Joseph T. Renaldi

Freshman - 505 Points (Frackville, Pennsylvania)

Duties Of A Teacher - Poem by Joseph T. Renaldi

The everyday duties of a teacher
Are as difficult as they can be,
Whether in an elementary or secondary school
Or whether the teacher is a he or she.

The teacher must possess a bundle of information,
A knowledge that will constantly shine,
And in addition must maintain class discipline
To keep all the students properly in line.

There are insurmountable number of questions
To be answered during every period of the day,
And test papers must be carefully graded when
The students leave and go merrily on their way.

The pleasures and encounters of an evening out
Are few and seldom to be socially shared,
Because the next day's lessons must have priority,
Be reviewed and lessons carefully prepared.

A dedicated teacher gets a personal satisfaction
In this cumbersome and timeless atmosphere.
The role of a teacher is vital in this complex world,
Preparing all students for a future career.


Comments about Duties Of A Teacher by Joseph T. Renaldi

  • Gold Star - 5,460 Points Allotey Abossey (6/12/2015 7:41:00 AM)

    I do several jobs, The only job I do with much ease and greater interest is teaching. Nicely written my friend. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 178 Points Brian Jani (5/19/2014 11:17:00 AM)

    Joseph I like this piece of poetry well done (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sandra Fowler (4/27/2006 11:13:00 AM)

    A true teacher is a great human being and great human beings affect eternity.
    Thank you for sharing.

    Kind regards,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Brian Dorn (4/27/2006 10:14:00 AM)

    Joseph, a nice tribute to teachers everywhere... certainly a much more difficult job than most of us can imagine.
    Brian (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 27, 2006



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