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What My Mother Taught Me About Shakespeare (Amy)

“The cathexis between mother and daughter—essential, distorted misused — is the great unwritten story. Probably there is nothing in human nature more resonant with charges than the flow of energy between two biologically alike bodies, one which has lain in … Continue reading

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My Students’ Writing Prompts in Celebration of National Poetry Month (Amy)

“If you want a poem,” wrote Gwendolyn Brooks, “You only have to look out a window. There is material always, walking, running, fighting or screaming or singing.” In celebration of today being the 1st day of National Poetry Month my creative … Continue reading

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Halloween stories spark imagination and a bit of fear (Heather)

On Hallowe’en the thing you must do Is pretend that nothing can frighten you An’ if something scares you and you want to run Jus’ let on like it’s Hallowe’en fun. ~from an early nineteenth century Halloween postcard The school … Continue reading

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