the school supplies
from their pile
on the living room floor
white two-inch, durable three-ring binders
five AM days are just around the corner!
a five-subject blue spiral composition book
think of all the noise, noise noise!
a pack of pencil-top erasers - various colors
seventh graders neither listen nor sit still
i might not be ready for
five AM days
i am ready to challenge
some young minds
so, pile of supplies,
get ready -
you're going to be