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Normal

Delineate normal –

this foreign concept.

Does it signify that,

which is expected,

never deviating?

Your definition,

could use some work,

if what is expected, 13 more words

Poetry

In the Dark

Sitting in the dark,

will do little good,

either literally,

or metaphorically.

In a dark room,

the eyes struggle,

there is no visual,

stimulation.

In a darkened mind, 17 more words

Poetry

Thanks

Thanks

for all my days.

Thanks

for a sound mind.

Thanks

for many years.

Thanks

for my loved ones.

Thanks

for a full life.

Thanks… 10 more words

Poetry

Humility

Is humiliation the

path to humility?

Or can we be brought,

down a few pegs,

lowered, humbled?

Do life’s tribulations,

ups, downs, failures,

bring us this ever, 21 more words

Poetry

New Orleans Recovery School District (RSD) Proponents Now Offer a Disclaimer

Corporate-reform-supporting proponents of the state-run Recovery School District (RSD) in New Orleans are not known for delivering messages of “caution” regarding the success of the now-100-percent charter district. 1,605 more words

High-stakes Testing

Genius

What is genius?

Who made up that definition?

Why does anyone care?

Having you look down

your nose at me

doesn’t make you appear

any smarter… 36 more words

Poetry

Learning

the elderly couple waddled

slowly up the sidewalk

I could see they could just

barely get to the front door

as we all were headed for… 134 more words

Poetry