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Teacher Poems | Examples of Teacher Poetry

Teacher Poems. Below are examples of poems about teachers. This list of teacher poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of teacher poetry. This list of works about teacher is an excellent resource for examples on how to write teacher poems.

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List of Teacher Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Education is future ndidzulafhi patric ABC teacher,
Premium Member Poem Kindness Curtis Moorman Rhyme teacher, forgiveness, freedom, inspirational, recovery
Teachers Are Teachers Shubham Makwana Rhyme teacher, teachers day,
Premium Member Poem Teaching Neck Bones Caren Krutsinger Prose Poetry teacher, 5th grade, 6th grade,
Premium Member Poem Teaching Is Hard Mark Toney Limerick teacher, absence, appreciation, children, dedication,
Ms Clifford Karamel Princess Rhyme appreciation, encouraging, school, teacher,
Curiosity W.A. CHOLT Free verse boy, school, teacher,
Premium Member Poem Can You Imagine The Pain Caren Krutsinger Concrete teacher, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Premium Member Poem Let The Student Have A Say Caren Krutsinger Free verse nostalgia, perspective, school, teacher,
Premium Member Poem Daily Misses The Opportunity Caren Krutsinger Prose Poetry teacher,

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Crazy with Frenzy Ready to Change
by Caren Krutsinger
We have been in a workshop for two days.
A bunch of us, getting to know each other.
Of course we all nod and agree that change...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: life, perspective, philosophy, teacher,

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Children and Bears
by Caren Krutsinger
We are talking about traumatized children and how to hide their trauma, they tend to overreact, get out of control, and disrupt a class.
We also...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: life, perspective, philosophy, teacher,

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The First Names We Learn
by Caren Krutsinger
What happened when someone says ‘you have to do this, but you do not want to?’
Forty-five of us in this room, but the presenter is...

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

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Conference Day at School
by Caren Krutsinger
Conference day
Some leave happy
Excited, thrilled.
High fiving their teachers,
Loving them still.
Twirling and whirling 
A dancing drill.
Others leave unhappy,
Decidedly sad,
Protruded upper lip,
Frowny forehead, acting all big and...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: school, teacher,

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What You Got In There
by Caren Krutsinger
Hey! What is that room?
This?
Child nods head.
This is the teachers’ lounge.
What’s that?
Lightbulb goes off in my devious dendrite factory.
“A wonderful place for teachers.”
Can I see?
“No.”
Why...

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

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Herding Puppies
by Caren Krutsinger
Have you ever had a dream where you were herding puppies,
But they were piling on each other, licking, and lollygagging,
Laughing, and giggling, and incessantly playing?
Have...

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

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Cartooning Class with 6 and 7
by Caren Krutsinger
I teach cartooning class to thirteen first and second graders.
On Leadership Day.
Once a month.
It is a cinch,
As last year I was teaching cartooning class to...

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

Midnight's bride
by Kaveesha Ruwindi
The night is sunless,
And the road is rough. 
A mission, set out
To wander alone…
With just drops of dew
To quench my thirst. 
The forest is thick
With...

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

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Cat Nip Addict
by Caren Krutsinger

catnip
cat addict
marijuana
cat resembles vampire
catnip

...

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Cinqku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: teacher, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,

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The Mischief Makers
by Caren Krutsinger
the mischief makers
can grab us by our heartstrings
through their daring deeds
and their funny ways
delighting us forever
our mischief makers

...

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Choka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: philosophy, teacher,

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A Teacher Is Missing
by Caren Krutsinger
Slightly late, I ran into school 
Exuberantly yelled, “I’m here!”
Senile secretary Miss Mule
Gave me a tiny silent cheer.

“A teacher is missing!” 
She sang out to...

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

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Loving Miss RaggleToots
by Caren Krutsinger
She was the best teacher ever born in our county, a tiny woman with a giant adventurous soul.
Miss Fizzle from Magic School bus was probably...

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

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Thoughts At A Faculty Meeting
by Caren Krutsinger
A Meeting after an eight hour day
Should include jubilant jiving,
Exciting conversation,
Lively chatter,
Not a speaker who drones on and on and on and on and on...

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

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They have taught me
by Gershon Wolf
Venezuelans have taught me to laugh
   Assyrian refugees how to cry
Russians have taught me diligence
   Hindus to face hard times with...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: teacher, character, how i feel,

The Teacher-teach to each
by Dr Virinchi Mudumbai Acharya
In those , 
learning never ends 

In whom , 
The earning of knowledge is ever and 
Continuously continues 

In whose endeavor, 
Disparity disappears 

With whose...

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Classicism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: inspirational, teacher,

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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: teacher, 5th grade, bullying, children,

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The Teacher Who Left Me in 2nd Grade
by Caren Krutsinger
Her fluorescent personality shone through like a beacon to us.
We all wanted to be close to her, her friend, her everything.
She was our star, and...

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

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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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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,