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Poem – Autobiography in five short chapters

I was read this poem last week by Helen at Mindfulness MK who was asking us to think about being in ‘Automatic Pilot’. I shared it with my students in class and was asked to post it – so here it is for you. Autobiography in five short chapters – By Portia Nelson Chapter OneContinue Reading

This Term’s Poem

  Leisure What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. No time to stand beneath the boughs And stare as long as sheep or cows. No time to see, when woods we pass, Where squirrels hide their nuts in grass. No time to see, in broad daylight,Continue Reading