Prefer

DP English Literature students in Grade 11 have been studying the poetry of Szymborska. Students mimicked her style by writing a pastiche.

I prefer dinosaurs.
I prefer animals.
I prefer music to poems.
I prefer singing to talking
where I know what I’m saying.
I prefer my brother
as his love is quiet.
I prefer winter.
I prefer watching The Office to reading The Great Gatsby.
I prefer eating
without making food.
I prefer sleeping.
I prefer Brazil.
I prefer my grandma to everyone.
I prefer sports to people.
I prefer salt to sugar.
I prefer the night.
I prefer to stay home.
I prefer drinking water.
I prefer superheroes in comics to movies.

by Maria, Grade 11