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School Distractions

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By Ruth StewartPublished 4 months ago 1 min read
School Distractions
Photo by Jeremiah Lawrence on Unsplash

Did I say?

I got into trouble today.

Staring out of the window, watching the witches washing.

The teacher was teaching us how to use an abacus

Really, what's it got to do with us?

An ancient relic.

Care? Not I!

Truly the witches' whites were more fun,

It's drying, nearly done.

On the old line,

Now her black teeth show as she smiles, but that teacher should resign!

performance poetry

About the Creator

Ruth Stewart

I'm a grandmother of four amazing grandchildren and a mum of three fabulous children. I write poetry mainly, also prose and the odd story. I live in Scotland, UK. For a secret link to watch me read my favourite poems click right here!

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  • Caroline Jane4 months ago

    Interesting poetic story. Well done.

  • Paul Stewart4 months ago

    This is awesome! Loved it the first time you read it to me! Well done!

  • Cathy holmes4 months ago

    Nicely done

  • Gina C.4 months ago

    This was an intriguing story within a poem! I enjoyed it; great work!

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