Back to School

6:00 a.m.

Alarm blares

back to work

life begins

the classroom kind

teens flutter

to their desks

asking questions

with answers written in unread syllabi

cold coffee awaits

a chug to the next five minutes between my next class and restroom relief

lunch cold

no salad

just tuna

quick room refresh

no scent

is it three o’clock yet?

hurry

I must repeat

tomorrow.

Latanya Ivey©2018

 

 

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