Wednesday, March 10, 2010

3WW: Modify, Obedient, Veil

The English Teacher’s Lament

They sit, obedient.
“What do adverbs modify?”
I watch a veil fall.

12 comments:

Andy Sewina said...

Nicely reported, teacher!

Lilibeth said...

Ok. I laughed and laughed at this one. I've been there so many--oh alright, I go there almost every day. Love it.

susan said...

cool beans. :-)

b said...

Short but so sweet...ah to be back in the classroom.

b

Stan Ski said...

Everyone knows that, it's a really easy question...

Thomma Lyn said...

*grin*! This was lots of fun. :-D

anthonynorth said...

I can imagine that. Nicely done.

Dee Martin said...

obedient minds can be modified without veiled threats LOL

I loved this :)

kath said...

Linda, I read your comment over at visionandverb today and I had an idea ... it might be a huge undertaking, but could you scan the letters that mean a lot? Then you could have them with you on disk and maybe have a book printed with the really special images?

ThomG said...

alas.

Tumblewords: said...

Perfect!

Jew Wishes said...

As a former teacher, I empathize.

Lovely metaphorical poem.

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