General Poetry posted October 17, 2019

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First day is always difficult

First day

by JP49

First Day

Quickly, we part at the school gate,
glad we're not late.
I feel bereft
as you turn left
and start to run, as friends you see,
forgetting me.
I walk away
to face the day.
Take a deep breath, flick away tears,
forget my fears;
Staff Room I reach-
I'm here to teach.

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