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Best August Poems

Below are the all-time best August poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of august poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Just August
In my little garden, balmy blooms are on display.
My purple Zinnia wears the crown in August sun
attracting tiny Hummingbirds and butterflies.
Ripe golden mangos blush with...

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Categories: august, bird, fruit, garden,
Form: Free verse



August rains
The steadily falling cold August rains
Continue to pour upon Cheshires lanes;
Over flattening fields of soddened wheat,
Soaking the grass, splashing the feet.

Stands the Combine in the...

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Categories: august, nature, poetry, rain,
Form: Rhyme
Just August
It's just August and I can't wait
to ramble with you through the countryside
that sparkles in a fresh glossy green cover;
After long spells of rain, the...

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Categories: august, nature, rain,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Amidst The Darkened Veils
'Neath umbra skies I seek a mirrored moment

the breeze a capricious charmer
blows serpentine sways to life
a ballet of tall switchgrass dancers
sweeping edges raspy green
dulling in...

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Categories: angel, august, death, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Lady


My lady is the wind’s soft sigh through fields of marigolds in June,
A beach night stroll beneath the moon, a cloudless sky, a butterfly.
She waltzes...

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Categories: august, Lullaby,
Form: Personification



Premium Member Never Out of Season - A Short Story
     I was wiping the dust off an old snow globe in the upstairs attic, when a mop of honey-blonde hair...

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Categories: august, bereavement, blue, christmas,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member On Such Divine Evenings
Aye, Summer-tide ...

On such divine evenings, thus, are perfect odes not freely spun?
The Perseids, dancing their jigs - evanescent stripes of golden ire,
under a tapestry...

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Categories: august, eve, joy, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Piece of Winter
Take away the frost of winter,
rid the land of biting snow,
then who would praise the warmth of August,
how could April rivers flow?

Hush the deafening crash...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: april, august, river, seasons,
Form: Quatrain
Hope
Don't rush to wash off the sea salt 
drying on your skin;
the hopes it carries from other oceans,
those remain yet to be seen.
...

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© A.O. Taner  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: august, beach, beautiful, cool,
Form: Verse
I dreamed a dream of You
Yesterday I dreamed a dream,
that had no end.
You in your white gown, and long, black hair flowing.
You were calling my name.
I heard you, but I...

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Categories: august, beautiful, beauty, care,
Form: Romanticism
Far beyond your absence,my sombre heart seeks


For publishing...

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Categories: absence, august,
Form: Sonnet
HAPPILY BORN
Through the screams of pain,
I heard a cry,
A cry that indicated a birth of a new life.
Sitting in the hospital corridor,
I could hear the cry...

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Categories: abortion, age, art, august,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Onoff the cuff
I believe that poetry is and of is was were have has been of as one pretenses a 
poetic practical pompous, pro  (p) ransomedramatical...

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Categories: august, confusion, culture, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Lost To Dementia
Night of the dark soul,
demons infiltrate
the gap between self
and oblivion.

Your mind's a fragile
dysfunctional place
under constant siege,
and cannot be saved.

As reality
morphs into a dream,
sanity slowly
starts to...

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Categories: august, crazy, emotions, feelings,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Summer Nights in the South
Summer Nights in the South


Green fireflies blink in the quiet of night

and our sleeping old dog heaves a sigh.

Dreaming, she sprints through a youthful blue...

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Categories: america, august, beautiful, bird,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Hint of Autumn
The hint of autumn leaves in breeze
As northern states begin to chill,
When August morning frost in trees
Drapes canopies o’er sylvan hill.

As summer waltzes her last...

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Categories: august, autumn, color, romance,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Spirits Leap To Touch Autumn's Splendor
Spirits Leap To Touch Autumn's Splendor

When small fires and hot soups are needed,
We think to leave behind great summer greens
Looking back at crops long ago...

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Categories: august, autumn, color, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
Flowers
Let my soul be laid bare
in the open air,
and let lovely flowers grow there....

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Categories: august, beauty, creation, emotions,
Form: Rhyme
While You Sleep
While you sleep I tell you all of the things I keep inside throughout day.
Now that you can hear but not listen I find them...

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Categories: august, absence, abuse, addiction, adventure,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member - Painting The Sun Yellow -

In case I've forgotten it
I wish you a lovely morning
Fill your coffee cup with sunshine
With glory and grace
A soft whispering sunshine
is surrounded with love
A fountain...

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Categories: august, beauty, good morning,
Form: Light Verse
Freedom Struggle: India
What do you know,
About the rule of British?
It is not a rule
For Indian`s to cherish!

It started decades ago,
They began with trade
And then slowly,
They began to...

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Categories: appreciation, august,
Form: Rhyme
Beautiful people
People make me smile the way 
their eyes shine when they talk 
about something they love 
when they feed me food. Or tell 
me how...

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Categories: august, absence, addiction, age, allegory,
Form: Prose Poetry
DOLLAR SIGN OF THE TIMES
I aint got no money and I'm goin' down fast

My heads in the toilet and my life's in the trash

I wish I had a penny...

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Categories: august, poverty, rap,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member - Thoughts Under An Umbrella -



Weep not your grief, when July says goodbye

Of the massive dark rain clouds, we seek shelter

Sing the melody without the words, a rainbow shines

It remains...

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Categories: august, celebration, july, nature,
Form: Verse
TOMORROW DIED YESTERDAY
Procrastination hurled its clubs
And retrieved all the master plans
In the thought of tomorrow which 
Is still young and fresh to emerge.
So you succumbed to its...

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Categories: art, august,
Form: Alliteration