Ann E. Wallace


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I dream
of simply

I remember
walking simply

Or do I?

I walk
but no longer

I have forgotten
to simply walk

the feeling
of simply walking


Ann E. Wallace, PhD, is an Associate Professor of English at New Jersey City University. She has published on traumatic memory, loss, and illness, as well as on her teaching practices within the composition classroom. Her work has recently appeared in Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy, Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine, Mothers Always Write, The Literary Nest, Coldnoon, Autumn Sky Poetry Daily, as well as in the September 2016 issue of Wordgathering.