Angela Bynum

(Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Angela Bynum Poems

1. What Am I? 1/2/2003
2. I Am A Teacher 1/2/2003
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I Am A Teacher

I stand alone everyday,
encouraging some through smiles and praise,
often wiping tears away.
I am expected to be mother, father, minister,
policeman, social worker, psychiatrist and more
But, that's not the half of what
my profession has in store.
I am often the first one criticized
and the last one praised,
My motivation is from the inner,
obviously, not from my pay.
For I live in a system where educational investment
appears to come last
but each new day finds me swamped with more tasks
It appears easier to pay parole officers and build...

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