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?


I must repeat


Latanya Ivey©2018



Photo by Renan Kamikoga on Unsplash




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Lover of Words. Mother. Teacher. Traveler. Writer. Bionic woman against ignorance. Finding the balance between words and reality. M.Ed. built to school you.

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