Commentary and Philosophy Poetry posted March 8, 2023

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my marvelous mom monokus

An Apology

by Sandra Nelms-Ludwig

forgive me....i am sorry you received less from me than my students

marvelous monokus writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
One line monokus.
Any subject, except erotica.
Monokus are seventeen syllables
or fewer. Slight or no punctuation,
lower case letters. There is a pause in the poem, I use four
periods which is standard as far as I know.

During the school year, teachers often come home physically and emotionally exhausted, and their own family members suffer because of this. As a middle school teacher, I had in a week 100 to 110 students to enter my classroom. At the end of most school days, I had little to offer my own child. My best energy was given to other people's children. Now, it is too late to compensate for that mistake in judgement.
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