Dr John Celes

Silver Star - 4,127 Points (14-2-1957 / Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)

Teacher’s Day In India - Poem by Dr John Celes

Teacher’s Day in India is today-
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan’s birthday;
A great educationist, Indian;
A former President of our nation;
A teacher par excellence;
An exemplary role-model to all.

Let’s celebrate this day
In a special way,
By remembering our teachers,
Who’d taught us all these years.

A teacher is a tutor;
A teacher is a scholar;
A teacher is a special friend;
A guide and philosopher
In students’ lives- a Godsend!

Our teachers are great minds;
Our teachers are rare finds;
Their love and precept binds
As students’ life-years winds!

God bless our teachers (dears):
God give them healthy years;
God meet their wants sans fears,
And make them mighty seers.

Like parents, he/she rears;
God rank them as great peers;
But keep them free from tears,
When their life’s end nears.

Dedicated most respectfully to
all our beloved teachers
on 5th September,2006
Copyright by Dr John Celes, India


Comments about Teacher’s Day In India by Dr John Celes

  • Rookie Nalini Hebbar (9/4/2006 7:33:00 AM)

    a great philosopher and teacher of those days...now things have changed to a more superficial thinking...fast food...broken promises...unstable relationships...life has become a struggle just to stay alive...we just run to stay in the race...love...nalini (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, September 3, 2006

Poem Edited: Tuesday, August 31, 2010


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