April shorts – 22

background: we had some extraordinarily hot days last week – 84 in April in the Pacific Northwest, record breaking temperatures.  Tar on our new playground got sticky and our custodial team decided to put sand on it hoping it would lessen it’s tackiness.  Of course my students found their way there….

sand 3

sand……
what is it about sand that compels us:
to touch,
manipulate,
pile,
mold,
stroke,
toss,
and tarry in
this most essential creation
of our universe?

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