15 of Our Favorite Poems About Teaching

Do you love teaching as much as we do? If so, here is a list of favorite poes about teaching.

Raising Their Hands by Julia Lisella

Sometimes I dream about my students.

Teachers by Kevin William Huff

It all begins with a teacher.

Lessons of Another Kind by Leslie Owen Wilson

Learning instead is a powerful message.

My Teacher Wasn’t Half As Nice As Yours Seems To Be by Roald Dahl

Let us praise teachers who today are all so fine!

A Teaching Fantasy by Margaret Hatcher

Someday one may catch your attention.

The Silliest Teacher in School by Darren Sardelli

What is all this fuss?

Teachers by Beryl L Edmonds

A dedication to teachers everywhere.

Subject to Change by Marilyn L. Taylor

They seem to glitter with perfection.

The Hand by Mary Ruefle

When you just want someone to answer, but they daydream instead.

A Teacher’s Lament by Kalli Dakos

I’m tired of all your excuses; they are really a terrible bore.

Room 19, Eakin Elementary by Diane Gilliam Fisher

It’s not allowed to visit with your neighbors.

Teaching Dreams by Cecil B. Morris

Some nights students return to me.

Marked for Life by Janie Reinart

Marking the progress of your struggle to learn.

Opposites by Eileen Snook

Overweight, overtired, and overlooked.

What Teachers Make by Taylor Mali

You want to know what I make?

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