GloMag GloMagDecember2018 - Page 78

Ah, she's 12 – already she strikes! Strikes the elitists asunder. At Abbotsleigh school, in an essay, she writes: 'Gallipoli is a strategical blunder' Bea is only just 16. A young boy is caught in the tide Off Palm Beach with its sharks unseen. Some say the boy will have died. But she ploughs through the water fearless of sharks, She plunges, she searches in vain Though the Lifeguards cry: It’s getting dark And somebody shouts: She’s insane For Bea, her father is cayenne pepper Flung in her eyes to tame her, 78