Monthly Archives: March 2014

My Hack Poetry

Today, I begin teaching my favorite unit of my Composition II course…incidentally, this is also the unit that a  large number of my seniors irrationally fear: poetry.  I have a deep affection and appreciation for the poetic form and its ability to frame up thoughts and feelings I often lack the ability to convey through […]

Shaving Day

I have this friend. His name is Dan. I met Dan under some fairly tense circumstances.  After a Sunday worship service just over two years ago, our lead pastor had to leave the service fairly quickly to make it to another engagement. Before he could leave, though, he caught me and informed me that a […]