School’s out.  Not with a bang but a fizzle.  Last year, it was long awaited, exciting to be completing another year.  This year, it was still long awaited but I wasn’t excited.  I just wanted the kids to leave.  Perhaps this is because my 9th graders are really truly leaving this year.  I will miss […]

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From The Bed of A Recluse

I try Everyday To speak to my Family Mustered courage Gone to Waste All that energy? It took up my day Calming breaths Counting to ten Turning the doorknob Once again Venturing forward, halfway down the hall I say “Hello, what’s going on?” No movement, no response I turn back To my room Climb into […]

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