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That Pain (Flash Fiction 55)

Posted in Flash Fiction, Poetry, writing with tags , , , , , , , on April 29, 2010 by dustus

back to school
no bells, silence
mutual head nods
parent confides
“our son thinks
way too much…”
teacher shrugs
such bully, precautions
unknown inner lives
exhales sift hair
away from sullen eyes
nobody listens
he’s convinced
they won’t understand
tolerance zero, friendless
without ear to hear
that anxious pain
broke more than his nose

55 Fiction (nanofiction)

OMG Did I miss Dr. Seuss’ Birthday? Here is my belated illustrative attempt @ paying homage

Posted in Blog, education, people, Poetry, writing with tags , , , , , , , , on May 6, 2009 by dustus

In America, many elementary school children celebrate this day (March 2nd).  Some teachers have even been spotted in Cat In The Hat costumes. In honor of Dr. Seuss… (Theodor Seuss Geisel, perhaps the most beloved artist ever from a child’s standpoint, maybe in the estimation of  countless grateful parents too) I offer the following creative attempt…


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