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Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
In this article, the author provides an intimate glimpse into the writing work that Joe Cytrynbaum did with students from Manley Career Academy High School in Chicago. The author's discussion of Joe's "tactics of hope" is layered and brought to life by Joe's poetry and the poetry of his students. The author presents Joe's poems and the insights of Joe's wife into these poems, revealing how the poems were indeed graphs of Joe's mind working.