the end of the end

if you are a teacher there is no other month like this one

celebrating blackberries, lake dips, forest walks, lanquid evenings, full moons, meteor showers, ice cream, cook outs

and yet all the while…

mind buzzing imagining room arrangements, surrepticious visits to a classroom to dust off book shelves, sharpen pencils, make space for stiff backpacks and tissue boxes

waking up in the middle of the night, making a note to remember one more thing
and then trying to sleep in, mindful that soon

a summer morning in bed will be a thing of the past

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One response to “the end of the end

  • fireflytrails

    You have described August as it should be. Unfortunately, the teachers in our TN district reported for their first day back at school on August 1 this year. Enjoy this month to the fullest!

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