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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 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,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member A yarn of sunshine
"I've got sunshine" 

This heavyweight wind
jiggles the chimes limbs hanging
a thousand sound waves invade 
visible radiation

Dark moonlight tempest
blunders off the mountain top

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Categories: allusion, desire, earth day,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Becoming Mother Nature
What if Mother Nature retired, and I applied for her position?
How would I dare to assume  her secret duties, her un-ending cycles
Could I invoke such...

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Categories: beauty, earth day, fantasy,
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
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.


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

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,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member 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,
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,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member 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,
Form: Prose
Premium Member 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,
Form: Ninette
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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Prose Poetry
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,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member 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
Form: Prose
Premium Member Painless
Roses feel no pain.
Stretching muscles and tendons,
They strive for God’s light.


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Categories: earth, earth day, environment,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member 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,
Form: Free verse
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: earth day, conflict, corruption, creation, destiny,
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: earth day, care, class, confidence, earth
Form: Rhyme
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
Premium Member 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,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Mother Nature's Early Menopause

We forced her into menopause well ahead of her time.
Mother Nature’s prematurely changing and we’ll regret of our crime.
We cut off her tresses that once...

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Categories: earth, earth day, environment,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Empty Glass
Empty Glass 

The house is empty. 
The dogs...
are barking again. 
This happens, 

It is left hanging there, 
for a reason. 
The word...
Says little and less,...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: earth day, anti bullying, april, children,
Form: Narrative
A Mother's Cry
Why, oh why can't I deny
That the ones I love
Are causing my soul's hope to die,

But will you ever see it from my point of...

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Categories: earth day, beauty, cry, earth, earth
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Spirit Of The Woodlands
A transcendental splendor in sepia hues,
spreads it’s woody arms across a nomadic river;
leaves of cinnamon and amber dog the landscape,
as long spectral limbs stretch to...

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Categories: earth, earth day, environment,
Form: Prose
Premium Member 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,
Form: Diminished Hexaverse