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Rating: 4.7

is the expression
on the stern teacher's face,
the voice
of the wigged judge
passing sentence.

It is Wol's
'crustomary proceedcake'
and Eeyore's 'how'.

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Sandra Fowler 01 March 2008

Very eloquent. Your last stanza is simply superb.Applause for you, dear friend. Love, Sandra

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David Harris 01 March 2008

Allie, what a superb poem. I loved the opening line and have met a few teachers just like that. A Top 500 poem here for sure. Top marks and thanks for sharing it my friend. David.

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Sulaiman Mohd Yusof 01 March 2008

you're in my heart and that's for sure.

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Raveendran . 28 February 2008

Worth rereading and remembering

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Marvin Brato 27 February 2008

So true madam, this poem depicts the realism of human nature and wisdom! Thanks for sharing, inspiring read! A 10.

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Vidyadhar Durgekar 20 May 2008

that we all have faith - even the atheists..faith is the essence of life Faith is gravity................good poem

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Onelia Avelar 16 May 2008

I like the closing lines: 'It reminds us that we all have faith - even the atheists.' - refering to the Earth-Gravity...

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Malini Kadir 08 April 2008

gravity! last lines superbly said!

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Andrew Blakemore 22 March 2008

Wonderfully constructed poem, great final verse too. Top marks again. Andrew

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Nimal Dunuhinga 04 March 2008

Excellent Alison, it's true because of the gravity we crawl on this earth forever?

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