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Graduation Poems | Examples of Graduation Poetry

Graduation Poems - Examples of all types of graduation poetry to share and read. This list of graduation poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of graduation poetry. This list of works about graduation is an excellent resource for examples on how to write graduation poems.
Premium Member High School Graduation
Tears come easily on this special night, It's saying farewell that is hard. Thoughts turn to the celebration of the end of our twelve-year journey, ...Read More
Categories: anxiety, friend, graduation, leaving,
Form: Free verse

I was drawn to the title and the rules of this contest, Indeed, it tickled my fancy, enticed, and energized me, As I feel the need to give substance to my earnest quest, And a platform to be...Read More
Categories: graduation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member MY GRADUATION
Nostalgic about moving-on moments my mind lingers at throwback scenes milestones surpassing oblivion challenge. 1974... Kindergarten toga and cap propelled my steps toward big brother’s elementary campus midst anticipation of sumptuous recess-snacks. 1981... Triumphantly leading alma mater pledge I then saluted...Read More
Categories: graduation, appreciation, blessing, encouraging, god,
Form: Tristich
Premium Member Graduation Day
The red letter dawn of budding expectation, awaited for long, unfurls the exhilaration petals, the fascinating flower of the future blooms, especially on the graduation day. The maturity cap and the freedom gown spread the sense of inspired identity on...Read More
Categories: analogy, future, graduation,
Form: Free verse
The Beginning
My fingers were a little stiff as I blew my sigh of relief. A beam of hope shone on my face. I thought of that day as my saving grace. Muffled tears fell from my eyes as...Read More
Categories: graduation,
Form: Rhyme

Graduation Day
We stood dressed like Romans of long ago Our togas rustled in the wind Echoing our mixed emotions on that day As we lined outside the great hall. When at last we heard the familiar strain So we straightened our...Read More
Categories: graduation, imagery, simile,
Form: Blank verse
Graduation Day
The most significant moment of my student’s life Is the culmination of many years' efforts and sacrifice A time to march forward, going up the stage in solemn rites To receive a graduation diploma, my most precious gift,...Read More
Categories: graduation,
Form: Rhyme
students fair and proud on stage wearing caps and gowns except for myself...Read More
Categories: graduate, graduation, school,
Form: Senryu
Congraduations child of future
Congraduations, child of future! May I take your hand? No celebration, no grant stature, and yet here you stand. I have no promise what will pass nor certainty of fun.. Many face this time at last- you're...Read More
Categories: celebration, change, graduation, me,
Form: Rhyme
Graduation Day
Commencement ended soon and costumes came to stay. They got fit into me well, like feathers that sway; How evenly cute rows of students stood at ease! As heads high stand spruce and coconut and palm trees...! As the...Read More
Categories: graduation,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Perfect drama
curiosity interludes dreamscape silhouettes vermillion light shadows light your pathway all physical you left behind....Read More
Categories: celebration, courage, fate, graduation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Graduation Day Pride
It is the last stage after years of school and plays. From incipiency, a school asserts obeying the rule. Echoes of the core argument resonate and sway. Spending days indoors, assuming we're at school. This temperamental roller coaster is...Read More
Categories: analogy, appreciation, graduation,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Graduation Day
It's the end, final years of study and play descend and become one day robed in sameness - echoes from another verse of "Is That All There Is" haunt in deafening degrees. Somehow, this journey of joy...Read More
Categories: graduation,
Form: Free verse
Zafar tenu badtmizi karan karwaan da Haq kinnnay ditta ay?? Zafar tenu bay gertyan pen yakyan karan Karwaan da Haq kinnay ditta ay?? Tenu dramay karan karwaan Tay filman chalaan da Haq kinnay ditta ay?? Jinnay tenu saray...Read More
Categories: graduation, books, character, education, graduate,
Form: Narrative
The alarm went off at 3 am I brushed my teeth Hugged my dog Went to shower Hugged my dog We finally made it My dog I know you will get lonely But They are going to...Read More
Categories: graduation, angst, anxiety, culture, graduate,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Graduation Poems

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