Monthly Archives: February 2015

Memory and Questioning

Sometimes, as a teacher, I feel like I am supposed to know everything. Really, I hold a collection of facts and understandings that I can share with my students. But I’ve never been able to memorize dates and names the … Continue reading

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I comfort myself

I comfort myself in the mornings When the sun strains through the haze A sickly yellow against a nectarine sky As I breathe through the fabric wrapped loosely over my hair and nose As I alternate between holding my breath … Continue reading

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Jigsaw Puzzle

We are Patchworked together strange-looking but fitting Each piece, its own story. The pieces stick together They might wiggle, or shift Or feel too snug Or too loose to trust The wind can whistle through the cracks But once matched … Continue reading

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