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Best Harvest Poems

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


Love Passing By
When the crimson rose has faded
And our day at last is done;
In the forest dark and shaded
Blows the tempest, dims the sun.
When the night holds...

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Categories: harvest, love, love, pride,
Form: Rhyme



Hidden Beauty
Hidden beauty resides not in the grace like charms
Of coy smiles 
Painted across a gentle Madonnas face.
Nor is she vested within the chastened vows
Of saintly...

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Categories: harvest, beauty,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member NEVER TO BE MINE

Not with my arms but with a heart 
that blesses your reveries, may peace reside
within your chest... is it possible to love you
less? Perhaps allow...

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Categories: harvest, grief, i miss you, memorial,
Form: Free verse
Blow sweet Breeze
With the turning of the green
the fevered hues engulf my soul
rich radiant reds glistening in the sun
as my heart gleams with memories
of the solemn words...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: harvest, autumn, love, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member As fields become barren
What has become of me?
Like a madman laughing in the rain,
wandering through fields of barley,
where ghosts whisper my name.

Hesitantly venturing forward,
reluctant to turn back,
loved ones...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: harvest, analogy, death,
Form: Prose



Premium Member The Strawman and the Moon
A straw man stood fixed upon timber firm, 
gazing at Autumn's gilded, moonlit prize.
He, the king of Earth and the winding worm,
she, the pale darling...

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Categories: harvest, autumn, imagery, inspirational, romance, sky, snow,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member 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: harvest, good night,
Form: Rhyme
In Purple Fields We Dance
  Stay a little longer

come closer to my heart

Breathe dew breeze  on my neck's nape

do not yet depart

Play for me bagpipe music

Blindfold all...

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Categories: harvest, absence, love,
Form: Free verse
Here, Again: The Autumn Equinox
Written for the Avebury Gorsedd, 24th September 2016  
I wish you well...

I’m here, again…
Come riding in, upon the western wave
My hair all wove with...

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Categories: harvest, autumn, england, myth, nature, seasons, spiritual,
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: harvest, autumn, flower, light, nature, november, sun,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beautiful Sadness
"Crooning melancholy strains, Autumn bids adieu to Summer." 

Near August’s end, she starts to saunter in.
The time has come when I will start to long
for...

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Categories: harvest, autumn,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails
Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails

Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today...

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Categories: harvest, appreciation, beauty, creation, introspection, nature, solitude,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Specters of Slaves
Nature trail extends for miles
Surrounded by wetlands and lakes
Each step I take brings me closer
To an old plantation, where I climb the stiles

For it was...

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Categories: harvest, history,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ode to Autumn
Ode to Autumn 

Earth’s sphere of fire bids adieu to me
As dying embers gleam across the sea
In rare hues reflected by autumn trees,
Swirling in motion...

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Categories: harvest, autumn, beauty, moon, nature, october, sea,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Leaves Talking
Lovely golden red-tinged leaves seem lost in conversation,
Eloquently rustling as they flutter to the ground.
Autumn’s breeze is whispering to them a revelation.
Vanquished they are soon...

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Categories: harvest, autumn, sad,
Form: Acrostic
...."The Wedding At Dreamendon" ~
Dressing the ancient stars amid their anthem weddings attire....

The universe anxiously anticipating these adorned galaxies of, anew ~

Bookplate bridesmaids, with such glittering eyes and broadening...

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Categories: harvest, faith, happiness, holiday, love
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member I'm just getting started
i'm just getting started
unraveling the threads
of this tattered lonely soul
sewn so long ago

apparition's crooked hands
grapples the rusty needle
as she unsteadily threads the eye
...flashback to childhood...

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Categories: harvest, child, mother, poetry,
Form: Free verse
The Sea-Man's Return
Swept away
the last colour 
of sunset,
Ocean in his eyes,
winds  and waves
the sea-man loved.

Forever gone
the late-song
of night birds,
crushed corals,
sand and rocks
the sea-man loved.

Blown afar
the harvest...

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Categories: harvest, happiness, lost love, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Nova
Nova

Mountain sunshine, take my hand;
 Wrap your warmth around my shoulders;
Slip your arm within my arm;
 Dance in my eyes as on sparkling waters;
Warm my...

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Categories: harvest, joy, mountains, prayer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Thank You For This Bounty, God
Thank you for this bounty, God
that you give to me
for grain that grows within the field
and fruit upon the tree
Thank you for the little seeds
that...

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Categories: harvest, faith, food, thank you
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Wake Up Oh Africa
With the heavy load you suffer
a substance not needed
yet drags you
cushioning your efforts
and deterring your pace, forgetting that
the Train is already moving
with passengers determined
for this...

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Categories: harvest, africa, dark,
Form: Epic
Premium Member A Poem of Ruth
The tears well up, and scarce could she not moan
When father, brother, husband, all have died.
She now has no possessions, neither home,
But travels to a...

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Categories: harvest, bible, devotion, faith, journey,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Scarecrow
Blackened Crow circle
  frightened   hardly
     -plucking nightly
the fruits of her harvest

pitchforked hollow eyes watch
   behind the...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: harvest, solitude,
Form: Personification
Our October Sky
 



 October sky, the 1st we celebrate, a seasons heart yearned treasured moment,
    Sun rises, new beginnings, Enlightens nature, we seek...

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Categories: harvest, autumn, blessing, inspirational, nature, october, senses,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - Au Revoir - Goodbye -

- 2016 -

- JANUARY -

A freezing cold evening

Where the stars shining bright

With frost blade flanks

From mouth and nose steam

In the clear silence

White untrodden snows

Nature's frozen...

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Categories: harvest, remember,
Form: Free verse