Who Wrote?

15th July 2005 at 01:00
1. "Here thump on trayWith mug, and splashWet white down there.The sofa purrs,The window squeaks.Bump more with mugAnd make voice bigThen she will come,Sky in the room,Quiet as a cloud,Flowers in the sky,Come down snow-softBut warm as milk" 2.""Take that and shut up!" said Coker. "I don't want any cheek from fags.

I have a short way with fags, I can tell you. And-"Coker got no further than that. He was interrupted by something like a tidal wave closing on him. Coker was a senior man, and he was so big and brawny that even prefects of the Sixth Form treated him with some tact. Smacking a fag's head seemed a mere trifle to Coker. He did not seem prepared for what followed. Really, he might have expected it. But he hadn't."

3."My interest is in the future because I'm going to spend the rest of my life there."

(Sent in by Helen Ealden)

LAST WEEK'S WINNER: G Kerr, Glasgow

ANSWERS: 1 Emily Dickinson2 Frank Skinner 3 Dan Rather

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now