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Thank you 2016/2017

Students, thanks for sharing your lives with me through poetry! I’ve been planning this year’s school poetry workshops. On a recent phone call with a teacher I’ve worked with for few years, she shared some positive feedback that I had … Continue reading

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Celebration of Diversity and Unity Against Bullying

Being in a school on ‪#‎DayofPink‬ is always stimulating. For me, it’s a year round conversation. We need to stay united against homophobic, transphobic and all kinds of bullying. I loved seeing the sea of pink clothes today at St. … Continue reading

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A week at McMurrich

I recently taught a week of poetry workshops for Grade 5 and 6 students at McMurrich Jr PS. You can see into our workshop process through these pictures tweeted by the teachers. Thanks @zeliaMCT and @kamla_sharbear. It was a pleasure and an … Continue reading

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A Week at BDHS

Last week I taught at Bradford District High School, the same high school I went to as a teenager. Family, teachers and perfect strangers were quite intrigued and curious about what this experience was like for me. It seems most … Continue reading

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Last week in Lindsay

Last week the Toronto Poetry Project sent Rahul and I to perform and conduct a Q & A at Lindsay Collegiate. Following a performance set for more than a hundred students, we were asked many great questions. One I still remember … Continue reading

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