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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


Premium Member Becoming Mother Nature
What if Mother Nature
 retired,
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,



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,

Premium Member IF WE WORK TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
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,

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,

Wildflowers
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,

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,

Premium Member Permaculture Prayer
Redeem flame and fuel
of Climax Communities
perpetuating

Redeem light and warmth
my Climax Inclusiveness
regenerating

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

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Categories: earth, earth day, fire,

Cold Winds Blow
Cold
winds blow,
fall ends and
winter begins.
Hibernating bulbs
will softly sleep
until the 
next spring
thaw.

...

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Categories: earth, earth day, nature,

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.

I...

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Categories: earth, earth day, nature,

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,

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,

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: earth day, animal, corruption, earth, earth

Painless
Roses feel no pain.
Stretching muscles and tendons,
They strive for God’s light.

...

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Categories: earth, earth day, environment,

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;
All...

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Categories: earth day, care, class, confidence, earth

Let Me
-Let Me--

Let me caress your lips of twee
And let me get drunk in your breath.
Let me trace your body of   balmy
And let me...

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Categories: anxiety, earth day, easter,

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,

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
amidst...

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Categories: earth day,

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,

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.

Thank...

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Categories: beautiful, earth, earth day,

earth,fire,water and wind
Earth,fire,water and wind

Earth is a planet where I call home,
To live each day,free to roam.
Fire is what we need to stay warm,
The fiery embers are...

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Categories: earth day, planet,

Premium Member Doing the Math
When I was eight
I knew Paradise could not be merely secular humane
and yet be justly and omnipotently divine,
when a Great Horned Owl
breathed her last sacred...

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Categories: beauty, earth, earth day,

Premium Member Ode To Nature
Oh giver of life, you glorious Sun, 
You instinctively know what must be done.
I bask in your warmth to gain energy; 
Marvel how you raise...

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Categories: earth, earth day, moon,

Premium Member Earth Day
Earth
  feel the earth run through your fingers
 smell the freshness of a rainy morning
  smell the tantalizing flowers
see the beauty that surrounds...

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Categories: earth day,

Nature Music
Land, sky and sea, sing their songs.
Land sings of rich soil, for growing seeds; 
as the silvery sea,
sounds its gurgling waters.
It sings a medley to...

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Categories: beach, earth, earth day,

Premium Member Seize the Day
(Earth Day, 2014)

New life emerges;
Seasons change...
fragile Earth survives another day...

We scan our universe for origins
(and endings), extending vision
ever farther, reaching for utmost limits...

So much to...

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Categories: earth day, april, birth, change, earth,