"Fire is motion / Work is repetition / This is my document / We are all all we've done / We are all all we've done / We are all all we've done / We are all all defenses."

- Cap'N Jazz, "Oh Messy Life," Analphabetapolothology

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

it is true what they say about karma

today, i took an almost devilish delight in saying "i told you so." and even though i felt slightly shamed at directing such malice towards a child, i have to say that the little effer had it coming.

my student Derek, after months and months of me haranguing him to "get off the banister!", "get in the classroom!", "sit down!" or "control yr anger!" finally got what was coming to him.

today, after trying to derail class for a whole 30 minutes, making rude racist comments and being explicitly rude when i was giving instruction, ran out during his detention and screamed "CHINESE HOOKER!!" while trying to steal my clipboard.

later, Derek comes to get my signature for a change of schedule (deliverance!), and again defied my directions to go directly to his next class, deciding to play in the hallway (on the banister, of course) and fight with another kid, TJ. when i went in the hall to break things up and bring TJ inside, Derek turned to run away, and fell down the stairs.

i can't say i lol'd, but i didn't feel sorry for him either. maybe now he'll learn to finally stay away from the fuckin stairs.

karma: it's a bitch.

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