Last year, while speaking to a writing class at Medgar Evers College, I let slip a terribly-kept secret: there’s no money in this poetry thing. So we have to find other ways of making a living. A student in the front row expressed his dismay at my admission. Not at the idea that, if he [...]
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Make your own versions of addictive slidey-puzzle game 2048.
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The oft-neglected literary form can help students learn in ways that prose can’t.