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Newton's Law

I was inattentive in Science class one day When the teacher at random looked my way I didn't look up, I wouldn't dare There's no escaping that intense glare. Asked me to explain to the class Newton's Law of Gravity and mass My mind was a blank, heartbeats louder For an answer, I started to flounder. I stood before the class trembling with fear "Gravity," I said..., and then oh dear!!! I fell off the stage on to the floor How the class with laughter did roar. The children tittered in great amusement They didn't know my sad predicament The teacher said, "You've demonstrated gravity" "Although you did it with much levity". At length, I returned to my seat With much applause did they greet Now I look back upon this and ponder I decide to listen and not let my mind wander.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 11/25/2017 4:02:00 AM
Loved this poem, it brought back memories of my school days. I can see the reflection of my rhyming style in your poetry.
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Date: 7/15/2017 5:34:00 AM
A wonderful poem that nicely blends levity and seriousness. A good read. Ram, R. V.
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Date: 6/4/2015 11:45:00 PM
Brilliant work lies in simplicity. I loved your work. Thanks for sharing. Keep it up chears. You can read my poems as well on poetrysoup.
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Nandita Das
Date: 6/8/2015 1:46:00 PM
Thank you. I will read you poems, thanks.
Date: 6/3/2015 9:12:00 PM
Nandita your poem made me smile, thanks for sharing
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Nandita Das
Date: 6/8/2015 1:47:00 PM
Thank you Lara.
Date: 5/24/2015 10:54:00 PM
Hi Nandita.. Congrats on this amazing write being selected as Poem Of The Week, many congrats!
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Nandita Das
Date: 5/24/2015 11:33:00 PM
Thank you so much. So very nice and kind of you to wish me. Gratefully appreciate it. Thank you.
Date: 5/23/2015 6:27:00 PM
Congratulations.........
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Nandita Das
Date: 5/24/2015 11:34:00 PM
Thank you so much.
Date: 5/21/2015 7:50:00 AM
Hey Nandita, BIG congratulations on your poem being chosen for POTW! It is amazing how things we think are awful at the time can turn into something wonderful and helpful to others. An actual life lesson. Beautifully written. Be Blessed, Neva
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Nandita Das
Date: 5/21/2015 10:01:00 AM
Thank you so much. So kind and nice of you to wish me. Thank you so much for reading this and taking time to write such lovely comments. Truly appreciate this very much.
Date: 5/21/2015 7:07:00 AM
Nandita, congratulations on having this wonderful poem selected as Poem of the Week. . .
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Nandita Das
Date: 5/21/2015 10:02:00 AM
Thank you so much.
Date: 5/20/2015 9:45:00 AM
Great thought well expressed via the professionalism of a poet. You definitely have it in you and I am glad I came across this one. A commanding 7 here.
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Nandita Das
Date: 5/20/2015 9:51:00 AM
Thank you so much. So humbled by the kind appreciation. Thanks for the high 7, Thank you
Date: 5/20/2015 6:47:00 AM
Congratulations! Thank you for sharing your art. In retrospect you found humor in something that wasn't funny at the time. I love your rhyme!
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Nandita Das
Date: 5/20/2015 9:31:00 AM
Thank you so much for reading this and thank you for your kind appreciation.
Date: 5/19/2015 1:49:00 PM
Got a chuckle but I know that it wasn't funny..I enjoyed reading your work..Thanks for stopping by..Sara
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Nandita Das
Date: 5/20/2015 9:33:00 AM
Glad you enjoyed reading this. Thanks for your nice supportive comments.
Date: 5/18/2015 3:45:00 PM
was looking and looking for a poem to comment on and did not see my comment here. I am sure I rad it. Then I noticed you have more than a page of comments here So I KNOW I read this one. THis one here is still a really good one for me!!
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Nandita Das
Date: 5/20/2015 9:34:00 AM
Thank you so much for your nice comments. For your kind support I am grateful. Thank you.
