Back To School Sunday: A Poem
Summer vacation — gone, gone, gone —
Preparing lectures — long, long, long;
Making lunches every day —
No more splashing in the Bay;
Back to rigor and the grind —
Starbucks coffee not far behind;
Late night grading, losing sleep —
Watching my kids grow: weep, weep, weep.
So long flip-flops, hello heels —
No more winging weekday meals;
No more swimming at the pool —
Time for schedules, time for school.
Summer days grow shorter for fall —
Baseball playoffs and football;
Homecoming, Halloween, Haunted trails —
Time moves quickly, not like a snail;
Before you know it, holidays are here —
Bringing finals and essays — fun and fear.
It’s back to school time — let’s rejoice!
Because, quite frankly, we have no choice;
Time moves quickly, hang on for the ride —
Join in the fun; you cannot hide.
~ S.Verni ~
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All the best for a great semester!