And while I'm off on this tangent I remember this same teacher giving us an assignment to make a poetry notebook. We were supposed to copy poems out of various anthologies she made available. I didn't mind doing this one so much and typed up my notebook very neatly, carefully selecting the poems. But I couldn't resist putting a unique touch on it and the last one in my notebook was this:
Crowds may cheerI think I got an A on the notebook. And I do think she noticed. I may or may not have put 'by Anon.'
But never fear
They also jeer
And rarely hear what is intended
These uncivilized masses