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I pulled the grays out
but they’re sprouting back again
they make me feel old.

I wrote this after hearing Billy Collins speak last week. I thought it might be good to write a Haiku, especially if I’m going to teach this form to my students this-coming school year. (I’ve never taught my kids Haiku before since I thought it was too limiting. However, if Collins thinks it’s a good idea, I’ll try it!)

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