Featured Poem for July

Creative Grades


Creative does,

'though not what's told,

a student

who is not enrolled

in graduated, chaptered classes,

where mindful competition passes

for excellence.


His recompense

is not achieved

by others brandishing respect.


grades its own neglect.

Copyright ©1998 Walking on the Boundaries of Change

Boyds Mills Press

Sara Holbrook All Rights Reserved

Several days into July and I have been thinking about which poem to feature. And then a quote came across my Twitter feed: “Comparison is the thief of Joy.” (no attribution) Which got me to thinking…yes, maybe, but it is also the spring we poets go to pull our … for more go to my blog: saraholbrook.blogspot.com or click on Sara’s Blog, upper right.

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