Lawerence Mize, Sr.

Rookie - 234 Points (October 29,1949 / Baltimore, Maryland)

Teachers


Some of the best people
I've ever known
Were teachers who cared
Made me feel at home

They chose not to look
At my ragged threads
Or ask about the chaos
Swirling about in my head

They gave me a sliver of lead
In a piece of wood
To mark the way
So I understood

The years came and went
As I grew and learned
They were always there
With me at every turn

I often think
Of where I might be
If not for the teachers
Who cared about me

Submitted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Listen to this poem:

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

Form:


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 (Teachers by Lawerence Mize, Sr. )

Read all 2 comments »

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. If, Rudyard Kipling
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  9. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  10. Alone, Maya Angelou
[Hata Bildir]