Biography of William Chaplar
- Flawless English
- If There Were No Players
- Civil War Ballad
- My Sister's Child
- Don't Stop The Laughter
- A Dog Lover's Tale
- Solomon, David, And Saul
- Elisha Saw!
- Be Prepared
- Be One Of Those That Do
- Pomp And Circumstance
- In Search Of Alexander Pope
- Because We Can
- Why Does No One Cite Leviticus?
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