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Teachers Are Told to Ignore Their Bodies, But Chronic Pain Made Me Listen to Mine

I have never been as vulnerable with students as I was then, having to tell the fifth graders I was in pain.


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Chiara is a writer and teacher. She delights in public art, public libraries, and biking through New York City. You can find her poems in Crab Creek Review, Yes Poetry, and Best New Poets, among others.