Tag: humour

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…

Marry Juana

I supervised a class today They were such delightful students. All had smiles and welcome grins All had some correct equipment.   We started off our lesson fine Some writing, they had to do We then discussed the topic Good decision making.   “You…

My own little erupting volcano

Teaching in a science Lab Earth Science is not that exciting. How can you demonstrate Volcanic eruptions and plate tectontics? Our Scientific Officer found an exciting prac Settle some cold wax In the bottom of a beaker Layer it with sand and water And…

Peace and quiet?

We are a family of kayakers Or yakers if you are in the know And one of our favourite activities Is to get into the yaks and go Fishing Now I am sure this sounds quite restful As it really really should be We…

Talking too much!

Parent teacher interviews Drive fear into my heart I have to work all day Then at night the true work starts   I prep and plan and find kids work I print out my appointment list I fill up on trusty H20 To lubricate…

An almost requiem

I love my failing laptops The keys are placed just right The space bar has a dint in it I guess I use it too much each night I love the keypad to the side The screen size is about perfect It’s just a…

Chocolates

Sugar is a deadly sin And something I’m quite fond of If only I could restrict myself All things in moderation Alas this Easter Was not kind Chocolate, lollies and more chocolate I watched the numbers on the scales Climb All gains I made…

Ode to the Edit

Where do you use a comma? How are speech marks done? What about when someone thinks Their own thoughts to themselves? Perhaps sleeping in English All those many years ago Was not the wisest thing to do How I wish now, it was not…

Warm woollen scarf

Hands fly Soundlessly creating Wool slips Through nimble fingers Hook manipulating Treble, chain and then again Turn and start a fresh Oops mistake What to make I can hide that Row after row Four balls later Scarf Long Wide Warm Alpacha What a pleasure…

Hump day

Hump day is the middle day Of whatever week you work For me it is the longest one Juniors last, are such hard work. Tired and cranky; The weekend no where near Fed up with one another, Idle annoyance in each other’s ear. They…