Category: teaching


Collections of mould Congregate on ceilings In a humid subtropical summer   Collections of dust Congregate under sofas Waiting and plotting To destroy the vacuum   Collections of weeds Wave their victory Congregating in an unkept garden   Collections gather Amass and acquire Hiding… Continue Reading “Collections”

Not too late?

I am always surprised at what hurtful things friends can say to each other. This poem is unfortunately inspirted by more than one group of teenagers that I have taught.

I used to be suspicious

I used to be suspicious A very new teacher me thing If something went missing It was automatically students taking. Now of this I did have cause For in one of my first few weeks Some very expensive Magnets May have walked down to… Continue Reading “I used to be suspicious”

Differently wired brains

I’m back to teaching And it really sucks But not because of the workload   The kids as usual Are awesome and fun I really love being in the classroom   But the sad and true facts Are I am teaching Young teenagers Who… Continue Reading “Differently wired brains”