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Aunt Demitt, busy hands

Aunt Demitt always worked in the garden She would head out early in the morning and pull weeds. Beautiful flowers filled her lawn with roses, daylilies, iris, and amarillis And she taught me to love the soil and the flowers. … Continue reading

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looking for it

Sometimes I can’t find it, even for years, and then there it is. A great and happy surprise which gives justification for my constant searching. I stumble around in the darkness searching for the next thing. But I am not … Continue reading

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what white coats do

Walking their rounds, Stopping to scribble on steno pads, The stethoscopes stropping and whetting their eager minds Are perfect trim for the white coats. The wounded and ailing are lying  dormant in mechanical beds Tubes embracing their veins are curious … Continue reading

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Writing Off “Those Kids”

Writing Off "Those Kids".

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Zora Neale Hurston, An Author Study

Zora Neale Hurston: An Author Study Instructor: Wood Course:      English 9   In author studies, students develop a deep knowledge of a single writer by reading several works by and about that author. Students also develop an understanding of the … Continue reading

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