Atta Girl
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Atta Girl

Teen Angst

Throw Out Your Crappy High School Poetry Before You Die

It stinks worse than any teen spirit.

If you find a notebook with this glued inside it, don’t read a word, just destroy

I am grateful to my fourth grade teacher, who told me I was a good writer. Because of her, I wrote constantly. At one point I was a reporter, a job I loved, but it paid squat. However, I also blame that teacher for leading me to believe in myself so much that I…

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Stacey Curran

Stacey Curran

Teacher, runner, former journalist; few N.E. Press Assoc. Awards, few Boston Globe essays, few anthologies, few comedy sites, few poems, so many grocery lists.