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Best Earth Poems

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


Premium Member We Rulers Of The Earth
We Rulers Of This Earth

Homo-Sapiens we call ourselves, rulers of this Earth,
   Intelligent and civilized, but what is all this worth?

We're working hard...

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Categories: angst, corruption, drug, earth,
Form: Couplet



Premium Member A Cathartic Weave Of Three

listen,
the whispers
of leaves
turn colour
autumn is here.

now that you are gone
who will wake every morn
to lift the sun
unveil the sky
etch in the clouds
who will paint the...

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Categories: earth, break up, celebration, devotion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Tulip Grows Under An Evergreen - Inspired By The Poets At PoetrySoup

A
fine
Parrot Tulip
in vibrant intensities 
with unique undertones
of green acquirable only in a 
few forests. A ruby red swirls within 
its petals beckons awareness of those...

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Categories: beautiful, beauty, earth, light,
Form: Shape
Premium Member Welcome to a brand new world, song version
Welcome to a brand new world

Verse 1
How are you feeling right now?
Is there still a yearning in your heart?
You're probably like, ten million or more,
praying...

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Categories: christian, earth, gospel, hope,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member CAMPFIRE
CAMPFIRE 

I thirst to taste your solid wood stare
I see you and no one else 
Nestling under the stars
Hungry for each others ears

Chasing every comet across the...

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Categories: analogy, animal, earth, fire,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Artillery Rain
~Perfect Rain~

I can see!
All the tribulations around
A rage against the burning wind
Nobody hears the crackling sounds in my voice
Everybody avoids feeling the smoke hidden within
A...

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Categories: art, deep, earth, fire,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member View It From Afar
To appreciate our planet
start with its snow-capped mountains
where sunbeams morph crystals of ice
into gems of glistening light.

Witness white clouds traverse the skies
floating on a vista...

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Categories: beautiful, earth, imagery, imagination,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member There Will Never Be Enough Time
There Will Never Be Enough Time

There will never be enough time to hear unique
music of nature's songs in its birds, its insects,
in songs of the...

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Categories: earth, mountains, nature, sea,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Portrait of Nature
Each element of who she is, is scattered on the grass, 
with the scent of earth, the drop of rain, 
where dew reflects a sky...

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Categories: earth, nature,
Form: Free verse
Rainbow Promise

He has announced his arrival. She waits,
Listening to the thunder cracking through
the layers of air. Looking at the lightning,
brightening and frightening the darkness away,
Lapping up...

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© Jo Daniel  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: earth, rain,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Fallen Star
I tracked along a silver trail
carved out from Earthly dust
by rays persistent in the dark 
and midnight wanderlust.

It led me to a bubbling fount
of sulfurous...

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Categories: earth, hate, heaven, life,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Price of Free Will
Medicine Hat Appaloosa
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Remember free will too has been gifted,
with freedom allied to fate's fickle choice.
Tendered words uttered still..now uplifted, 
God provides each one a life...

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Categories: 6th grade, earth, god,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The mustard seed
The mustard seed 

a wild mustard seed took flight 
carried aloft in gathering light 
over thistle'd sage and poppies  
in countless colorful copies

as brash...

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Categories: children, earth, flower, nursery
Form: Couplet
oh my god


            lush her cathedral
  barefoot walking in the woods~

    ...

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Categories: earth, god,
Form: Haiku
The Eternal Tree
I am Alive    Forever and always         Essence       ...

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Categories: earth, life, mother, nature, sea,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member Teardrop
I
ask
you to
mind our
earth, heed
our existence
upon it, care for
 our lives and all that
will occur if we cannot
consider beyond ourselves, 
if we are guided by uncertainty,
when...

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Categories: abuse, death, earth, life,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member Pointing To The Problems
POINTING TO THE PROBLEMS 
  {Bivouacs}

Beat down with legal fees
Tied up with taxes;
Tripped up with mortgages;
Ripped off with student loans
Insulted with insurance
Telephone updates.

Out of...

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Categories: earth day, emotions, fish,
Form: Free verse
I Am The Mighty Mountain
I stand, the most statuesque, peeking through the clouds
that lend their softness as my pillow when sun in midnight drowns.

Golden sun, a fitting crown for...

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Categories: earth, mountains,
Form: Personification
Premium Member - When The Demons Blossom -

My thoughts whirring
When life freezes the blood

Actions that burn in hell
A fire that burns forever

Terror -  their empire of hate
Fearless, they control our destiny

Terrible...

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Categories: angst, butterfly, conflict, earth,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A yarn of sunshine
"I've got sunshine" 

TANKA~ 1
This heavyweight wind
jiggles the chimes limbs hanging
sensitively 
a thousand sound waves invade 
visible radiation
~~~~~

TANKA~ 2
Dark moonlight tempest
blunders off the mountain top
a...

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Categories: allusion, desire, earth day,
Form: Tanka
Dear Humanity:
Dear Humanity:

You know I love you, right?
Stop calling me Mother Nature!
I hate that!
Genderless am I…
Oh, yeah, I get the ‘bring life forth’ bit,
creator of new...

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Categories: corruption, earth, humanity, pollution,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Become
I close my weary eyes
I quake and tremble
The meaning of life losing its hold,
Losing its wonder
In this magnifying, mystifying Sadness

Where is the river, 
Where is...

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Categories: age, crush, earth, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Choir of Nature
“The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness therein, the world and they that dwell therein”
A Psalm of David…

Solitary, I stand upon these ever changing...

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Categories: earth, faith, happiness, nature, blue,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When the Universe Shines
Silvery silhouettes shine from the moon
On this hallowed night amidst urban glow.
Moments like this always fading so soon
When east meets west and our energies flow.

Watching...

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Categories: earth, love, stars, sunshine,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A Stark Naked Pause

concerned about being upstaged
the glorious blue tinted rock
negotiated 
sent in the puffy white wisps 
to cover the vibrant coloured evergreens

the brown field in the foreground
felt...

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Categories: beauty, earth, nature, planet,
Form: Light Verse