Category Archives: High School

Eau du fabric softener


i brush my teeth. more than once, twice, sometimes…gasp…as much as three times a day…or more- does that make me a dentist’s best friend? does it mean i get a sticker and a lollypop? does it mean i don’t have … Continue reading

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the society for the prevention of hostility toward unabridged dictionaries


where have all the unabridged dictionaries gone long time a passin where have all the unabridged dictionaries gone long time ago where have all the unabridged dictionaries gone gone to dumpsters every one when will they ever learn? when will … Continue reading

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another day


colored lights….must be Christmas…movie spotlight…a church band singing “Here I am to Worship”…”Go Tell It On The Mountain”…and an angel on stage…backpacks hugging corners and edges of the common corridors…a circle of children smiling and praying…jackets hanging on command post … Continue reading

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…state fair


…a lumberjack tossing a double-bladed axe high and wide…a one-man-band player with nine cords and a New York attitude…the Gyros man, not Greek, serving piping-hot pita-delights…a Pharmacy technician selling imodium under the grandstand…a woman hawking glittering new bathtubs…the Master Gardener … Continue reading

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