Shawn L. Bird

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poem- pressure November 10, 2016

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 3:23 pm
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Frantic writers

Paper piles

Late work

Term tests

Blurry eyes


Check marks

Sore butt

Report card time.


poem- surprise November 6, 2015

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 2:30 pm
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You cannot make me do this work!

This class is dumb and you’re a jerk.

I will not hand in a single paper

You cannot make me do it later.

Hey, our report cards have arrived

HE FAILED ME? (insert dramatic sighs)

I hate this school!  Look at this report, see-

how all the teachers clearly hate me!

Don’t tell me that they can’t give credit

unless there’s work for them to edit.

Don’t tell me if I don’t show what I can do

then they have nothing to give them a clue.

None of this is my fault, you shrew!

I’m quitting school, so screw each and every one of you!


(This has terrible scansion.  I apologize)


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