poem index

Poems about Teaching


March 20, 2008


Poetry Roundups
Printer-friendly version

This is the world, which is fuller
and more difficult to learn than I have said.
You are right to smudge it that way
with the red and then
the orange: the world burns...

From "You Begin" by Margaret Atwood

More Poems About Teaching:

First Gestures by Julia Spicher Kasdorf
Among the first we learn is good-bye...

With Tenure by David Lehman
If Ezra Pound were alive today...

The Teacher by Hilarie Jones
I was twenty-six the first time I held...

You Begin by Margaret Atwood
You begin this way...

Why Latin Should Still Be Taught in High School by Christopher Bursk
Because one day I grew so bored...

The Hand by Mary Ruefle
The teacher asks a question...

more poems about teaching