February 1st

I see maps
on the wall.
Twenty years from now,
they won’t be there at all.

replaces print
faster and

Children laughing,
others trying to escape.
Learning new things, sometimes,
is hard to take.

Words problems:
solving for Y.
“How many in total,
cones did she buy?

I feel their frustration.
Math makes my head swim.
Yet it is exercise for my brain,
and so I jump in.