With a little twist and turn (actually a lot), I am writing this conversation that truly happened when I was in “don’t know what” grade, elementary school, between my teacher and myself. It was decades ago, so I had to use my imagination to bring it back to life. The part, “IT DEPENDS”, is exactly as I uttered…
Why my teacher would
Laughed when I said: “It depends”,
To her question, “What is more?
“Two plus two or three plus four?”
Anytime she said that,
My friends laughed out loud!
My answer was always “It depends!”
She would angrily insist,
“Depends on what?”
My answer: “Two apples and two dirty socks
“Is less than three candies plus four shiny rocks.
“But three frowns plus two tears,
“Is less than two smiles plus two parents!”
“See teacher, ‘It all depends;’ “
And you see,
Why today to my dismay,
I can’t remember which is more;
Two plus two or three plus four!! …
Passion for art