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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  
For My Palmist Sanford Weir Quatrain people, teacher,
My lovely teachers Anushruti Singh ABC blessing, teacher, teachers day,
Premium Member Poem Indigenous Green Teaching Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse teacher, education, green, health, integrity,
Premium Member Poem Exhausted Gershon Wolf Senryu endurance, school, teacher,
Clapping Song Jessica Amanda Salmonson Lyric teacher, children, farm, humorous, kindergarten,
Adult Education David Willey Light Verse education, rude, sexy, teacher,
Premium Member Poem The Substitute Teacher Caren Krutsinger Rhyme humorous, teacher,
Premium Member Poem Mama Said Caren Krutsinger Free verse teacher, bullying, child abuse, school,
Premium Member Poem She Was the Worst of the Worst Kid Caren Krutsinger Free verse bullying, school, student, teacher,
First Day of School Rico Leffanta Limerick teacher, character, children, heart, humanity,

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Quick Angry Mamas
by Caren Krutsinger
Parents used to listen to the teacher’s side of the story
Not anymore. It is some mama’ prerogative to blow up quickly and harden their hearing...

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

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A Colored Box of Value
by Gershon Wolf
Every June she tours the room with a box
  Finding treasures from old coins to dirty socks

But the largest numbers of objects she sees
...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: teacher, color, giving, money, school,

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a teacher
by Lewis Raynes
Imagine being the one who wants, 
To lead the sheep, the herd,
Imagine being the one who insists, 
On being the one who’s learned,

More about the...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: teacher, education, growing up, growth,

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Red Ink
by Nina Parmenter
Red ink... He marks her essay late one night,
          Distracted by a vision of her skin...
Red...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: teacher, lost love, love hurts,

Izz it her
by Blue Skies
That smile
Those cheekbones
She helps with tricky questions
About anatomy
I wonder about her...
That smile
Those cheekbones
She has no idea
How sexy she could...
Or does she?
Cheeky girl
in the lab
I like...

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

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Un-Ruffled Feathers
by John lawless

I didn’t ask for help.
Yet someone heard
my inward crying voice
without a word.

“When the student is ready
a teacher will appear”
somehow it seems these teachers
pop up everywhere.

Their...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angel, friend, mentor, teacher,

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Childhood Inequality In School
by Caren Krutsinger
Some children come into the school building dancing, singing, hopping, bursting with uninhibited glee.
They exchange giddy, happy stories about their day at the mall, dropping...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: teacher, child, child abuse, children,

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Limerick To Honor Calm A Calm Teacher
by Caren Krutsinger
Know you are the absolute best,
The new kid has given a test.
You stayed calm cool, and collected,
So completely unaffected,
His childish behavior a test


We are watching...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: teacher, 8th grade, endurance, feelings,

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Children learn best when---
by Gershon Wolf
Children learn best when sitting at a desk for hours on end
  They do even better if they have to 'hold it' until breaktime...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: teacher, 1st grade, 2nd grade,

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Rules for Old Men Waiting
by Robert Ronnow
Jack awoke in his usual pain, un-
daunted by it. We're all gonna die
someday is his morning mantra these days.
Isolate the variable, anything
you do to one...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: teacher, men, morning, pain, school,

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Teacher Appreciation
by Caren Krutsinger

Teacher
Bossy, caring
Reaching, teaching, preaching
Friendly, serious, focused, brave
Teacher
...

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Cinquain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: school, september, teacher,

Pointing The Way
by Kurt Philip Behm
In the search for Crazy Horse,
  I found myself

He freed my voice,
  as he opened up my heart

Sharpening my words
  like the...

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

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IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : XLIV and XLV
by T Wignesan
IF ever I had a country : XLIV - XLV

			XLIV

IF ever I had a country even beyond this galaxy
And if ever I were by no...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: education, innocence, school, teacher,

High School Reunion Buzz
by Rico Leffanta
I recall your wife was brunette
And every male teacher's pet
I never knew why
She acted so shy
When she always left their lap wet?...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: teacher, high school, lust, relationship,

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Flight
by CayCay Jennings


hummingbirds air float
helicopters learned hover
wee wings rose mans perch








... CayCay Jennings
July 25, 2018
...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bird, flying, men, teacher,

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I Never Got Math
by Caren Krutsinger
Math, the words strike terror in my soul.  I never got it.
         Well, maybe once, but...

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

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Ready To Go Back To School
by Caren Krutsinger
We are not back to school yet, but 
          I am ready.
    ...

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

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Mixed Messages
by Susan Gentry

Liberal leaders call for bullying

and demeaning Trump supporters...

and sanctuary cities
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: teacher, abuse, bullying, childhood, irony,

Save Her Respect Her
by Sandeep Bagri
I have Lots of Care, for a GirL ChiLd,,

Negative thinkers have, the mind of Wild..
..
I just wanna Share, with a GirL Sister,,
As her suggestion, creates...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: teacher, care, girl, mom, relationship,

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That Is Your Job
by Caren Krutsinger
That is your job, the mama tells us at school.
We feed her child breakfast, lunch, and an after school snack free of charge.
We give her...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: teacher, children, mother, mother daughter,