Archive for the ‘Poetry for school’ Category

I Am Somebody

By Novid Shaid, 2011 . I am somebody.    Jesse Jackson. . I may be an alien Someone who doesn’t look right I may be whiter than snow Or my skin blacker than the night My face may repulse you You shudder at my sight, But  I am still, SOMEBODY

Using Language

By Novid Shaid, 2003 . Using language is like painting pictures and shaping sculptures in endlessly renewable ways.

You Can’t Judge A Bloke By Appearance

By Novid Shaid, May, 2010 . I’ll never forget, when my ears were still wet, And I learned one of life’s painful lessons. I won’t be surprised if you’ve learned this yourself You can’t judge a bloke by appearance. .

Remember To Read The Instructions

by Novid Shaid, 2004 . In a place you might know Not a long while ago There lived a young fellar named Nigel. . He possessed a wry grin And a stubbly chin And his friends would savour his arrival