Shantih Journal 3.1 - Page 70

Today’s Lesson kelly neal “These fragments I have shored against my ruins” —T.S.Eliot 70 my students work over the abstract idea of redemption in three stories as a preparation for the wasteland which we will read for the next class one thousand miles away students hide as their classmates are killed and we are told there is nothing nothing we can do except pray prayers are useless balms for the dead and pale recompense for the living who must clean blood from walls and mix memory into the earth devoid of hope near an open door we are in a hell we have created (February 14, 2018)