When faced with an unruly classroom full of bored troublemakers who don't react well to new teachers, what do you do? If you're humorous author Ira Wood, you make them laugh....
It was a time when they were afraid of him.
My father, a bare man, a gypsy, a horse
This being human is a guest house.
Every morning a new arrival.
A joy, a depression, a meanness,
some momentary awareness comes
as an unexpected visitor.
Welcome and entertain...