Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Cause and Effect -- a poem


CAUSE AND EFFECT

Someone stole
my teacher.
They took my
favorite one.

She helped me 
patiently,
she was cheerful
and great fun.

She's replaced 
by a big
meany who is
giving me more work.

Do you think
this could have happened
'cause the class just went
berserk?

© Mary Lee Hahn, 2012


Poem #24, National Poetry Month, 2012

It was one of those days...



Cathy, at Merely Day By Day, is joining me in a poem a day this month. Other daily poem writers include Amy at The Poem Farm, Linda at TeacherDance, Donna at Mainely Write, Laura at Writing the World for Kids (daily haiku), Liz at Liz in Ink (daily haiku), Sara at Read Write Believe (daily haiku), Jone at Deo Writer (daily haiku)...and YOU?


4 comments:

  1. Love this, and the little note at the end is a nice touch. "Those days" are the roughest!

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  2. Not you! Well, at least it doesn't end with the teacher being a "big fat nasty jerk!" 'Hope tomorrow is better - way to keep good humor. a.

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  3. I have been enjoying your daily poems and admire your public challenges to grow.
    This poem spoke loudly - how we all know those days.
    Thank you - it will help us through.

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  4. Sorry you're such a 'meany', but guess the students will live to see another day.

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