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Teachers Change the World

#Haiku Happenings #2: Dwight’s latest #tanka for my current #haikai challenge!

Roth Poetry

Our special nest 001 (2)

Autumn leaves change colors

Students begin new school year

Retired teachers smile

Parents  take a long deep breath

New challenges await all

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Teachers Change the World

Hiding our the bird nest 001

Photos of my students: Dwight L. Roth

This flashback is for Frank Tassone’s Haikai challenge. He asked us to write a poem that included autumn/Labor Day/ School. This is a project I had my students do many years ago. They had to make a bird nest and put a real egg in it. Then they had to find a spot on the school ground where they thought it would be safe. At the end of the week we checked to see how many survived. Fun times before “teaching the test days!”

Join us at:  https://frankjtassone.com/2018/09/01/haikai-challenge-49-9-1-18-labor-day-coming-of-autumn-risshuu-haiku-senryu-haibun-tanka-haiga-renga/

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