I'M THINKING...is a rare collection of poems that explores common emotions and experiences that appeal to people of various age groups, cultural backgrounds, and social statuses. This new book of poetry artfully renders the author's struggles and accomplishments in her unique life circumstances. It is entertaining, conversational, and inspiring. I'M THINKING...is rooted in the poet's differing perspectives as: a child who was written off by the main stream educational system; a teacher w entrusted with helping children to pursue their destiny; a university lecturer who supported student teachers and a parent and grandparent determined to leave a lasting legacy. Most importantly, this book conveys the heart of someone who has emerged victoriously from the effects of debilitating past experiences.