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Graduation Poems | Examples of Graduation Poetry

Graduation Poems. Below are examples of poems about graduation. This list of graduation poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of graduation poetry. This list of works about graduation is an excellent resource for examples on how to write graduation poems.

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List of Graduation Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Blue Leap Year Love Christopher Flaherty Free verse graduation,
B28-POEM 15 LOVE POEM Jerry Wells Prose Poetry graduation, africa, age, appreciation, encouraging,
LET IT RAIN Lemayian Leksat Narrative graduation, adventure, appreciation, blessing, celebration,
knowledge deepak srivastava Couplet graduation, creation, education, emotions, encouraging,
Words of inspiration and encouragement Christopher Flaherty Free verse graduation,
Premium Member Poem Brain scans Charles Coon Bio celebration, discrimination, encouraging, graduation,
At Last Our Time Has Come Kathryn Eddy Ode graduation, 12th grade, appreciation, family,
Action deepak srivastava Couplet graduation, america, blessing, books, career,
My Son Ohseannah Hannaesho Free verse graduation, love, son,
Heavy Heart feven teclemichael Free verse class, goodbye, graduation, heartbreak,

At last our time has come
by Kathryn Eddy
As our time draws to a close,
Cherished times from my memory flows,
From p.e with mrs. to religion class
"My-how the time did pass."

For years I'd called...

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Ode | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: blessing, celebration, goodbye, graduation,

Congratulations Graduate
by Clarence Billheimer
CONGRATULATIONS, GRADUATE!

Congratulations, graduate!  You made it here today!
You worked and studied very hard, and came a long, long way.
And now you face a brand...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: graduate, graduation,

GRACE OFFERS BOUNTY OF GOD
by Beata Agustin
Grace 
offers
God’s bounty
midst dearth’s despair…
Gifts!
July 25, 2018
...

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Lanterne | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: graduation, blessing, encouraging, faith, god,

Overwhelming Success
by Bernard F. Asuncion
J-oy
A-rrives
Z-estfully
M-aking
I-t
N-ice
E-very

D-ay
A-s
Y-our

V-ery
A-mazing
L-ovely
L-ife
E-njoys
J-ust
O-verwhelming
S-uccess

Topic: Graduation (Jazmine Day L. Vallejos) 
Form: Vertical Monocrostic...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: graduation,

Survivor
by Tswarelo Mohohoma
I am a survivor! The over comer of the worst!
From Cape to Cairo! I know there is east to west!
My destiny is not yet reachable...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: graduation, confidence, courage, destiny, devotion,

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Pre-School Graduation
by ilene bauer
We weren't privy to Part I
(Just parents were invited)
But Part II was arranged so
No one extra would feel slighted.

The children came up to the stage
In...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: graduation,

Stadium Seating
by Elizabeth Wyler
Dear Graduates,

… Sometimes, a spring breeze softly blowing 
whispers that a presence needn’t be seen to be felt … 
						
… And sometimes, the people piling...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angel, bereavement, faith, graduation,

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Sixty-four Forevermore
by Franklin Price
Sixty-four Forevermore
By Franklin Price
6/4/2018

Sixty-four forevermore
This month it has been fifty-four
In cap and gown walked down the aisle
The memories still make me smile

Many together all the...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anniversary, friendship, graduation, high

Tsunami
by Elizabeth Duran
Be the wave that strengthens the ocean
crash wildly into the sea of knowledge
let adversities drown in your victories
let education be your north star
keep your courage...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: graduate, graduation,

Sometimes
by Lockesha Harry
Sometimes we forget, 
that we,
I,
as singular people,
cant avoid being alone.

That we make ties and bonds
But sometimes they break.
Sometimes we try and it doesn't work.
Sometimes relationships...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: graduation, break up, future, goodbye,

Milestones
by Anna Hopper
It rained the first day
It rained the last
Tears fell each time
It’s moving too fast

So many days in between 
Victories and regrets
A painfully beautiful time
Another giant...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 1st grade, graduation, growth,

Graduates
by Mike Hauser
Who would have thunk
Who could have guessed
That we'd all end up
Dressed like this

Here on this stage
In cap and gown 
With tassels tossed
Frowns upside down 

We'll...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: graduate, graduation, life,

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FACETIME DEGREE
by Kim Rodrigues
FACETIME DEGREE

the graduate, with legs of his wife —
an army man,
in cap and gown.

he smiles big from the ipad screen.
his ears ring, with whistles and...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: graduation,

Unfriendly Autograph
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
I hate to say it, but it's true
You don't like me, I don't like you
It's good to graduate from this place
So I won't have to...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: friend, graduation, hate, memorial,

Dyslexicans
by Anthony Beck
Dyslexia is our superpower;
And from know-it-alls we never cower.
They torture one's head with tortuous talks;
Dyslexics instead think outside the box....

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: celebration, encouraging, graduation, smart,

Never Fail Till The End
by Bernard F. Asuncion
F-or
E-very
L-ife on earth, 
I-t's a long road, 
X-factor is the help of the true God.

D-epend not on the strength of the human, 
A-im to trust...

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Tetractys | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: birthday, graduation,

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Caps and Gowns
by Gershon Wolf
                     Graduation  Day
Caps ...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: graduation, leaving, life, school,

The Tea Party
by roger turner
"Go on forth young graduates,

And show us who you are

You're now our future leaders

We know you will go far"

And so commencement ended

Pictures done and people...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: america, future, graduate, graduation,

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Going To The Prom
by PAT Adams
A chance of going to the prom can be so sublime
Spare no expense, even if it is your last dime
It's worth the money
Remember honey
Unlike marriage,...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: graduation, marriage, satire,

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My Cry
by Jannie Breedt
Mongrels gyrating on the edge of town
This it now- its going down
The chant electric, the doomsday count
It matters not that no one speaks a word
We...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: graduation, angst, anti bullying, anxiety,