in trouble

In Trouble

5 double-sided pages
of handwritten notes
first he writes

I will not fight my classmates
all the way across the top
then he writes

I will‘ half-way
down the page
then he writes

classmates‘ half-way
down the page
then he writes

fight‘ all the way
down the page
then he writes

everything else
almost the same way
I did, when I was 10.

© 2018 Melinda J. Irvine

i will not fight my classmates
Jerry is still learning the subtle art of ‘turning the other cheek’. We are none of us to good at it.
Children, Free Verse, Poetry , ,

Written by Melinda J. Irvine

Melinda J. Irvine is a professional writer, small business owner, and daily blogger — helping real people like you find their voice and share their burning message with the world (and their employees). In her spare time, Mel is busy building (and writing) a free online learning centre for the marginalised kids of Estancia, Philippines.

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