The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.
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Congratulations to the NY State POETRY OUT LOUD champ!
From the T&W Archives: Meditations on a Lightbox
"Reading these poems has been a liberating experience for my students, many of whom tend to have a hard time thinking beyond their own physical experience. As writers, of course, a certain amount of introspection is essential, but high doses of self-consciousness can lead to poems that are not outwardly bound, that are (to a certain extent) closed circuits."