She Knows

It's faster to walk

Than take the bus

And you'll end up

With an extra 2 bucks


She Knows

If it's warm in the morning

But the cloud creeps low

It's sure to rain

And will probably blow


She Knows

If you're hungry and it's late

Where's a good place

That has a nice taste

At an average rate


She Knows

Where the stereotypes go

Their haunts

And their holes

Nerds, Emos, Jocks and Hoes


She Knows

Though shops close at 5

The keepers will glare

If the clock reads 4 forty

And you're anywhere near


She Knows

Without your uniform

The badge of youth

You're downgraded to adult

No one cares for the truth


She Knows

It's cold and frosty

For a third of the year

So you'll turn bright red

When the sun does appear


She Knows

The people aren't as nice

As you'd like to believe

They say that they are

But just ask those who leave


She Knows

The suburbs in order

From class and wealth

To those who struggle

To buy food off the shelf


She Knows

The best route

And the time it'll take

Through alleyways and parks

Ensures you're not late


She Knows

Students provide jobs

They spend all their money

Light couches on fire

Drink booze and study


She Knows

If you're off to shop

There's always parks to be found

Head up Constitution

Two minutes from town


She Knows

You'll certainly get

Your exercise fill

Climbing up and down

Endless hill after hill


She Knows

All the secrets

This young town's tale

The story beginning

With Captain Cook's sails


• By Ellen Buchanan, Year 12, St Hilda's Collegiate School

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