The World in a Window

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Feverish Vision

 

The classroom window frames promise.

The spring trees are freshly painted,

The spice of their blossoms lingers

From the walk to class,

The breeze invites the leaves along

On its trip back to Eden.

 

Inside, the promise of return

On time and effort invested has

Fallen out of students’ portfolios.

Florescent lights can’t penetrate

To the shadowy, muted instructor

As students look at the world in the window.


Chris Brockman

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Libertarian humanist, rationalist, progressive, romantic. I believe in freedom, people, reason, and that cooperation is the best way for reasonable people to progress in society. I am an advocate of Aristotle's Golden Mean as a path to happiness. I despi

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