The Largest Imaginations

The largest imaginations Begin in the smallest rooms: From local water, sun, and dirt The brightest flower blooms. But “harrowing” works in several ways. We have so far to go — The largest imaginations Still need much care To grow

Classroom Art

I love the arts that have no name, Like teacher’s decorations: Their creativity and joy And all the endless patience That goes into the worlds they make Within their classroom walls — The color and the order, and The winters, springs, and falls That come into crepe paper life To reach out to young hearts. … Continue reading "Classroom Art"


Teachers Teach the truth as you see it Be careful of your facts But also Give your real opinions Carefully identifying them as such Share your real passions Be your real self Pass the spark on As it was passed to you Teachers Go now And make a better world possible Oh, and one other … Continue reading "Teachers"


Teaching early teens, especially.