Commentary and Philosophy Poetry posted September 29, 2018


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A Teacher's Invisible Muse

by Y. M. Roger


Teaching used to be a huge rush
and focused on student learning...
To see those little “lights go on”
far out-weighed a teacher’s earning
 
But now it seems a parent’s goal
is a
grade and not the knowledge
Their only care seems that
letter be
either an “A” or “B” for college.
 
So, after many parent meetings
handled with grace and urbanity
My muse, per se, is simply the goal

of preserving my sanity!



My Muse writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a poem, any length, about your muse. Who or what inspires you to write?

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