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Best Garden Poems

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


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 The Poem Garden
I have a little garden
growing on a page.
No mint, I beg your pardon.
I hope that there is sage.

It’s ideas I plant there
to see what they...

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© P.S. AWTRY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: garden, metaphor, poems, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
My Poetry Garden
My poetry garden of late has lain untended and forlorn.
I succumbed to shock and dismay upon entering recently, for I observed that
great disagreement had erupted...

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Categories: garden,
Form: Narrative
Nana's Garden
You won't find a yard like this anymore. You'd think it would seem smaller now that I'm an adult, but it doesn't. It's still enormous,...

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Categories: childhood, family, house, garden,
Form: Haibun
Where The White Rose Blooms
The single white rose captured the old gardener's attention,
He lovingly cared for it, like it was his own grand-daughter,
The roses were just like family and...

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Categories: death, funeral, garden, heaven,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member The Library of Trust and Hope
The Library of Trust and Hope
The Bank of Trust and Hope

(Cant decide on title, so feel free to pick or suggest one)

She was all but...

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Categories: analogy, garden, growth, happiness,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Wild Love
The blackberry's love for the garden rose
Brought down the gardener's wrath.
The blackberry sensed the danger
As he wended the garden path.

" A love so true as...

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Categories: garden, love, rose, sweet,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A Bridge Over Silent Waters
A Bridge Over Silent Waters

Never judge your fellow man
Before seeking your own reflection
Not the one that shines in a glass mirror
Seek it in the eyes...

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Categories: appreciation, art, deep, garden,
Form: Light Verse
Moving On
I'm not selling a house, i'm leaving my home.
Happy times together, months spent alone.
Morning sickness, baby loss, labour and birth
Planting my seeds in good strong...

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Categories: child, emotions, family, garden,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Keukenhoff Gardens
A violet floral river 
Quietly meanders through beds
Of fragrant gold tulip blossoms
With their close connection of heads. 

Next a glorious crimson field 
Catches the eyes...

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Categories: garden, spring,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Marianne -----
Marianne laughs, she's happy
sitting under the magnolia tree 
in Saint Anton's Garden
alone, in Venus's bower
waiting for no one in particular
as the shadows of leaves 
dance...

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Categories: garden, happy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Gardens at Keukenhoff Alouette
Gardens at Keukenhoff (Alouette)

As the tulips rise
With their sweet surprise
Fragrance permeates the air
Colors cover land
From God's divine hand
In these gardens we all share.

Such astounding views
Come...

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Categories: april, flower, garden, spring,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member From Dawn's Spirited Breath, See Red, Red Rose
(1.)
From Dawn's Spirited Breath, See Red, Red Rose

When Summer rose meets dawning's sweetest hush
Sun comes to bequeath its dawn bathing rays
Red beauty gleaming, rose stills...

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Categories: beautiful, beauty, flower, garden,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Sands of Love
Two statues of stone
On pedestals in the park
One male
One female
White objects of a perfections beauty
Yet they stood erect and alone
When the rain fell
This was their...

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Categories: beautiful, beauty, garden, imagery,
Form: Light Verse
Shadow to Shadow
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Shadow to shadow, shade to shade
In youth the Eden where you played
was left bereft, destroyed, decayed,
by trusts malignant masquerade

Shadow to shadow, shade to shade
No grass...

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Categories: garden, abuse, corruption, dark, farm,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member ''Fluttering Gems''
As I stood in my garden amongst my flowers,
       a parade of blue butterflies was drifting;
past my lovely brilliant...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: butterfly, flower, garden,
Form: Verse
Before the Rain is Gone
She kept it all inside her
and never spoke a word,
though her thoughts flew and darted
like a trapped and frantic bird.

Inside her was a garden
that was...

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Categories: garden, fantasy, imagination, naturerain, blue,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When Tomorrow Dawns
 

Two gardens meet in the mist
Both gardens sublime in beauty
One called, the past
And one called, the future
And I . . . 

Climbed the lichen...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: garden, life,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Hoping the flowers bloom

Hoping the flowers bloom

Sifting through my day,
withered masses of an old heart
searching in the wrong corner,
dreaming in muted grays on a white background,
wandering through the...

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Categories: flower, garden, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pretty Dragonfly Spreads Love
In a gorgeous meadow chock full of butterflies and daylilies there lived a 
sassy happy beautiful dragonfly.  She was loved by the tulips, roses,...

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Categories: garden, 6th grade, 7th grade,
Form: Haibun
The Butterfly Flutters By
The Butterfly Flutters By

On a steamy, sun-drenched, summer Sunday,
tree leaves delightfully dancing to the tune of 
a warm, welcoming, wandering breeze blowing,
metamorphosis now complete, 
no...

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Categories: beauty, butterfly, garden, nature,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Corey Fazel
Koorosh the Great, Friend

All of my heart
One tear
Or one Monsoon
No amount, no grandeur
Can express the sorrow
Oh yes, I am sad, I am saddened
I am in...

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Categories: garden, beauty, death, death of
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From the Tree
You can see him now, dirty as a horse
that slipped in the mud, planting petunias
with that infamous shamrock thumb

(Irish from his Pop   ...

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Categories: garden, adventure, crazy, cute love,
Form: Free verse
Only you and me
The garden curled around us as we sat beneath the stars,
In the silver shine of Venus and the rust red glow of Mars.
The brandy was...

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© Jeff Green  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lovelight, garden, light, may,
Form: Rhyme
SPRING HAIKU
morning quiet time
in nature's warm bosom found
sun kissed flowers shine












12 March 2015
POEM OF THE DAY - 14 March 2015
TRADITONAL HAIKU- POETRY CONTEST : 6th Place
Sponsor:...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: appreciation, flower, garden, introspection,
Form: Haiku