Planning, moving and rearranging
Is the process teachers take the days before school starts.
Will my desk work here? Or maybe there.
Where’s the box with my pretty pointers?
Where’s the box with the posters, the months of the year
and the calendar?
Desks in a row, in a group, or maybe solitaire.
Dust on my hands, in my nose
on my shirt, or tank top for today.
It’s still summer, I tease myself into thinking.
Boxes on top of each other,
OUCH!…that hurt my big toe
with my flip flops still on.
I remember I should bring my tennis shoes tomorrow.
As I work moving and rearranging
Where’s the box with the…
Getting ready for my first graders!