Tom Simard

Poetry, Music, and Prose

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The Power of One

Education is so important, and the influence of a kind, thoughtful teacher can stay with you an entire lifetime.

That’s the way I feel about Miss B. It was 1970, and on Fridays she would bring in her guitar, and turning on the overhead projector she’d place the transparency with the lyrics of a song she’d written in that beautiful hand of hers. She would start strumming. We would all start singing. Here are 2 of the songs I remember:

Barney Oldfield’s Race for a Life

I haven’t been tied to the train tracks like Mabel, but I have just finished talking with the tech rep who has told me in so many words that my hard drive was not snatched from an ongoing train in time.

Barney Oldfield’s Race for a Life

I haven’t been tied to the train tracks like Mabel, but I have just finished talking with the tech rep who has told me in so many words that my hard drive was not snatched from an ongoing train in time.

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