July 5, 2022

Graduations

Three of the 8th graders have a ballgameafter school, and I’m invited.The girls play with sweat and play to win.At this age the level of play is lessthan its importance is in life. The skyabove Central Park is brilliant, as ifit had chosen to be the very placea white ball could rise in searchingopen grass […]

Among Children

i.A writer, brilliant on schools,said in surprise, that he felt safe walkingamong children on South Bronx streets.With 50 kids, just off an A Train, I felta thing brush my cheek, a dark faceshone between cars picking up speed.One of the girls came upwith a heavy paperclip,“He was shooting you! Mr. K–,you best be careful down […]