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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



Premium Member 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 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 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
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
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
Dirty Talk


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Categories: environment, sexy,
Form: Light Verse
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
Graceful Exit


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Categories: death, environment, me,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member 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
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 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 Earth Day
~Planet of the apes~

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


~*~...

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Categories: environment, adventure, blessing, corruption, earth,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member 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
Premium Member IN THE MEADOWS IS MY DREAM
IN THE MEADOWS IS MY DREAM

Strolling, strolling we are in the meadow: airy and green
where asters, dahlias, nod and wink passing their green

With him by...

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Categories: beautiful, environment, family, life,
Form: Ghazal
Premium Member I am Me, Set me Free
I am given to you by Creator Himself
My Limbs long to grow straight and tall
Bathed in sunlight from above, paying homage
Fulfilling my God given task
From...

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Categories: cancer, creation, environment, health,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Dril-Baby-Drill

...and the wind..!
 was, 
electric. 
there was water..!
there was sun..! 
...it was all renewable...
the energy, 
powered, 
sustained, 
life..! 

Fossil liquids burning 
emitting toxins 
that was...

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Categories: environment,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Churchyard at Midnight
Twas darkness upon the quietly residing heath...
And deathly was the sullen red sandstone tower...
Standing gloomily inside the masons dry-stone walls
Amidst toppling granite slabs and the...

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Categories: environment,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Plastic Paradise


Time’s ticking for whooping cranes
wild buffalo and prairie dogs.
For their losses outweigh their gains
displaced by cattle, sheep, and hogs.

The elephant and the blue whale
may share...

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Categories: environment, future, how i
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The World Around US
Awaking blithe each morning,
with eyes upon the World,
I wonder, are we mourning
with ebon flags unfurled –
or are they but a warning,
some draped like snakes and...

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Categories: earth, environment, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member For Shame
The inky black water sucks her in further
As she descends into the black depths of the abyss
Cloying dark swirls cover her head as soundlessly it...

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Categories: betrayal, environment, natural disasters,
Form: Free verse