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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 This Spring the Poppies Bloomed
A field afire
papery petals glow like ruby votive candles
a collection of cupped solar flames
vowed to shine despite the dew before dawn
evaporating any doubt the sun...

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Categories: beauty, flower, life, love,
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, spring,
Form: Sonnet
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

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 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 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?

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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 Spring Flowers
Spring Flowers

Opal open clouds let raindrops freely fall
Coaxing coy blossoms of spring to bloom.
Fragrant sweet scents permeate the air.
Snow drops begin the parade as they...

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Categories: beautiful, bird, birth, flower,
Form: Free verse
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


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

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 Desire
Your love touched me…
As a butterfly softly alights on a flower.
I didn't notice until you flew away.


Bite Size Poem no.45 Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: Line Gauthier...

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Categories: butterfly, flower, life, lost
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Sol To Soul
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, imagery, light,
Form: Free verse
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 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 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 Roses Are Red - Collaboration With Ralph Sergi

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


Azalea breath with...

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Categories: flower, nature, romantic,
Form: Rhyme
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 Mimosa Sunrise
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

Susan Ashley
August 16, 2021

~ First...

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Categories: beauty, flower, morning, nature,
Form: 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 Moonflower
Oh dreamy lass of fragrant wiles,
            a parasol of white unfurled..
your bloom beguiles her...

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Categories: beauty, desire, flower, moon,
Form: Rhyme