from 1 to 10. She shook her head

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The Midnight Swing

It was a sizzling, hot summer day as I sat in my bedroom. Not expecting any visitors, I raced to the door as I hear the doorbell chime. “Hi, what’s up,” I asked my friends, Audrey and Jake. “Do you want to ride bikes?” Audrey asks. “Sure” I say, then I close the door behind

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The great outdoors

Research shows that the average American adult spends 93% of their life indoors or in a vehicle. And Brits aren’t exactly embracing the great outdoors either, at 92%. Nowadays, even children aren’t much better, as 1 in 2 kids worldwide spends less than an hour a day outside – half as much as prison inmates.

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Shadows of the Night

The fire flickers, casting long shadows on the ground. Eight hunched over figures are gathered around the warmth of the fire. We sit on ancient wooden benches with various blankets strewn across our legs. “Charlotte, it’s your turn to tell a ghost story,” Tim says in a monotonous manner. The light of the fire glints

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Eyes in the Wood

Marley was jittery and nervous. Her stomach twisted and turned, and she flexed her sweaty fingers together anxiously. “Are you sure we should do this, Paige?” The taller blonde fingered a lighter between her red lacquered finger nails, and barely glanced back at her sister. “It’s the only option. You know this, M… It’s only

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Wonders of the Whale

Look at this picture; can you see what I can see? If not, look deep so very, very deep at this photo. Tell me how the ocean waves make your feel? You should be feeling mellow right about now. Tell me how you see the very, very gracefulness of how the whale is coming out

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The White World

For decades, ice has been there. Ice was used by our ancestors to refresh , like in playing games and cooling down during hot days. Today, ice is used for many functions like; playing games and sports, refreshing and preserving food and drinks. Did you know that there are big ice blocks in the world?

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The Colours in my Eye

He lived in a small hut near a river. He had neither wife nor children. His name was Christopher. He used to go to Kobia forest to look for food every time he was hungry. He lived in a quiet and isolated place and was as dirty as a hog. His countenance exhibited neither colour

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Snow in the World

Snow is a white soluble substance found on mountain peaks. It melts and turns into water when there is heat. In some parts of the world, we find snow. Not all places have snow. At the North pole and the South pole, that’s where lots of snow is found. In places like North America, they

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All about an apple

An apple is a good fruit. Me and my friends Mary and Jack went in the forest to collect firewood. As we were collecting firewood we saw an apple tree. My friends ran towards the tree and saw some fruits. I asked my friends, “What is that?”. “This is an apple”, they answered. After telling

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How people in Africa started using roller/painter

Traditional African homesteads were made from grass, soil, fibres, and weak timber. The reason why it was so was due to a number of reasons. Some cultures and tribes were mainly cattle keepers who could move from one place to another, looking for both water and pastures to feed their animals. Another reason was that

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An apple

Let us talk about apples. An apple is a good fruit. It’s either green or red. If planted it grows in fertile soil. It can’t give good yields if not planted in fertile soil. I call it a good fruit because it helps to boost somebody’s health. It boosts somebody’s health by providing somebody’s body

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The most loved fruit in the world

Have you ever thought of the most loved fruit in the world? Have you ever thought of why an apple is loved in all continents of the world? The answer is this: indeed the most loved fruit in the world is an apple. Every part of the world where you go, people say apples are

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How I knew the apple

Once upon a time when I was still a young boy, my mother told me that we were going to the village. On the way, I saw a tree which was beautiful. I told her, “Mother can you stop,” so that I could see the tree properly. She stopped the car and I went to

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Painting as an art

Art is the painting of the old masters that hang in museums. Many people would never think of visiting such museums. A great number of people do not understand such old and new forms of painting. They do not understand that such old and new art forms are part of everyday life. It is all

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