Top 100 Poems About: GRADUATE
Top 100 Poems on / about
- carpe diem
If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you;
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
But make allowance for their doubting too: read more »Rudyard Kipling
2.The Road Not Taken
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could read more »Robert Frost
3.What Fifty Said..
When I was young my teachers were the old.
I gave up fire for form till I was cold. read more »Robert Frost
4.Oh, The Places You'Ll Go
Today is your day.
You're off to Great Places! read more »Theodor Seuss Geisel
5.An Instructor's Dream
Many decades after graduation
the students sneak back onto
the school-grounds at night
and within the pane-lit windows read more »Bill Knott
6.The Graduation Dress
I'M not kicking on expenses, now the sewing time commences,
I will buy chiffon and laces till they say they've got enough;
Sure her dress for graduation shall excite the admiration
Of the masses who behold her; it shall be the finest stuff. read more »Edgar Albert Guest
Graduation Day is the climax of a dream.
A parental dream that began when a child is born,
And their hope come true it would seem,
A triumph held after periods of forlorn, read more »Joseph T. Renaldi
8.How Much They Have Grown
I heard the murmurs, the exclaiming
the muted hushed knowing
on the growing, the maturing read more »Raymond A Foss
9.I Go Back To May 1937
I see them standing at the formal gates of their colleges,
I see my father strolling out
under the ochre sandstone arch, the
red tiles glinting like bent read more »Sharon Olds
10.Hallelujah: A Sestina
A wind's word, the Hebrew Hallelujah.
I wonder they never gave it to a boy
(Hal for short) boy with wind-wild hair.
It means Praise God, as well it should since praise read more »Robert Francis
11.Come, Pretty School-Girl!
On this rolling planet ever have you seen
A home so like a palace waiting for its queen? --
A dwelling place so fair,
So fill'd with treasures rare, read more »Henry Clay Work
12.The Logical Conclusion
When earth's last thesis is copied
From the theses that went before,
When idea from fact has departed
And bare-boned factlets shall bore, read more »Ezra Pound