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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.

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Premium Member Awaken For School
awaken for school-dad is there with hot coffee Date Written: 2/26/2021 Note: In junior high and high school my dad would wake me up each school day with a hot cup of coffee. A dad's loving touch....Read More
Categories: dad, daughter, love, school,
Form: Monoku

Premium Member Don't Tell My Dad
There once was a young tot named Fazool Who attended a posh nursery school Got himself in a pickle For charging a mere nickel Each time he let a girl see his tool. Fazool was an enterprising lad Didn’t think it...Read More
Categories: child, humor, kindergarten, school,
Form: Limerick
Warmth of a Smile
A chilly school day as Miss Jones arrived her hat and coat in her hands Students sat still to see her eyes tear in great surprise as she warmed from the precious notes and gifts 02/25//2021 Double Tetractys 7 Poetry Contest Image #2 Sponsored by: Eve Roper HMS...Read More
Categories: children, emotions, innocence, school,
Form: Tetractys
Call of the Wild Poem Collection
-Into the Primitive -The Law of Club and Fang -The Dominant Primordial Beast -Who has Won to Mastership -The Toil of Trace and Trail -For the Love of a Man -The Sounding of the Call -Our "Call of the Wild" All of...Read More
Categories: books, school,
Form: Free verse
i become a stone, still a leader, but translation transforms me, as i learn “le crayon est rouge.” “Je m’appelle Chantal.” enchanted by my “nom français.” a shy child, changed by...Read More
Categories: school,
Form: Free verse

Pupils still fear of at schools For some teachers lips For some teachers sticks...Read More
Categories: education, school, teacher,
Form: Free verse
The Sounding of the Call
He loved to run and to creep in the woods. He loved to run in the dim twilight of summer midnights. Something called him. One night the call, a long-drawn howl. Like a sound heard before. He dashed through the...Read More
Categories: books, school,
Form: Free verse
For the Love of a Man
Buck grew stronger. Thornton could not forbear to fashion his passionate love for the first time. Love that was feverish and burning. That was adoration. Thornton had saved his life. Buck would sit by John Thornton's fire. "As you love me,...Read More
Categories: books, school,
Form: Free verse
The Toil of Trace and Trail
They were all terribly footsore. And dead tired. Every muscle, every fiber, every cell. Was dead tired. They were limping and staggering. Thornton knelt beside Buck. And with rough, kindly hands searched for broken bones. Thornton and Buck looked at each other. "You...Read More
Categories: books, school,
Form: Free verse
Who has Won to Mastership
He sat down and looked at his watch. Time was flying. François scratched his head. He called to Buck. Buck trotted into position at the head of the team. It was a record run. Next came official orders. That was the...Read More
Categories: books, school,
Form: Free verse
The Dominant Primordial Beast
The dominant primordial beast was strong in Buck, and it grew. His newborn cunning gave him control. Buck possessed a quality that made for greatness- imagination. He fought by instinct, by head as well. Mercy was a thing reserved...Read More
Categories: books, school,
Form: Free verse
The Law of Club and Fang
Buck was taken aback. He saw François swinging an axe. Three men with clubs. The last of the assailants were clubbed off. That was the way. No fair play. For days unending, Buck toiled in the traces. Buck was ravenous, the hunger...Read More
Categories: books, school,
Form: Free verse
Into the Primitive
Men from all the world into the North. Buck did not read the papers, though. The stranger doubled a piece of rope around Buck's neck. Buck accepted the rope. But the rope tightened. In quick rage he sprang at the...Read More
Categories: books, school,
Form: Free verse
Two and a Half Million Seconds
Two and a half million seconds That’s how long we were told to put our lives on hold To have to seclude ourselves from the world From our friends and family Two and a half million seconds Of no working No...Read More
Categories: high school, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Classroom Debate
Despite the noise of harsh and loud debate Rhyme nor reason quells the argument Nor breaks the smothery sounds of temper flair, And dares dispute the platform proudly sworn By proof he wrests the premise...Read More
Categories: conflict, education, school,
Form: Blank verse

Specific Types of School Poems

Read wonderful school poetry on the following sub-topics: back to, bully, first day of, farewell, funny, haiku, high, leaving, life, memories, middle, preschool, primary, rhyme, sunday, teacher, and more.

Definition | What is School in Poetry?