On this Teachers' Day, with love and profound respect. I am dedicating this short poem to our very own "Orchid OCTOPUS "
Well! Octopus is not the most beautiful creature on this earth but it is the only one with 8 powerful hands. They are the most intelligent and behaviourally flexible of all invertebrates. They are known for their keen eye sight and excellent sense of touch.
They have, not just one / two but three hearts!
Just like you!!
One gentle HAND that firmly holds
To walk each student through the unfold,
One HAND holding a baton,
To be passed on to gen-next nation,
To read poetry so to laugh and cry,
Paint dream with colours and contours.
One HAND waiting to wipe the tears
As the world will ignore the losers,
While applauding the winners who conquered fears.
One HAND that searches for the hidden , shy, or good for nothing ones,
From the black hole to starry ones.
One HAND will slap to shape the wet clay
So the magic pot that will hold the world together for peace and play.
Not to forget the HAND that shows the direction and path
Victory stand designed for life.
When the student finally arrives , at his / her own pace