Second Grade

Inspired by my son

Mixed Media Art by Author

How come you
don’t see me cry
in the back
of the room.

Instead, you notice
only when I
screw up.

Can’t you see
how I try
to focus
to understand.



Adrienne Parkhurst
The Daily Cuppa

Mom. Wife. Writer. Editor. Healthcare Freelance Writer. Lifetime Learner. Flawed Leader. Sharing my life lessons through personal essays and memoirs.