Category: teaching

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”

Unable

A deep sadness settles About the hopelessness I feel Unable to fight the fight Unable to speak the words Unable to change an outcome Unable just unable   I have not the skills nor knowhow To change how others think I cannot force a… Continue Reading “Unable”

The Carolina Reaper

Sometimes a day of teaching Is heart wrenching or worse And sometimes the job of teaching Really has it’s perks   A group of lads and lasses, and everyone inbetween Decided on a challenge Eating chillies so it seemed. They did not decide on… Continue Reading “The Carolina Reaper”

The let down

That feeling after the tenterhooks That feeling of complete depression The one that saps the energy The one that drains The one that makes all thoughts so hard That is the feeling.   You work so hard You bust your guts You fight for… Continue Reading “The let down”