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,