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Best Earth Day Poems

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

Earth Day
~Planet of the apes~

Ape should inherit the world
Perhaps  --maybe, just maybe!
Earth has a chance 


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Categories: earth day, adventure, blessing, corruption, earth, environment, funny,
Form: Acrostic

Premium Member Pointing To The Problems

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, food, future,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Becoming Mother Nature
What if Mother Nature
and I applied for her position?
How would I dare
to assume,
 her un-ending cycles;
 her secret duties?
Could I invoke such power,
 or must I simply become...

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Categories: beauty, earth day, fantasy, imagination, miracle,
Form: Free verse
International Earth day prompts us not to forget
that the world we inhabit is under great threat
Blue oceans are being choked by plastic pollution
reduce, reuse and...

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Categories: abuse, earth day, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Precious Descendants
Oh white wave
Mistress of the sea,
And you, bright fame
Of the island;

Together you teach
The one who is like God;
A heavenly flower
That blooms with your touch.

Protected under...

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Categories: children, earth, earth day, metaphor,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Earth Cries
My pulse is weak; it flutters while I plead
for air to give my lungs a chance to breathe.
Abuse must stop, or soon my heart will...

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Categories: earth day, earth, environment,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Another Summit in Paris
Another day
Another memory fades
Le jardin que toujours existe
Has disappeared, disparu

An army of 40,000 destroyed
All that my childhood held dear
They arrive in planes and limos
Coal fired...

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Categories: animal, earth, earth day, education, environment,
Form: Light Verse
Colored wildflowers form
In fields of grassy green
They don’t recall, the day they were born
They only love to be seen.

In fields of grassy green
They claim their...

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Categories: earth, earth day, flower, nature, poems,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Permaculture Prayer
Redeem flame and fuel
of Climax Communities

Redeem light and warmth
my Climax Inclusiveness

Redeem fire and heat
our Climax Earth-Maintenance
recreating NOW...

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Categories: earth, earth day, fire, health, light,
Form: Haiku
Cold Winds Blow
winds blow,
fall ends and
winter begins.
Hibernating bulbs
will softly sleep
until the 
next spring


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Categories: earth, earth day, nature, poems, poetry,
Form: Ninette
Child of the Elements
I am a rock; earth, air, fire and water;
a child of the elements.
I grow and erode; 
my greatest strength is stillness; 
my voice, the silence.


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Categories: earth, earth day, nature, people, poems,
Form: Prose
Mother Earth

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Categories: earth day, earth,
Form: Concrete
God's Dying Sky
Man's made sky.
The sky's known beginning and unknown ending.
I look to the sky because I'm interested about the unknown.
I should look to the sky for...

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Categories: birth, creation, earth day, funeral, future,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Walking Baby's Journey
Taking baby steps these days,
they hurt less than leaps and bounds.

An unusually negative way of saying:
small steps feel more contenting right now,
than larger plans for...

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Categories: earth day, allegory, desire, dream, earth, grief, growth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A weak state of affairs
The people of the state oppressed 
should have a referdum by rights 
God given unto them by speech 
words draws the sword 
To back anything...

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Categories: betrayal, conflict, earth day, political, pride,
Form: Narrative

This lunar sunset was what he’d most miss  -
They always said death was like this...

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Categories: earth day, adventure, night, old, red, home, light,
Form: Couplet
Where is Nessie
Where are you, Nessie?
You, have lived so long, 
an eternal legend…
Neptune’s companion.

Have humans murdered you?
Has oil’s black-death, 
slick suffocated you?
Perhaps Fukushima’s burn,
has scorched your scales...

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Categories: animal, corruption, earth, earth day,
Form: Prose
Premium Member A Black Oak Tree
A noble Black Oak tree stands tall and tranquil 
Wearing brown, old and dried crumpled leaves
Withstanding all autumn and winter storms
Without any distress or any...

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Categories: april, creation, earth day, education, emotions,
Form: Prose Poetry
Before it all began.....
Before our country in fear of opposition ran...
To the world's beginning of the end...
Was when foe became as enemy & no longer...

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Categories: conflict, corruption, creation, destiny, earth day,
Form: Free verse
Roses feel no pain.
Stretching muscles and tendons,
They strive for God’s light.


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Categories: earth, earth day, environment, flower, nature,
Form: Haiku
Breath Of The Trees
Breath of the trees, invigorate me;
Negative ions, oxygenate 
and I am refreshed.

Song of the trees, 
lull me to sleep; 
soft on my ears, 
you send...

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Categories: earth, earth day, environment, imagery, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unconditional Love
Her love was amazing—it encompassed all;
Unconditional—never filled with condemnation,
Despite my predilection toward unmitigated gall,
And unrelenting juvenile reverence for flirtation.
The years did lapse, all consternation lost;

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Categories: care, class, confidence, earth day, happy,
Form: Rhyme
Gardens Golden
Gardens of golden threaded Cyprus;
evergreens perfume sings me halfway to sleep.
I breathe in the wafting scents of neighbor’s roses;
with elation my spirit weeps.

The drumming of...

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Categories: appreciation, earth, earth day, environment, imagery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Quilt For Mother Earth
Walking stick stroking limestone paths
sunshine warming these patina hands-

A fleeting chorus of gold winged finch,
God sashaying over cherry wood violins-

Turtles playing dominos on mossy stones

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Categories: earth day,
Form: Couplet
Rearing Seedlings
Golden fingers play
Tickle Earths children
Sunrays playing games
Tiny seedlings drink
Sun’s tasty nectar.

The sweetest treats 
That they will eat
Earth’s minerals
Feed their bodies.

When you see
Fresh veggies
Full and ripe.


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Categories: beautiful, earth, earth day, environment, flower,
Form: Diminished Hexaverse