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M ighty forces of concentration 
R eading the minds of those who
S uccumb, breathing realms of perplexity
N egative, positive their difference and sum
I s it only I in contemplation? 
S quare-rooted mysteries and more to come 
R eady to confront word-“problems”
E ager, I sometimes feel so dumb
E ndless solving of no cessation, yet with you
N othing but a piece of Pi….yum! 

                                         Ode to a great teacher

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  1. Date: 3/21/2009 3:26:00 PM
    Hi Farah my friend, this is nice tribute to a person being respected. Ernilando

  1. Date: 3/11/2009 2:17:00 AM
    an excellent write! a wonderful way to pay your respect through your words! ~ Arany

  1. Date: 3/7/2009 1:29:00 PM
    Hi Farah what a wonderful tribute to a teacher who is obviously very special - I thank you for your last comment and let me say I feel the same towards you - You live in a world we could never comprehend yet through the beauty of your soul you always seem to exclude all the violence that is no doubt a part of your life - i commend you on the beautiful person that you are - I find your faith to be a beacon of light - god Bless you Farah, YF4L, MJ

  1. Date: 3/4/2009 3:51:00 PM
    I was always terrible with math and I'm going to assume Mrs. Nisreen was a math teacher ... great tribute and very clever use of the Acrostic form! Was glad to see your name again farah, with your welcome comments. Hope you and yours are well. When is your birth day/month ?... I'll send you a Birthday Blog ... smile ...

  1. Date: 3/2/2009 8:03:00 AM
    ### pi ### y-um-m-m !!....cute finnish :)....a nice sentiment to our unsung heroes in the world,the ones who teach for the sake of true learning and message to most of the young ones here is,it's not just the subject learned which is important,but the how you learn it....the how you learn,will help you interpret and translate the world around you....very nice my dear farah,hope all is well where you are also....peace , jay

  1. Date: 3/2/2009 6:35:00 AM
    I like your treasuring your teacher. So often the teacher is one willing to be forgotten. Good idea and good write, Farah

  1. Date: 3/2/2009 1:46:00 AM
    Thank you for your encouragement on "Over Coat". It is an honor to hear from someone who has over 280 poems and somehow found and complimented my poem (without being just a member who makes a comment on every new member that signs up for Poetry Soup to boost their own ratings), I will be exploring your poetry. Thank you, Randy Biffany

  1. Date: 3/1/2009 5:58:00 PM
    ....and yet at the same time~it could be no more or less within its creative loveliness, than, a tribute to Mr. Snisreen~Smile~and what a lovely tribute it is or would be!!!~And, I loved Your reflective make-up within this write also~for in the mind as within ones soul~many answers and treasures shall be found!!!?~"My Love Always To 'You and Your Loved Ones Young Lady,' Forever, John!!!"~Bye Gifted Farah!!!:))

  1. Date: 3/1/2009 5:51:00 PM
    Smile~I loved Your creative write here dear young lady!!!~"Hello Gifted and Precious Farah Chamma!!!"~I have been doing well~"Thank You!!"~As, I also hope that You have too!!? As a matter of fact, I thought of Yourself a couple of days ago!!?~Smile~"Good Writers Always Stay One!!!"~You know Farah, this write here could have multyple possibilties unto its meaniing, subject(s) and or purpose!!? Smile~I like that sometimes~dep ending upon the perceived body of the write!!?...cont....

  1. Date: 3/1/2009 3:49:00 PM
    I had a teacher that touched my life when I was younger.... I was a dyslexic child. She spent so much time with me, and now that I look back on it-- she probably changed the whole course of my life. If I hadn't learned to read, I would never be writing today! I will never forget her. And this poem is very brilliant and beautiful!! Best wishes, Sara:)

  1. Date: 3/1/2009 1:21:00 PM
    i wish i was your math teacher. john

  1. Date: 3/1/2009 11:08:00 AM
    Creative brilliance! You never cease to amaze! What an awesome tribute - you better show this to her!!! I so love that very last line! Par excellence Ms. Farah!! Love & hugs, Shar xoxo

  1. Date: 3/1/2009 9:08:00 AM
    What a creative poem! I like the way you used # in the title. Nice dedication. Enjoyed this one. Thank you for your kind comment. Karen

  1. Date: 3/1/2009 8:55:00 AM
    Wonderful tribute young one.. Love the flow and movement of this piece..hope you are well.

  1. Date: 3/1/2009 8:13:00 AM
    A clever tribute Farah.Well done.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome observtions