When teaching, I aim to help students use writing to connect with their passions. When writing, I try to guide readers toward what they might have missed.
The poems appear below in the order in which they were published. If a particular piece resonates with you, I’d be glad to hear…
Because your students were painting,
brushes needed washed
just minutes before the bell.
After a long night talking
with a cousin about him,
I nearly passed out standing
while a priest led us in prayer.