Famous Short Teacher Poems. Short Teacher Poetry by Famous Poets
Famous Short Teacher Poems. Short Teacher Poetry by Famous Poets. A collection of the all-time best Teacher short poems
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— ON LIPPE THE TEACHER.
I cannot think there's that antipathy
'Twixt puritans and players, as some cry;
Though LIPPE, at Paul's, ran from his text away,
To inveigh 'gainst plays, what did he then but play?
If external action is effete
and rhyme is outmoded,
I shall revert to you,
Habakkuk, as when in a Bible class
the teacher was speaking of unrhymed verse.
He said - and I think I repeat his exact words -
"Hebrew poetry is prose
with a sort of heightened consciousness.
" Ecstasy affords
the occasion and expediency determines the form.