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Best Birthday Poems

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

Birthday Extravaganza: Lovely Roses On Your Special Day

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© Galeo DS  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: birthday,
Form: Concrete

Featuring: Leonora Galinta
Take My Hands
I Offer Them To You
Hold Them Tight
Never Let Them Go!!!


With all the time on my hands
I gave my hands one...

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Categories: beautiful, beauty, birthday, body, giving, power,
Form: Free verse
I Think Of You - An Alternative Universe - 6

From childhood it was a world of and I...
I leaned lightly, leisurely against your heart and you let me in.

We were five I use...

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Categories: birthday, best friend, cute love, desire, funny
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member The Library of Trust and Hope
The Library of Trust and Hope
The Bank of Trust and Hope

(Cant decide on title, so feel free to pick or suggest one)

She was all but...

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Categories: birthday, analogy, garden, growth, happiness, philosophy, trust,
Form: Light Verse
Introducing: Leonora Galinta & Poet Destroyer

I was awoken by the effulgent smiles of sunlight 
Dancing on my window pane with great delight 
A jovial repartee...

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Categories: birthday, adventure, beautiful, blue, celebration, dance, dedication,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Love Sleeps, Never Dies
An old man
A Grumpy bitter old man
Bitter face
Red nose
Wrinkled beady eyes
Scruffy clothes his best attire

Life has not been kind
So his bitter words bite those around

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Categories: birthday, angel, beauty, child, hope, solitude,
Form: Light Verse
My Little Soldier Boy
Gary, you are my little soldier boy,
who died on Veteran's Day. ('83)
My sunny, golden-haired soldier boy,
that I still miss in every way.

You had just turned...

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Categories: birthday, child, death, remember, boy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Dreams Are Salmon Coloured
  Declining the urge to go with the flow I swim upstream,

 there to spawn and hatch countless dreams which freely


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Categories: birthday, destiny, dream,
Form: Free verse
Beyond expression
She: I have no one to shower love upon me. 
He: "I" love you 
She: You are a busy man. You don't have time for...

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Categories: birthday, love,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Wonderfull William
I recognized you in an old photo
taken long before I knew you
You were among the ancient ones
The ones on whom you depended
You were brother, son,...

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Categories: birthday, celebration,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast

In the deep core of her skin
I feel a human who is no saint  
Cutting out her heart, ripping everything to...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: birthday, abuse, beauty, dark, emo, how i
Form: Epic
A Greener Grass
You think I have a pretty face

My dresses weaved from frills and lace

You  think that I'm a spoilt brat

with diamonds around my neck

and roses...

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Categories: birthday, childhood, dad, family,
Form: Lyric
()        ()
A         L
N       ...

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© Galeo DS  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: celebrity, happy birthday,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member Nevermore Will Raven Return
 *Note:  A 60-year annual tradition that involved a mysterious visitor leaving three 
roses at the grave of writer Edgar Allan Poe on the...

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Categories: mysteryhouse, loss, birthday, grave, house, leaving,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Diosa Del Amor

Paint a smile on the moon
     Flash your eyes to make it swoon

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Categories: birthday, beauty, fantasy, love, lust, metaphor, stars,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Dream Weaved
Your tapestry 
weaved with strands of light
Contrasted with threads of black
A marvelous mosaic 
of a wondrous soul

I drape you over me
Feel your warmth
am nurtured
I hear...

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Categories: birthday, beautiful, celebration, for her,
Form: Free verse
December - A Time to Remember
December – A Time to Remember

Deep into Fall, as brown wrinkly-faced leaves wave adieu
Ebony evening sky twinkles with rhinestone-studded stars
Chilly winds blow … a sign...

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Categories: birthday, beautiful, december,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Carissa's Love
 I know what it feels like to be adored beyond compare.
To be loved unconditionally just for being myself.
To have that special one want to...

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Categories: birthday, dedication, devotion, granddaughter, joy, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member CayCay
A friend who is kind, wise 
      thoughtful, and generous,
A poet who speaks to the heart 

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Categories: birthday,
Form: Verse
You were gone before my mind 
could grasp the brush which paints
faces on memory's canvas.
Vaguely, flashes of an open grave
on a sunny winter's day -...

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Categories: birthday, mother,
Form: Free verse
A sweet ray of sun on an autumn breeze
Nestled amongst arms in nature's way
Dreaming dreams and living scenes 
Right in front of our very eyes

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: birthday,
Form: Acrostic
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: birthday, beauty, birth, december, love, mother, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member White Angels
How many roses since have come and gone?
he thought as he sat looking at her grave.
How many futures had been staked upon
those brilliant blooms to...

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Categories: birthday, death, lost love, moving on,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Hocus Pocus
Hocus Pocus

Poets are like magicians.
They trick the heart into feeling, 
“things” they had no idea, were there at all. 

Sadly poets don’t always know how...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: birthday, 12th grade, abortion, abuse, allah, america,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member TEDDY AND I

Teddy is my childhood cuddly toy,
Who brought me a lifetime of joy,
He listened to all my baby cries,
Biding his time to reveal

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Categories: birthday, cry,
Form: Free verse