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the difficulty of writing war poetry when one hasn't been in the military

What Does a Poet Know About War? – David Orr – New York Times – August 2, 2017

“War poems have a reportorial function: They give us the news about something that has happened.

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Assessing Ecological Literacy: Dispelling the Hunch

June is often a stressful time at public schools throughout the world. Educators can be seen scrambling to finish their assessment of student growth, development, and transformation following ten months of intense and rigorous study. 713 more words

Recorder of Deeds Yarbrough to Challenge Cook County Clerk David Orr

Friday, June 16, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews

The Chicago Tribune has reported today that Cook County Recorder of Deeds Karen Yarbrough will challenge incumbent Cook County Clerk David Orr in the Democratic primary next year. 596 more words


not that anyone will care,

The Train

David Orr

Not that anyone will care,

But as I was sitting there

On the 8:07

To New Haven,

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We Are Small Town BUT With a Big Mindset!

There are a lot of photos of Oberlin I could use, but this one depicts a small part of Oberlin that many never see.  It is The Oberlin Market.   329 more words

National Poetry Month!

I suppose it is more than mere coincidence that April is both “the cruelest month” and National Poetry Month. In a world of blingy information inviting you to jump from apps to texts to Facebook, Snapchat, cat videos and yes, blog posts, the pleasure of letting your mind rest on a page contemplating a poem can’t be underestimated. 412 more words