Tag Archives: Elementary school

God weeps

flags are half-staff at the capitol & everywhere red stripes tell blood; today not of revolutionaries but children, ours, because they are all our children, just learning letters & numbers, sight words, how to run & today how to die all we had to learn was how to … Continue reading

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(im)permanence: what i learned in elementary school

there was always sun & the rhythm of seasons in shortening & lengthening light falling & rising temperature patterns set as days, the stubborn optimism of each sunrise; the slow showy fade into twilight at its setting.  the insistence of spring … Continue reading

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