Taylor Mali is an accomplished teacher and slam poet. He once went to a dinner party where a rude guest expressed deep skepticism about the value and skills of teachers.
"I mean, you're a teacher, Taylor. Come on. Be honest. What do you make?"
And I wish he hadn't done that: asked me to be honest. Because, you see, I have this little policy about honesty and ass-kicking, which is: if you ask for it, then I have to let you have it.
And so he did. Gavin Aung Than illustrated the tale in comic form. You can read the full text at the link below.
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Or, to watch the video of Mr. Mali's glorious retelling of the incident, click on Continue reading.