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the teacher

drinks wine after school
has far too many

eruptions from

	small pitchers
	small bowels

	paper cuts
	budget cuts

	that	 	terrible mother

	racism filtered
	a 6 year old prism

and crayons

	all over

		the floor

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  1. Date: 8/25/2011 2:39:00 PM
    This one is a gem too. I knew it was an artist at work. Love, Vie.

  1. Date: 12/20/2010 9:12:00 AM
    Congratulations Julia on your poem's honored place. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 12/1/2010 5:20:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in the big contest..Sara

  1. Date: 11/25/2010 3:34:00 AM
    Julia - Many congrats on winning coveted spot in Soup Contest..... Happy Thanksgiving.... Luv & Best wishes.....Hitendra Mehta

  1. Date: 11/23/2010 6:08:00 PM
    VERy nice portrayal of a frustrated grade school teacher. The system is failing so many of us, but mostly the children. Congratulations. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 11/23/2010 10:40:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Julia in The PoetrySoup International Contest with your amazing poetry. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/22/2010 10:19:00 PM
    Warmest congratulations, loved your poem it made for a great read, Anna-Marie.

  1. Date: 11/22/2010 10:09:00 PM
    Congrats for being among the winners, Cheers i take inspiration from you cheers suresh

  1. Date: 11/22/2010 10:09:00 PM
    congratulations on your inclusion in the 2010 contest winners. Of all the final selection - yours my favourite kevin

  1. Date: 11/10/2010 9:34:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through the first round of the Poetrysoup site contest Julia. The best to you in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/9/2010 4:07:00 PM
    Congradulations on having your poem featured Julia, I am pleased to have read this, enjoyed, and best wishes to your upcoming days..P.D.

  1. Date: 9/7/2010 10:06:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week Julie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/6/2010 8:47:00 PM
    I think this is just a brilliant example of free verse. I love how poignant it is by way of it's minimalism. Congrats on the well-deserved feature spot.

  1. Date: 5/18/2010 10:25:00 AM
    It was a pleasure to read your poetry this morning Julia. I hope you have a wonderful day filled with inspiration. Love,Carol

  1. Date: 5/18/2010 3:21:00 AM
    I like the way the words are scattered along the page, like the thoughts of this poem. Excellent write.