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MY MATH TEACHER

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MY MATH TEACHER

My math teacher was such a colorful character
she was the queen of Mathematics at our school
she loved linear regressions and probability
and permutations and combinations too!

My math teacher loved to
entertain us with her Listerine coated smile
and her heart as pure
as the golden sand on Small Hope Bay
she loved making calculus and matrices fun for us
while March 14th was her second Christmas
and grading our exams was her New Year's Day!

My math teacher
was the mathematician we all loved
she painted each of us, her darling students
like sons, daughters and even siblings of  her own
while her favorite words to us were: "y'all stop bein' slow!"
in her voice similar to that of a sixteen year old !

My math teacher disliked when
we made her stress level
race as high as a thermometer
and having her queen bee status under attack
made her spoke in colourful tongues
I couldn't describe !

To us Mathematics is often hard to comprehend
this argument maybe true
but my math teacher always made this subject
feel like a beach day on Blue Lagoon Island!

My math teacher 
was the mathematician we all loved
she loved when we called her the greatest 
mathematician to ever grace the earth 
since the great Pythagoras !
because it made her blush like
the pink grains of sand 
on a beach in Harbour Island !

                                                                          

   
                                                                    Written by: Mia Pratt, 2014


Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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Date: 12/17/2016 9:55:00 AM
Well done, Mia - a loving and humorous monument, no doubt well-deserved.
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Date: 11/12/2016 6:38:00 PM
I hope you give her a copy of this wonderful tribute Mia:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 11/12/2016 2:13:00 PM
Wonderful math teacher calling around poetical souls with good reason to find the geometrical place of the pyramid of real needs and values.
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