"I cannot go to school today," Said little Peggy Ann McKay. "I have the measles and the mumps, A gash, a rash and purple bumps. My mouth is wet, my throat is dry, I'm going blind in my right eye. My tonsils are as big as rocks, I've counted sixteen chicken pox And there's one more--that's seventeen, And don't
Browse the list below for back-to-school poems.
|1971||The Testing-Tree||Stanley Kunitz|
|1960||We Real Cool||Gwendolyn Brooks|
|1925||The High-School Lawn||Thomas Hardy|
|1906||The Highwayman||Alfred Noyes|
|1846||Nonsense Alphabet||Edward Lear|
|1830||Mary's Lamb||Sarah Josepha Hale|