Competition 2020- 1st place 12-17 years


1st place

12-17 years category

‘Time Flies’ by Alexandra Vevyan won 1st place in the 12-17 years category of our Creative Writing 2020 Competition. The piece, read by Jo Lumber a performer for The Story Republic, was recorded for Source FM to be aired on the station’s ‘Story Hour’. Listen and read the poem below.


Time Flies 

by Alexandra Vevyan


They say that time flies,

And it brings what it brings.

From ‘hellos’ and ‘goodbyes’,

To the crazy things.


The highs of our lives,

To the falls and the stings.

We watch time go by,

And wish to cut up its wings.

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  1. Jane Pugh

    Great subject, great rhythm and great word choice. This is a memorable gem.

    May 27, 2020 @ 6:00 pm