Thuy

I first met Thuy Khuu in 2006 when she took my Social Justice class at Saint Louis University.  Born in Vietnam, she moved to the US at the age of eight with her parents,  sister and brother. …

First Thoughts on Julie O’Heir

Where do I look for this question that’s glowingWhere do I look for this truthgrin that I know is in the city limitsWhere do I feel that bare vibe whispering around my upper ear My…

Danielle Mackey

I’ve known Danielle since 2006 when she took a SLU Social Justice class with me after she’d studied abroad in El Salvador, which, it is safe to say, transformed her life. Since then, we’ve spent…

Exploring di Prima

Dear Poet. I finally got my Walt class together… maybe you could join us as a guest speaker at some point, tell us what you thought of him. But if you are indeed interested/curious about…

Neeta and Neil

Neeta Shenai took my Social Justice class at SLU in fall 2005; Neil Munjal did the same in fall 2006. It has been a great pleasure to stay in touch with them as they have…

Letter/1522

Robert Henri Makes me think of you! You’re a book-openerA soul-opener A seerAn enlightener A listenerA dare-angel A possibility-generatorA disturber of the official line An embodiment of the operative lineOf Love first Thank you for…