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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 If I were a flower

A blossom I’ll be on the wreaths for peace
An offering to deity to feed world’s hungry
I’ll be the garden on every troubled street
Preening as gleefully...

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Categories: flower, friendship, love,
Form: Personification



Premium Member A Flower Blooms
While traveling ‘cross such harsh terrain 
     left parched and barren from the sun 
   and weeks without a...

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Categories: beauty, flower, inspiration,
Form: Quintain (English)
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 Winsome Wisteria Sonnet
Winsome Wisteria Sonnet

Eden, open your ardent arms to grace 
Wisteria's soft lilac petaled blooms 
Draped stunningly about Spring’s sunny face 
In softest shades of lavender...

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Categories: beautiful, beauty, flower,
Form: Sonnet



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 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
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 Crepe-myrtle flowers

Eventide’s misty winds gently oscillate
Colorful clusters of crepe-myrtle flowers
Crowning atop rows of elegant tree-trunks
Blooms lavender, pink, red, and purple
Hanging in air from tips of twigs...

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Categories: flower,
Form: Imagism
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 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
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
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 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 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 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 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 Beloved Blooms
Beloved Blooms

I awoke to a garden of flowers, 
A bouquet of words that blooms from within.
Expressions conceived, grown by spring showers,
A dream or a quest...

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Categories: beautiful, flower, garden, poetry,
Form: Sonnet
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 Kiss Of The Breeze
 Butterfly rhythms playing on silent wings
 To the verdant refrain of springtime strings

 Iridescent dance of the dragonfly
 Waltzing with the wind beneath azure...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: flower, spring,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Mimosa Sunrise

Blush
fair skies 
mist Sol-kissed
citrine seduced 
mimosa clouds bask
dreamy in champagne light 

golden-god’s sparkle fills
chalices roused and
rouged as poppies
hail dawn with
unfurled 
whorls



Susan Ashley
August 16, 2021


~ First...

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Categories: beauty, flower, morning, nature,
Form: Verse
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