Teachers’ Day: Stirring minds, shimmering light


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The lamp of knowledge lit,

souls will come and go,

classrooms will be empty one day,

regaling tales of Shakespeare,

doctrine of Mahalanobis Economics,

stirring minds to debate,

thinkers produced,

some like me too shy to speak for one second,

shimmering light,

kill if you may!

thoughts will remain eternal,

power of classroom and learning,

take a stand,

seek wisdom within,

trudge fearlessly in your belief system,

one day everything shall be over,

but a rich legacy and symbolism shall serve as a reference,

swimming in an ocean of knowledge,

blessed I am to be the student,

learning from your wise words,

for you are the pearls that bore no taint,

thank you dear teachers,

Happy Teachers’ Day

Love and gratitude






37 thoughts on “Teachers’ Day: Stirring minds, shimmering light

  1. What a heart-warming ode to these unsung heroes. They teach us, guide us, motivate us and channelise our minds only to be forgotten by us when we become a ‘someone’ in this world. Your teachers though would be so happy that someone cherishes them

  2. Oh, can you imagine the joy of teachers learning how great impact they had in a childs life back then…What a blessing:-) The most important work, I think. You wrote an amazing tribute Vishal! Happy to read you had good people like this in your life, they do shape us a bit – like all people we meet throughout life.

    • I am extremely happy to be connected with several teachers on FB and they played such a defining role in my life. Cannot imagine my life without them and greateful forever for shaping me. I call them, the parents we never had. Thanks Eli to see you here.

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