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School Poems | Examples of School Poetry

School Poems. Below are examples of poems about school. This list of school poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of 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, famous, and modern examples of school poetry. This list of written works about school is an excellent resource for examples of how to write school poems.

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List of School Poems

Note: The forms for these poems were selected by the poet. Often poems are assigned the wrong form. Please confirm the accuracy of the poetic form before referencing the poem.

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Premium Member Poem Conference Day at School Caren Krutsinger Light Verse school, teacher,
The quick and easy test to determine if someone close to you is or is not a racist Word Awl Free verse school, discrimination, giggle, irony, jesus,
School's In - Charlieku Dedu Son Haiku school,
Premium Member Poem Cardboard Boxes CayCay Jennings Lyric school, change, confusion, emotions, family,
Premium Member Poem Assembly Programming Test Sheri Fresonke Harper Free verse computer, memory, school, success,
Premium Member Poem The Great Idea Caren Krutsinger Prose Poetry perspective, school,
Premium Member Poem Our New Almost Vice Principal Caren Krutsinger Free verse funny, school, work,
Premium Member Poem THE PEANUT BUTTER STRIKE JENNIFER PROXENOS Rhyme humor, school,
Remembering things you want to forget Alex Jade Free verse school,
Premium Member Poem NRIs Arrive on November 16th Caren Krutsinger Narrative money, political, school,

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A CONVENT GIRL
by JENNIFER PROXENOS
A CONVENT GIRL  

This is the girl,
Who’s in a whirl,

Who came to the, Convent,
Looking despondent.

This is the nun,
Who’s highly strung,

Who started to lecture,
In spite,...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: school, teen,

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It is Friday Night
by P.S. AWTRY
It is Friday night
no homework supervision
a sleep-in weekend...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: homework, school,

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I am Hoping For An Emergency Today
by Caren Krutsinger
I am hoping for a little emergency today, just sitting here, willing it to happen.
Why?
Because I was told that today since the principal is gone,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: school, teacher,

Lesson for the teacher
by Tracey holmes
In this D&I age there are new standards and rules
Basic respect for humanity, 
Even for children in schools.
Do not throw their work across the room
If...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: school, 5th grade, bullying, children,

My First and Final Day at High School
by Gordon McConnell
There I was in the first period of afternoon
very nervous on my first day at high school
I was called to headmasters office no less
he'd heard...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: childhood, memory, school,

Confessions of a fat teenager girl
by Natalie Sibanyoni
I am fat ,I  am trapped in my own body 
The pain I feel can not be compared to anybody's 
Everyday I wake up...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: depression, discrimination, school,

At Last Our Time Has Come
by Kathryn Eddy
As our time draws to a close,
Cherished times from my memory flows,
From p.e with Mrs. to religion class
"My, how the time did pass!"

For years I'd...

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Ode | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: school, 12th grade, appreciation, family,

Me And The Tiger
by Arjun Jangid
I was sleeping with my childhood
    friend in the loosed cot
    weak boy recovering from 
   ...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: school, animal, fear, happiness, high

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Doctor Crummy
by Jack Ellison


Acquired a new resident doctor recently
Unfortunately, his name is Doctor Liam CRUMMY legally
Must've been tough
More than enough
In his young years, must have endured ridicule frequently




...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: school,

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Today Is Shake Up Day At School
by Caren Krutsinger
Today is shake up day. We all knew it was coming.
Two of the teachers have been rejoicing for six weeks that they only had eight...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: life, school,

The Price
by unfamiliar flower
They say "stay in school kids!"
Wow!
How easy it is just to attend class
after class and class.

They went to school,
Not each one of them but most...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: school, children, corruption, money, people,

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Do You Know What She Said To Me
by Caren Krutsinger
My daughter came home from her first day of kindergarten thrilled with her teacher.
I was amazed, shocked, pleasantly surprised, as everything I had heard about...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: school,

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Speaking Kindergarten
by Caren Krutsinger
Who is where and what is we and who is they?
Confused?
Wait for it.
She is he and they is we and where is what?
Somehow these things...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: school, teacher, teachers day,

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Five Always Gets Me To Real
by Caren Krutsinger
Hey, no fair! We don’t get to wear our pajamas!

I am wearing a Mickey Mouse sweatshirt, and pink corduroy pants.

Did you think these are my...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fun, school,

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I Think He Is Emotionally Disturbed
by Caren Krutsinger
I think he is emotionally disturbed. Can you talk to him?
Okay.  what is he doing?
Saying no.
Okay.
To me! I’m the TEACHER!
Okay….
You need to see him...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: school, teacher,

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Remembering What It Was Like Back Then
by Caren Krutsinger
The murder of my elementary school? No!
Columbus School, a three-storied statuesque red brick landmark?
I used to love sock-sliding around those smelly wood polished hallways.
Shocked when...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: childhood, nostalgia, school,

Ghost
by Claire Wilkerson
Sometimes I eat my lunch alone
Where no one is nearby
So many friends have disappeared
Despite how hard I try

But the train has left the station
'Cause I...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: school, 9th grade, anxiety, fear,

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Homework
by Caren Krutsinger
homework
a great way
to test parents
teachers have now learned this
hooray!...

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Cinqku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: school,

Back to School
by Akhil Shaji
Summer is now over,  
We’ve had lots of fun
Swimming, jumping and cycling
Always on the run.

The first day of school, 
Can be hard for mum...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: school,

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Parents Set The Tone
by Caren Krutsinger
Shirt says runs with scissors
Hat says shut up woman
First day of kindergarten
Parents have already set the tone
 
Child knows swear words
Uses them proudly
Anticipating loud laughter
Crestfallen...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: parents, school,