Is the special teacher in your life retiring? If so, you might want to create teacher retirement poems to celebrate the occasion. Yet, how do you write teacher retirement poems if you're new to the poetry world? That's where the steps below come in.
Things You'll Need
- Your Mind
Brainstorm. Start your teacher retirement poem by writing down how you feel about them. Continue doing this until you have about 5 main thoughts expressing your feelings.
Use a rhyming dictionary. Teacher retirement poems are best if they rhyme. So, after gathering your thoughts together in Step 1, get a rhyming dictionary. They can be found online if you don't feel like buying a printed copy.
Make it personal. Good teacher retirement poems will be extremely personal, making the teacher feel as if the poem was written especially for her. So, incorporate elements that would make him or her believe that. This could include addressing the poem to the teacher directly.
Review other teacher retirement poems. Look on the Web using "teacher retirement poems" as your keyword. You should find dozens of poems for reference. Take a look at each of them and see how teacher retirement poems are structured. Follow this structure for your own teacher retirement poem.
Tips & Warnings
- If you want your teacher retirement poem to be really powerful, try to rhyme a couple of lines with your teacher's name.
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