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Best Birth Poems

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

Premium Member The Treasure of Birth
It's hard to describe
that true sense of pride

that comes with the worth
of your babies birth

A child takes your heart
right from the start

and wills you to...

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Categories: birth, childhood, prayer, religious,
Form: Couplet

Premium Member Birth of a Swan
of the darkness

star-lanterns’ beam finds an awakening dream - 
a strewn snowy stream 
gracing the depths of the black swan night


from the realm of...

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Categories: birth, december, love, mother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Royal Birth
the Sun in the west
smoldering with fire inside
afraid to explode, 
jumped into the waters below.

over this impetuous act 
the Day, in deep regret
snuffing all her...

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Categories: analogy, birth, celebration, moon,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Mother Tree
The Mother Tree

I am the mother tree that spawned the seeds of you.
My children, you've grown and branched away from me.
You've married, left home to...

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Categories: birth, children, family, grandchild,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Death of the Poet Destroyer
~The Untold Fatal Attraction Poem~

Mid-morning she sees the sun ahead
Her death flowed in a messaged bottle
Gazing into her brown eyes upon all open sores,
Her conscience...

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Categories: birth, change, conflict, death,
Form: Ballad

Premium Member Spring Flowers
Spring Flowers

Opal open clouds let raindrops freely fall
Coaxing coy blossoms of spring to bloom.
Fragrant sweet scents permeate the air.
Snow drops begin the parade as they...

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Categories: beautiful, bird, birth, flower,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Seeing Autumn's Oak Adorn
Painting sky before I was born,
Draping my grave in leaf and acorn.

Contest: Crystalline
Sponsor: Rick Parise

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Categories: autumn, birth, death, life,
Form: Crystalline
Premium Member Wings of Change
Remembering when
Perched high above on rocky crags
Cliffs weathered by times handprints
I saw far and wide to distant shores
Tendrils of desire radiating outwards

Riding the briny mist...

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Categories: appreciation, birth, celebration, creation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beneath the Shattered
Test me
I am willing
To fail

Is not fatal
At all

All things
Are born to be

Break free
From the outer
Hard shell

Shells can
Hide the beauty

With love
Flowing freely
We glow

For all the world

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Categories: birth, courage,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Flower -Part One-
“A Flowers Wilt”	

Witness the small existence 
that abides the beauty of-----------
Freelancers all around,
Just to get a good look.

A baneful abrasion, the flower took
It captivates you...

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Categories: art, beauty, birth, care,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Life In Eternity


The cheerful trumpet of miraculous life, imperatively sounded in 
My mother’s life-giving womb,
Heralding with its melodic tune another animation: MINE!
And as my innocent...

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Categories: birth, life, universe,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Winged Words
Like a creature hibernating in its burrow
Waiting to come out with the first verdure of spring,
The seed of a poem lay dormant in my heart

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Categories: analogy, betrayal, birth, growth,
Form: Verse
Premium Member tuscan hymns
rains hope
perfumed to 
quench crestfallen
roses as crickets 
susurrate hymns
for a new

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Categories: birth, blessing, muse,
Form: Ninette
Premium Member Beginnings and Endings
Birth was suppose to come much easier than this.
Panting quickly as I was taught, 
the pain dissolves my gallant front
and tears have come from eyes...

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Categories: baby, birth, death, mother,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member When a Child Is Born
No words can express my elation at becoming a mother
Show my tears of joy on that perfect wintery morn
Go and show my parents our tiny...

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Categories: birth, growing up, moving
Form: Lento
Premium Member Ransom

Held to ransom 
words inject your mind
pierce your skin
drawn backwards 
you transcend, 
you look within
a bloodied mind
the numbness melts
inconsequential ignobles
and dreary misfortune
a polar ice cap...

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Categories: birth, confidence, courage, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Colorscape
The intricate web
Of life has been spun;
It’s twists and turns hold,
Keys to our very
Existence on Earth.

How we are formed,
Born, survive and 
Die and purpose,
In life’s...

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Categories: birth, death, life,
Form: Diminished Hexaverse
Premium Member Like a Phoenix
To live forever like the phoenix;
To re-taste the process of birth;
From the cleansing flames, to rise
Knowing death is no end;
An eternal soul
On a journey
May just...

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Categories: appreciation, bird, birth, death,
Form: Nonet
Just the Sound of Her Fallen Tears
Another Soul is in a Storm.
 A choice was made for her unborn.
The Haunting Nightmares linger on.
 Relentless blame to overcome.
There is no Birthday not...

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Categories: birth, depression, feelings, grief,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dawn

In early morning when I rise
Through my window in twilight skies
A lilac sky begins from gray
Descending  from our milky way.

When Sol awakens, shows his...

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Categories: birth, color, inspirational,
Form: Couplet
The Hangover
“The death lasts an average of 49 days, starting from the day the deceased realized his death”. Bardo Thodol (The Tibetan Book of the Dead)


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Categories: birth, death,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Usefulness
All gifts must be given to sustain their usefulness.
Like blood, life is in the flow, if not flowing, blood dries and dies.
Movement, the constant changing,...

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© Bill Baker  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: birth, giving, god, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Night and Day
Night was covered in pitch darkness.
Looked fearful without a ray of brightness.
Through wilderness, moved beasts monstrous.
Nature looked so terrifying and cheerless.

After a night’s sleep the...

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Categories: birth, day, sun,
Form: Rhyme
Don'T Judge Me For Existing
Why do you give me a hard look from your face?
that you don't like what you see?
that I'm from a different race?

Why can't we see...

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Categories: abuse, birth, feelings, hate,
Form: Free verse
Broken English
I love my broken English

Am in love with my broken English

Am honored to have two other languages

The ability to think from language to language is...

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Categories: africa, appreciation, birth, blessing,
Form: Bio