"Now that we've watched the Mr. Rogers film (Won't You Be My Neighbor?) and RBG (about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg), doesn't it make it seem like we haven't done nearly enough with our lives?"

My wife posed this as we sat outside on the deck last night in the cool air. I pondered the question, which was more than rhetorical.

"We're both educators," I finally answered, "and if you think of the hundreds of kids we have reached, I'd say we're doing OK."

Still ...

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That single word,
still and elliptical on the page,
is
an improvised explosive device.
Stenciled
on its armored carapice
are these words:

STILL DOING OK?

Take close care.
Tiptoe and breathe.
Deep,
still
breaths.

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I "heard" the whispered words as they came from your e-lips.
And traveled the world, on wires pronounced.
Sometimes reflecting back with many trips.
All around the Internet those words have bounced.

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