At work, the outside world moves on

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This is what work looks like on sabbatical in my home office/guest room. Note the strange faces that I fear we all make when we are concentrating. Unfortunately, unless the day is very sunny, this photo shows what the lighting is like too. Outside,

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The azalea is even closer to blooming and the trees show

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that winter hasn’t killed them after all. The redbud in the backyard is at its height, and the top of the one in my neighbor’s yard tips the fence.

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Author of the poetry collection The Tethered Ground and Professor of English at Missouri State University. Contact me for readings or for workshops on writing/publishing and on teaching writing online.