Posts tagged ‘helpless’

October 4, 2016

A Teacher’s Heart of Gold- Poetry challenge

by 50djohnson


A Teacher’s Heart of Gold


A Teacher’s Heart of Gold

The first day of school is special each year as I look up and down each row.

Looking at  new supplies, new shoes, new clothes, what is most important doesn’t show.

Within minutes, they show you who is the brightest star…

It’s also very evident who carries the deepest scars.

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September 16, 2013

To Know, Yet Be Helpless

by Venkat

Of all life’s difficulties

Conundrums, emptiness

A quandary ruins my peace

To know, yet be helpless

Watch homeless juveniles

Look with hunger in eyes

Away from their world by miles

I know, yet caught in my own ties

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