Wrote this a few weeks ago – think it nicely covers what’s been wearing me down so much! I think other teachers might understand this during the build up to exam season.
Exhaustion sucks you dry.
Caffeine perks and jitters, Drugs race through the nervous system.
Pink eyes gape, Masks of parched-mouthed smiles. Limbs erratic.
Inevitably slumber Creeps up Dragging you into Fitful Guilty