Wecome to my site!

Provided on this site are my conversational prose poems about individuals that I taught and worked with during my early years as a classroom teacher. (I lasted 10 years in the profession.) 

The poems honor, celebrate, and commiserate with these individuals; they all are special people. (Names have been changed to respect the privacy of each person.)  The poems also consider, among other things, my preparedness as a young teacher.

I envision these poems as being  part of a large collection that may one day become my own Spoon River Anthology of sorts.  I would think that anyone with an interest in public education will connect with the thoughts and feelings that I express.

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