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Best Campus Poems

Below are the all-time best Campus poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of campus poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Big Stud-On-Campus
He was the big stud-on-campus, was Todd,

   Until he was nabbed smokin' somethin' odd!

      Coach booted him from...

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Categories: campus, football, humorous,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member Of All I've Lost
Of all the things that I have lost
Perhaps what hurts the most
Is that I can no longer go
to where I once called home...

I cannot roam...

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Categories: campus, home,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Rime of The Swarthy Bard
Math, physics, English, and so on—
    alas, are tiresome!
All the professors here go on 
    with a prime axiom....

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Categories: campus, humor, rap, satire, student,
Form: Bio
I think back
When I think back...
 I see your eyes on me across the room,
 The way your lips slowly curve into a happy smile,
 Your strong...

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Categories: campus, for him, god, how
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Diary of a Tobacco Chewer-w
 
“I never travel without my diary,
One should have something sensational to read”

5-4-11: I never knew about the above quote of Wilde
But an event in...

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Categories: campus, cancer, me,
Form: Free verse



TRAIN UP A CHILD ...
“They’re taking away our freedom!”
So, many people say.
“They took the Bible out of school;
Our kids are not allowed to pray!”

“The pledge of allegiance they have...

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Categories: campus, devotion, education, faith, family,
Form: I do not know?
Weekend Father
Unfortunate circumstances made me a weekend father
Two parents separated by a marred history,
now had to care for a child ...
an innocent victim who received emotional...

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Categories: campus, art, divorce, father daughter,
Form: Verse
VANESSAs LIP
Vanessa was 
the college campus beauty queen
and she'd set 
her brown eyes on me
We were both 
captivated at first sight
two love birds 
as happy as...

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© Lyric Man  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: campus, angst, anxiety, fantasy, fear,
Form: Lyric
The Stricken Corridor
Fall tumbles relentlessly on our door steps
young winter birds inducing provoking sounds scamper in trees 
Watching winter crawling slowly under our feet.

The night rain wet...

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Categories: campus, dream, education, environment, water,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Thirtieth High School Reunion
We gathered for our thirtieth class reunion at Lydia's Smorgasbord.
I'd avoided such past events since in school I was largely ignored!
But my spouse proclaimed we...

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Categories: campus, funny, school, me, me,
Form: Rhyme
A Trophy's Atrophy
for it, the hot-blooded campus youth
   booed and cheered, fought and cheated;

      adrift in the hysteria of intramural...

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Categories: campus, nostalgia, places, seasons,
Form: Rhyme
I Told You
I TOLD YOU

I told you that Uncle Danny touched me
It hurt and made me cry
I told you I didn’t like him
You said I shouldn’t lie.
I...

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Categories: campus, abuse, anger, child abuse,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Charlie's Cartoon Characters
CHARLIE'S CARTOON CHARACTERS

Once upon a time, long, long ago, in a far away land, in the land where Charlie lived, there was a group of...

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Categories: campus, character, children, funny, marriage,
Form: Free verse
The Eightieth Trimester, Part II
Hux said,"My mother realized
that I was a being apart,
but if you’re all sure I’m a mistake,
then please, come stab me in the heart.”

To ensure that...

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Categories: campus, abortion, conflict, courage, culture,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member YOU DON'T DESERVE A TITLE
Here we are again more negative gossip.
Don’t throw rocks, just look in your closet.
No one is perfect, you shouldn’t point out.
You’re not that special, stay...

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Categories: campus, anti bullying,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Timeless Dream
Falling asleep , I had a dream, a timeless dream
A wish for me to go wherever I wanted to
I said the sixties and I awoke...

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Categories: campus, historytime,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Legend of the Red October Run
Dedicated to the 2000 National College Football Champions, the Oklahoma Sooners 

--------------------------------------------------------------

Over fifty years, boy and man, I’ve been a Sooners fan
Watched and reveled in...

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Categories: campus, adventure, autumn, desire, football,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Information Math
St. John gave its pupils arithmetic
I glided through these 
Like breeze of Belize

Los Angeles City College leveled me
Algebra had me on my knees

YET

I clamored to...

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Categories: campus, blessing, courage, freedom, happiness,
Form: Bio
Premium Member I Feel Like I Need To Compare Myself To Others
At the ripe old age of nineteen
Feeling ashamed for not living on campus
Feeling embarrassed for still living with parents
I should be "up there" I say
Where...

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Categories: campus, christian, faith, god, hope,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Healthy Politics, and Sex, and Religion
I hope I know what is healthy sex,
in an experiential kind of way,
in a biblical swell of stay,
and I can imagine a world with healthier,
more...

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Categories: campus, health, humor, philosophy, political,
Form: Political Verse
Where I'm From - English II Assignment Poem
I’m from liberty and justice; kindness and sadness. 
I’m from freedom and victory; presidential elections and offices.
I’m from celebration of freedom and fireworks; and a...

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Categories: campus, class, football, high school,
Form: Free verse
A Girl and A Boy
The music more or less acts as a sequel to the poem. 
Please click onto the music when cued in the poem and continue enjoying...

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Categories: campus, anti bullying, anxiety, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Unexpected Pleasure
Unexpected Pleasure


Two thousand thirteen; high school graduate,
the older of two granddaughters close by,
with love of reading, writing, she knew that
to teach would be 'the apple...

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Categories: campus, education, granddaughter, happiness, inspirational,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Living in the Middle East
You put him in a cage
That pilot you shot down
Pour gasoline on him
And set him ablaze

And the world is silent...

That seventeen year old girl
Writhes on...

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Categories: campus, violence, perspective,
Form: Free verse
My First Love Experience
It was in the early days of our lives
We met
She was so beautiful 
My eyes could not stop admiring
My heart kept racing 
Every time it...

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Categories: campus, lost love, memory, beautiful,
Form: Free verse