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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.


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,

Premium Member 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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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
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,

Premium Member Pop's Death
He died so many years from old  Blue Ridge
That all we knew of roots were faded names
Renewed in happy tales and banjo songs
He carried...

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Categories: dad, death,

Premium Member Sunday Looks
In stuffy days when I would dress to please
And barter for belonging with a look,
In fussy days when I would don a  thought
To hide...

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Categories: god,

Mineral Restaurant
         Don"t
On the fourth
   day of summer
The Holy Ghost led
     ...

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© gary dye  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: birth,

Premium Member My Father Was
My Father Was...
   He Made the Stars Hush


A simple man was he, one child of ten,
   who lived and worked the...

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Categories: dad, father, inspiration, life,

A Letter To My Past
How do you like me as I am today?
Twenty years young, triumphantly boasting 
Success through all you had been foreboding.
Casting my vast nets as far...

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Categories: anger, angst, anti bullying,

Depression
It’s normal to feel a dark cloud’s shadow
Rise above us every once and a while; 
And to feel as though the sun has faded
Behind a...

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Categories: abuse, anti bullying, bereavement,