Note to Reader: These excuses may be used in school....for a small fee: no names, please!
I didn’t have anything to do this evening,
Besides my homework vile.
So I rounded up all my books and
Made them stand in single file.
I made them march past the pen stand blue
And dip themselves in ink.
Then I poured them into a cauldron
And stirred till their pages were pink.
I heated them up until they were burnt brown,
Then I dried them in the sun.
So the next time my teacher asks for them,
I’ll say, “Oh, my homework’s well done.”
- Vruta Gupte.
(No books were harmed during the production and imagination of this poem. Thank you.)
P.S. I've added Disqus comments on here. Please click on the time-stamp near the end of the post to comment. (If you don't have a Disqus account, you can still comment as a guest with a custom name.) Thank you!