Increase

from “Renditions of Change,” a work in progress


It took me more

than a decade:

to realize

my students were smarter

than we let them be;

to stop being

such a martinet

prancing upon a stage;

to listen to their minds

as they translated

their world out of ours;

to finally be silent

and step out of their way.

(April 4, 2019)

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