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The Impact of Words and Who We Truly Are

I love language – the vibration and variety of it, the way words can express what I feel. I used to tell my students that writing poetry gave the poet the chance to hide in plain sight – use words … Continue reading

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Being Put Out to Pasture.

I retired from teaching at 59 after 33 years as a classroom teacher. So, in keeping with one definition of ‘retirement’, I chose to no longer be occupied actively in my profession.  I chose to re-tire from teaching. When I … Continue reading

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Demystifying Poetry

I am a writer. For the most part, I write prose about issues and ideas which engage me in some way.  And there are times when I choose to write poetry.  The first poem I wrote as an adult was … Continue reading

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