Top 100 Poems About: SCHOOL

In this page, poems on / about “school” are listed.
  • 1.
    The Highwayman

    The wind was a torrent of darkness upon the gusty trees,
    The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas,
    The road was a ribbon of moonlight looping the purple moor,
    And the highwayman came riding-- read more »

    Alfred Noyes
  • 2.
    First Day At School

    A millionbillionwillion miles from home
    Waiting for the bell to go. (To go where?)
    Why are they all so big, other children?
    So noisy? So much at home they read more »

    Roger McGough
  • 3.
    Two Schools

    I put my heart to school
    In the world, where men grow wise,
    "Go out," I said, "and learn the rule;
    Come back when you win a prize." read more »

    Henry Van Dyke
  • 4.
    The Schoolboy

    I love to rise in a summer morn
    When the birds sing on every tree;
    The distant huntsman winds his horn,
    And the skylark sings with me. read more »

    William Blake
  • 5.
    The Country Schoolmaster


    A MASTER of a country school
    Jump'd up one day from off his stool, read more »

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • 6.
    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
  • 7.
    September, The First Day Of School


    My child and I hold hands on the way to school,
    And when I leave him at the first-grade door read more »

    Howard Nemerov
  • 8.
    The Flower-School

    When storm-clouds rumble in the sky and June showers come down.
    The moist east wind comes marching over the heath to blow its
    bagpipes among the bamboos.
    Then crowds of flowers come out of a sudden, from nobody knows read more »

    Rabindranath Tagore
  • 9.
    A School Song

    Prelude to "Stalky & Co."

    "Let us now praise famous men"-- read more »

    Rudyard Kipling
  • 10.
    Old Schooldays

    Awake, of Muse, the echoes of a day
    Long past, the ghosts of mem'ries manifold --
    Youth's memories that once were green and gold
    But now, alas, are grim and ashen grey. read more »

    Banjo Paterson
  • 11.
    The Latest School

    See the flying French depart
    Like the bees of Bonaparte,
    Swarming up with a most venomous vitality.
    Over Baden and Bavaria, read more »

    Gilbert Keith Chesterton
  • 12.
    On Old Man's Thought Of School

    AN old man's thought of School;
    An old man, gathering youthful memories and blooms, that youth itself
    read more »

    Walt Whitman