My forgiveness is like an old tree.
It stays there for hundreds of years
until nothing is left to forgive.
3rd grader, Wilkes Elementary School as part of Vicky Edmonds’ “Invisible Beauty” Teaching Artist Residency.
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ABOUT VICKY EDMONDS. Vicky is a teaching artist with Arts & Humanities Bainbridge’s Arts in Education program. She is a poet and teacher who uses the written and spoken word as a means of looking further into the mysteries that are still unsolved in our lives. She has worked in hundreds of facilities with children, adolescents and adults, with at-risk populations, special needs groups, teachers, counselors and parenting groups. She has presented at conferences for the National Association for Poetry Therapy and the National and International Expressive Arts Therapy Associations, has been published in numerous books and anthologies nationally and has compiled over 250 chapbooks of the poetry of children she has taught. Vicky Edmonds lives and works primarily in the Seattle area and has been teaching poetry as a tool for social emotional learning for the last 27 years.