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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 Childhood Inequality In School
Some children come into the school building dancing, singing, hopping, bursting with uninhibited glee.
They exchange giddy, happy stories about their day at the mall, dropping...

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Categories: school, child, child abuse, children,
Form: Narrative

Premium Member 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
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Couplet
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: school, introspection, friend, friend, high
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member At the Golden Dawn of Understanding POTD
It was late in gorgeous springtime, and I was teaching my class,
A lesson in African history, and the events of time's hourglass.

My fourth graders were...

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Categories: school, africa, christian, education, history,
Form: Couplet

Newton's Law
I was inattentive in Science class one day
When the teacher at random looked my way
I didn't look up, I wouldn't dare
There's no escaping that intense...

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Categories: school, children, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Letting Go
Their lives begin, that special day
Your hardest job, is on the way.
Walking and pacing, all night long
Knowing that one day, they’ll be strong.

Watching them crawl,...

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Categories: school, family, life, teen, timeparents,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member LOVE at FIRST SIGHT
Love was in the air when he laid eyes on her.
Childhood; elementary and even high school with her.
Walking towards her, he greeted her.
Anxiety spiraled as...

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Categories: funny, god, high school,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Indelible
I was seventeen, had one year left of high school and a boyfriend I didn't even love. It was the end of summer, and I...

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Categories: happiness, high school, lost
Form: Narrative




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Categories: dedication, god, high school,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Dress
It was the last year of high school and there was a lack of beaux,
But then I got an invite. Whew, that was close!
So now...

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Categories: school, 12th grade, dance, high
Form: Couplet
At A Crossroads A Poet Is Born
I hold my papers and pen
not a poetry to write
it is the school year again
one other journey in time.

My ever burning concern
would my words find...

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Categories: school, beauty, destiny, faith, love,
Form: Rhyme
Why do we need math?
Because it puts us on a narrow path.
Even though it sometimes makes you swell up in wrath.
To most,
Math just causes you...

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Categories: math, school,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member To My Teenage Self
It's OK
that you don't have much to say
Your words are kept on paper
For your eyes to savor
It doesn't matter that your best friends
Are Agatha Christie...

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Categories: confidence, encouraging, high school,
Form: Rhyme
I stand at the front of the exam hall, which is in total silence.
Grey desks stretch out in neat rows   - 
they remind...

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Categories: high school, humorous, silence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Johnny Had A Girl
Johnny was my best friend through our early teenage years;
Wherever one of us went the other could always be found near;
Until he found a girlfriend...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: school, death, friendship, song-lyrichome, home,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Riding Misty
Though Santa never responded to pleas
There was just one gift on my list each year
A horse that could run at the speed of light
A bold...

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Categories: school, adventure, animals, happinesshome, home,
Form: Rhyme
The Mirror Of Time
I hold three magic rocks, in my hand. Rolling them over and over and over. Leaving this 
reality behind, far behind I stepped into the...

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Categories: school, family, imagination, nostalgiaday, mom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Teacher's So Cool
"I love my teacher."
"I have a great teacher." 
"My teacher is super."
"My teacher's so cool."

These words are music to a teacher's ears,
Exactly what parents and...

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Categories: cool, education, school, teacher,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Class Clown
He's the class clown, full of hijinks and pranks,
Puts tacks on your seat, swallows fish from the tank.
He's full of you-know-what and vinegar, energy galore,

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Categories: fun, funny, sad, school,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Scars Left Behind
Remembering the days of yesteryear
when family ties were held most dear,
gas lamps flickered in the back street
while most of us danced a different beat.
Tragic alleyways...

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Categories: life, nostalgia, school,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Painful Perspectives: Bullying in America
                Painful Perspectives

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Categories: school, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tribute to Teachers - Constanza
 Tribute to Teachers - Constanza

Upon my soapbox I protest
    that teachers schooling young and old,
    be honored like...

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Categories: children, school, teacher, teachers
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Shyness
I'm young with no identity,
A faceless boy, alone and shy.
To classmates, a nonentity;
My parents fret and wonder why.

I'm part of the unnoticed pack.
I step aside...

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Categories: school, 12th grade, bullying, hurt,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member An Excavation
Children as young as three years old,
    Killed for not doing as they’re told,
    Forced to forget their culture...

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© Jo Daniel  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abuse, children, death, school,
Form: Rhyme