Month: September 2011

Why I Teach

This morning I read an article in the NYTimes by Charles Blow, In Honor of Teachers about a teacher who inspired him. I am glad I read the article but I made the mistake of reading the comments other readers had about the article. Now I realize that many people […]

The Ambassador

A faded copy of Wallace Stevens’ Collected works sits on a windowsill Looking west across a churning ocean.   A murky, gray horizontal smudge meets Beyond vision and fades both north and south: The archaic world of the Pelican.   This ancient bird dives along the shoreline Blending […]