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Chief Joseph says:

” It does not require many words to speak the truth. “

How to grep the output of cURL?

curl writes the output to stderr, so redirect that and also suppress the progress:

curl -v --silent https://google.com/ 2>&1 | grep expire

The reason why  71 more words

Beginning Teachers

In my ten year career as a classroom teacher, I feel like I have had two different “first years.”  The traditional first year was, of course, the one that we all experience; it is that year one of your career. 1,204 more words

First Year

Howling in discreet

Life can’t get any bitter. Nor could anything suck more than getting pissed off by your own ideals. I fucked up again my own mind. Its like I’m running around like an idiot screaming discreet undecipherable language on air. 327 more words



Too wordy.

I get that remark all the time. What if I would be given the chance to appear unedited, like my written thoughts were a director’s cut of a film?

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hate it when it happens.

the weight of this hollow chest is heavy for many sleepless nights. grievance. staying in bed, skipping lessons, too lazy for assignments, forgetting meals, forgetting to smile. 63 more words



After two-and-a-half years of running standing-room-only monthly live literature night Verbose, host Sarah-Clare Conlon is making the next outing her last.

Hailed by the media as one of the best spoken word nights in Manchester, Verbose’s headliners are always linked – this time we’re celebrating the annual National Flash-Fiction Day by welcoming leading proponents of the short-short story to the stage at Fallow Café in Fallowfield, Manchester, on Monday 26 June. 252 more words

Tom Jenks