A Part of My Job

A part of my job, I realize, as a teaching poet in the school, is to make the students laugh. To keep them entertained. Yes, even if it means resorting to cheesy gimmicks like me acting like I am getting attacked by a shark in a box
— Inside My Pencil: Teaching Poetry in Detroit Public Schools by Peter Markus

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