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Best Graduation Poems

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

Premium Member Graduation
You remember her running to find the beach
And when an adventure was eating a peach
And nothing she wanted was out of reach

You remember her terrified...

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Categories: child, graduation, mother daughter,

Graduation Poem
Here we stand as a pride
Looking into each other’s eyes
As all the years go roaring by
We finally get to see where
We are

Coming from the bottom...

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Categories: farewell, graduation, pride,

The day’s hot-the wind like a convection oven
Blows hot air in our faces.
My cap and gown insulates me
Baking me like a potato wrapped in aluminum...

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Categories: graduation, childhood, education, farewell, goodbye,

From a school or college
Ceremony connected with commencement
All degrees marked
Classification into grades
According to amount, size, quality, etc....

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Categories: graduation,

Graduation Day
Graduation day is
the light at the end
of the tunnel,
A parental dream
that has finally
born fruit,
All their hopes and
desires come true,
A victory , proud
and absolute,

It is a...

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Categories: graduation,

Graduation Day
For these which stand before you good parents and friends 
Are embellished with all your dreams for futures to come
Dressed in alma mater robe, mortar...

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Categories: graduation, parents, school,

Middle School Graduation 2014
This is my time to shine,
To live a life that is mine.
This is my time to glow,
And let my true feelings show.
This is my time...

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Categories: education, graduation, inspirational,

Premium Member My Cry
Mongrels gyrating on the edge of town
This it now- its going down
The chant electric, the doomsday count
It matters not that no one speaks a word

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Categories: graduation, angst, anti bullying, anxiety,

Rise Up
Rise Up

Rise up to the blessing of another day.
To all that awaits you this moment.
To all that will challenge you and enlighten you.
Rise up...

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Categories: graduation, 11th grade, 12th grade,

It rained the first day
It rained the last
Tears fell each time
It’s moving too fast

So many days in between 
Victories and regrets
A painfully beautiful time
Another giant...

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Categories: 1st grade, graduation, growth,

Premium Member mentor love
thank you thank you to my mentor
she seen in me in me no one could see
write your poetry but use virgule
and diligent I write tons...

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Categories: graduation,

This Woman's Prayer

I pray not for power or place, only for the 
simple grace to look my neighbors in the face.
I seek not for silver or gold...

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Categories: devotion, faith, graduation, inspirational,

Premium Member transmogrify

once upon a time
one knew how to begin
the state of the day dream,
by removing the mind, 
shedding the every day
paraphernalia, then escaping
into a realm just...

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Categories: age, courage, graduation,

Premium Member Brain scans
Brain scans

A brain scan is viewed
and seems to record
the busyness of a brain
most independent and active.. 
A brain viewed as  creator
with the scan recording...

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Categories: celebration, discrimination, encouraging, graduation,

I remember when we were growing up and the first day I started school.
I was nervous as could be, and then you walked in trying...

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Categories: graduation, devotion, friendship, time, school,

Teenage Girls clad in the latest fashions,
Do it whenever they meet,
Grown men aren't afraid to show some passion,
When their team's comeback is complete,
They can say...

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© Al Parry  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: graduation, anniversary, baby, baptism, beauty,

Pretty princesses
Dancing all around
Frolicking through fields
Very beautiful
Just like you!...

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Categories: graduation, age, angel, baseball, beauty,

I was just trying to remember the past
 trying to remember the good people
 and the bad people,
 that i came across on my way,


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© VICTOR BUN  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: graduation, angel, anniversary, beautiful, beauty,

Premium Member Lost in Youth
Lost in Youth

Rainbows in the clouds, walking on  railroad tracks , locomotives up close 
Kickball games , I am left footed, spooky reflections in...

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© jim joyce  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: introspection, school, graduation, games,

Dear Michelle
You almost had me,
I wanted you,
The way you stuck to me like super glue,
I was feeling you,
But I knew,
I could never have you,
But, the way...

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Categories: graduation, anniversary, baby, beautiful, beauty,

The Adventure
The great unknown,
an ocean away.
Goodbyes and hellos
all in one day.

Traveling dreamer,
searching for peace.
Freedom at last,
a hopeful release.

The journey continues,
new stories are made.
Free to feel joy,

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Categories: goodbye, graduation, growing up,

Eyes of Seminary
Eyes of Seminary – Zamreen Zarook

Every day in our lives has different fragrance,
God give us various things in abundance,
Day by day knowledge is gained in...

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Categories: graduation, absence, age, best friend,

Today is a new day
Today is a new day it's 6am and I have woke up to skate it's too early in the day to let troubles ruin your...

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Categories: graduation, black african american, dream,

Deadly Feet Of Tae Kwon Do
He was in none of my classes
In the 1980's
And I saw him only on test days
Where one had to perform his "kata"
And fight in the...

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: adventure, funny, people, graduation,

The Last Time
Graduation, Caps and Gowns,
Proms and Staying up All Night.
One Last Gigantic Party
Before You Enter Life's Great Fight.

You Haven't Got a Single Clue
About the Things You'll...

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Categories: celebration, graduation,