Treasure Island

Dr John Celes

(14-2-1957 / Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)

Happy Teachers' Day!


Next to my parents, you were great!
You are my special teacher dear;
You held my hand and cleaned my slate;
With words of love, erased my fear!

You taught me how to spell most words;
You showed me what is even, odd;
You made the pretty sounds of birds,
And showed me how to pray to God.

And when I entered college days,
You were my teacher dear and friend;
You gave me tasks and solving ways;
How well you tried to condescend!

I came to know this world through you;
You moulded strongly my pot-clay!
From depths of heart, with respect due,
I wish you ‘Happy Teachers' Day! '

To all teachers world-over: "Happy Teachers' Day! "
Copyright by Dr John Celes 5-09-2012

Submitted: Tuesday, September 04, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, September 05, 2012

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Whither education, without teachers?

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