This is the world, which is fuller
and more difficult to learn than I have said.
You are right to smudge it that way
with the red and then
the orange: the world burns...
More Poems About Teaching:
First Gestures by Julia Spicher Kasdorf
With Tenure by David Lehman
The Teacher by Hilarie Jones
You Begin by Margaret Atwood
Why Latin Should Still Be Taught in High School by Christopher Bursk
The Hand by Mary Ruefle