Written in 1986, Wild Pork and Watercress, by Barry Crump, is the story of Ricky Baker.  Ricky is a 12 years and 3 weeks old, quarter Maori boy. Told in the first person narrative, Ricky tells his story with humor. Ricky is a victim of racism and the New Zealand social welfare system. He continues […]

1) a)In poem ‘Milking Before Dawn’ the poet uses a Simile to show how black and shiny in the rain the cows are. It also compares the cows to rocks because they are not moving because it is cold. b)This comparison is a simile because it uses as in it. It is a direct comparison […]

He’d fallen over a cliff And he’d broken his leg. Just a mustering dog. And he looked at me, there on the hill, showing no hurt, as if he’d taken no ill, And his ears, and his tail, And his dark brown eyes too, Said plainly, “Well, Boss, what do we do? Any more sheep […]


Hi, this is my first post on my blog for 2018

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