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Hooray, the Teachers Are On Strike

The Teachers Are On Strike--Hooray By Elton Camp When I was a kid, I’d have been delighted If the teachers in a union became united Not one single speck would I have cared If an indefinite strike they had declared It would have suited me entirely fine To see them walking on a picket line No more piles of utterly pointless homework Assigned, but not graded, by some lazy jerk No need to endure those unprepared for class Wondering how, in college, they could pass From sheer boredom what a great break I wouldn’t have found that hard to take I imagine Chicago kids feel the same way And hope on strike the teachers will stay

Copyright © | Year Posted 2012




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Date: 9/13/2012 9:48:00 PM
Elton, like the rhyme in your poem.. enjoyed stopping by ;-) Have yourself a goodnight~ PD
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Date: 9/14/2012 10:30:00 AM
Hey PD, Thanks for your kind comment. Elton
Date: 9/13/2012 6:06:00 PM
this is a fun poem with great rhyme, but as a former teacher, i think you should know that teachers enjoy the break as much as the students do!
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Date: 9/13/2012 6:49:00 PM
Hey Ilene, Although I ended up as an administrator, most of my years at my college I taught human anatomy & physiology to nursing students. I always loved it when we had snow or were off for some reason. Thanks for reading and commenting. Elton
Date: 9/13/2012 12:52:00 PM
Hurray for extra school holidays!! Nicely poem. - oxox love Anne-Lise :)
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