‘if’ poem by Rudyard Kipling

A wonderful poem that I just had to share: “IF you can keep your head when all about you  Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being l
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Green Jackets

Between tests, assignments and that yearly honor roll award ceremony I hardly notice high school anymore.  I am a loner, people know me; I am that chubby kid.  I tend to distance my self from them; I don’t make an effort to socialize.  I try to blend in. I like to stay late at school,
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Broken Smile

There is a large construction site located adjacent to our building.  I remember there used to be a playground there.  Swings and carrousels, filled with kids and laughter.  Now there are piles of gray construction blocks and a mangled wooden fence surrounding the property. I hear my
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