Paul Sebastian


Teacher With a Heart


A teacher with a heart is a gifted soul
Weaved together with threads of gold
A teacher touches lives of a great many
His reward is hearing a success testimony

A teacher with a heart goes into a class
Teaching beyond the lesson plans he has
Sharing his life’s experiences and lessons learned
Giving hope to live life’s best with wisdom gained

He listens intently to give a positive feedback
He keeps a keen eye on the learning steps they take.
Listens to unspoken words to fathom a heart’s needs
He earnestly cares about what and how he feeds

Like a father would, he is firm but kind
Gentle on the young impressionable minds
Mistakes are often made: he is always forgiving
Never minding their failures: he is always encouraging

He is someone a student would look up to
For his counsel, laced with love is wise and true
He often role-plays a parent but is more a friend
Modeling good values, mindful of the messages send

A teacher with a heart is one set apart
To touch lives with the love he imparts
Remembered by the touched years later
Thankful for lives turned for the better.

Submitted: Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Edited: Thursday, May 08, 2014

Topic of this poem: teacher

Form:


Do you like this poem?
3 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Teacher With a Heart by Paul Sebastian )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie - 163 Points Prasanna Kumari (3/17/2014 5:18:00 AM)

    the teacher in rhyme and rhythm is very attractive....being a teacher myself enjoyed it very much... (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. [CW]Watch The Flash Season 1 Episode 11 .., Renz Barns
  5. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  7. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  8. Tonight I can write the saddest lines, Pablo Neruda
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe

Poem of the Day

poet Oscar Wilde

(In memoriam
C. T. W.
Sometime trooper of the Royal Horse Guards
obiit H.M. prison, Reading, Berkshire
July 7, 1896)

I

He did not wear his scarlet coat,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Ruth Stone

 

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. Value, Carolyn Blackmon
  2. Tagore Song (#9) My freedom exist in da.., Tushar Ray
  3. What is Courage, Lewis Antonuk
  4. Full Attention, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  5. Acknowledge What Love has to do with US, michael walkerjohn
  6. That Thing, Luo Zhihai
  7. The Polar Star, Tushar Ray
  8. On Learning in Texas of East Coast Winte.., Bill Grace
  9. I'm ill, lee fones
  10. Goodnight My Love, Michael P. McParland
[Hata Bildir]