Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Back to school, they go

Little ones with heads held high,
Others with a little tear standing by,
It is that time of the year again,
Enlightenment and knowledge to gain.

Pouncing on goodbyes to be gathered,
Breaking away from being mothered.
Parents and guardians with a brave face.
Rippling with worries beneath the surface.

With refreshed brains and a blank slate,
To negate the ignorance, the kinds wait.
Changes are a part of growing up,
Learning lessons to never give up!

Classrooms to find and buses to board,
Games to be played and points scored.
Just having done the best, is the reward.
Memories then, they will continue to hoard.


  1. Being a teacher, I know how it feels for the children. And teachers too.

    pitching forward

  2. I remember when my son was young and enjoyed going back to school.

  3. this is great. you captured the essence of going back to school for both the student and the parent. well done. have a great day.

  4. "Breaking away from being mothered" - kids do appear quite eager to get back to their friends once school reopens. You've really captured it well.

  5. omGosh - this poem illustrates
    the whole scenario perfectly-

  6. This sure transported me to my school days! And to being a teacher once!

    I really felt your words here!!!


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