Remembering St Mary's Infant School

| No Comments | No TrackBacks

Remembering St Mary's Infant School


Three Victorian classrooms

Glossy green paint over brick

Windows too high for little ones to see out

Fifty children in a class

 Reciting "Three twos are six"

Playing Mary's Little Lamb on triangles

Putting hands on head for quiet time.

In the playground

Pinches, Chinese burns, hairpulls

Handbell clanging

Time to get in lines....Shhhh!


And yet the day

Of the first April shower

Teacher brings us all outside.

We smell fresh earth

Gaze at sparkling raindrops

Sing a little hymn

To thank God for all this.

That eternal moment

Never-forgotten birth

Of nature mystic.



No TrackBacks

TrackBack URL:

Leave a comment


Powered by Movable Type 6.1.2

Follow alakanandama on Twitter

Twitter Updates

    Natural Health Blogs - BlogCatalog Blog Directory

    About this Entry

    This page contains a single entry by Alakananda Ma published on December 14, 2011 8:51 PM.

    Slavery and your Holiday Shopping was the previous entry in this blog.

    Reflections on Turning Sixty is the next entry in this blog.

    Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.