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Occupied.

Up from the basement to my best friend’s farm Where we’ll work so hard, we can do no harm We’ll till the land and duck our debts Underneath soft sun, chewing Nicorette This will be a better year This will … Continue reading

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Someone else’s true story.

“no mother ever dreams that her daughter’s gonna grow up to be a junkie.” That is the caption beneath a photo of one of my former students, which I came across recently. I stopped and looked at the photo for … Continue reading

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Who are you calling stupid?

There is something really bad going on in American education. And I do not mean √° La Mala Educaci√≥n… which would at least be interesting. It something pretty serious though. One of my illustrious [former] administrators once announced at a … Continue reading

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My Youth. Today. Part Two.

I just watched season one of the CW’s Gossip Girl. The whole laborious thing. There is a reason for this behavior on my part, though it is a bit silly. Since I have been teaching I have always had my … Continue reading

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