[up from slobbery]

one of my favorite poets; we all need more poetry [up from slobbery] BY HARRYETTE MULLEN up from slobbery hip hyperbole the soles of black feet beat down back streets a Yankee porkchop for your knife and fork your fill of freedom in Philmeyork never trouble rupture urban space fluctuates gentrify the infrastructure feel up…

the punK aesthetic

Originally posted on collective failure:
A while back, this guy I went to high school with began dating an (ex)friend of mine. Eventually he felt comfortable enough to assess my current self to my teenage self. You see in high school I gave a total of zero shits about social norms. I never had a…

reality check scenario

When a student comes into class and comes over to tell you that they suffered a concussion over the weekend, as a teacher, we acknowledge the information, recognize the possible harms the child has suffered, are informed that there are gradations to such an incident, and ask about ways to help. Teachers do not: role…

white people should never be the lead singer

Originally posted on collective failure:
I am going to attempt to lay-out a critical theory to collective redemption. Some weeks ago the mainstream media got ahold of some delicious mangled carcass, and like hyaenas, screamed and pulled and gnawed it apart – I refer to that Dohezal lady. Now the fact that a substantial quantity…

When Albert Camus Won the Nobel Prize and Thanked His Teacher

When Albert Camus Won the Nobel Prize and Thanked His Teacher. Some more on Camus 19 November 1957 Dear Monsieur Germain, I let the commotion around me these days subside a bit before speaking to you from the bottom of my heart. I have just been given far too great an honor, one I neither…

task lists

I am tired, I am exhausted All I do each day is cover a massive to do list: grade 80┬ánow only 60 essays email a mom whose child has decided to prove to all how smart she is by failing all her classes consider an alternative education plan for said student organize my desk make…