one of my former students
who i now work with after school
created this travel brochure
complete with her plan for ‘how to get there’
using an innovative method i hadn’t considered
but it makes perfect sense from her perspective.
“we learn by taking action and seeing whether it works or not.”
looking up above
watching a penguin chill
on a chilly day at the zoo.
“it’s useful to go out of this world
and see it from the perspective of another one.”
the 3-year olds know what’s going on.
“don’t call the world dirty because you forgot to clean your glasses.”
not one of them is actually sitting on a swing
but it makes a great jungle gym.
“infinity imagines curiousity from the wild abyss –
only the child makes a swing-set view of the world upside down.
unwatched truth is the enchantment of childhood.
and we never grow out of it…”
“two men look out the same prison bars; one sees mud and the other stars.”
in honor of international mud day
image credit:Winter Window, pastel, 8″ x 8″, 2002 © B.E. Kazmarski
grandie j, or possibly some huge exotic bird, hidden in plain sight.
“truth is like silhouette, it keeps appearing along with light, it can’t be camouflaged forever.”