An ode to teachers

Christina Abigail D'cruz



This moment of old I reminisce
That violent dissonance I felt
Amongst many this one stood
Filled with brightness this one did

Oh, I wonder what made her withstand
This distortion amidst the clef.
It was then I told myself
Never will I ever be that hire

Truly fascinating this life could be
A day would come my path I thought
The road I trod I never dreamt
Oh, it came biting my back

Where I walked success followed
Struggle was its main ingredient
Peace I did direly long
Half a decade gone

Alas to this place I arrived
Filled with great minds alike
Here then I saw that
I could be much more

It is funny how I once thought I'd never be
Standing in front surrounded by noise
Withstanding that violent flood
This passion burned brighter
That what I thought I’d never be, I became,

A teacher.

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