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Best School Poems

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


Premium Member Twilight Aurora
like an interrupted dream
shadows of the one who inspired it
linger like morning dew

no aroma and no taste
yet I'm left breathless
as thoughts reminisce
i listen to this...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: school, absence, angst, love,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Real Men Wear Pink
I stand about five feet eight
I'll admit, I'm a tad overweight
Drive an old pick up truck
Not one to pass the buck
At the moment have a...

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Categories: school, character, funny, humor, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A girl named Sue
POTW 1 Oct 2018

Gossip about her
swept the school yard through
“Hey if you’ve got what it takes 
There’s this girl named Sue
For a pack of smokes
or...

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Categories: school, angst, fantasy, teen love,
Form: Rhyme
Her Masterpiece Is Her Story
Her paintbrush is a razor,
Her canvas, her wrists,
"I deserve the pain."
She shrugs and insists.

One day the brush will push down,
And it will cut so deep,
That...

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Categories: school, abuse, addiction, anger, body, boyfriend, bullying,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Where Gladiators Fought
Part I

Where gladiators fought for life,
we meet to fight for love
The constellations in the Roman night sky,
celestial spectators, bathe the Colosseum
in the white blood of...

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Categories: school, passion, places,
Form: Epic



Premium Member Tears on her pillow - continued from A girl named Sue

Tears for a Mother
Fears for a Father gone
Fate deals an unfair hand
The door to youthful joy closing
on adolescent shoulders imposing
grown up responsibilities instead

Eyes sadly deprived...

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Categories: school, fate, first love, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Library of Trust and Hope
The Library of Trust and Hope
The Bank of Trust and Hope

(Cant decide on title, so feel free to pick or suggest one)

She was all but...

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Categories: school, analogy, garden, growth, happiness, philosophy, trust,
Form: Light Verse
PLEASE
~PLEASE~
 
Please pick me up!
Never mind I'm gonna fall, anyways
 
Please show me how to tie my shoes and sing a song! 
Don't worry mommy,...

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Categories: school, absence, abuse, anger, cousin, me, slavery,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member In Another Time
the waning moonlight thinly enveloped 	
the dusky canvas obscurely sprawling
across the way from the window I looked,
I knew a park was there with slides and...

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Categories: school, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member New World Order
The Rulers wield their silver shields,
             wear golden coronets
while warders guard the prison...

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Categories: school, drug, society,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Redneck Santa
T'were the night after Christmas, 'n' the house was all dark.
Not much money for 'lectric in the ol' trailer park.
Ma waitin' tables at the club...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: school, christmas, parody,
Form: Rhyme
ALWAYS MOTHERS DAY
I have borrowed  the first line of this piece from the"unknown scribe" , which I 
read many years ago.... The rest is for ALL...

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© Sean Kelly  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: school, funny, mother, thank you, me, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Last Poem for You, My Mate
A Last Poem for You, My Mate

If Death comes calling in colorful spring
I hope it will come in the month of May
When our garden is...

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Categories: school, death, fate, leaving, life, love, nature,
Form: Rhyme
One World
Love is not a color,
No hue, neither a race.
All of our blood is the same, 
That runs deep within our veins.

If we could lift up...

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Categories: school, america, for her, for him, friend,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Thirty-Eight, Cancer Poem: For Sharon
Thirty Eight ( Corny Cancer Poem) For Sharon

Hallmark has a million cards in their catalog
And not one of them says,
Life Sucks
American greetings had nothing that...

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© Poet M.e.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: school, absence, best friend, cancer, farewell, fear,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Human Being
You are a human being they told me, something you should treasure
But isn't a human being the only animal who kills for pleasure?
Man's inhumanity to...

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Categories: school, confusion, social,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Verdict
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Categories: school, society, war,
Form: Ballad
My Little Soldier Boy
Gary, you are my little soldier boy,
who died on Veteran's Day. ('83)
My sunny, golden-haired soldier boy,
that I still miss in every way.

You had just turned...

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Categories: school, child, death, remember, boy,
Form: Rhyme
hahahahaha i have no idea what to title this
help mrs. muse is gone and my mind is shooting blanks 
my friend called inspiration is trying to walk the plank 

motivation just married mr...

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Categories: introspection, friend, friend, high school,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Magic Hourglass
April's come and gone. Now May is here; the grains in the hourglass
have already started sifting down. Dew is on the roses.
Days of linking daisies...

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Categories: school, seasons,
Form: Shape
Premium Member Time Machine
Ride with me on my time machine to a different time and place
Return with me and let me see if I can put a smile...

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Categories: school, nostalgiamom, me, night, candy, day, me,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member I'm just a man
You sat there crying with tears rolling down you face
Asked me why I didn’t show you any compassion
All I could say was that: 
‘I’m just...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: school, absence, lost love, love hurts,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Guardian Angel
Just a small girl, an innocent rose bud
lost in daydreams while she walked
home from school, for several blocks.

It was a fine, spring day in Berkeley
warm...

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Categories: school, angel, child, miracle,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Super Soupers
It was a rainy day so I flipped through a stack of comics
My Amazing Poet series
Finally I picked the fabulous Five
I liked the picture on...

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Categories: school, fantasy, writing, girl, me, poets, writing,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Still Tomorrow The Sun Will Rise

a few missing pieces
ones we may never find
the beast stares down at us
just waiting to pounce
three bloodied blind eyes
can't see the pink butterflies 

psychedelic lies...

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Categories: school, introspection,
Form: Free verse