This poem was inspired by my students. As a middle school teacher, I have seen several students struggle with their identity.
She is half of me. She came from me and she shows it. Her hair, her eyes, her lips, and her fingertips. She resembles me And I her. She is beautiful. Her beauty is so bright that even the sun can’t take its light. Her beauty is angelic When she walks into a room the […]
An Image of Flawless Imperfection (For My Son) My child is my canvas and my opportunity to create a masterpiece. With every stroke of my paintbrush, I will teach him everything that I know. I will teach him about my successes so that he can exceed them. I will teach him about my failures so […]
“Spark” I am a speck in the universal skyscape I take up no more space or matter than A blip On radars, on sound waves, on light traveling for years Trying to reach some mass from which to bounce. But there’s a space that surrounds me Waiting to be moved by energy. I look […]