Poems for Middle School and High School

Looking for poems for older kids? Here is our list of the best poems for middle school and high school students.

Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost

The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost

The Rat Ode by Elizabeth Acevedo

I Lost My Talk by Rita Joe

The Hill We Climb by Amanda Gorman

There are Birds Here by Jammal May

Fire and Ice by Robert Frost

Dear Future Generations: Sorry by Prince Ea

The Listeners by Walter de la Mare

Deer Hit by Jon Loomis

Eating Poetry by Mark Strand

And the Ghosts by Graham Foust

Mother to Son by Langston Hughes

Beethoven by Shane Koyczan

Oranges by Gary Soto

Pass On by Michael Lee

Snow by David Berman

Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

We Real Cool by Gwendolyn Brooks

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Great Night by Dylan Thomas

Daddy by Sylvia Plath

Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe

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