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Best Good Night Poems

Below are the all-time best Good Night poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of good night poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member God's Sleeping Portraits
I.
Sleep lies upon her face
of yesterday's worries
there remains a trace
A furrowed brow
surely out of place
disturbs the beauty
of her lovely face

II.
Would that one small kiss
fall into...

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© Word Hobo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: good night, blessing, wife,
Form: Rhyme



Opal Stars, Velvet Dreams

~
My thirst now deep ~ I long to quench
to sip this periwinkle wine
In goblets cut of harvest moons
impassioned pleas now cast of time

Tender kisses ~...

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Categories: good night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Love Sleeps, Never Dies
An old man
A Grumpy bitter old man
Bitter face
Red nose
Wrinkled beady eyes
Scruffy clothes his best attire

Life has not been kind
So his bitter words bite those around
He...

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Categories: good night, angel, beauty, child, hope, solitude,
Form: Light Verse
My angel of the waters

My angel of the waters 

Dancing in the flame beneath a flickered candle's light
Moving between shadows on the floor
My every thought now focused on the...

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Categories: good night,
Form: Rhyme
Twilight composers - Repost


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Here on the night before yesterday’s dream,
twilight composers retreat
Laughing at whispers a’ flow on the stream,
happily taking a seat

Practicing meadowlark lyrics to sing,
strumming a toadstool...

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Categories: good night,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Americans Can't Spell
You Americans really can’t spell,
There, I’ve said it out loud - what the hell!
Though we all recognise,
And, yes, humour your tries,
Well, the fact is, you’ve...

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Categories: good night, fun, funny, humor, humorous, language, light,
Form: Limerick
Your man

Your man 

O' fallen leaf of barren branch
doth charge my heart, my aching heart
with missing you, needing you
On sun dried earth I lay,
grasping at my...

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Categories: good night,
Form: Free verse
Since you have washed over me

Since you have washed over me
~

Drifting on a meandering stream
where clover dance and ripples direct my thoughts
to the promises of a new day

I dream I...

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Categories: good night,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Christmas Eve With My Sweetheart
My darling, my dearest, my loving man –
it is a perfect fire you have going,
the atmosphere is Christmas-cheer glowing.
I delight in you, me and our...

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Categories: character, christmas, good night, husband, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Bloom Not, Wolfsbane
Bloom not, cruel wolfsbane
In this forward spirit of mine
Let the moon dim and wane
For love has diseased my kind 

The girl was luscious in the...

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Categories: good night, adventure, angst, depression, devotion, fantasy, imagination,
Form: Ballad
4 in the Morning
At 3am you become your own philosopher, categorizing
the different genres of humans and wondering
if you fall even remotely close to anyone on the spectrum.
You debate...

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© Whirl Wind  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: good night, loneliness, night,
Form: Free verse
Sunset
Sunset

golden rays fading
across western horizon…
whispering good-night



11/16/2015

Poem of the Day - 11-18-2015
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Categories: good night, beautiful, sunset,
Form: Haiku
The beauty in these words

The beauty in these words


Rainbows o’er the valley, vibrant colors on the hill
Coconut and apple pies now cooling on the sill
A warm day in November...

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Categories: beauty, good night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I LOVE YOU
I wonder why
It's always so strange
                   ...

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Categories: good night, girlfriend-boyfriend, lovelove,
Form: Free verse
Beneath this soft dark silent sky

Beneath this soft...dark silent sky  

 
 
 
Beneath this soft…dark silent sky
as starlight teardrops weep
in moon glow feathered sonnets…
my heart waits
~ 
Clinging to...

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Categories: good night,
Form: Free verse
Whisper hello to the evening

Whisper hello to the evening 

~

Autumn echoes call your name
through valleys painted tangerine
Beneath a slowly setting sun
of twilight promises serene

Feel these winds of deep affection...

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Categories: good night,
Form: Rhyme
If you were mine

If you were mine... 

If you were mine…our footsteps would   

dance on moonlit verandas
while candle lit shimmers enticed my smiled reflections
with your arms...

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Categories: good night,
Form: Free verse
Forever my love

Forever my love

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Simple reminders of conscious belief
Filter my mind midst the moon’s silver glow
Satisfied truths sent to spell my relief
All that my beating heart now...

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Categories: good night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Dylan Thomas State of Mind
A Dylan Thomas State of Mind

It’s precisely 2:45am...the time when
~ if I’ve fallen asleep ~
I always awake to find
Myself drenched in sweat.

I lie here beside...

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Categories: good night, anger, angst, anniversary, anxiety, bereavement, best
Form: Bio
Whispering my thoughts

~

Cotton candy clouds adrift
upon these twilight autumn skies
Silently in colors formed,
taking breaths and casting sighs

Aglow, a moon of muted light
above these branches, rests in wait
Reaching...

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Categories: good night,
Form: Rhyme
Believing

~

Come with me a’ walking
this chilly autumn eve
Along the vast horizon
where two hearts can believe

Following the sunset
winding down the way
Leading to our paradise
in nature’s found...

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Categories: good night,
Form: Rhyme
No better feeling

~

Cool autumn nights
and warm sweater wishes
Sunset desires
in apricot kisses

November eyes
as sapphires glisten
Echoes of love,
melodic we listen

Shadowy bliss,
neath maple trees swaying
Soft fallen leaves
together we’re laying

Shooting star...

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Categories: good night,
Form: Rhyme
A Visit From Santa Claus
It was Christmas Eve, not a soul made a sound,
And not so much as a mouse could be found,
The children had hung their stockings on...

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Categories: good night, christmas, eve, fantasy, holiday, tribute,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Valentines Death
Red roses true
Skies so blue
Lovers doing what lovers do
Chocolates and confessions
of eternal love
Building up hopes and dreams

I, behind the counter
At the ripe old age of...

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Categories: good night, kiss, memory, poets, suicide, valentines day,
Form: Verse
You, Me, and Candy
Love is the essence.

Your presence is flavor.

I'll savor you "Now and Later."

Your sweetness is one,

of many candies,

not just good night pillow mint "Andes."
 
I'm a "sucker"...

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Categories: good night, candy, fantasy, for him, husband, love,
Form: Rhyme