Season’s Change

Jose Vilson

“Season’s Change” (first draft, so don’t bite me) © Jose Vilson 2007 The buds blossom on trees still covered with frost The calendar tells us …

Redefinition

Jose Vilson Education

Today, I could start off with an anecdote about a kid whose own inner complexities make her sensitive and bossy, sweet yet callous enough to …

It Doesn’t Feel Right

Jose Vilson

As a poet, I often have a hard time coming up with something to write about. For those of you who know me well, you’re …

Supernatural Force

Jose Vilson

Law #27 in Robert Greene’s 48 Laws of Power states: “Play on People’s Need to Believe to Create a Cultlike Following” Yesterday, Maná demonstrated that …

Generation Degeneration

Jose Vilson Education

I don’t often post about my job, mainly because I don’t need to hear the feedback about my posts through administrators or, for shame, my …

The Divisibility Theorem

Jose Vilson Jose

*** I thought maybe some of my readers wouldn’t know some of this number theory I’m presenting here with this poem. Basically, the fundamental theorem …

Actions Affirmative

Jose Vilson Education

One of the teachers in my school said this in his ever-so-Dominican Spanish: “What some of these kids need is another option besides the regular …

I Wish I Wrote That Song

Jose Vilson

*** Quick Update on the last blog: Soon after I wrote this blog, massive reports came out about the tons of violence that happened during …

40 Acres and a Basketball

Jose Vilson Jose

This weekend is probably one of my favorite weekends of the year, as it commemorates … the NBA’s All-Star Weekend. Every year, before I even …

For She (The Poem)

Jose Vilson

Today, I performed for my kids and they didn’t believe I wrote this myself. Surprise, surprise. Some of you know me from other incarnations on …

Genesis (Why I Write)

Jose Vilson Writing

The biggest question any burgeoning writer answers for anyone is “Why do you write?” Whether one write essays, lesson plans, and poetry (like yours truly), …

I Am the Eggman

Jose Vilson

Let me preface this by saying that anything I write here might actually have to do with my thoughts on myself. That may seem like …

Peace, World!

Jose Vilson

While I love the message of peace that emanates from a simple introductory salutation, I gotta do it my way. Wow. All that coding and …