Elementary

The source of my greatest anguish, St. Paul’s School, in Wellesley, Massachusetts, closed down this year. I found out yesterday. Part of me felt relief. A bigger part felt ill. The biggest part felt anger, that the school died before I could get even (so to speak).

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  Robert Basil wrote @

Credit where credit is due: Upon the death of Charlie Parker, Miles Davis quipped to Max Roach, “The motherfucker died before we could get even with him.”

  Robert Basil wrote @

The two teachers who harmed me have been dead for decades.


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