School Poems For Kids

Poetry about school helps kids deal with their school experience. Poems about School covers important topics such as the teacher student relationship, friendships, bullying and social interactions with peers. Exploring complex issues such as school with poetry is a great way for children to process it all.

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  1. Ache

    When teams are picked, for playground games,
    I never seem to hear my name.
    I stand and watch the choices made
    And, one by one, my hopes all fade.

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  3. Popular


    I’d like to be popular, just for a term,
    To stand with the in-crowd, be given a turn,
    To be called smart and help others to learn,
    But I can’t see it happening to me.

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  4. Cleaning House In My Brain

    • By Kalli Dakos
    • Published: May 28, 2020
    Back To School Poem

    I'm cleaning house
    In my brain,
    Time again.

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  6. Homework Stew

    I cooked my math book in a broth
    and stirred it to a steaming froth.
    I threw in papers—pencils, too—
    to make a pot of homework stew.

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  7. Sleepyhead

    Getting Up Mornings For School

    Oh, please let me have another half hour in bed.
    It feels like the pillow is stuck to my head.

    I'm cozy and I'm warm and my dreams are all nice.

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    The poem is a play on the feelings of children. It is very interesting. Not only children, but we adults too are sometimes reluctant to get up in the cold morning. The poem took me back to my...

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  8. B.U.L.L.Y.

    • By Munira
    • Published: June 2017
    Anti-Bullying Message To Bully From Child

    B is for the batter
    You give us every day.
    I'm sure my tears won't patter
    Your gravestone one day.

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    This poem makes total sense. If you have a bully, print it out and hand them the paper. Boy, would they be surprised! But the thing is if there is a group of bullies, well...that's the hard...

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  10. I'm Sick

    • By Abbie
    • Published: May 2014
    Excuses For Not Going To School

    "I cannot go to school today,"
    Said little Peggy Ann Makey.
    "My glasses broke.
    I think I'm going to choke.

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    I thought it was such a good poem. It goes to show children will be children through the years. I had to laugh. It made me think of my own children and myself growing up, how miraculously...

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  11. Books

    • By Sanya Tandon
    • Published: October 2011
    Best Friend With Books

    My best friend is a book
    that doesn't give me a weird look.
    It is like a golden door
    that takes me to the land where I have never been before.

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    One of my best friends are books. Thanks for this poem, you are a really good poet.

  12. Me And Chemistry

    There's this subject called chemistry
    how it works is a total mystery
    it is an atom
    says my madam

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    The chemistry subject can be difficult at first, but it will really show you everything you need to know in the world, because this world itself is chemistry.

  13. School Lunches

    • By Rita
    • Published: August 2016
    Gross Meals At School

    Our school lunches are so, so bad.
    Eating this just makes me sad.
    None of this weird food is delicious,
    And all the lunch ladies are malicious!

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