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Here's Alison: The Chrysalis

The arrival of a letter prompts Alison Ross to think of a chrysalis and a butterfly.

The letter came today,
To say…
I’d been accepted,
Into that strange new adult world,
Of Teacher-training.

So I,
The pupil,
Return my textbooks to the shelf,
And form a chrysalis,
Till I emerge…
A teaching
Butterfly
Myself!

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