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(s): teacher


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  • 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

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