Good, God! I’m an undone homework
submitted to a tutor by an anxious pupil
who over the weekend had tried
yet failed to make headway.
Teacher– would you spank me?
Mock, flatter, or encourage your pupil?
Solve me for me, oh Lord
or teach me how to do better
so that I may not miss your mark.

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