Author Laura Marie Clark: A Moment Of Clarity

 

Ah – what was it that worried me again?

 

My nagging questions have subsided

Over an afternoon teaching eager students, who

Met every single target with delightful glee;

Encouraged to go on, I am fulfilled,

New eyes looking at each classroom, thinking

That teaching has rich rewards for those who try.

 

Oh, it’s all a learning process, of course,

For every lesson has its challenges to overcome.

 

Clear as day, I see this job not as my enemy:

Let problems come and I will strike them down

Aware that passion comes from great achievement, I

Reach odds once thought hopeless to beat;

It’s time to embrace this chance to teach

The energetic children who have chosen me.

Yes, this does seem like the life for me.

 

© Laura Marie Clark

Canvasimage_jpg

Excerpt from the book “City Of The World”


Laura Clark Picture

About the Author

Laura is a writer and blogger near Lincoln, England. She is the author of City of the World – a collection of poems that take the reader on an adventure living and working as a teacher in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to explore the highs and lows of life as an expat.

Visit Author Page At: www.ctupublishinggroup.com/laura-marie-clark.html



Categories: author

Tags: , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: