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Written for English Day at Gordon Academic College, this poem is composed in a series of styles, the content of which relates to our class experience learning over the past year to be teachers of English as an additional language at the college. My classmates, all from wide ethnic and cultural backgrounds, helped read the poem segments on stage in front of more than 100 audience members from the English Department.  Causeway by D.T.Noll Limerick: Stuffed into spaces economical The causeways still are habitual Passing in the halls far too often The connections fleetingly soften And the friendships made are astronomical   Free Verse: Brittle, caged laughing filling the vertical spaces of wall Spreading upwards into a slam-dunk delivery Melding into the ether with barely a whelp Singing down praise from above, and immersed in  Haiku: Straight and bent streets to walk Curved into naught with no stop Pathwa