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Life & Arts

My English Teacher

Read by Zell Miller III

My English teacher is a historian:

She tells me how to write about

the Civil War, World War II,

the French Revolution, Pearl Harbor.

Why does she care so much?

My English teacher is a stalker:

She tells me to write about

my family, my friends,

my summer break, my weekend.

Why does she care so much?

My English teacher is a literature freak:

She tells me to write

a response passage, a letter to an author,

a literary critique, a new ending.

Why does she care so much?

My English teacher is a dreamer:

She tells me to write a short story, a poem about words,

an altered book, a dream

because she cares so much.

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