Everything is a reaction
to everything.
This sentence is a reaction
to the last.
The periods at the end are all reactions
to a complete sentence (at least I’d hope so).
My ability to write is a reaction
to a lesson in linguistics once taken
in a quaint first-grade classroom, reaction
bent under the authority
of the overtly aggressive and impatient revolutions
of the grey haired Ms. Blan,
who was ready to retire.
 
I wish she had done so sooner.
 
Now she is immortalized in my history
as a teacher (the profession
she desperately wanted to leave behind),
in my memoirs
and my writings
she is a cursed teacher
forever.
 
React to that, bitch.

In pace requiescat!

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Robert L. Martin
over 4 years

I had a college professor that flunked all the guys, including me, and gave all the girls an A. All he talked about in the classroom was sex. They finally fired him, but that after he flunked me.

Parker Jennings
Parker Jennings
over 4 years

That's absolutely awful. I'm glad I didn't have that experience in college. My professors flunked me because I stopped showing up after a while. Not my best time in life

Robert L. Martin
over 4 years

I encountered a few Ms. Blans myself

Parker Jennings
Parker Jennings
over 4 years

I remember Ms. Blan was so hated throughout my school that when it was announced she was retiring every kid from every class was spreading the news around enthusiastically. It was a hot topic during lunch and recess

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