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High School Poems | Examples of High School Poetry

High School Poems - Examples of all types of high school poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for high school.

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Premium Member When Its Time To Be Old
When, once, it was time to be young, as a child, you climbed a tree up to its leafy crown, chased fireflies as your grandparents sat in Adirondack chairs in the summer garden, in your teenage years, your strong and swift legs...Read More
Categories: high school, age, friendship, fun, god,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The Good Old Days
Twirling around the glossy smooth floor Racing with friends on roller-skates Tossing my hair as I glide across the room Feeling so certain that this is my destiny Weaving through the crowd lithely, swiftly Smiling at everyone, my heart filled...Read More
Categories: fun, high school, teen
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Mighty Casey
Parody of "Casey At The Bat" with apologies to Ernest Lawrence Thayer The outlook was quite brilliant for the high school stud that year— the senior prom was coming up, and Casey had no fear. The babe he...Read More
Categories: 12th grade, high school,
Form: Couplet
Why should we respect a saint who eats apples while his neighbors are hungry Why should we respect a saint who sits with Dons and stands with corrupt Politicians Why should we respect a saint who is...Read More
Categories: high school, 12th grade, character, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member shopping lists
*(a poem in Senryus)* You don’t have to count, when you lose a boyfriend, you know. There was just one. He was gone before I knew it - he wasn’t, you know, tied up or anything. For a moment I toy with saying,...Read More
Categories: high school, 11th grade, boyfriend, environment,
Form: Senryu

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Categories: dedication, god, high school,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member coyote
I used to be excited on Fridays. I used to have interesting plans. My weekends were non-stop hectic, my time was in high demand. Now I live in repeated patterns, I’m a servant to boring routines. A fleshy teenage automaton, waiting for...Read More
Categories: high school, 11th grade, endurance, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
My First Day At High School
There I was in a terrified state my first day at High School how would I cope, stammer and all as kids can be really cruel The headmaster had quite a reputation 6 feet 4, former boxer with wide shoulder so...Read More
Categories: day, high school, memory,
Form: Rhyme
2 Mikey
Poor Mikey gave everything he had for fifteen minutes under lights (and they are expensive lights). He went down not once but twice in the same game with the same head (his only one). Rules meant to protect him from returning to...Read More
Categories: conflict, football, high school,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member to name a thing
Each of us, will move to name a thing before or as it comes and is gone again. In that moment we are here by proof of exchange only in the memory of having so been...Read More
Categories: high school, absence, anxiety, depression, future,
Form: Free verse
Walking down the road with all the people of my age Makes me feel like a stranger at this hell of a place I try to fasten my pace, so I could spare a minute or...Read More
Categories: high school, anxiety, courage, depression, high
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Reassuring smiles
Smiling at old folks to reassure them you're not a teenage thug. Even though I'm in my school uniform and look like Mary Poppins. I don't like talking in front of a group of teens - they're so judgmental. ...Read More
Categories: 11th grade, high school,
Form: Senryu
We have jung
“Jung” seems to be a small word, Doesn’t it? But it’s explication is way more deeper Than the poems people write . Jung is a Korean word. It refers to the connection between two people that can’t be severed,...Read More
Categories: high school, best friend, betrayal, heartbreak,
Form: Free verse
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Categories: adventure, creation, high school,
Form: Free verse
My Beautiful Headache
You are such a beautiful headache; so hard to get rid of. My body wishes you would leave, but there's no cure to ward you off Yet,your face is like a drug; one look, & my troubles...Read More
Categories: high school, allegory, conflict, crush, fate,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of High School Poems

Definition | What is High School in Poetry?