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Luring Girls for Evil

I am 14 years and his student
And he, my Physics teacher
He comes to class and says
“Tina you are the class prefect during my classes”
I object because there is a general class prefect
He calls me names, referring to me a “shoe-mender’s daughter”
Though a teacher’s daughter, I say nothing
Classmates pick it up
They laugh at me and call me “daughter of the shoe-mender”
I feel insulted and keep away only from physics and away from him
A year later, he gets transferred
Shortly thereafter, news filters of his imprisonment
Why?
For raping his student, a teenage girl
Then and only then do I do the math
He wanted me to get close
I sobbed, I felt for that poor girl
I could place myself in her shoes
All my life, I cursed him from within
Not because he made me hate him and his Physics
But because of his evil intentions towards me and other girls
Unfortunately, I can never meet him again to tell him my mind.
By Tina Young

Comments

Mukut's picture

Hi Tina

What kind of a teacher insults his students and call them names??Well i believe only an 'evil.'

Good that you wrote this poem. Such teachers should be put away for good.

Love,

Mukut Ray

Tina Young's picture

Sometimes girls drop out of

Sometimes girls drop out of school because of such issues. We live here in a society where so much abuse can go on unnoticed and unreported. Girls suffer silently and it is us to make them speak. Hope they "Speak Out" loud and clear. They have to, we have to.

With love,
Tina.

Stacey Rozen's picture

Hope that in writing your

Hope that in writing your poem you feel released of the hurt and anger towards a bully that doesn't deserve to be called a teacher. Strong voice you so are Tina.

Creatively,
Stacey

Tina Young's picture

Honestly Stacey, when you

Honestly Stacey, when you share a feeling, you feel relieved. I only hope the teachers victim or victims found solace somewhere too. Those are the things we have to denounce. Good for girls and women to learn to say no. Someone might think I was a stubborn student to have said no to my teacher. But then, it is the big NO that helped me. Whenever there is the least suspicion on the intentions of another especially when it has to do with the opposite sex, we got to say NO.

Stacey Rozen's picture

No!

A resounding yes to your NO!

Creatively,
Stacey

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