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Famous Homework Poems by Famous Poets

These are examples of famous Homework poems written by well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous homework poems.

These examples illustrate what a famous homework poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate). The poems may also contain the word 'homework'.

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by McGough, Roger
 Chaos ruled OK in the classroom
as bravely the teacher walked in
the nooligans ignored him
hid voice was lost in the din

"The theme for today is violence
and homework will be set
I'm...Read More
by Hacker, Marilyn
 It is the boy in me who's looking out
the window, while someone across the street
mends a pillowcase, clouds shift, the gutter spout
pours rain, someone else lights a cigarette?

(Because he...Read More
by Viorst, Judith
My pants could maybe fall down when I dive off the diving board.My nose could maybe keep growing and never quit.Miss Brearly could ask me to spell words like stomach...Read More
by Ginsberg, Allen
 Homage Kenneth Koch


If I were doing my Laundry I'd wash my dirty Iran
I'd throw in my United States, and pour on the Ivory Soap,
 scrub up Africa, put all...Read More
by Raine, Craig
 So how is life with your new bloke?
Simpler, I bet. Just one stroke
of his quivering oar and the skin
of the Thames goes into a spin,

eh? How is life with...Read More
by Duhamel, Denise
 is what we called her. The story was
that her father had thrown Drano at her
which was probably true, given the way she slouched
through fifth grade, afraid of the world,...Read More
by Dunn, Stephen
 The dogs greet me, I descend
into their world of fur and tongues
and then my wife and I embrace
as if we'd just closed the door
in a motel, our two girls...Read More
by Francis, Robert
 A seated statue of himself he seems.
A bronze slowness becomes him. Patently
The page he contemplates he doesn't see. 

The lesson, the long lesson, has been summer.
His mind holds summer,...Read More
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