Reading Blues

Reading Blues

I wondered how reading fiction would help,
Miss Carmichael glared down her specs
“Oh missy mind you now, do you need a skelp

Dunnae’ be a vixen.” none in class dared vex.
Yet Little Ralph, the distracted boy, peered out
Miss Carmichael glared down her specs

Now, something crawled and I let out a shout?
And a small sound shattered the solitude
Again, Little Ralph, the distracted boy, peered out.

Several boys sniggered and then mischief brewed
I realised Mark and Ralph had connived.
And a small sound shattered the solitude!

“Your eyes on your books”, Miss Carmichael contrived
To hush the boys, “Not a sound, look into your book!”
But hadn’t Mark and Ralph with the boys connived.

Miss Carmichael glared at Mark, and Ralph shook,
His left ear she took “Shhh..not a yelp!”
She turned to the boys, “Not a sound, look into your book!”
I wondered how reading fiction would help.
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