Tag Archives: school

Noonday Post, February 11, 2015

THE SCHOOL LIBRARY The whole idea of a study hall was foriegn to me.  To actually have an hour in the schoolday where you were not being lectured or writing or taking a test.  To have an hour unsupervised where … Continue reading

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Afternoon Poem, November 24, 2014

    The Crossing Guard     The calendar says it is still autumn But this morning has winter written all over it Cold, windy, raw I scrape the windshield and head for work This time on the old road … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, November 24, 2014

I remember the old street And the old dirt alley running behind the houses The clotheslines and tomato vines in every backyard. The chain-link fences And the low whir of the pushmowers Slicing across the little rectangles of lawn. I … Continue reading

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evening poem, september 20, 2014

Walking To School   In the first years there were no sidewalks. We walked to school along a dusty path that ran along the blocks Under the shade of the maples The worn smooth avenue interrupted now and then By … Continue reading

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