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Dear Javier–Part 2

Remember “Javier”? When I started rethinking my writing prompts, I gave my Creative Writing class an alternative assignment to write a letter to him. They wanted to know if I’d really give it to him. I have no intentions of … Continue reading

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DPchallenge: 1,000 Words, Take Two: Dear Ex

Weekly Writing Challenge: 1,000 Words, Take Two You had a lot of fun with the A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Words challenge, and we had a lot of fun reading your entries – so let’s go for Round Two. Your challenge this week … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Breaking the Law

Daily Prompt: Breaking the Law Think about the last time you broke a rule (a big one, not just ripping the tags off your pillows). Were you burned, or did things turn out for the best? I’m a day late and … Continue reading

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DPChallenge_The Letter That Changed it All

It was Tuesday’s letter that socked my hope in the gut. It wasn’t my letter, I should add. He told me about it a few days later. “I have to go home, Miss,” he declared. Noting that I wasn’t going to … Continue reading

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Dear Child

I wrote this post to no one’s child in particular, but in response to what I’ve observed in general. I wrote it for my own catharsis, not theirs.  My students are like the  jagged quartz rocks I used to collect … Continue reading

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