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jaredway
대한민국 경기도 고양시
See my blog http://caveatdumptruck.com
Interests: Sometimes things are interesting.
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In Memory of Eva Gore-Booth and Con Markievicz The light of evening, Lissadell, Great windows open to the south, Two girls in silk kimonos, both Beautiful, one a gazelle. But a raving autumn shears Blossom from the summer's wreath; The... Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
There is no poem that can get you unstuck from the daily experience. Actually, stuckness can only be tackled by diligent disregard. Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
I took this picture from the pedestrian bridge in front of Karma as I arrived at work this morning. [daily log: walking, 7.5km] Continue reading
Posted yesterday at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
The lines project across the hollow gulfs that underlie imagination's flights. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
Despite being broadly satisfied with my job and chosen career, nevertheless I have days when I end up deeply pessimistic about my abilities as a teacher, and that always sends me off on a kind of spiral of self-doubt and... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
He felt a gladness, digging deeper... his shovel bit the dirt; but then he found a skelegator that bit him, oh it hurt! Picture above drawn at work on a whiteboard as a prompt for a story-telling exercise in an... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
There is a category of things that could be called "Fictional Victorian Doppelgängers for Famous Men." It has at least one member: Wilhelm Heinrich Sebastian Von Troomp. You can read about it at Politco Magazine. These works of childrens' literature... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
Dawn comes later now But gray gives way to silver blue or pink or gold Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
The middle-school girls in my HS1-T cohort seem to have this song memorized (below). They were performing a fairly plausible rendition, spontaneously, in class last Saturday. I complained that since we were in English class, they should be doing a... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
Lately the poems are not coming so easily. Epics and haikus are difficult; weather and sunsets and student behavior become tired. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
My second grade student Michelle, featured recently for her artistic skills, took my compliments of her abilities to heart, and presented me with this colorful gift yesterday. This was the topic of last night's little couplet, too. [daily log: walking,... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
The sun was large, and alligators played beneath a random rainbow made of trash. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
Carmel Point The extraordinary patience of things! This beautiful place defaced with a crop of surburban houses - How beautiful when we first beheld it, Unbroken field of poppy and lupin walled with clean cliffs; No intrusion but two or... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
The universe is not so big these days, the fasteners have taken over all. The problem is the lack of paper, since the cellulose was used for paperclips. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
I did something yesterday that I haven't done in a long time: I became immersed in a rather mind-numbingly stupid game. In fact, I was led to this game from a philosophical discussion of the AI Paperclip Maximizer problem, in... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
It's difficult to go on Saturdays. There's just one class: those girls who hate to work. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
Some linguists have speculated that the divergence of dialects between South Korea and North Korea has become substantial. The vast infusion of foreign vocabulary to the "standard Korean" of the South over the last 7 decades has been largely bypassed... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
Ghosts dwell between things and gesture with puffs of air to show their regrets. Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
I tried to learn this aphorism from my book of aphorisms. 총명은 둔필만 못하다 chong.myeong.eun dun.pil.man mot.ha.da intelligence-TOPIC poor-handwriting-ONLY unable-do "Intelligence can't even do as well as poor handwriting." Even if you're smart, if you don't take notes or document... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
Microwave something to eat and then sit down to see if the world spins; write a few sentences hoping the meanings emerge from my pen's end. Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
My student who goes by Michelle is a pretty talented caricaturist for a 2nd-grader. She drew this picture on the white board and told me it was me. I was impressed. I look like that dad character from the TV... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
I looked up. Birds were flying south. The clouds were heavy, moving north. They passed like trains. Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
There was a young man From Cork who got limericks And haikus confused I don't know the origin of this... poem... but it's circulating on the internet. I found it quite funny. Another unattributable internet-sourced quote, somewhat humorous: "I have... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
There might be rain now. Do you have your umbrella? Then, an autumn rain. Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
There is a fifth-grade girl named Hye-min in my ED1-M cohort. A smart girl, but more impressively, she's quite "academically motivated." Yesterday, there was the following conversation. We were doing an exercise in class, basically a kind of rudimentary, note-taking... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK