Salon Blues

She’s praying for a miracle

Or maybe two

And the light in her eyes has grown dark

Speaking poetry and humming, she washes my hair

The hours are long, her faith is waning

So she talks babies and better days

While the water runs warm and redeeming

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About eduk8te

Kathy Moore’s passion is literacy, and she serves as a mentor teacher and staff developer throughout the greater Bay Area. Kathy is the City of San Ramon's Poet Laureate; she also teaches poetry writing workshops and is an instructor in the Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership (MATL) program at St. Mary’s College of California. She was honored as SRVUSD Teacher of the Year in 2007 and San Ramon Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year in 2009. Kathy holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership for Social Justice from California State University, East Bay, an M.A. in Teacher Leadership from St. Mary’s and a B.A. in English Education from SUNY Albany. She and Bob Moore are the proud parents of four beautiful grown daughters, and the smitten grandparents of two beautiful boys.
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One Response to Salon Blues

  1. Robert C. Moore says:

    Good poem

    Sent from my iPhone

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