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Best Flower Poems

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


Premium Member I am the Flower
I am the shoot 
that pushed through the dirt
with nothing to justify 
why I even tried.

I am the bud
held by his pretense,
crushed by his ego.
I...

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Categories: flower, lost love, metaphor,
Form: Free verse



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 The Flower -part one-
“A Flowers Wilt”	

Witness the small existence 
that abides the beauty of-----------
Freelancers all around,
Just to get a good look.

A baneful abrasion, the flower took
It captivates you...

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Categories: flower, art, beauty, birth, care,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Lily of the Nile
Lily of the Nile 

O Lily of the Nile, your enchanting
purple starburst blooms
rise on naked stalks to greet

lovers on their river stroll as
nature lifts their...

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Categories: beauty, flower, river,
Form: Verse
Premium Member A Year Dwindling Down
Apple cheeked autumn eyes bashful skies, as

Yellow frocked summer says her goodbyes to fragrant
Earth's seeded spring, to wild bouquets
Arranged by careless care, for the
Roses and...

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Categories: flower, nature, seasons,
Form: Acrostic



Premium Member MY GARDEN
My garden is such a colourful sight,
with pretty roses and scented sweet peas.
An abundance of blooms, what pure delight!

Beautiful butterflies gently alight
on flowers dancing on...

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Categories: beauty, butterfly, flower, garden,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member She gathered roses
~
She gathered roses,
one at a time,
choosing carefully,
for you see, they were her healing

A light breeze tickled her hair
as a brief smile curved upon her soft...

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Categories: flower, for her,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To the Dandelion in the Concrete
You probably don't think much of me
save for the season of spring
when your lawn litters itself
with giant over-buttered popcorn

(birds that think they can sing,
supersonic sneezes?
those...

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Categories: character, endurance, flower, humorous,
Form: Personification
Night-Blooming Jasmine
Night-Blooming Jasmine 

expert seducer with soft silky lips, silver blue moon
sweetly kisses a slumbering beauty awakening desire;
greeting her lover, Night-Blooming Jasmine unfolds perfumed petals

11-02-2015

Contest: ...

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Categories: beauty, flower, moon, nature,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member Midsummer Breeze
Midsummer Breeze 

How may I extol a midsummer breeze?
As soft as rose petals in cooling wind
That flutters leaves upon the verdant trees,
And endeavors to make...

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Categories: flower, heartbreak, son, summer,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member I am not Brave
How brave the amaryllis is
emerging naked from the soil,
an umber golden spear to pierce
the heresy of August air.

I am not brave like pilgrim bulbs,
though planted...

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Categories: color, flower, metaphor, nature,
Form: Blank verse
Ode To The Hydrangea
ODE TO THE HYDRANGEA

Misunderstood little Mophead,
They call her ‘Changing Rose’,
Her colour comes from the soil
And the acidity in which she grows.

Chorus:	Water in her name,
		Water in...

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Categories: flower,
Form: Ode
Premium Member ROSES ARE RED - COLLABORATION WITH RALPH SERGI
ROSES ARE RED

The flower’s crimson cerise hue
creates the petal’s grand debut
of love and memories to recall
my florid sanguine gift of all

VIOLETS ARE BLUE

Azalea breath with...

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Categories: flower, nature, romantic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sol To Soul



G O L D E N
 
flower
of the solar throne
your far-away fire reigns immortal -

blossom wild beauty of chrysanthemum skies
hold me in the unfolding glory...

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Categories: autumn, flower, light, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Orange Blossoms
The amethyst paeans of hyacinth
crest with a gust of butterflies
on the scent of orange blossoms
cascading to earth like snow flakes.
Blood-red geraniums blazon Spring's birth
not with...

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Categories: flower, metaphor, spring,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Are Flowers for Picking
Are Flowers for Picking?

I question myself,
silently standing beside
the quaint wooden kiosk 
in the centre of the square.
My eyes scan the freshly 
picked assortment of roses,...

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Categories: flower,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Dandelions

Sustained by the frequent spring showers
Adorned by rosettes of dark green
They burst into dense yellow flowers
The florets parading their sheen.

They sway to sensations of pleasure...

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Categories: flower, nature,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The mustard seed
The mustard seed 

a wild mustard seed took flight 
carried aloft in gathering light 
over thistle'd sage and poppies  
in countless colorful copies

as brash...

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Categories: children, earth, flower, nursery
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Simplicity
Small, simple flowers bright as can be
Weaving in and out of the breeze
Turning a moment into full simplicity
As I walk under the cover of green...

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Categories: flower, simple,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Glimpse In The Garden
      My garden lies between the trees
 Where lilies dance in gentle breeze
      And lilacs...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: daffodils, flower,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member An Abecedarian for Flowers
Apple blossoms in abundance; sweet aroma in the air.
Begonias burst with brilliance. Blue bells pop up everywhere.
Cherry blossoms cheer with pink; corn flowers cluster blue.
Dandelions...

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Categories: daffodils, flower,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member Without Hope's Gleam
The flower that is given little light
tastes not enough of joy and cannot thrive -
then fades away like dusk into the night.

The soul who struggles...

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Categories: flower, hope, joy, paradise,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Spring Sonnet
Spring Sonnet

Elevate my senses with your flowers
In spacious fields where they are free to grow.
Deep in fragrant flora I could spend hours
Refreshed by rain where...

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Categories: flower, nature, spring,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Linger awhile, sweet summer
Why should one wish the days to pass
Of lush and verdant meadow grass
And butterflies with stained glass wings
Which autumn's burnished hues outclass? 

A summer breeze...

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Categories: beach, beauty, flower, summer,
Form: Rubaiyat
Premium Member DANDELION WISH




In the yellow of eve, I toss my dream
like feathered lint, a roulette spinning
along puffy breath of  air on flight--
tiny as wisps curled upon...

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Categories: flower,
Form: Light Verse