When Schools Reopen…

When lockdown begins to lift, And school doors open more widely To re-embrace students and staff, May we be brave enough To turn our backs on the sprint After lost academic progress, And choose instead A time of healing and restoration. May we take the time to acknowledge The sudden fracture in our way of … Continue reading When Schools Reopen…

World Book Day 2019

My shelves are full of friends, Sitting back to back along the rows. Their spines recall the footprints They have printed on my soul. From the alcove, Heidi smiles, Sun-faded and familiar. Her pages are as old as I am. Every night for years, She told me how little girls Could be brave and change … Continue reading World Book Day 2019