I caught a glimpse of integrity today. It looked nothing like me. And it was good.
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There are few things worse in higher education than watching talented and smart students walk out the door in defeat. When that happens, there often are multiple factors that come into play, but perhaps none is worse than when the student believes he/she was treated poorly while on campus. Faculty who consistently show genuine care … Continue reading Failure
Please help me understand You call it right when done by you But wrong when done by them I need clarity Why is it wrong when you are asked But right when you are asking? I want to know Why you are the good And they are the bad I want to see Where in … Continue reading Clarity
You beg for it to stop Trying to convince everyone That what they see is something You call immoral But you never admit Your side is guilty of the same And you call it righteous
You cause pain So we're going to do the same To the people around you And call it righteous But hate those who disagree And call it love
A family honors its dead A letter and a flag as remembrance Forever and ever Amen For want of the right ticket But those are for the others With better connections And bank accounts They never get a letter They never clutch a flag They never share their tickets
Sing the beautiful songs Listen to the beautiful lyrics Read the beautiful words Embrace the beautiful thoughts Dream the beautiful possibilities Do just as they want you to Just beautiful
The man told you no And you couldn't handle it What kind of an adult are you? Self absorbed, just a bit? Where is it written That you must always have your way? Perfect, you are not Not yesterday or today "Yes, I understand" The words, you should have said Instead mole hills became mountains … Continue reading The man