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"Be more than you are Miss Daniels, raise the bar Follow your dreams and choose your unsurpassable star Do not vaguely tell me that you do not know why Do not pretend to learn - that's "pie in the sky" Your homework is all hard work and building blocks of who you will be If you have a question for God's sake ask me Don't slip through the cracks of dragging feet and sagging minds The truth is the truth and that's what one must find You are your best representative, your voice must be heard Speak with the clarity of scholars and always use your best words These words from my teacher have stayed since my youth They are timeless examples of how to live and to remind To take courage and meaning to the truth Of just who we are and what we need to find October 29, 2019 Favorite Teacher or Professor Poetry Contest Sponsored by Chantelle Anne Cooke

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Date: 11/3/2019 5:36:00 PM
It seems you have taken your teacher’s words to heart, Lonna, nicely done and nicely penned! All the best to you. John
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Lonna Blodgett
Date: 11/3/2019 7:13:00 PM
I was lucky enough to proverbially speaking, have a professor in 8th grade. Those words are initially his. I still have a journal I kept my notes in for his English class! Thanks so much John. Lonna
Date: 11/1/2019 11:01:00 PM
A great tribute to your teacher, Lonna , congratulations on your winning placement. Hugs Eve
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Lonna Blodgett
Date: 11/3/2019 7:14:00 PM
Eve, thank you so much. An 8th grade English teacher I dearly respected. Lonna
Date: 10/31/2019 2:13:00 PM
- The teacher you will never forget ... congratulations on your great winning poem, Lonna :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Lonna Blodgett
Date: 11/3/2019 8:49:00 PM
Thank you Anne-Lise. He was a very formidable figure with a natural affinity for teaching! He was my 8th grade English teacher. What a year! Lonna