Date: 5/18/2015 12:50:00 PM
I, too, found science (physics) very difficult. In later years, after much reading about it, I find it fascinating. Enjoyed your poem and experience. Keep up the good writing. / M
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Nandita Das
Date: 5/18/2015 12:59:00 PM
That's true. Science is so fascinating. But while at School I found it uninteresting. Thank you for your kind words of encouragement. I love the humour in all your writes. Thank you.
Date: 5/18/2015 3:47:00 AM
Fantastic !
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Nandita Das
Date: 5/18/2015 3:49:00 AM
Thank you so much. Your kind appreciation means so much to me. Thank you.
Date: 5/18/2015 1:01:00 AM
Much deserved, POTW!! ....... Great write to brighten our week, Nan
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Nandita Das
Date: 5/18/2015 3:42:00 AM
Thank you so much for reading and for such kind words of appreciation. Your lovely comments brightened my day for sure. Thank you.
Date: 5/17/2015 7:22:00 PM
...Yes! Congratulations on your POW, Nandita! Sure made the sun shine at PS! Kim
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Nandita Das
Date: 5/17/2015 9:37:00 PM
Thank you so much. So very sweet of you to wish me. It means so much to me. Thank you for your lovely comments. Truly grateful. Thank you.
Date: 5/17/2015 11:50:00 AM
Congrats Nandita on POTW ... See ya there ..lol my poem "The Bottle" made it as well Love this write of yours well done ... Bev :)
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Nandita Das
Date: 5/17/2015 12:34:00 PM
Thank you so much. All thanks to you and others who read and kindly support and encourage me...grateful to all...will read your poem "The Bottle"...thank you
Date: 5/17/2015 11:42:00 AM
- Congrats on p.o.t.W. Nandita ! - hugs // Anne-Lise :) (7 +:)
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Nandita Das
Date: 5/17/2015 12:40:00 PM
You are always so thoughtful and kind. So very sweet of you to congratulate me. I am so honored. Thank you very much.
Date: 5/17/2015 6:05:00 AM
Poem of the week many congrats Nandita - great to read this again:-) hugs Jan xx
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Nandita Das
Date: 5/17/2015 6:09:00 AM
Thank you so much for telling me. You're always the first to tell others. What a kind heart Jan. Really appreciate. What a coincidence. I was just reading your poem Just desserts. What a laugh riot. Thank you.
Date: 5/17/2015 5:57:00 AM
A great demonstration Nandita, although next time take it a little easy on yourself. Made me laugh and poem flowed nicely Nandita.....kind regards.....John
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Nandita Das
Date: 5/17/2015 6:12:00 AM
Thank you so much. Thanks for your kind words.
Date: 5/16/2015 1:46:00 PM
AND....for this....you got an A+ or you should have....that is so KQQL....
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Nandita Das
Date: 5/16/2015 1:51:00 PM
:) Thank you so much....
Date: 5/16/2015 10:19:00 AM
Very witty, Nandita! Saved by the fall! Action speaks better than words. Full marks to you. // paul
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Nandita Das
Date: 5/16/2015 10:38:00 AM
True, actions speak better than words. Thanks for your very kind comments. Much appreciated.
Date: 5/16/2015 8:23:00 AM
LOL! Perfect demonstration! Loved the rhyme too! hahaha...you're good, dear poet! :-)
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Nandita Das
Date: 5/16/2015 8:51:00 AM
Thank you so much for reading this and for your very kind appreciation I am grateful. Thank you.
Date: 5/16/2015 12:17:00 AM
I know the gravity of this poem, means I shouldn't be smiling, but I cant help myself, I am! A7!!!!
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Nandita Das
Date: 5/16/2015 12:36:00 AM
Thank you so much for reading this and I am so honored with 7. Glad this made you smile. Thank you.
Date: 5/15/2015 11:48:00 PM
I believe Newton would have been proud! I wonder how you would have done the with Einstein's theory of Relativity? Loved your poem and hoped the bruises have all healed by now!
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Nandita Das
Date: 5/15/2015 11:56:00 PM
Haha :)..Thank you so much for reading this and for your humorous comments. Thank you for your kind encouragement.
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