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WHEN WE SPRAY TOXIC!

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THIS WAS A MISTAKE. 

ALL ACROSS THE YARD THERE WAS A RECORDING OF EACH MISSTEP.  EVERY STEP TAKEN, THE TWISTS AND TURNS, ENGRAVED IN DEAD BROWN GRASS. THE POISON TRAIPSED A TRAIL OF SURPRISING DISTANCE.
It was a slow acting herbicide meant to kill the grass but not the surrounding flowers. It seeped invisible into the fertile flower ground. At the spot it was sprayed, the intention was to kill the invading grass. 
We spray toxic each day--spittle of slow acting invasive words and actions meant to seek a sense of control or herald our own agendas, but instead kill invisible dreams, cripple the growth of love, suffer hearts and minds to growth. 
 Creating careless ruin. 
Oh, the heroic potential of humanity.
There really is no standing still; every day is consciously and unconsciously an overwhelming, choice-laden footprint trek.
red marks on the student's page or "good first try" Oh, the heroic potential of humanity.
blaming others for pain or understanding the effects of loss Oh, …