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People Everywhere

July 5, 2013


I peer out the window on a sunny July afternoon, scanning right and left, and covering the full semicircle within view. All is quiet, and still. The scene is unsettling, like a dream that’s disturbing for a reason you can’t quite identify. Two bicycles lie on their sides in the driveway next door. A basketball […]

‘Twas the Night Before School Starts

August 30, 2010


‘Twas the night before school starts, and all through the town, Not a teacher was sleeping, just thrashing around. Thoughts of the classroom brought a tear to each eye, And all of them wished it could still be July. The students, meanwhile, were doing just fine, Texting and talking and typing online. Yet they, too, […]