Top 100 Poems About: EDUCATION

In this page, poems on / about “education” are listed.
  • 1.
    The Higher Education

    (Harvard's prestige in football is a leading factor. The best players in the leading preparatory schools prefer to study at Cambridge, where they can earn fame on the gridiron. They do not care to be identified with Yale and Princeton.--JOE VILA in the Evening Sun.)

    "Father," began the growing youth,
    "Your pleading finds me deaf; read more »

    Franklin Pierce Adams
  • 2.
    My Education

    At school I sometimes read a book,
    And learned a lot of lessons;
    Some small amount of pains I took,
    And showed much acquiescence read more »

    James Kenneth Stephen
  • 3.
    Among School Children

    I WALK through the long schoolroom questioning;
    A kind old nun in a white hood replies;
    The children learn to cipher and to sing,
    To study reading-books and histories, read more »

    William Butler Yeats
  • 4.
    The Moral

    You mustn't groom an Arab with a file.
    You hadn't ought to tension-spring a mule.
    You couldn't push a brumby fifty mile read more »

    Rudyard Kipling
  • 5.

    It is stuffy in the steerage where the second-classers sleep,
    For there's near a hundred for'ard, and they're stowed away like sheep, --
    They are trav'lers for the most part in a straight 'n' honest path; read more »

    Henry Lawson
  • 6.
    Arithmetic On The Frontier

    A great and glorious thing it is
    To learn, for seven years or so,
    The Lord knows what of that and this,
    Ere reckoned fit to face the foe -- read more »

    Rudyard Kipling
  • 7.
    Lines Written As A School Exercise At Hawkshead, Anno Aetatis

    'And has the Sun his flaming chariot driven
    Two hundred times around the ring of heaven,
    Since Science first, with all her sacred train,
    Beneath yon roof began her heavenly reign? read more »

    William Wordsworth
  • 8.
    The Song Of The Happy Shepherd

    THE woods of Arcady are dead,
    And over is their antique joy;
    Of old the world on dreaming fed;
    Grey Truth is now her painted toy; read more »

    William Butler Yeats
  • 9.
    A Vision Of A Wrangler, Of A University, Of Pedantry, And Of Philosophy

    Deep St. Mary's bell had sounded,
    And the twelve notes gently rounded
    Endless chimneys that surrounded
    My abode in Trinity. read more »

    James Clerk Maxwell
  • 10.
    Marcus Aurelius Rose

    From the five good emperors
    I have learned that there were five good emperors, read more »

    Lisa Jarnot
  • 11.
    What The Body Told

    Not long ago, I studied medicine.
    It was terrible, what the body told.
    I'd look inside another person's mouth, read more »

    Rafael Campo
  • 12.
    The Little Old Lady In Lavender Silk

    I was seventy-seven, come August,
    I shall shortly be losing my bloom;
    I've experienced zephyr and raw gust
    And (symbolical) flood and simoom. read more »

    Dorothy Parker
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