Posted in Fiction & Poetry

TeenAge: Disgruntled Again

 

Disgruntled youth once again

As I tell him the score

What’s in store?

You must do school work

I don’t want to says he

But you’re in school I chuckle silently

 

Anger and stomping reminiscent of two

Can I see this teacher?

Can I see that one?

Look, get settled into school work you see

Yes, that’s what she’ll do he says finally

He sits and is quiet

 

Could happen it’s true

 

Yet a young lady in the back

Thinks she’s the one to undo

No discipline for her

As she laments her state

Watching youtube

The volume up too

 

But an administrator comes

The door’s right behind

Not the cleverest mind

Privilege revoked

Books only now rule

That’s the way it is

 

ISS or not, it’s school

 

 

 

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Posted in Fiction & Poetry

Teenage Days

 

He enters angry, his head down

No smile

Scowling frown

“Excuse me”, I say

“Is this your name?”

But he doesn’t speak

“Yoo-hoo, hello, I’d like to know

I’m the teacher you see

Whatever you did

Now your time’s with me

And your fellows beside”

He keeps his head down

He won’t reply

I chuckle deep

“Well, I guess this is you”

As I check his name

“You’re the one they called said

He’s coming, be prepared”

No reason to fear

Nor be scared

 

“Do you think it’s funny!”

He snaps, grrr, grr

“What happened to you?

No

But I didn’t do it

You did something

That sent you my way

All I do is make comfortable your stay

Though inconvenient it be

Still

I’m laid back you see”

He softens some

Reason is sound

An administrator comes

He loses his ground

 

His calm is gone

He makes a demand

To call his father

“I want my Dad!”

“OK, come on

To the office

We’re gone”

She takes him away

Backpack and all

Never to return

So sad, so true

Hope his weekend pans out

As we left the room early

For better things to do

At the close of day

And went our separate ways

 

Bless accursed teenage

You never know

How reaction will go

When it puts on its show