Shawn L. Bird

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poem- offering March 12, 2014

Filed under: Poetry,Teaching,Writing — Shawn L. Bird @ 6:06 pm
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You bring your words to me

an offering

held in your open palms

like a supplicant.

I meet your fearful eyes

and tell you of your strengths,

coach through your weaknesses,

and encourage your improvement,

as gently as I can.

You reward me with your laughter,

a sound so rare that I am still celebrating

hours later,

so thankful

to be your teacher,

and have the chance to watch

your talent turn you into the

accomplished person

you will be.

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