Category: teaching

Hidden pain

I had a student the other day One look and I knew his pain It was hidden in what he did not say He did not greet me normally Yet laugh loud with his friends A loud obnoxious tra-de-lee He entered class with excess… Continue Reading “Hidden pain”

Monotony

Days come Days go Days stay the same Work Study Repeat Work Study Repeat Perhaps I should have considered The implications of my latest grand plan Sure I can study each evening 2 hours no probs peeps. ummm…… Turns out I can do Just… Continue Reading “Monotony”

too scared to live

I do not know what you hide You only show so much I can tell you are troubled I can tell you reasons why Did your mother hit you this morning? Did you actually have food at home? Did your father take your medicine… Continue Reading “too scared to live”

Monotony

My day is long, yet boring, Focus ā€“ I cannot Iā€™d rather be at home reading, Work ā€“ anything but! I have a long to do list Yet nothing is inspired I tick long box after long box Dying slowly inside.

The power of a Parent

The power of a parent To build them up or knock them down The power of a parent To create happy human beings The power of a parent Is sometimes highly in doubt But the parent has lots of power Of that there is… Continue Reading “The power of a Parent”

A War you don’t want to win

You are dead to the world No one sees you And those who know you Don’t seem to care. You fight the world At every turn It doesn’t care One child, Lost. Battling living A war you fight But you don’t want to win… Continue Reading “A War you don’t want to win”

No friend to you

“He’s my friend” “He just hit you” “He’s my friend” “He pushed you into a bush” “He’s my friend” “He held you down” “He’s my friend” “He’s no friend to you” “She talked to me” “You did not hear the nasty” “She sat beside… Continue Reading “No friend to you”

New Attitude

I need a new attitude To the work I do It’s tiring and intense It drains you to the core Exhaustion seeps through every pore. On a great day I love it The victories make me roar These big moments So few and far… Continue Reading “New Attitude”

Seven days

I am released at 2:30pm From the daily grind. Friday is the most exhausting Faces faced – two straight lines. Filed into class today Sat in allocated seating They looked at books, and wall and chairs Threw some sticks around And when they finally… Continue Reading “Seven days”

Do not blame your kids

Some parents should be shot. I know that’s rather blunt But if you don’t want your kids Use contraceptives or just don’t. I know mistakes are made I know things aren’t always planned But do not blame your kids When things years ago got… Continue Reading “Do not blame your kids”