Category: teaching

Leave it at the Bridge

There is a bridge On my way home And it’s where I leave my thoughts The bad and not so good ones.   You see I have taught for many a year In tough schools that no one’s heard of. I’ve taught the rough,… Continue Reading “Leave it at the Bridge”

I wonder

  I wonder how long I have left in me To be on the go To talk constantly To put myself out there Out of my comfort zone Constantly forcing myself to grow Constantly forcing a challenge. I wonder how long I can keep… Continue Reading “I wonder”

I flee exhausted

I am tired and exhausted And it’s only the start of Term 2 This teaching gig is getting kind of tough. I bust my guts Day in day out And seem to fight the undefeatable I am tired and exhausted It’s not yet 7pm… Continue Reading “I flee exhausted”

I am defeated

As I sit here on a morning Before the day has really hit I am peaceful but I’m sad Thinking of the kids I’ve missed. I know I cannot do it all That I can only reach a few But I think of the… Continue Reading “I am defeated”

The ones I rarely talk of

Teaching has a heavy toll It’s one I rarely speak of. It’s not the tiredness It’s not the work load It’s certainly not my colleagues.   Teaching has a heavy toll It’s hidden behind our smiles It’s deep within our hearts Touching us deep… Continue Reading “The ones I rarely talk of”