No More Homework! No More Tests!

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Journal Entry 1 by wingCordelia-annewing from Atlanta, Georgia USA on Sunday, November 28, 2021
Always, I thought it disappointing to return to school after the Thanksgiving holiday. The only thing that kept me going was singing in the choir where I so enjoyed all of the Christmas music. This particular book is at least ten years old. It came from one of the former Borders Book Stores in the Atlanta area. I found a bookmark inside for Borders story time at an Atlanta area store. The last Borders Store closed in July of 2011. The company pioneered digital book cataloging and had a wonderful, entertaining and distinguished run from 1971-2011, forty glorious years!

Here are the poems featured within courtesy of Poem Finder:

Morning Announcements by Sylvia Andrews
Excuses, Excuses by Joyce Armor
Gloria by Joyce Armor
English Is A Pain! (pane? by Shirlee Curlee Bingham
Freddie by Phil Bolsta
A Teacher's Lament by Kalli Dakos
Could Have Been Worse by Bill Dodds
Today Is Not A Good Day by Rebecca Kai Dotlich
Why My Homework Is Late by Rebecca Kai Dotlich
How To Eat A Bag Lunch by Delia Ephron
Brain Drain by Max Fatchen
Look Out! by Max Fatchen
Monday! by David L. Harrison
School, Some Suggestions by Bobbi Katz
What's This? by Helen Ksypka
A Bad Case Of The Giggles by Bruce Lansky
Bring Your Own Lunch by Bruce Lansky
Class Dismissed by Bruce Lansky
Clear As Mud by Bruce Lansky
Confession by Bruce Lansky
Don't Pinch! by Bruce Lansky
How To Torture Your Teacher by Bruce Lansky
I Should Have Studied by Bruce Lansky
Lost by Bruce Lansky
Measles by Bruce Lansky
Most Outstanding Students Of The Year Awards by Bruce Lansky
My Dog Chewed Up My Homework by Bruce Lansky
My Sister's Always On The Phone by Bruce Lansky
Mystery Meal by Bruce Lansky
New Year's Resolutions by Bruce Lansky
No More Flies In The School Kitchen by Bruce Lansky
The Teacher's Show by Bruce Lansky
There's A New Cook In The Cafeteria by Bruce Lansky
Too Busy by Bruce Lansky
What I Found In My Desk by Bruce Lansky
What's So Funny? by Bruce Lansky
Teacher's Pet by Colin Mcnaughton
The Creature In The Classroom by Jack Prelutsky
Homework! Oh, Homework! by Jack Prelutsky
A Remarkable Adventure by Jack Prelutsky
Difficult Math Test by Robert Scotellaro
The Monster Who Ate At Our School Cafeteria by Robert Scotellaro
Amanda by Carol Diggory Shields
Eddie Edwards by Carol Diggory Shields
School Daze Rap by Carol Diggory Shields
Sick by Shelby Silverstein
Recess by Timothy Tocher
I Love To Do My Homework by Anonymous
Mary Had Some Bubble Gum by Anonymous
A Student's Prayer by Anonymous
Norman Norton's Nostrils by Colin West
-- Table of Poems from Poem Finder®

The editor Bruce Lansky's Poem, Page 34:

Confession
BY BRUCE LANSKY
I have a brief confession
that I would like to make.
If I dont get it off my chest
I'm sure my heart will break.

I didn't do my reading.
I watched TV instead—
while munching cookies, cakes, and chips
and cinnamon raisin bread.

I didn't wash the dishes.
I didn't clean the mess.
Now there are roaches eating crumbs—
a million, more or less.

I didn't turn the TV off.
I didn't shut the light.
Just think of all the energy
I wasted through the night.

I feel so very guilty.
I did a lousy job.
I hope my students don't find out
that I am such a slob.

I guess the teacher lightened his work with humor.

Journal Entry 2 by wingCordelia-annewing at Little Free Library Charter 20502 in Atlanta, Georgia USA on Sunday, November 28, 2021

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