Category: teaching

Which ones will fade

My students sometimes fade from existance My mind a swirling black hole And I assume that the same occurs to them Another teacher, years later, unremembered, unremarked. But each student I teach touches me In ways I cannot explain The quiet of the McA’s… Continue Reading “Which ones will fade”

Perpetuates

There is a pain inside of me And that is not what I like to admit We go about life ignoring the bad Someone else is in charge Someone else will fix it Child services Education The police The government But we lie to… Continue Reading “Perpetuates”

Trust the Math

Trust the math Trust the process 2 + 2 = 4 Trust the math Trust the process It’s a lack of trust That cause people to fail. Trust the math Trust the process 2+2=4 It always does It always will Yet people do not… Continue Reading “Trust the Math”

Parent teacher interviews

The cold seeps in It starts with my toes Sockettes and leather pumps Not sufficient foot clothes The legs are next to go Clad in blue jeans I need a walk to warm up But there are parents to be seen If I cannot… Continue Reading “Parent teacher interviews”

broken

There is a chain that is unbroken That we struggle, all of us, to break The links are thick and solid Our only tool – the word They tell us that the word Is mightier than the sword And I guess if we chip… Continue Reading “broken”