i pass the torch to you(1)
okay, i am your teacher
but i am no guru
it’s education relay, now, i pass the torch to you
okay, you are my teacher
the lesson, plain to See
you lead me to the promised land,
you pass the torch to me
• student and teacher are the same.
• student + teacher = “we.”
• teacher acts as a sup-port-al… a supportive passageway “toward” the beyond. ..there comes a point when the student moves ahead, leaving the teacher behind to do whatever the teacher is supposed to do next (e.g. teach/learn).
on the eve of another semester, it seems poetic -- to contemplate the learning (and ripple effect) that manifest from student-teacher relationships.
22 august... i pass the torch to you (2003).doc
(1) martineau, l. (2003). book 21: I Am the Sky. © 2003, 2008 www.wellnesseducation.us