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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 american, tribute,
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
Counting Seconds-The Rewrite

i sit lonely. 

the crowded restaurant is thick with sound 

i pick away at it 

moving back into the stagnant silence 
of my own comfort

the...

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Categories: environment, mental illness,
Form: Prose
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, nature,
Form: Free verse
IRONBAR
He just appeared to me, like wispily curling 
Chimney smoke, 
One grim and early morning in the very midst of 
Decembers briefest days, on the...

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Categories: environment, nature, universe,
Form: Rhyme



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 AUSTRALIA BURNS, A RAVISHED LAND
AUSTRALIA BURNS, A RAVISHED LAND

The scorching sun concealed by smoky haze,
the bushland ravaged by a mighty force
as treetops wilt aloft a grove ablaze
with soaring flames...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: environment, fire, natural disasters, nature,
Form: Sonnet
Sun Dance
~Sun Dancing~         

Bright yellow sparks glisten around the landscape
Sheer environment expose  
Warmth slinks down every step...

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Categories: environment, beauty, immigration, magic, metaphor, pride, summer,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Oneness
Oneness
                   Authored by Chuck Keys

It had no...

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© Chuck Keys  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: environment, black african american, dedication, education, hope,
Form: Free verse
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, innocence, inspirational,
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: appreciation, beach, beauty, care, environment, pollution,
Form: Rhyme
Ghosts of the Sun Dance-Part 1
Ghosts of the Sun Dance

1. The Path

A quest dating back through our history
Surpassing the flesh, a spiritual path
Human endurance, road to mystery
Dark trail winding through...

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Categories: environment, spiritual, sports, endurance, drug,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member Cougar and Young Meet
Captured by a young man with an old soul that's good to the 
  bone.
Her desires awaits patiently and yet fulfilled as he joins...

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Categories: environment, life, passion,
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
Premium Member Dirty Talk


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Categories: environment, sexy,
Form: Light Verse
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: anxiety, character, confidence, confusion, emotions, environment,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 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 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
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
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, culture, destiny,
Form: Epic
Earth Day
~Planet of the apes~

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


~*~...

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Categories: adventure, blessing, corruption, earth, environment, funny,
Form: Acrostic
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, sorrow,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Tree
A Tree

I’m a tree lining a country road
Along with hundreds of other
Trees in the direction of a verdant
Forest—full of scenic wonder and 
Teaming with life.

All...

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Categories: environment, creation, god, imagery, journey, magic, metaphor,
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, love, sweet,
Form: Ghazal