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Graduation Poems
Posted by: lg (
Date: May 19, 2004 12:08PM

Author: Rachael (
Date: 05-19-04 10:49

I was asked by my english teacher to read a poem at my graduation. If anyone has an idea of a poem that deals with change, aging, maturing or moving on that would be suitable for this occasion please let me know! This needs to be a poem that students will understand when they first hear it and also on that the staff will appreciate. Thanks!

Re: Graduation Poems
Posted by: ash (
Date: May 31, 2004 07:29PM

Today is my graduation day
My school years have all passed away
I will tell my old friends goodbye
I am happy but still I cry

I stand arrayed in my cap and gown
I wear a smile instead of a frown
I walk forward with a confident stride
I receive my diploma with youthful pride

I will miss my teachers and my school
And all those who helped me through
My wandering thoughts of by-gone years
Turn now to the future and a career

Re: Graduation Poems
Posted by: CB (
Date: June 07, 2004 12:29AM

There is a Shel Silverstein Poem called "The Voice " that my son read at his graduation.

There is a voice inside of you
That whispers all day long
“I feel that this is right for me,
I know that this is wrong.”
No teacher, preacher, parent, friend
Or wise man can decide what’s right for you.
Just listen to the voice that speaks inside.

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