My pencils are dull
My erasers are black
There’s a solid steel seat
Engraving it’s name in my back
My paper is torn
My paperclip is bent
Schooled and fooled

(156 characters incl. spaces)


Mind Teacher

In school, I’m forever in my mind.
Not because it was uninteresting,
My thoughts are just more,
And that’s where I learn everything.

(135 characters incl. spaces)


What we learnt

What did they do at school?
dad knows

learnt to have fun

Why did they close the school?
dad knows

some don’t like us to have fun.

(133 characters incl. spaces)



Mr Lini, a teacher dubbed Il Duce,
(not so clever boys really)
chidded my spelling
ordered a bush up on grammer
or face an endless summer
sweeping up a factory

(160 characters incl. spaces)