Category: teaching

Sadness

I know a child Not yet a teenager Of life she has seen plenty. I wish that it was fun and fairies Frollicking fancies out on prairies. Alas As I look into her eyes Past aging makeup on her face I see a child…

Me time

I work full time As a teacher The day is rarely done at 3 I then get home And get the dinner Feed the dog And finally get to w.. After I chase the kids to bed It’s time to log onto uni On…

The wee hours

I toss and turn I’ve work to do Marking maths And writing too I’ve got an assignment That’s almost due I feel like I’ve nothing Else to do. I toss and turn and finally give in Plug in my computer And the day begins…

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…

Weekend Envy

I signed up all excited Higher education beckoned But now I’m feeling somewhat mitred My wings are clipped I am not soaring My shoulders bowed and head is dipping Immersed in writing and in referencing. I do not care just where periods go Does…

A long week

The week already feels About 10 days long I’ve phoned, I’ve visited I’ve taught some classes I searched some bags And hunted in bushes I’ve pushed and pulled And been creative I’ve met and discussed And comforted I’ve complimented And greeted with grins Rendered…

Sadness

A child cries out for love In different ways They smile They laugh They chuckle They rest a sad, tear stained face upon A caring nearyby adult. The lucky child Sees all theses things And knows what comfort a hug brings They know the…

Holidays are over

Holidays are over This is my favourite time of year The nights are built for snuggling The days for glorious sun. The sun is warm yet does not burn The skies are satisfyingly blue Clouds rarely mar the air And rain is never near….

Holidays

The morning dawns The birds awake Holidays No other sound to make The kids are blissfully tuckered out The house is content in cleaniless For me, My brain says time to rise This means today I have the luxury Of an early morning exercise.

30 day challenge

Medical testing coming up Preventative for sure But just in case I launched a job 30 days of fitness 30 days of healthy living 85 minutes of activity 12 000 steps each day to beat Three strength sessions over the week A swim per…