Substitiue Teacher

September 7, 2009

You see that thing over there?
The one in the corner?
Yes, that one -
The one that's bossing people around -
As if she even deserves to be here -
That's the sub.
The horible, aweful thing
That the school board sent to us.
Do you know -
Does anybody know? -
Why they're punishing us?
What did we do?
WE're sorry,
We really are!
Please, please,
Just take it away!
Stop torturing us -
We didn't do anything
And we're sorry!
So sorry,
So sorry,
So sorry!
Please forgive us
And take this aweful creature away,
Away!


The author's comments:
This is one of my less emotional pieces. I remember quite clearly when I wrote it, though it was a couple years ago. We had this sub that was quite unnecessarily grouchy and I didn't feel like doing her outrageous work so I wrote this poem instead. Hope you enjoy it!

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on Jun. 25 2011 at 11:55 pm
Warm_My_Heart GOLD, My City, Other
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Favorite Quote:
“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”
Leo F. Buscaglia

I have felt this way before abot our substitute teacher.




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