Category: Musings

Praise to the Teacher Writer

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The writers come to us, unknowing and fearful They know working with words is dangerous As language is combustible and
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Won’t You Celebrate With Me

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Won’t you celebrate with me That I love learning and laughing with my students That I possess patience and understanding
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Despair

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Trapped by twin clamps Cacophony of choice+chance Bitter discord rules Home, work, life deadfalls force tears of dangerous blindness Photo
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My Theory of Writing

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The gut must be fed, the heart must be inspired, and the brain jolted, while the hand must practice hours
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A Wish

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Strife, fear, hate pervade Wasting living potential Understanding, love Peace to create, plant, construct Giving today tomorrow   Photo by MaxNFang and shared
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A poem dedicated to COOL

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An acrostic poem dedicated to my #OneLittleWord for 2016: Cool Thanks to Steven Bratman on Flickr for the marvelous photo
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At Sea

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Somehow this poem came out of my daily journaling. I am not sure that I am in as dark a
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Forbidden

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Forbidden the adult section of the library no one cares I have already read Little House and Nancy Drew Small
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Anticipation

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The way I feel as I prepare to teach my fall classes: Together we will create something whole from parts
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Silence

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Silence is a well a dark, scret, endless place to dispose of truth a precarious cudgel wielded without consequence  
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