Future Leaders is a national Initiative about leadership and the future of Australia. It seeks to involve, inform and inspire young people.
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Essays by young writers.
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“It had started to rain soft, gentle teardrops on the windshield. To him it felt appropriate, almost expected. A reflection of his own feelings …”
“I should say in advance, that this is not a love story. It is not an adventure story, nor a mystery …”
“Wham! The car door slammed with such a tremor the entire body of the ’66 Chevrolet pickup truck shuddered …”
“Darkness descended upon the land. The trees on the outskirts were now dark silhouettes, with only the moonlight making out their …”
“Beads of sweat trickled down my forehead as I made my way down the bustling street with eyes downcast …”
“It ended with a kick. A single kick, and the entire world collapsed in on itself. From her crouched position up against the crumbling brick wall …”
“Earlier, he had stood outside the iron gates that stretched to the sky. It was cold and he wrapped his arms around himself …”
“You should meet the flowers in my garden and teach them how to be as pretty as you …”
“His taut brown skin glistens as light catches his tears.
Heavily breathing, gasping for air, …”
“There’s something about looking at life through a camera – it’s as if it’s not real, just moving in and out through frames while you stand …”
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