Student of the Month

Jose Vilson 5 Comments

I have this one girl in one of my classes who’s awesome. She’s one of the sharpest students I’ve ever had as far as math. She’s funny, too, because she’s …

And The Crowd Goes Wild

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By the way, I didn’t know my last blog was blocked from comments, but that’s fine. It was a post I just needed to exhale. Thanks for your concerns again, …

And I Wonder …

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“Find your dreams come true And I wonder if you know What it means To find your dreams …” I’ve been forced to do a lot of reflection as far …

Flash Flood Warning

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The G_d around me and not the G_d I am tapped twice on my shoulder before the storm hit In rumbles calling for home sanctuary You must rest, that G_d …

Too Cool For School

Jose Vilson 3 Comments

I’m surprised by the serendipity of this August 1st. A few quick notes: 1) I’m the featured artist on RainTiger’s Poetry Site for August 2007. Thanks, mi gente. 2) As …

Courage to Teach

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Every morning for a good 3 weeks or so, I’d been reading Teaching With Fire: Poetry That Sustains the Courage to Teach, a poetry compilation compiled and edited by Sam …

N-Word Reverie

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This is what I was feeling last week. Before you judge, ask from whence it came. Hope y’all like … “N-Word Reverie” by Jose Vilson © 2007 They buried the …