Nursery Stroll

Walking through a nursery   A nursery of plantsIs to stroll through the potential   Of the futureThe future of a different space Each plant can be lifted   Lifted from the pot   Soil falling through your fingersAnd placed into a new place   A place, a void, a hole that was prepared   Just for that plant Walk the rowsBrowseDreamSee tomorrow

Not Much of a Slice

For the past 14 years or so, as I understand it, the great folks of have hosted a writing challenge they call “Slice of Life.”  Every March, teacher-writers (most of the participants are teachers or have been teachers) are encouraged to write and post a narrative about a “small” subject–a slice of life–every day. Continue reading “Not Much of a Slice”