I am buoyed by optimism as I consider the blank canvas of the year ahead and all...– -Jim Burke This is exactly why I want to be a teacher, Burke just wrote it before I had a chance to.
Poets take things much more seriously than other people.– Richard Hugo
I met a guy outside of my least favorite bar, smoking the same kind of cigarette. He asked where I was from. We talked about our favorite books, and asked which color I liked best. Then he told me he had a fear of water, and I told him that we could never be together. -C.M.
I saw a man walking a dog today, the dog’s eyes where all white, and his pupils felt distant and disconnected he was barking loudly at nothing, and it made me think of myself. -C. Hodson