Look a Little Closer

Teacher, teacher

We need a breather

Homework is a lot of stress

Our lives are already a mess

We’re up all night

And getting up so early

“Go to school, it’ll be alright”

But most students just worry

School brings constant fears

Big things or the little

It will bring the tears

School isn’t always so simple

So change our outlook

Talk to us some

Maybe close that book

And share some love

Make the impression that you care

About our futures and success

Instead we just sit and stare

Thinking that this lesson is worthless

Bring the fun back to learning

Get to know us and understand

Most are deeply searching

Still not having a plan

Its boredom to get preached at

Put some excitement in this class

Maybe it will bring some interest

And let us give the rest


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