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I was actually held hostage by kindergarten students twice.

I was asked to be a substitute teacher
For kindergarten. Wow. Sounds like a blast I think.
Sure. I’d love to, I say.
This was at 8:42 a.m.
By 9:00 I realized 
Kindergarten is tough.
Tougher than teaching menopausal kangaroos.
These mighty five-and-six-year-olds were
In complete control.
Me being the way I am.
I tried to run away a couple of times.
But the ringleaders kept grabbing me
And tossing me back into the waiting
Arms of the followers.
I got as far as the water fountain once,
But pretty soon I quit struggling,
Realizing I was a cracker
Being held hostage
By an ant brigade.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018

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Date: 4/26/2018 5:53:00 PM
sounds like too much of a challenge for me, but you survived to tell the tale! i enjoyed hearing about it, caren...
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 4/26/2018 7:58:00 PM
I had kindergarten for a whole day twice, and I have to say, I had no idea whether I was going to live through it or not, Ilene. Thank you for the visit and kind words.
Date: 4/26/2018 12:59:00 PM
LOL. Wow - your survived to tell the tale. Bravo, Caren.
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 4/26/2018 5:11:00 PM
Yes, Line, and there is more to tell. I guess I can put it into a poem though, so why bother boring you now?