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Human Parts
A publication about humanity from Medium: yours, mine, and ours.

Teaching

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As a creative writing teacher, I wage a daily battle against boring poems

Illustrations by the author


This Is Us

My conscience wouldn’t let me quit. But then the choice was made for me.

A smiling teacher sitting on a small couch under a pile of students who are hugging them.
A smiling teacher sitting on a small couch under a pile of students who are hugging them.
Photo courtesy of Shannon Brown


Logic dictates ‘this or that,’ but real life begs for nuance

Photo: Abstract Aerial Art/Getty Images


It’s time to shatter the false promise of declaring any space ‘safe’

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