And here we are

Sunny morning, cold and new,

I was already tired.

 

Teaching can do that to you,

especially in a 7th grade class, (why is growing up chaos?)

especially in a government school, (why does no one care?)

especially in a city called Bombay. (does this city run on loss?)

 

I couldn’t let it show though,

not to the kids.

 

Many of them up since four,

they’d already washed more, (little sister included)

cooked more, (breakfast and lunch)

fixed more, (school bag excluded)

fought more. (and here we are)

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s