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I am an elementary school teacher by trade. I feel that being of service to others is one of the most joyous and meaning things one can do in their life. The challenges of that work environment, as well as the state of our world, our country and our communities, impel me to write. I therefore write for reconciliation, restoration, and revelation. Writing, for me is very powerful, because it calls me to be honest. Therefore it is one of the most meaningful things I can do.

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List of poems by Al Bartolis 9 total

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Gay Negro Gremlins Dancing Between The Pages
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Nightmare
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Redundant Overkill
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Fix My Life
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Impotent Vigils
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All is in Order
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Getting Gamed
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Ending The Meds
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Koan Lite
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  • janet_1
    Your poem, Gay NegroGremlins dancing between the pages won my vote in the June contest. I'm glad to see that at least you were a runner-up. There is just one line that I didn't get. Would you explain what the line "If Mary was born two years after Ray" is referring to? Thanks. Janet Muirhead Hill 
    LikeReply 11 year ago
    • ABP57
      That line is a reference to a common word problem where a student is asked, using basic algebra, to find the a person's age by finding an unknown variable.."If Bob was born two yrs before Fred and Fred is ten, then how old is Bob? 
      LikeReply 11 year ago
    • janet_1
      Oh, of course. Thank you so much. I really love your poem and all its innuendos. It speaks what I feel on all levels.
      LikeReply1 year ago
    • ABP57
      You're Welcome..
      LikeReply1 year ago

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