Who Were You, Miss Billings?

  • Sheryl Lain Cheyenne, Wyoming


Miss Billings was gray. She had gray hair, gray bushy eyebrows, and gray hairs that sprouted from her chin. She even wore gray rayon dresses, the kind with little tiny flowers on a huge gray background. She was my fourth grade teacher.

Author Biography

Sheryl Lain, Cheyenne, Wyoming
Sheryl Lain has taught thousands of students in her English classes over the years. Former director of the Wyoming Writing Project, she facilitated writing projects throughout her state. Her book A Poem for Every Student chronicles a teacher's life. She is an international presenter for the Bureau of Education and Research and author of numerous articles, monographs, chapters and poems. She can be reached at sheryllain@aol.com.
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