I remember it was on a day like this one – dreary, bleak, and wonderful. The rain started and stopped, but mostly fell steadily just past my fingertips against the front window. The kids were at school and I was supposed to be grading papers, but I couldn’t. My mind was stayed on one student – one Mr. E. Caro. Something was amiss with this young man. He was brighter than the rest – young, but an old soul. Always late to my class. Pretended to be in that group of guys in the back who didn’t care about anything but passing. But I saw something greater.
I was in graduate school and a Teaching Fellow position was offered me. I taught two different courses: Developmental Writing and Technical Writing. I took the position to help pay tuition. Caro was in my Technical Writing class.
It was about the 2nd…
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I had no clue where we were heading to. When she called me to meet, I didn’t expect her to begin our conversation with those words. I think when we fall in love in parts, we fall bit by bit, first we fall for the part we love, that magical moment and we wait for the other part, which is a gamble, always. Do You know why, because that is where we start seeking for the person we want to love (the expectation part that pops up) , in the other halves; and sometimes we fail miserably, to meet that expectation of ours, the ideal movie kind of love. So now to tackle my sweets without hurting her feelings, I was framing some questions. And I came up with this…
“Are we breaking-up?”
That question didn’t surprise my sweets either, because we think alike, that’s why we were (‘are’ – not…
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A new challenge for this week: 30 july – 5 august. Have fun!
Inspired by MexiMinnesotana and her cat Willy 😁
There are 4 variants, choose any.
#1. Describe how the cat on the photo below sees the world. #2. Open any book you haven’t read yet on the page 8. Read the first sentence (above) on that page. Write a flash, poem or story.
In my case it will be the book of Anthony Doerr ‘All the light we cannot see’, page 8.
Phrase ->‘still have bumblebees carved into the oak; the ivy-covered fountain in the courtyard is shaped like a hive.’#3. Write the letter (or short note) from the cat. The letter starts with the words: ‘I’m telling you this because you are the only one who won’t judge me…’
#4. Post a photo of your own cat with the story behind…
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