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This is a beautiful poem and accompanying picture. We often go through life as a certainty. The reality is it is more like walking a path with a gentle breeze pressing at our backs.

through the jelly jar

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hello to you, lost friends
waiting by the path

hello to you, gentle breeze
pressing at my back

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About ivonprefontaine

I completed a PhD at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. Previously, I taught for 20 years and taught for 15 years in a wonderful hybrid school. My dissertation topic and research were how certain teachers experience becoming who teachers. In teaching and leanring, I am a boundary-crosser who understands moving ahead is a leap of faith. Teaching is a calling and vocation to express who I am as a person. Currently, I am waiting and listening to what calls me next. I am an educator, phenomenologist, scholar, boundary-crosser, published poet, author, parent, grandparent, and spouse.

5 responses »

  1. thanks, Ivan – I’m honored…

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  2. I am amazed how deep and profound certain poems or quotes hold within that simplicity, like zen.

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    Similar to May the sun always shine on your face

    May the wind be behind you back with your sails sprung tight from the power.

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