Right Working Romantic Related Learning Friendly Healthy Legal Inspirational Unfiltered

A Poetic Injustice

, , , , | Learning | May 10, 2018

(For one English class, when we start the poetry unit, the teacher arranges the chairs into a circle around the room facing the middle instead of the usual rows. We are told to just sit in “any of the chairs.” Immediately thinking of a loophole, I sit in the teacher’s chair behind her desk instead of one of the chairs arranged in the circle. A few of the students start laughing.)

Teacher: “How does sitting in the chair feel?”

Me: “Horrible! I’m feeling underpaid and underappreciated! I think I’ll deal with my frustration by forcing innocent children to suffer by teaching poetry.”

This story is part of the Teacher Appreciation 2023 roundup!

Read the next Teacher Appreciation 2023 roundup story!

Read the Teacher Appreciation 2023 roundup!

Question of the Week

Have you ever met a customer who thought the world revolved around them?

I have a story to share!