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School Iambic Pentameter Poems

These School Iambic Pentameter poems are examples of Iambic Pentameter poems about School. These are the best examples of Iambic Pentameter School poems written by international poets.


Premium Member Dancing In The Fifties
Throughout the nineteen-fifties, times were neat;
full, long flared skirts and bobby socks gals wore,
while rock and roll and doo-wop moved our feet
to music slow and...

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Categories: dance, fun, high school,



Ode to a Certain Ode that You Will See in August - I Hope
This ode's impossible, a structured mess
of playful praise, stacked serious on a shelf,
closed spheres of wit contained. I must confess
I think of it in excess...

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Categories: math, word play, writing,

Premium Member Iambic Pentameter Explained
Iambic pentameter is all about the syllables, which ones are loud, and which ones are soft.
Baboon has two sounds – ba, and boon, a soft...

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Categories: iambic pentameter, poetry, poets, writing,

Inviting hills
O to tune in to good times of childhood—
To re-live gone-by years, not just to brood,
To lighten dust-laden baggage’s dead tare,
To unburden mind of deadwood...

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Categories: childhood,

A Lost Sense of Purpose
Long ago in the short-time lively spring
In the grassy plains of a small island
Came from nonexistence a young sapling 
Nurtured by the love of her...

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Categories: 12th grade, art, best



Premium Member True Fate
How much of fate is shaped for us at birth-
   how much is figured to be circumstance?
A story now I share with you...

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Categories: fate,

Premium Member Being Disliked Means Nothing to a Bully---picture 3

Twelve-year-old Cliff was moaning in his sleep.
Again--bad dreams of Bob the Bruiser who
lived right next door. Bob was a thug, a creep
who picked on smaller...

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Categories: 6th grade, bullying,

Undo and Redo
If I could go back,
and knew what I know,
I’d change a few things,
and shake up the flow.
I might go to class,
be where I should be,
Say...

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Categories: allegory, analogy, old, school,

Premium Member Foreign Exchange Students
			

		The high-school kids who came from foreign lands
		to spend one year at my small school inspired
		us teachers. Their adaptability
		amazed me. It was clear they most...

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Categories: education, inspiration,

Deja vu
When as a young boy attending grade school
and I first learned about Custer's last stand,
why did I experience déjà vu	
and sense so keenly that far...

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Categories: places,

Iambic Pentameter To Utmost
Iambic Pentameter To Utmost

So up to what now have I been leading
My brilliant poems should be reading
On you will have such a severe effect
Regardless of...

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Categories: iambic pentameter, allegory, analogy, poetry,

Premium Member Distant Things
I think of distant things and start to cry.
Why must my heart be grieved by many miles?
To place where I was born, I will not...

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Categories: freedom,

Home's Where the Heart is - Revision
Misty lived on the tracks on the other side;
What was perhaps a nice home in thirty-nine.
Now a decaying shell of mortar and wood, 
On the...

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Categories: confidence, inspirational, life, meaningful,

My Heart Aches When I Read Poems
My heart aches when I read poems with word play,
Like mixing all colors in painted clay.
Random images just leap out like sparks
The meaning intended misses...

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Categories: confusion, poetry, word play,

POETRY AND PROSE
Traditional poetry has rhyme and metre
Which determines the way it is composed
These features make it a simple matter
In distinguishing such poetry from prose

A lot of...

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Categories: art, creation, encouraging, inspirational,