KidSpirit

Class Perspective

EducationPoetry

All aboard the wonderful train
Of pure drain and anguish
Filled with the delicious pain
For which one would never dare to wish.
Numbers? Too cruel!
Words? What a drag!
We’re too cool for school —
We don’t need such a lag.
Education is a mess
Just like my rock of a head.
I just want something less,
Something other than dread.

Teachers, we’re sorry, it’s not you who are the issue —
We just think education gives us the need for a tissue.

Keesha Joseph is in the tenth grade at Quisqueya Christian School in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. She loves reading and writing both stories and poetry, and music is her second life. Keesha also plays volleyball with an amazing team and loves watching anime.