Posts Tagged ‘Baltimore’

Haiku, Intensive Caring

January 13, 2018

“Hospital dumps half – naked woman on the street – in freezing weather”

Haiku, You Can’t Teach When Your School Is Freezing

January 5, 2018

“Baltimore’s frozen – classrooms and students are a – national disgrace”

http://www.cnn.com/2018/01/04/us/baltimore-schools-cold/index.html

Haiku, Depraved-Heart Murder

May 2, 2015

http://www.newyorker.com/news/amy-davidson/freddie-grays-death-becomes-a-murder-case

“Unionized cops will – just lawyer up, cop pleas and – avoid doing time”

Haiku, Stuff Principals Worry About

May 1, 2015

http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2015/04/29/403018090/how-one-west-baltimore-principal-is-helping-her-kids-make-sense-of-it-all#

“When the kids go home – you pray that they make it back – to school the next day”

Haiku, RIP Freddie Gray

April 22, 2015

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/22/us/another-mans-death-another-round-of-questions-for-the-police-in-baltimore.html

“Running from cops while – black gets you a broken neck – in west Baltimore”

Haikus, The Long Shadow

January 10, 2015

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/12/27/what-your-first-grade-life-says-about-the-rest-of-it/

“Poor neighborhoods and – schools cast long gloomy shadows – into kids’ futures”; “Inequality – and racism pervade our – public policies”; “When you grow up poor – no one ever has quiet – talks only with you”; “Education, for – poor kids, is not a sure path – to jobs and paychecks”; “Where poor people live – the stoops are full of men not – home early from work”; “No one advises – poor people about savings – and retirement”