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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



Premium Member SILENCE IS BROKEN
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
   Sound...

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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.”

He...

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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
future
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
Ana
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
8/2/2016


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
Polly
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
Madison
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.

But...

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© Nick Ruff  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: student, beauty, growth, nature, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Perfect World
5/11/2018
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
No...

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Categories: student, america, anger, bullying, community,
Form: Rhyme
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 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 Let 'er rip - College Students Today
College students today are a professor's worst nightmare
   They come to class late, with ripped jeans and purple hair
Without a word of apology...

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Categories: humorous, satire, student, teacher,
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 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
Premium Member A Charmed Life
At five years old, starting out in kindergarten
I went to school with my favorite best friends
Girls and boys I’d known as my local hearten
The ones...

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Categories: student, 2nd grade, best friend,
Form: Rhyme
I Have To Do What I Have To Do
Working two jobs to support me
It is not easy
God gives me grace each day
Great jobs, both are office setting
Sometimes can be stressful
If I let it...

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Categories: student, 12th grade, character, faith,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member He Wails He Screams He Shrieks
He wails, he screams, he shrieks, he yells.
No one pays attention.
He throws chairs, the TV, his I-pad.
People look up, vaguely interested.
Poor baby. He is bored,...

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Categories: student, angst, emotions, fear, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Depth of Your Reach
Be especially careful, you who would teach
  Observe well the depth of your reach

A moment's slip, imperceptible, on your part
  Rends the fabric...

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Categories: care, heart, student, teacher,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member the hounds of hell
Summer’s almost over - that convalescent state
where successive modes of pleasure
were the order of the day.
Now fall commands awakening -
drive simplicity away! The hounds
of hell...

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Categories: 11th grade, school, student,
Form: Rhyme