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Best Graduate Poems

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


Premium Member Encouragement For a Graduate
Your life is so rich--uniquely consequential--
It's no accident, YOU were born with potential,
No goal is so lofty you cannot achieve it
You're a special one-of-a-kind, that's...

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Categories: encouraging, future, graduate, graduation,
Form: Ottava rima



My Son
Aged four and half, first day at school
he was going to prove he was no fool,
through boredom disrupted his class
which continued each following day alas,
by...

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© Roy Pett  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: age, art, graduate, motivation,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Bird Seed
Bird Seed

The power of a small kindness,
can never be overstated....

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: color, gospel, graduate, graduation,
Form: Free verse
Miracles Happen
You be the sea
I’ll be the stone
Waiting and waiting
On your seashore
To eternity and beyond
Miracles happen
Miracles happen

Miracles always
Happen!

You be the wave
I’ll be your wind
Caring and caring
Your...

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Categories: autumn, fire, goodbye, graduate,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Yin and Yang
Ambiguously the two exist as one, 

Sustaining each other in harmony. 

Fortuitously they come and they go, 

Lost and found, they’re wrapped around. 

Light with...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: graduate, identity,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Seventeen Almost Ready To Fly Off
One more year before the wild bird flies her coop.
Not bad. Bravo. Wise one.
You are more than enough.
Your optimism shines throughout your poems.
You know yourself.
Any...

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Categories: graduate, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Gratitude
Sometimes it’s hard to hold back tears of overwhelming joy,
as I ponder on all of my blessings, makes me as excited as a child with...

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Categories: graduate, poetry, voyage,
Form: Rhyme
At Last Our Time Has Come
As our time draws to a close,
Cherished times from my memory flows,
From p.e with Mrs. to religion class
"My, how the time did pass!"

For years I'd...

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Categories: graduate, 12th grade, appreciation, family,
Form: Ode
The Tea Party
"Go on forth young graduates,

And show us who you are

You're now our future leaders

We know you will go far"

And so commencement ended

Pictures done and people...

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Categories: america, future, graduate, graduation,
Form: Epic
Premium Member The Last Day of School
So this is it. It’s finally here. 
Your last school day has come
No more morning drop offs
No more rushed school run. 

No more sandwiches to...

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Categories: 12th grade, graduate, high
Form: Rhyme
Learning
Let the mind be free to understand
Education is beyond the written print
Allow everyone to find their own answer
Remember the book is just a useful tool
Never...

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Categories: graduate, graduation, leadership, teachers
Form: Acrostic
In My Blood
They said it's in my genetics from generations in the past,
       My ancestors struggled with the same demons I...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: graduate, depression, destiny, family, freedom,
Form: Quatrain
Winds of Change
I wave good bye
But still your eyes are dry
I say Hi 
But you walk right by
Why do I even try...

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Categories: change, friend, goodbye, graduate,
Form: Rhyme
Expectation
The crude beast of my future
I know I will never be super
I cant make honors
so my life will by shattered like the trail left by...

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Categories: graduate, graduation, stress, student,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member We Are Pure Light and Energy
the biggest obstacle you face today, is not what's outside your door, but what's inside your mind......can you challenge yourself to challenge yourself?  You've...

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Categories: birth, graduate, humanity, love,
Form: Free verse
:mother, Father, Brother, Sister:
My mother says that I'll never see. 
My father says that I'll never hear. 
My brother I'll never get higher than a C. 
My sister...

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Categories: graduate, abuse, brother, family, father,
Form: I do not know?
Vagaries of An Unknown Methacton High School
Nineteen Seventy-Seven Alumni

Some conspiratorial and malevolent force
     must be fast at work
     cranking chronology dial
an extraterrestrial force

...

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Categories: graduate, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Bids For Slavery
dismissed ethics allegations over 18 years ago
how winter is my 2002 Olympic
how sad is my song 
my soul my songs 
taken in the black and...

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Categories: graduate, abuse, bullying, celebrity, child
Form: Bio
I Am Destined For Greatness
I believe in myself, the greatest I

Ambitious and artistic in every agenda
My ability grows high yet I lay medium

Destiny that I am born for is...

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Categories: graduate, 10th grade, 12th grade,
Form: ABC
What You Mean To Me
YOU ARE....

You are the SUN that shines 
bright throughout my day
You are the gravity 
that holds me down in every way
Doesn't matter if we are...

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© Diana Vee  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: feelings, graduate, i love
Form: Rhyme
Peace, Love and Pie
Thair is this girl called : peace , love & pie . Her dad jumps out of aero planes .

Noeboddy noze why ! She wants...

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© John Hall  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, father daughter, graduate,
Form: Bio
Service Call
the boiler is boiling, the coil is hot,
the pressure is 15, the system is not,
the pump is just kicking, the aquastat is shot,
and I'm just...

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Categories: adventure, april, education, graduate,
Form: I do not know?
Volunteer My Heart
I've met doctors who have played the know it all role,
Who thought they knew all there was to know,
To listen to their hearts seemed a...

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Categories: absence, education, graduate, love,
Form: Light Verse
Comedy Movie Contest Super Bad
One skinny geek, one with stuffing
The third wheel went by “Mclovin”
A wasted girl
Began to hurl
Then the fat boy took off running...

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Categories: funny, graduate, high school,
Form: Limerick
Freedom
Fester the frog never got his great kiss,

but he would bless his sweet lily like the newton blessed the fig,

along came a fish who also...

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Categories: graduate, art, basketball, city, conflict,
Form: Verse