Post Birthday Reflection: 3 Reasons on why I named my blog and podcast, “Haunting Comforts”

Listen to the podcast version of this post here. As I shared my Haunting Comforts of Teaching podcast to my friends, I was asked, why "Haunting Comforts"? Another friend even made a comment about how the word "haunting" evokes a creepy vibe like sharing ghost stories, which seems a little disconnected to the current content... Continue Reading →

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Welcome to my blog!

Hi there! Thank you for visiting and checking out my writing. I am Jennk, a middle school English teacher and an aspiring writer. This is my official blog where I will be exhibiting my creative, reflective and academic writing and thoughts on life. I find comfort in digging into the haunting crevices of the human... Continue Reading →

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Slice of Life Tuesday: Without Speaking

Photo by Alex Andrews on It was week two of my summer English class. I assigned a NoRedInk grammar practice assignment on active verses passive voice. A low murmur spread throughout the room as I walked around monitoring my students' progress. After about ten minutes, a student raised her hand. This student only recently... Continue Reading →

Slice of Life Tuesday: Yours, Mine, Ours

Photo by Anni Roenkae on Sometimes I think about what's yours, what's mine, and what's ours. I see your mess become my mess. My heart becomes yours and yours become mine. But my thoughts wander, they wander to a void, they wonder about your thoughts, they dive, they swim, they drown into what's ours.

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