rajagopal haran

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A Teacher Is Grieved - Poem by rajagopal haran

The final exams are in the offing
Mugging and bugging in full swing
Burning the midnight oil
Stumble to go to the next class


Youthful faces with awe in the look
Start the year with cheering sigh
I know each by name calling day and day out
Half yearly closes breaking half my heart

Reaching the wards as everlasting partners
Achieved by bricking inch by inch
Portions are over and prelims are done with
Gems are ready though not for sale

Comes the day call it farewell
Loading tonnes of grief into my heart
Students nay my children start
Praising me for anything and everything

Tears start rolling down my cheeks
Not that praise inebriates me
Fear of separation and pangs of love
Prick the heart with pin’s precision

Comes the vacation and birds fly off
Corrections to care, I go on with papers
Letters show me the person behind
Making me smile and cry

With pain in the heart and
Gain of centum result
I allow my children
To jump to the next class

Time rolls by with mixed feeling
Reach the school to the same class
New faces new hopes new feelings
Another set of children to make me happy and sad!

Comments about A Teacher Is Grieved by rajagopal haran

  • (1/27/2008 7:25:00 PM)

    You show deep feelings and sense in all you write.
    A touching poem.
    Thank you for your sharing.
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  • (1/24/2008 11:28:00 AM)

    This is a rather wonderful look at the emotion a teacher has when the students he has taught succeed and move on. (Report) Reply

  • (1/21/2008 10:44:00 AM)

    nice poem....................... (Report) Reply

  • (12/28/2007 9:41:00 AM)

    Is that not the greatest joy to have a new class each year (Report) Reply

  • (11/14/2007 5:53:00 AM)

    the angst (the teacher's) beautifully expressed. thanks (Report) Reply

  • (11/13/2007 5:24:00 PM)

    A teacher with a caring heart. This is a very touching write. I am sure that your students remember you in a very positive way. Thank you.

    Warm regards,

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  • (11/10/2007 10:51:00 AM)

    I really liked this. You did a very good job with this poem, :) (Report) Reply

  • (11/6/2007 1:01:00 AM)

    Corrections to care, I go on with papers
    Letters show me the person behind
    Making me smile and cry..........................Mugging and bugging in full swing.....very emotional poems rolled a lot, thanks for sharing....i enjoy reading it.
    :) Mary
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  • Jeanette Krantz (11/2/2007 9:44:00 AM)

    thats a lot of emotions rolling around in that poem! loved it =) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, April 21, 2011

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