The Twilight Zone: 5 AM Thoughts

Recently, after much encouragement, one of my students started a blog. She has a deep inner life that needed expression, and I felt through blogging she could exercise her voice and practice the discipline of writing. I just caught up on the posts that I missed. Many had me “laughing out loud” in my “too quiet” office. I particularly love the “Twilight Zone” post in which she talks about the “weird” realm English majors enter during the final exams period. If I had the energy, I would respond to her post with the “twilight zone” period from the English professor’s experience—days that begin too early and end too late, face buried in papers, and deep sleep falling in the middle of typing comments on students’ papers. We live for the day we hit submit on the final grade for the final course. And then…we sleep. No time to expound on that now, but since we’re all in that zone somewhere, I thought I’d share this piece. Enjoy!

3 thoughts on “The Twilight Zone: 5 AM Thoughts

  1. Lisa says:

    I love this student’s writing…Her twilight zone reminds me of my dream world..In my dreams ( nightmares?) I would report hours late to school or work with only my bra and underwear on along with my fuzzy house slippers..Nobody would notice,lol, because of their own foggy dream state 🙂

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