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Long Graduation Poems

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The Tea Party
"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 changed

Now, off to private parties

All orderly pre-arranged

But four young girls...

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Categories: america, future, graduate, graduation, life, sad, society,
Form: Epic

Premium Member Straight to Hell - A Short Story
I was a seventeen year old senior in a coed, catholic high school.  Our gym classes however were still all boys and all girls.  My senior year we had gym every other day...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: graduation, life, day, school, teacher, me, old, class,
Form: Narrative
America Wasn't So Bad Back Then
We have something in common, a fellow I talk to now and then. We’re about the same age and perhaps the only ones in the diner who think our past lives are interesting. So when...

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Categories: graduation, america,
Form: Prose
Take Me Back
Do you remember, the stars, the moon and the dazzling night sky?
And the joy of our childhood, can you hear it?
All of our giggles and the overbearing question “why?”
Can you take me back? To when...

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Categories: graduation, 10th grade, beautiful, childhood, for teens, growing
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Skeletons And Songs Of Samsara - 2
In the heart where your naivety resides
you wonder what haunts the sun
and why pain enjoys your childhood eyes,
when you see warm blood run
then you know that death can color
and like you, death loves a dramatic...

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Categories: graduation, birth, death, life,
Form: Crown of Sonnets

I was born to be a survivor and a fighter.
That's why I became a writer.
As a child the physical abuse I endured.
Being a baby it was pretty absurd.

The child of recovering addicts.
Even one that still...

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© Erica Berg  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: graduation, absence, abuse, addiction, anger, depression, drug, how
Form: Rhyme
My father died prematurely while away on 
a business trip from a rogue blood clot to the heart  
I never doubted he loved me, would have liked me, 
(not the same thing), adult to...

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© Nola Perez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: graduation, hero,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Waiting Before the Throne of God
Waiting Before the Throne of God

The year was, 1972 and at 2:11 a.m. that Jessie Wayne Martin was
born into this world.  He was born to Matthew and Kathy Martin and 
would become the baby...

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Categories: graduation, sorrow, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Birds of Flight
Wounded soul, I see you, I tell you you’re in the light,
As you writhe in unknown torment and live in fright of the night,
I see you feeling lost and discarded, as though no one sheds...

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Categories: beautiful, beauty, bible, faith, graduation,
Form: Rhyme
A Journy From Teenage To Adulthood
A boy named Joseph lives in an old city,
But his family lives so far from his living place.
He came here for study purposes.
Next year he will complete his graduation from the local university.
Now he is...

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Categories: graduation, blessing, change, dedication, devotion, fantasy, giving,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Daddy's Little Girl
She was eighteen
Graduation Day
The Girl got Straight A’s
Mother says, 'I’m proud of you.
Your hard work is gonna pay.
I know it's been a long road
But you've carried your load."
The girl looks over her shoulders
And scans through...

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Categories: graduation, abuse, child abuse, conflict, education, encouraging, growing
Form: Free verse
1st year(In university)
I was sitting in the lecture room, looking at that girl sitting next to me. She was my ‘best friend’. She had nice hair, humble and was very beautiful. I wish I could...

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© Don Bukana  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: graduation, absence, adventure, africa, angel, anniversary, august,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Happy Birthday Dear Sister
Happy birthday, my love….
Today you turn forty-seven years old, dear sister... 
May your wings shine brighter today than ever before.

May my smile bring you joy and laughter. Oh, how your laughter saved me so many...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: graduation, birthday, death, dedication, sister,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Dad
I sit looking at this page, thinking about you.
My first memories of so very long ago.
I was four and you and some friends sat in the living room 
of our house on the corner. ...

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Categories: graduation, dad,
Form: Elegy
When love was innocent
Innocent Love
The 10th grade-I was hurt, had a lot of pain I wore, thought that everyone could see it on my shirt, I felt incomplete, tried to be neat and do all the things I...

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Categories: graduation, adventure, basketball, boyfriend, character, love, pain,
Form: Light Verse
Exfoliation I Am
In my advanced age am I but 
       The castoff--remnants 
Of a vitality that once was and has  been...

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Categories: graduation, allusion, bereavement, family, happiness, how i feel,
Form: Light Verse

Patriotic songs give us reason to cheer
Except when “ over there” becomes over here
Mounting casualties are easy to explain
Men on foot crossing open terrain
Synchronized whistles signal the attack
Rise out of...

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Categories: graduation, world war i,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tips For Modern Poetry

Dear Budding (novice) Poet: First of all, welcome to the wonderful world of 'word weaving'! Second, don't be offended by the words budding and/or novice. We...

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Categories: graduation, poetry, writing,
Form: Prose
Burning Graduation
The rage inside me is sickening, never thought I would be on this side. Everybody always saw me on this side and being stuck, no support for me. Go ahead rub your rolled up beige...

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© Cat Way  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: graduation, angst, me, me,
Form: Epitaph
If this is freedom take me to Robinson Island
If this is freedom take me to Robinson Island

When shall we again sing the redemption songs?
The strings of freedom are long forgotten in my nation
Injustice is their system and we pledge to resistance
The freedom our...

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Categories: graduation, patriotic, political, , cute,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member An X-Mess Carol
"An X-Mess Carol"

Somewhere standing barefoot
in the sand, she thought with guilty pleasure
“This is the KORO SEA!” and
conjured up a multitude of story scenarios
Buccaneers, Pirates Parlay, Treasure Maps, 
Davy Jones Locker, Jack Sparrow, Ho’es
you know, those...

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Categories: graduation, absence, abuse, children, christmas, daughter, emotions, mother
Form: Free verse
Premium Member How I Met My Wife
It was the fall of fifty-four
and “cool” was the in thing.
I was a senior in high school
and had just moved 
to Camden High.  
I was checking things out.

Rambling down the hall one day
I just...

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Categories: graduation, anniversary, lovewedding, wedding, cousin,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member If, for instance

If, for might imagine it all...
Do try,... if you can.......

Pretending, perhaps, that it was long ago....
And let's say,...that you were on the brink of discovery, 
      16 years old,...

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Categories: graduation, old, song,
Form: Narrative
The One Who Had Potential, Part V
From the day it seemed that things just got worse,
she started handing with less-than-great friends,
and more than once she was caught cutting class,
more and more Miles could feel his heart rend.

He tired talking to her…so...

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Categories: graduation, brother, change, depression, life, sister, work, youth,
Form: Narrative
In Memory of My Dad
It’s already been three years now since you passed away,
Yet, those mem’ries of you are alive, in my heart you’ll forever stay;
Every time I think of you, I smile with pain,
And wish that I can...

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© lg ds  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: graduation, fathers day, memorial day,
Form: Rhyme