Sonnet: On School-Life Poem by Dr John Celes

Sonnet: On School-Life

Rating: 4.7


First day we stepped into a school was great-
In uniform with school-bag, looking cute!
We could not walk or run and had a slate;
We learnt to read and write and be not mute.

We learnt the Alphabets: count one to ten!
We ate so happily when school-bell rung;
Our teachers taught us how to hold the pen;
We can’t forget those days when we were young.

Our knowledge improved slowly every day;
Afilled with joy in hearts, we went to play;
Our teachers taught us manners and to pray;
The fees- our parents somehow tried to pay.

Although some hours, some days, we may detest,
The years we spent in school are sure the best!

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Supriya Prathapan 17 February 2009

Gr8 poem. It reminds me of my school days.

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Stacy Heller 01 August 2007

this makes me miss school so much. i wish i didn't just graduate: (. now i wanna go back!

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Gonzalo Espanol 22 March 2007

what! ! ! ? ? ? even tho i hate school, thats a prety good poem eh?

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Gangadharan Nair Pulingat 20 February 2015

Memories of school days are given in the poem and it is so nice to read.

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Kedrix Udjoe 30 May 2020

That's a good rhyme pattern Ababa. It very very good

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HAPPY 05 November 2019

I LOVE THIS

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Ahmad 18 October 2019

It s my favourite and I love it

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Tejas 24 October 2018

Really my favourite poem

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Priya 25 July 2018

I loved it

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payal gavade 21 August 2018

it is ossom

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Dr John Celes

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Tamilnadu, India
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