02/16/16  •  Des Moines

How to slow down

A marathon runner, avid biker and decadeslong professor, Steve Rose was not one to slow down — until someone showed him how.

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Steve Rose

Steve Rose is a professor of teacher education and the coordinator of secondary education at Simpson College, where he has worked for 20 years. Previously, he taught a variety of high school subjects and led a program for dropouts in his native state of Nebraska. His main creative outlet is poetry and he's had pieces published in a number of journals, including “The Midwestern Review” and “Dime Bag of Poetry.” He's prone to citing the great poets of his era: Kris Kristofferson, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and John Prine.

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