Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 144

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Earlier this week, Reese started second grade. He's the type of student who was looking forward to getting back to school. Of course, not every student shares that view.

For this week's prompt, write a school poem. The poem could be an ode to school, an insult poem directed at school, or it could just have school as the setting while exploring some other topic. Don't forget about home schooling or the school of hard knocks. School of fish? I can't wait to see your textbook examples of schooling me with your school poems.

Here's my attempt:

"Bus 18"

"Take a seat," she yells, "take a seat,"
but most of the kids don't understand
because they march to their own beat.
"Take a seat," she yells, "take a seat,"
though they can't stay off their feet
or control the use of their hands.
"Take a seat," she yells, "take a seat,"
but most of the kids don't understand.

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