William Chaplar

[C.W. Elliot] (August 18,1961 / Trenton, New Jersey)

Biography of William Chaplar

William Chaplar poet

William Chaplar is a freelance writer who lives in Phoenix, Arizona He is married to Margret Annette Antoine, and he has two children- Heather and Chris.

William Chaplar's Works:

Rhyme with Reason
Holiday Music
Crossing This Jordan

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Because We Can

I'm always hearing how our schools are facing dire straits;
this disturbing anomaly of low graduation rates.
What I can't help but wonder, though, as I think this thing through,
is what—if anything—there is that each of us can do.
Can any of us sit each day with some three-year-old child
and take about an hour or so to read to her a while?
Can any adult—man or woman—take paper and pen
and show a child who's pre-school-aged the way to count to ten?
And what about the chances that a ne

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