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Best Student Poems

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

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: humor, rap, satire, student,
Form: Bio

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: student, high school, humorous, silence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member How do you write poetry
Brick by brick you build your house
   To get married, go find a spouse
Step by step, toddlers start to walk

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Categories: poetry, student, teacher,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Golf lesson
Over fifty years have passed,
Tho’ it seems like just the other day;
My father gave me golf clubs,
“It’s a game you need to learn to play.”


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Categories: student, character, childhood, dad, dedication,
Form: Rhyme
Actions Speak Louder Than Words
Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Actions versus words
Actions speak louder
Louder is figurative
Louder is expressive
Figurative language is effective
Figurative does not truly speak
Effective is deeply important
Effective is walking...

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Categories: student, teacher, words,
Form: List

IQ Test
I could care less about the four 
corners of insults, 
That intelligence invites; 
It is always the first straw of 
grass that’s grows, 
which reveals...

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Categories: student, allegory, childhood, children, courage,
Form: Free verse
Walking forward but still in the same place.

Moving quickly but still stuck in a small space.

Success seems so close but something I never taste.

Time continues...

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Categories: student, depression, education, how i
Form: Rhyme
She writes her songs and her poems,
not one person know 'em.
She listens to the sound of her music,
she's stuck to it like a tick.

If someone...

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© Ana Jusino  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: student, analogy, beautiful, beauty, blue,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Our Education's Who We Are
Our Education's Who We Are
By Franklin Price

Our education's who we are
And in what we do believe
How we deal with our emotions
How we give and we...

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Categories: education, student, teacher,
Form: Rhyme
A nobody 
Scared by the sound of his own voice
Following the girl home from school
In his mind this is normal
Stalking girls
He grabs her jacket
Pulling her...

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Categories: student, absence, abuse, addiction, angel,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Teach Me
Wooden half-desk folded down into place
Textbook open, pencil poised
Einstein poster on the wall observing
Equations flying across the blackboard
Cumulonimbus clouds of chalk dust 
Float across the...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: student, first love, love, school,
Form: Free verse
She's broken.
She just wanted her thoughts to be spoken.
For her words to mean something,
For her words to be affecting.

But she feels worthless.
Her dream was to...

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© Ana Jusino  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: student, beauty, best friend, change,
Form: Rhyme
Learning Time
Wonder, wander, list and lust
   to learn anew until you bust.
Read, search, question and look
   for paths you thought you never...

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Categories: age, student,
Form: I do not know?
oh these exams
wat to write wat to say..
feeling noise not to explain.......

tired of being someones always......
want to be myself for once....
in these days.....

getting busy lots of work.....

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Categories: student,
Form: Free verse
The Young Philosopher
In a dark corner of the library,
the young philosopher deeply thinks,
adding to the tapestry
of ancient minds that thought but failed to solve
the puzzles of reality.


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© Nick Ruff  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: student, beauty, growth, nature, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Part 2 You Have to Whistle
Neither Tray or I take any guff from adults, especially adults in authority; it’s a result of having had the belt when you are young,...

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Categories: student, child abuse, giving, i
Form: Free verse
Premium Member No Bookworm
Today is the first day of school
the summer too short at the pool
	school days are long
	this is so wrong 
I think going to school isn’t...

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Categories: student, child, dad, father, graduation,
Form: Limerick
Perfect World
Perfect World

In a perfect world there would be no fear
Not in schools, in neighborhoods, churches or anywhere
In a perfect world there would be no hate

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Categories: student, america, anger, bullying, community,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Homework Destruction

I was in third grade when I heard a tale,               ...

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Categories: student, 7th grade, homework, humor,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Ginger November
even her name evoked colorful images
Ginger November, a student of mine
quiet girl with ebony hair
a blessing to teach till family troubles intervened

divorcing parents of a...

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Categories: student, teacher,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Third Grade Recitation
My cousin and I were dismayed
By the kids who were in her third grade
They had no answers to tell
Though they spoke very well
And knew how...

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Categories: political, psychological, student, truth,
Form: Burlesque
Premium Member Someone's Someone
Let your words not hinder, but be a balm.
He is someone's significant other,
and as they kiss, may your conscience be calm.

He's long been a best...

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Categories: student, boyfriend, brother, care, friend,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member pressure
It’s May 18th, 2022. I’m poised, alone, heart pounding, in front of my laptop, waiting for courage, my finger hovering over the return key, like...

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Categories: student, fear, mom, motivation, prayer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member enjoy it
We were calculating theoretical yields on chemcollective
and somehow we ended up dancing to ”go left.”

We were finding oxidation numbers on labster
but somehow we started laughing.


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Categories: fun, humor, school, student,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Never to Be Forgotten
	        For you, the first to teach me poetry,
		I wrote a little poem at age nine.
		I don't remember...

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Categories: appreciation, education, student, teacher,
Form: Blank verse