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Young writers in action: In the Shadows

IN THE SHADOWS
by Tanishkaa, 9, NSW

Dark as night
scales like brass
fast as lightning
tongue flickering; in, out —
Snakes


This is Tanishkaa’s first poem published with Alphabet Soup. If YOU would like to send us a story, drawing, poem, or book review, check out our submission guidelines. Happy writing!

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Rebecca Newman is a children's writer and poet, and the editor of the Australian children's literary blog, Alphabet Soup. rebeccanewman.net.au.