Hello Rubber Room

Louise Sanchez 1952 (NYC)

Goodbye students, goodbye planning,
Principals I am banning,
Life can be more entertaining,
In the Rubber Room which I'm remaining.
Rubber room who'd expect it,
 Rubber room in me affected,
Total ecstasy now I see,
It's the perfect place to be.
I have Tai Chi, guitar playing, origami, even praying,
Card games, crossword, knitting, scrabble,
Lots of singing, dance good jokes and babble.
Rubber room in me has arisen,
Rubber room from my job prison,
No lame work for me, now I'm free,
That's the way it ought to be.
Hello sunshine, hello fresh air I'm so happy not to be where,
Public school work gave me tension, but surrounded by great friends and much attention,
Thank you for my suspension,
And the parting gifts I have just mentioned,
In the Rubber room so called offender to your happy place I totally surrender,
Rubber room who'd forget it,
Rubber room I won't regret it,
What a place to bear when I go I may even shed a tear.

About this poem

Reflection of time in the “Rubber Room”

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Written on September 01, 2008

Submitted by lssnc21 on January 07, 2023

Modified by lssnc21 on January 18, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 954
Words 193
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 24

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  • native_i
    Good Poem. The NYC Rubber Rooms still exist?
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • louises.56916
    I like to enter the January contest please vote!
    LikeReply1 year ago


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