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Best Teacher Poems

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


Premium Member This Teacher
A life story whose ink is not yet dry,
Whose book is not yet ready for the shelf -
These 96 years seem to have flown by;
There’s...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mother, teacher,
Form: Sonnet



Our Beloved Teacher
Our Beloved Teacher
( Sonnetina Rispetto) 


Torch of knowledge from you we take
You hold our hands for our dreams sake
Values and love we emulate
Like dad and...

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© Len Gasun  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: teacher,
Form: Rispetto
Premium Member The Teacher
O Teacher! My Teacher!
I would dare to channel a master just for you.
I know not if I am up to this lofty task,
but it is...

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Categories: teacher, , literature,
Form: Free verse
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: teacher, children, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Child-Measurers
The school was a cauldron of mischief and learning,
The children were children, their impish minds turning,
until, at the will of political men 
came an army...

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Categories: children, education, teacher,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Once is enough
Oh for pity's sake put some clothes on, 
the bracing air will steal your breath..
and I need you to stand and stay strong. 
 ...

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Categories: teacher, allusion, journey, love, magic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Teacher's Pet
As I look back, it all seems funny now
Recalling all those awkward teen age years
I pushed the limits farther than allowed
Supposedly when young, we had...

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Categories: teacher, crush, funny love, humorous,
Form: Sonnet
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: teacher, child, child abuse, children,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Un-Ruffled Feathers

I didn’t ask for help.
Yet someone heard
my inward crying voice
without a word.

“When the student is ready
a teacher will appear”
somehow it seems these teachers
pop up everywhere.

Their...

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Categories: angel, friend, mentor, teacher,
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
Meet My Mr Moore
 tercet 

Mr. Moore taught us English lit
but more important than that,
he taught us how to use our wit.

He willed us to go way beneath
the...

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Categories: teacher, truth,
Form: Rhyme
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 Violin Virtuoso
When he played his violin magic took place!
A sense of serenity shown on his face.

A lover of music so gifted in art...
A teacher to many,...

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Categories: music, poetry, teacher, tribute,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Bard
The Bard 

In a small cottage high upon the windy moors
There lives a bard with authentic romantic rhymes;
A master poet who lives within present times.

Enchanting...

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Categories: creation, inspiration, poetry, teacher,
Form: Rhyme
Andrea Dietrich
I bet my buddy, Andrea
is number one at school;
she makes her classes super-fun -
they're sure to think she's cool.

written 30th October for Chantelle's Favourite Teacher...

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© jack horne  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: teacher,
Form: Rhyme
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 Acrostic Memory
Acrostic Memory

Acrostics introduced in fifth grade on a rainy winter afternoon
Careful crafted choice of words written in lyric cadence hues
Rhythmic flow like music class -...

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Categories: childhood, memory, poems, teacher,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member NOT JUST ANOTHER PROF, short version


The September I met him remains etched in my mind
One by one the minutes rolling by ever so slowly
I sat in class awaiting an explanation...

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Categories: introspection, school, teacher, tribute,
Form: Free verse
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: teacher, character, childhood, dad, dedication,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member having sex - footle
buck wild
rodeo style
_______________________|
PENNED ON AUGUST 14, 2014!...

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Categories: freedom, funny, sexy, teacher,
Form: Footle
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
Premium Member Mother's Love
Mother’s Love (Sonnet)

Love begins at the time of conception
When a mother’s dear child grows in her womb.
Her life is changed to thoughts of protection.
Excitement and...

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Categories: teacher, childhood, family, holiday, mom,
Form: Sonnet
I Just Can't Stand Poetry
I just can't stand poetry!
It badly boggles my brain!
I'm supposed to learn to rhyme!
But uck! You think I'm not sane?

I just can't stand poetry!
With its...

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© Jacob Cra  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: kids, funny, teacher,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
School
Why does a child have to go to school?
Why do we have to spend so much time working?
This seems simply cruel.
Isn't it just irking?

Some people...

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Categories: teacher, child, childhood, family, humorous,
Form: Sonnet
Owl's Requiem
The rising sun has set.
Night has fallen.
The plow rests,
tillage and toil finished.
The corn ear withers,
but seeds are saved.
The scrolls are opened
event recorded;
the news spread:
"The sun...

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Categories: teacher, bereavement, death of a
Form: Elegy