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Poetry Friday: Connections

Connections are such an important part of our teaching– and of our lives. Here’s a poem about connecting that I found recently in a book called Teaching with Fire: Poetry That Sustains the Courage to Teach edited by Sam M. Intrator and Megan Scribner:

These Days

whatever you have to say, leave
the roots on, let them
dangle

            And the dirt

Just to make clear
where they come from

-Charles Olson

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