Treasure Island

Mrs. Cynosure

(May 17 1987 / Junction City Oregon)

The Classroom


you walk on by the classroom
day to day
but never think about
what’s in it
I know, I didn’t
not because you don’t care
cause it never entered your mined
you might wonder when you see the students
you might know that
they have to go to a “special”
classroom of there own

you might even know what’s
in the classroom
you don’t know what they
do in the classroom
the academics
the physical therapy
the carts and crafts
the culinary arts
most of all the life skills
sounds a lot like most of you classes
right
cause it is

so why not just stop on by
say hello to
the staff
the students
talk to one of the students for a while
they will teach you something
you’ll never learn anywhere else
the classroom will always be there
with students and staff
that will talk to you
watch them watch the students
you’ll learn a lot about life

let the classroom teach you something
let you teach the classroom,
that being “normal” is not
so different
teach that
please teach that
to the
classroom

for it will always be
just
a classroom with
students
staff
and a few students
who stopped on by
and
said hello

Submitted: Monday, September 29, 2008

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  • David Threadgold (9/30/2008 2:26:00 AM)

    Hi Rebecca. You are so right to many people walk by and dont take the time to learn, if they did we would all learn a lot about what is normal for all not just for the few. thanks for the read a 10 for you. very well done Regards Dave T (Report) Reply

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