Cheryl Cheng

Rookie (May 24,1995 / Toronto)

Gifted - Poem by Cheryl Cheng

Last week, my teacher yelled.
He scolded us for talking loud.
'You're smart, you're talented, '
He shouted,
'But that's no excuse for RUDENESS!
In life you need manners,
No one cares if you're gifted
If you never say please or thank you! '
Some cried, some protested,
Some sat there and thought.
My teacher was right;
We gifties have big brains
Use 'em
And mind your manners.

Comments about Gifted by Cheryl Cheng

  • (6/14/2010 11:00:00 AM)

    Good to be gifted, comes with a price at times! Good Read! (Report) Reply

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  • (3/30/2010 10:45:00 PM)

    Lol I remember this...'giftie' is a label and most of the time, not a good one: / (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Poem Edited: Wednesday, December 16, 2009

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