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School Poems | Examples of School Poetry

School Poems - Examples of all types of school poetry to share and read. This list of school poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Share and read poems by and for students about school or about school life. Whether you are in school or are remembering those glorious days of learning and classroom fun, these written works will tell life's memories. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of school poetry. This list of written works about school is an excellent resource for examples of how to write school poems.
Saint Constantine
Constantine’s edict opened the door for a group that the Romans considered a dangerous cult of “atheists” to go mainstream: Christians. With this, Constantine ended the vicious persecution of Christians by the Roman Empire. That is...Read More
Categories: school, books, education, graduate, graduation,
Form: Tazkira

"Morning time to rise and shine." The two mothers started their Own chant "MORNING TIME THE MOTHERS SAID CHILDREN GET OUT OF BED." The kids protested throwing The Covers over their heads. The women began threatening Them, Saying, "do...Read More
Categories: school, celebration, child, children, conflict,
Form: Alliteration
Real silence
Real silence "It's been a while I am living, In a real silence, Where no one wonder, Why and for what ? Just to do what I want to, Sometimes love is...Read More
Categories: school, boyfriend, cheer up, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What - They're Furries
What They're Furries!!!!!!! Kids identify that they are pets Do they sleep in fur lined bassinets And if they get a chill Or are feeling quite ill Do doctors treat them or do vets? If one crawled in my classroom today Then...Read More
Categories: cat, confusion, school,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Exodus
Why's everyone leaving Where they all going O.K - too much crime in the summer but not so bad when it's snowing What else is wrong with...Read More
Categories: school, chicago, goodbye, money, moving
Form: Rhyme

Gypsy Jasmyn
Misplaced peg squirms to fit locales unfamiliar Illformed tumbleweed pauses then departs Traits assessed on somewhere...Read More
Categories: school, 4th grade, angst, anti
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Audra Bringing freedom Through their literature Her Lithuanians name's meaning: Stormy! (About main character in "Words on Fire" by Jennifer A. Nielsen)...Read More
Categories: school, adventure, books, character, freedom,
Form: Cinquain
They say school is a diamond of time An exquisite part of any select persons life But not mine School is a prison The bars keeping my ideas deep inside Tiny bits of escape Ideas bubbling to the surface But school...Read More
Categories: school,
Form: Free verse
Audacious Unbeatable Daring Rueful Affable (Dedicated to Audra, in "Words on Fire" by Jennifer A. Nielsen)...Read More
Categories: school, adventure, books, character, dedication,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Half-Mast
Old Glory’s at half-mast today. I wonder who just passed away? Was it a hero from some battles past? A dead leader whose influence lasts? Were servicemen killed overseas, Or humanitarians died fighting a disease? Seems most of the time...Read More
Categories: school, america, children, grief, hate,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member LOOSE LEAFS
I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree… —Joyce Kilmer LOOSE LEAFS In the dusting of the Springtime, blush petals fall - sobriquet-youth. Scented thoughts of yesterday, rhyme elementary, with loose leafs.* Poems Sweet Honesty, presume. Honeysuckle lines with...Read More
Categories: poetry, school, senses, youth,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Skipping to a Different Beat
Mary skipped to a different beat You could see it in her funny feet One shoe off, the other on One sock green, the other brown......Read More
Categories: crazy, girl, school, student,
Form: Couplet
Endless first day of school
In me, the first day of school is relentless I wake with old dreads lodged in my chest My home moves endlessly, it’s countless Now every moment is a painful unrest In my breast lies constant trepidation The first time,...Read More
Categories: school, angst, anxiety, childhood, home,
Form: Sonnet
Of great ruin
The cold night with the lights shining in the city it’s a good time when everyone looks pretty. Bottle breaking smoke swapping cops cracking. The night is young like I was, inevitably invincible like the immature mind...Read More
Categories: angst, fun, high school,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Life-cycles
In K-5, K-8 or K-12 is drained the curiosity from eager brains Then off to college most folks go where Truth is disseminated from Moscow ...Read More
Categories: life, old, school, work,
Form: Couplet

Specific Types of School Poems

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Definition | What is School in Poetry?