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The Fear Knot

You must let go of this world

Your children

Your dreams

The fear of losing

The fear of not being

Everything you own

Your sandcastles… 139 more words


I woke up before the speed of light could

release me

and my thoughts were half asleep

music in my mind playing

the music stopped when I opened my eyes… 151 more words


The Charter School Model

Charter schools serve as inspiration for colleges seeking more accountability, student-centered approaches and enhanced education delivery

Career College Central Magazine, Jan/Feb 2014

In the United States, there are many options for K-12 education: charter schools, private schools, magnet schools, vouchers, tuition tax credits, home schooling and simply moving your family to a new local public school district. 1,267 more words


Shirley ~ A Capsule Book Review

Shirley ~ A Capsule Book Review by Allen Kopp 

Shirley is an odd little novel by a writer named Susan Scarf Merrell about the celebrated American writer Shirley Jackson, who was born in 1916 and died in her sleep of apparently undiagnosed heart disease in 1965 at the age of 48. 427 more words

John Barth quote on progression

Like an ox-cart driver in monsoon season or the skipper of a grounded ship, one must sometimes go forward by going back.