Sam Pete

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Teacher's Instincts - Poem by Sam Pete

He’s done it again
Seems like he’ll never stop

Didn't I tell him -
Shouldn’t offend
With t-shirts
Like that

'Idiot' spelt 'Idoit'
Offensive both ways
Walking sign posts
Carrying a message!

What’s that
He’s wearing now:
'For a while
I was the suspect
Curiosity killed the cat'

“Hey, inser ‘till’”

To the walking-message-pole
My dutiful
Teacher’s instincts!

Comments about Teacher's Instincts by Sam Pete

  • (11/20/2007 10:35:00 PM)

    I can relate with this poem's message. I'm a teacher too. Every time I encounter arror, the urge to correct is overwhelming. Great job as usual! (Report)Reply

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  • rajagopal haran (11/14/2007 11:20:00 AM)

    Sam-lovely poem; great poetic instincts (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, April 22, 2011

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