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Below is the poem entitled QUIZ which was written by poet Donna Jones. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Q uietly, the teacher smiles. By placing face down
U nexpectedly, this single sheet to each
I   ndividual in the class, she
Z apps the momentarily rowdy class to attention.

©Donna Jones

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  1. Date: 10/25/2013 12:07:00 PM

    nicely said Donna,,, , my 6yr old granddaughters quarterly reportcard, All A+, 1 F for lost homework first week of school. I'm so proud of her doing second grade work when she's still in first ;}

  1. Date: 10/10/2013 10:19:00 AM

    Yelp, that's pretty much how it goes.

  1. Date: 9/22/2013 10:07:00 PM

    very clever, loved the way you did this. I enjoyed quizzes at school. I was usually the only one! =)

  1. Date: 9/20/2013 10:24:00 AM

    I know what you are. A teacher.

  1. Date: 9/11/2013 11:53:00 PM

    just read what you responded to me here. How cool your sister is a teacher.

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 3:54:00 PM

    Hi Donna, this one is awesome...Linda

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 1:39:00 PM

    Congrats on your great win..Sara

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 3:33:00 PM

    very nice Donna congrats on your win Shadow x smiles

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 5:16:00 AM

    Congratulations. A lovely way to teach.

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 4:02:00 PM

    Well done Donna, congratulations....Peter

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 1:59:00 PM

    Hi Donna, , congratulations on your acrostic win. ~ SKAT

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 1:40:00 PM

    Oooh! I hated pop quizzes! Donna, congrats on your win with this "educational" acrostic! Good write. Love, Kim

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 1:19:00 PM

    awwwight, donns...congrats on your win with huggs!..:)

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones Date: 9/1/2013 4:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks the the donns.....never really had a nickname before....:-)
  1. Date: 9/1/2013 11:29:00 AM

    Congrats for the win for this excellent poem. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 8/31/2013 10:46:00 PM

    Congrats, MD....So proud of you....You Rock!!!! I very original take...

  1. Date: 8/31/2013 9:55:00 PM

    So well done, I like this one a lot.

  1. Date: 8/31/2013 8:08:00 PM

    stopping by again to congratulate you on your win :)

  1. Date: 8/31/2013 7:43:00 PM

    The dreaded pop quiz! Clever write and great win! Hugs

  1. Date: 8/31/2013 7:23:00 PM

    congrats on your win Donna

  1. Date: 8/31/2013 5:41:00 PM

    I forgot, Donna. Are you a teacher too? I just loved how you did your Quiz word. Congrats on your win. This was so inventive.

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones Date: 9/1/2013 4:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hey Andrea....thanks for the was I'm not a sister is....she is awesome!
  1. Date: 8/31/2013 10:01:00 AM

    Lol takes me right back to that unexpected pop quiz I always hated ha ha:) very cool write, enjoyed:) ty4sharing,,, donna

  1. Date: 8/30/2013 6:52:00 PM

    Creative and cleverly done Donna. I like it!

  1. Date: 8/29/2013 1:10:00 PM

    Love it Donna! Used to hate the pop quizzes

  1. Date: 8/28/2013 8:52:00 AM

    Damn! Sorry I didn't read this sooner! This was an awesome piece! I laugh at the the reaction of the students. I used to be that boy. LOL Nicely done!

  1. Date: 8/28/2013 12:08:00 AM

    REALLY CREATIVE...................

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 8:32:00 PM

    I really like the creative and unique way you put this together... I can see the kids in the classroom about to get "zapped" . Very clever :)

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 7:59:00 PM

    Yeah the pop quiz no one likes, you told this story well with minimal words -very good! MC

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 5:24:00 PM

    And the winner is...Donna Jones! (Applause, whistles) Come on up, Donna and say a few words for your fans!...How are you my friend? - Tim

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones Date: 8/27/2013 8:10:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hey...missed ya...haven't seen you around for a while...well..there are a lot of great ones entered..but thanks for the support!!!!...I just love participating.....:-)
  1. Date: 8/26/2013 12:44:00 PM

    haha... enjoyed the naughty feel of this, donns.... hail to you!..:) huggs

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones Date: 8/27/2013 8:11:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks nette...naughty.....:-) :-) :-) :-) :-) me??? Haha
  1. Date: 8/26/2013 9:24:00 AM

    lol, love this one - I could imagine Andrea trying this!!

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones Date: 8/26/2013 12:32:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi...I think someone else mentioned Andrea is a teacher...I couldn't remember for sure....I hope she my sister on my usual...:-)