I want to blame the condos, their shadows for ruining the beach and my past, I want to chase the snowbirds away with their tacky mansions and yachts, I want to turn the golf courses back into mangroves, I want to find The Gulf Motel exactly as it was and pretend for a moment, nothing lost is lost. Materials for Teachers Materials for Teachers Home.
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I smell the rain of those mornings huddled as one under one umbrella waiting for the bus to her ten-hour days at the cash register. To love a country as if I was my mother last spring hobbling, insisting I help her climb all the way up to the U. There should be nothing here I don't remember. Academy of American Poets Educator Newsletter. Teach This Poem. Follow Us.
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Materials for Teachers. The Walt Whitman Award. And saw a hand extended filled. I looked up into the face of Battle. After two terms we met a fork. On each side were countless voices. The gentle giant nudged me forward. I stumbled along the reddened roads.
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Both marked with love and hate. Ahead I saw a face whose hair. His hand held out to hasten me. No sooner did I take his hand,. And saw he held me steadfast on.
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I shifted as one road descended. On each a Brother thrust out a wound. She lay as if she slumbered through. Her scales were of the lightest touch. The slightest swing on either side. There is no power equal to:. And that is the most that justice.
The brothers were bound more tightly. No matter how Great the Burden,.
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Their scars seared brightly to their skin. Woven from great Ideas--and lapses Across the Eastern waters:. Beyond the Western sea:. But finding Something in between. Our forefathers stopped to rest. Go West young man, go west,.
They flexed their newfound strength with hands. The bonds broke in striations.