Suma Narayan

Being a Teacher: A Poem

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All around me
I can hear the sound
Of illusions crash
And dreams die
I listen carefully
Because I am
The caretaker
The dream catcher
The illusion-maker
…I am a teacher.

I pick up the shards
The broken voices
the lost dreams
And I teach
How to piece together,
Fuse together,
Find a path
To re…

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A Poem

Photo by Joshua Earle on Unsplash

When we fill a second with joy
The minutes take care of themselves:

If you can’t, as we often can’t
Wait. Breathe. Be thankful for that breath.
Are you breathing?

If today is filled with despair and grief
Let today pass.
Tomorrow’s sun rises,
to gild the heavens again

When…

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Suma Narayan

Suma Narayan

Loves people, cats and tea: believes humanity is good by default, and that all prayer works. Also writes books. Support me at: https://ko-fi.com/sumanarayan1160