Posts tagged ‘teacher’

June 8, 2017

Last Day (2) – Senryu

by Angela Umphers Rueger

Silence in the halls
A year becomes a memory
Time to move on

August 25, 2016

A Teacher’s Heart of Gold

by 50djohnson

sunrise august 2013


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.

The one who didn’t eat breakfast sits quietly at their desk

Finding it hard to wake up and concentrate on the simplest of tests.

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July 15, 2013

Sister “C”

by willowmarie


Sister Claire

She was a nun,

And she was my teacher.

She had the most beautiful hands I’d ever seen,

Loved to play skipping,

Chewed gum

And wore a girdle.

When ever it bunched up,

 She’d go into the art supplies closet

And close the door-

The whole class could hear her

Tugging, adjusting

And muttering “For the love of god.”

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May 9, 2013

A Tough Teacher

by russtowne

When I begin to believe
I’ve got life licked
It teaches me
In many not-so-subtle ways
That I’m far from
Mastering it.

-–Russ Towne