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Best Environment Poems

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


Premium Member listen for the drum

listen to the drum,

talking to the dance

listen to the elders, 

whispering their chants

listen to the hooves, pounding on the plain

listen to the birds, prophesying rain

listen...

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© P.S. AWTRY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: appreciation, culture, environment, native
Form: Rhyme



Never Enough

Why does the voiceless canary stare so bleakly?
Why do the sullen grey clouds desert a sombre sky?
As the ugly black smog blots out the valiant...

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Categories: environment, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Shape of Water
So much to know, so little time to learn
To think of all the unsolved mysteries
Still trying to understand all that we know
How sad, most go...

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Categories: environment, life, perspective, planet,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Tale of Poetry Soup Forest
There's a defender among us, a friend who never surrenders or concedes
No thief is he, who offers encouragement to people with his kind deeds

A rapscallion,...

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Categories: environment, poets,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member TO THE FLOWER
TO THE FLOWER

Your scent beckoned my weeping heart to painless flight;
amidst a garden where God dusts His pretty love.

Spring tints are pure and fragrant, free...

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Categories: beauty, environment, flower, imagery,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member STREETLIFE
I’m on my way into the grocery store
when I see him huddled near the shop doorway
In his outstretched hand
an empty coffee cup
I throw in a...

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Categories: environment, society,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Eyes Open

Mi Madre
Lung of Life
Heartbeat of the universe
Birth of consciousness

Mirror of the heavens
Grains of sand
Beneath my tender flesh

How glorious to gaze upon you
I weep with the...

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Categories: appreciation, devotion, environment, future,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Lifes Simplicity Maintained
You were born in a specialist clinic
I was born at the front door of my house
we both came into this world and survived.
You’ve been eating...

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Categories: environment, career, character, cheer up,
Form: Epic
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: environment, allusion, desire, earth day,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Guess Who
~It's a Beautiful Day~

Under every star, 
A smile waltz-like no other
Once a simple cherry blossom girl, 
enjoying puppets and lullabies.
Sitting in front of the screen
Anxiously...

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Categories: appreciation, celebrity, child, environment,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 'BEACH BUDDIES' COLLECT 'STUFF' - FOR CONTEST
Twice a month on our tiny little Isle
A group of heroes go that extra mile
Wearing protective clothing they clean the beach
Removing vast amounts of rubbish...

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Categories: environment, appreciation, beach, beauty, care,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Poisonous Self Doubt
Only life in our mortal realm
entrenches self-doubt’s stand.

People and events cripple us
with critical mirrors showing us
visuals of our ineptness.

   All who are predisposed...

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Categories: environment, anxiety, character, confidence, confusion,
Form: Free verse
Inside a Japanese Garden: with added note
cherry blossoms fall
confetti cast to the wind
tumbling to the ground

orange koi swimming
summer rain upon the pond
lotus of soft blush

bamboo whispering
their voices sing at twilight
serenade the...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: environment,
Form: Haiku
Dirty Talk


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Categories: environment, sexy,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member If I Ruled The World

If I ruled the whole wide world there's so much that I would change
I wouldn't be Mr Popular and they'd think me somewhat strange
First thing...

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Categories: conflict, environment, hate, international,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member shell shock
She held a seashell to her ear
But heard no soothing sea,
Just choking gasps of life caught in
An ocean of debris.

05.11.19


Pithy Pome Poetry Contest sponsored by...

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Categories: environment, ocean, pollution,
Form: Epigram
The Children of Yesteryear -'The Dreamer Part 2'

Prequel to ‘The Dreamer’ video

Eerily shrieks the last heron.
Through the stillness he dare not disturb
a lone wolf whimpering prompts the night
or could it be day?...

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Categories: environment, hope, nature, strength,
Form: Free verse
Graceful Exit


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Categories: death, environment, me,
Form: Monoku
These We'll Yet Destroy
Two owls charmed me
moments before I embarked
on the hours of industry to come.
Their silhouettes were dark and secretive,
their voices wistful and low.
I had a moment...

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Categories: environment,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Climate Change Is No Joke
Our problems all began with the industrial revolution
And its legacy has left us with toxic pollution.

Climate change is real and been declared a code red
And...

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Categories: earth, environment, fire, pollution,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member I'M HAPPY WE ARE ON LOCK DOWN







I’m happy we are on lock down
I’m now spending far less money
Sadly I can't visit my elderly mum
So I sent her two jars of honey

I’m...

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Categories: environment, family, health, home,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Overlap
The overlapping of me and us three
Of who I was and who I turned out to be
I never ever felt I was good enough 
Or...

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Categories: environment, abuse, angst, appreciation, care,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Mother Earth

There is a flawless planet that abounds with diverse life, 
Where humans live in unity, free from hate and strife.
The oceans, lands and rivers are...

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Categories: earth, environment, future, happiness,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE WHISTLING HAMLET

A whistling wheezing hamlet, whispering and emanating, tunes euphonic, 
In a remote isolated valley, far-flung from the abode of the temporal, 
Warbling quietly to whistle...

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Categories: environment, community, earth, education, encouraging,
Form: Alliteration
What the Eyes Cannot See

Kyoko walks alone in the morning tide, 
comforted for a fleeting moment by salty air.
She feels the same sand between her toes 
as when she...

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Categories: environment, loss, natural disasters,
Form: Narrative