Teacher, Mentor, Friend...Their Inspiration (a poem of inspiration)

Inspirator of the solving of mysteries...
Inspirator of the solving of mysteries...
Family member and a friend...
Family member and a friend...
Trusted mentor and guider...
Trusted mentor and guider...
prescriber of self-esteem...
prescriber of self-esteem...
Promotor of a bright tomorrow...
Promotor of a bright tomorrow...
The owner of patience and strength...giver of love...spirit lifter...someone to understand...
The owner of patience and strength...giver of love...spirit lifter...someone to understand...



A child's self-worth, satisfaction, their dignity,

All to come in time, from their own birth.

No finer chance for each...in the schools,

Where we may teach, on this good earth.


Precious moments...where learning takes place,

Greater knowledge then, for all to embrace.

Every mother's own, but an extension, their souls,

Until their grown, to live a life full of grace.


What grander experience...those to instruct,

Life's finest symphony there to conduct.

Each charge to help construct...grasping facts,

Then, in their own ways, to so deduct.


Little ones, soon grown, lives to face, on their own,

Because of our love, they're never alone.

Cherished days, spent in schools...learning to read,

Obeying the rules... their true spirits shone.


Walking as women and men...new lives, so well prepared,

Passing on love, so shared, in school, someone cared.

Guiding minds and hearts, their welcoming hands to lend,

A true family member, is every teacher, a wonderful friend.








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The inspirer...the guide...the family member there to give a needed hand.....
The inspirer...the guide...the family member there to give a needed hand.....

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annart 14 months ago from SW England

As an ex-teacher I totally concur with all that! It's so good to see children grow in confidence and be proud of their own learning, especially those I've taught who are dyslexic and have great difficulty with literacy. That's such a rewarding job.

Lovely poem. A child's self-esteem is worth everything.

Ann


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blessedp 14 months ago

Nice poem. Thanks for sharing the importance of teachers.


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whonunuwho 14 months ago from United States Author

Always will I share this, my friend and bless you for your kind review. whonu


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whonunuwho 14 months ago from United States Author

Thank you ann and as a former teacher of special needs children, I will always treasure my time spent working with these wonderful kids. Thank you. whonu


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whonunuwho 14 months ago from United States Author

I will do this at every opportunity my friend. Thank you. whonu


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Missy Smith 14 months ago from Florida

This is a great tribute to the teachers who really care for every student who enters their classroom. I live in a small town, and because of that, all of us parents get to know our teachers very well. I feel really good about our teachers here. They are like extended family. We even invite them to our children's birthday parties, and they show up. Imagine that...:) and now I must brag on them more. My daughter is a gifted student. Straight A's since Pre-K, and she is almost 15 now in the ninth grade. My son is also an A student, and he is in third grade this year. Teachers really take a lot of time to keep our kids educated here, and all of us parents and students are very blessed to have them.


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whonunuwho 14 months ago from United States Author

Thank you Missy. The role of many teachers is highly underrated. Each one truly is like family and mean so very much in every child's life. Thank you so much for your nice support and kind words for the teachers. Blessings to you and your family. whonu


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Vellur 14 months ago from Dubai

A beautiful poem, great write. Teachers are happy if their students do well in school and beyond.


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Minnetonka Twin 14 months ago from Minnesota

Beautiful words on the gift of teaching our children. Well written and inspiring poetry.


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whonunuwho 14 months ago from United States Author

Thank you for your kind support my friend. whonu


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MsDora 14 months ago from The Caribbean

Well-deserved tribute to teachers and schools. Thanks for performing such a noble gesture.


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BlossomSB 14 months ago from Victoria, Australia

Until they're grown is so true, and then they are off on their own adventures, but we never stop loving them, and if we're both parent and teacher, we still want to go on teaching them, too, so they avoid mistakes, but that's often not appreciated!


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whonunuwho 14 months ago from United States Author

Yes my friend, they have a life of heir own and make their own decisions. Thank you for your kind words. whonu


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bravewarrior 14 months ago from Central Florida

We are all teachers, whether we have children or not. We set examples and pass on the knowledge bestowed upon us by our parents, teachers and mentors. It's a tough job, but somebody's got to do it!


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whonunuwho 14 months ago from United States Author

Yes my friend and we are responsible in passing the good word about life's challenges. Thank you so much for your fine support. whonu


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aviannovice 14 months ago from Stillwater, OK

To some degree, we all teach. Those that do it for a living, no finer profession than to mold those minds.

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