TruLittle Scribe Hero (U12)
Writing is expressing the thoughts in your heart, unleashing all that power, anger, rage and happiness onto a piece of paper. It releases an unseen part of you. A single blank page can be turned into a splendid piece of writing that can change lives and even the world! Words can make lives and create change, or they could burn and destroy.
My name is Eunice Opemipo Olagbolabo, the second child among three siblings. I am 11 years old and an exquisite writer, who loves to explore with words and make them into picturesque masterpieces. My talent for writing began to evolve at age 5; I have always been known as a voracious reader, when I read, I feel intrigued and it’s as if I’ve been magically dropped into another world. While embarking on reading journey, books continued to sail me to different places, leading me to a place where I would be the one to take people on a journey. As the ship continued to sail onwards, so did I and that is how I came about writing my first book titled
Inspiration is a collection of 23 poems that touches on various aspects of human lives. As the world advances in technologies and new generations are evolving with bright and unimaginable inventions, there is a need to remind ourselves of who we really are and things we should appreciate in our world. This collection of poems will surely be one that many will enjoy and all age groups (young children, teenagers, adults, even the elderly) will benefit from its message. As well as writing a book, many of my writings have won various awards and achieved publication status in many of Young Writers published titles. Copies of these books are in the British Library. The underlisted are publications by Young Writers, UK that contain some of my writings:
- Write to Unite - Inspiring Words. Title of Entry: Our Nation, Our World, Together Forever
This poem is about the Coronavirus Pandemic which is slowly poisoning our world. This was a competition I entered during the lockdown.
- Once Upon a Dream- World of Wonders 2019. Title of Entry: The Forest of Nightmares. In this competition, over 12,000 entries were submitted in nationwide.
- Poetry Idol -Treasured Rhymes. Title of Entry: My Poetry Idol.
- Poetry Wonderland- Worlds of Wonder. Title of Entry: Riding on a Rainbow.
- Ancient Adventures 2019 Kent. Title of Entry: Victorian Life. 14,000 people nationwide submitted their entries and mine was among the few chosen for publication
In addition, in the Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge of 2019 in the London Borough of Bexley; 4,301 students across the borough competed, I was among the 35 lucky winners to meet the Mayor of the borough, who presented me and the others certificate of achievement. I read 8 books in total during the summer holiday of that year.