Teacher Poem

A Teacher's Dedication

This poem is written in tribute to teachers all over the world. Teachers have worked so hard throughout the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown, keeping pupils motivated and up to date with their education whilst having to do their schoolwork at home. Such dedication deserves recognition.

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Teachers

Beryl L Edmonds © more by Beryl L Edmonds

Published by Family Friend Poems August 2020 with permission of the Author.

Teachers proudly stand in front of the class
With knowledge and influence en masse,
Igniting a flame in curious minds
Proficiently as the lessons unwind.

Teaching, a calling that burns deep inside
To instruct thirsty, inquisitive minds.
Installing passion that leads to success.
Inspiring pupils to give of their best.

Encouraging scholars' creative gifts,
Praising, applauding whatever it is.
Those who are taught well live well, get ahead.
Blessed are the teachers, it has to be said.

It doesn't go unnoticed, the work involved
Developing great people to evolve.
All humble, nurturing teachers out there,
Thank you all for your compassionate care.

Those who go on to find their hopes and dreams,
Remember the teachers who cast the beams.

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ABOUT THE POET:

My interest and love of poetry began at school, when I was fourteen years of age. The class were given the project of writing an anthology of verse, using our own poetry and designing the cover for our book.
I really enjoyed the project and still have the book I made.
Poetry has remained a lifelong hobby, I enjoy reading and writing poems to...

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