Teaching IS Social Justice

"The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character — that is the goal of true education." - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I’m shocked by the fact that some people question the legitimacy of teaching mostly fictional literature in the classroom. They may ask why... Continue Reading →

One Day, Everybody’s Gotta Die – A Flash Fiction Story

I moved morosely down Melrose and met the sun peeking over the horizon. The sky was gray and the streets were empty. It was Sunday. I tugged the strings of my hoodie down to shield the shrewd east wind from my face. Despite the chill, I trudged down the road still. My head was on... Continue Reading →


The divine is always scrutinized by mortal mind I start to cry and in my eyes is where the pain resides, In my heart, where to start, I look into the sky And curse His name with this verse you see before your eyes Carpe diem and everything happens for a reason Are only words to keep you... Continue Reading →

Diamond in the Dirt

I close my eyes, afraid of death, but glad that I’m alive My house is small, my money spent, but glad that I’m inside I hate school, the source of stress, but glad that I can learn My spouse appalled, I’m such a mess, but that’s none of your concern Sometimes people come to me... Continue Reading →

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