Monday, November 2, 2015

Teacher's image according to his pupil

Dr Abe V Rotor 
Living with Nature School on Blog
Paaralang Bayan sa Himpapawid (People's School-on-Air) with Miss Grace Velasco
738 DZRB AM Band, 8 to 9 evening class Monday to Friday

My Teacher, drawing by Angela Higwit*, 6

I did not know I needed a haircut and thorough shave;
I did not know I have a receding chin and forehead,
A little hunchback and calloused elbow I really have;
Large ears and an unsuspecting eye on top of my head.

Such is my image as teacher to the mind of a child;
Imagination is something a mentor cannot provide.

Angela Higwit was only six when she took up art lessons from the author in 2000. I posed for a sketch and this is Angela's interpretation.

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