Written for: Poets United Midweek Motif~Literacy (posted by Susan)
Address the flowering of literacy~ one instance/element of how it is an entry ticket or a barrier ~ in your new poem.
“Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope.” ~Kofi Annan
born right here,
adult with children.
He never learned to read or write
so could not drive, help his children with homework,
send a letter, postcard, or obtain employment anywhere he had to read a sign.