is not Jewish or Catholic he’s
and is often misunderstood
on Wednesdays he tries to appease
his teacher but by June he sees
my teacher, Mrs. Baker, plans
schemes, leaving me precarious
every Wednesday I’m in her hands
am I the only one who pans
“Doug Swieteck’s brother wouldn’t even come near me, and I would foil Mrs. Baker’s nefarious plan.” The Wednesday Wars Gary D. Schmidt p. 13
I bought The Wednesday Wars for my little one. She began 7th grade this year and her home room/English teacher is Mrs. Baker. One of her vocabulary words happens to be nefarious. She pointed it out to me while we were reading the book together.
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I had to look up the word ‘nefarious’ but now it makes your poem extra special… it is really gorgeous!