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Best Light Poems

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

Premium Member A Tulip Grows Under An Evergreen - Inspired By The Poets At PoetrySoup

Parrot Tulip
in vibrant intensities 
with unique undertones
of green acquirable only in a 
few forests. A ruby red swirls within 
its petals beckons awareness of those...

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Categories: beautiful, beauty, earth, light,
Form: Shape

Premium Member The Clouds

*The Voice*
God, can I hold your hand and follow you?

"Gods voice"
My child, it is I who will walk with you! You walked down...

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Categories: light, angel, beautiful, beauty, blessing,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member I Knitted You A Scarf

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Categories: light, french, humor, humorous, imagination,
Form: Shape
Premium Member - I Tried To Say -


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Categories: light, love, romantic,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member To My Granddaughter

I look and ponder, watch you grow in haste
Explore with wonder, new experience taste
No fear encountered as you learn the ropes 
Your sails adjusting, full...

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Categories: grandchild, light, trust,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member A Reverse Rant
"Rhyming poems have nothing of substance to say
They're childish! Ridiculous! Silly! Passe!

What's that - 'The Raven,' fine prose, you assure?
Pshaw, a talking bird is not...

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Categories: light, humor, irony, poetry, writing,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member FORGOTTEN TREASURE- The Rebirth

I found the fountain of youth
When I stumbled across the forbidden garden
Right smack in the middle,
Was what I thought to be a wishing well

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: light, beauty, deep, growing up,
Form: Light Verse
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: light, analogy, garden, growth, happiness,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member ECLIPSE

The shining light hides behind my eyes,
Comes in a super nova surprise
My spirit glides into the skies,
Spreading the perfect heat like the sunrise

I was like...

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Categories: light, beautiful, beauty, best friend,
Form: Rhyme

Can  love then,  be based
on an index of elements
from which one joyfully tumbles,
or drifts into equations, as we wander
toward a rush of serendipity...

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Categories: light, love, science,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The L In Da Name Linda Stands For Love

"Shhh,  look there they are. 
No one believed me. 
Now you see them too.
 A blessing of Unicorns. 

 If anyone knew where they were
it would be the end of...

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Categories: light,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Flame
The Flame, aflicker, licks and flays,
illuming evening’s negligees
With braided curls she swirls and sways,

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Categories: life, light,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Avian Legos the finessed fowl
humming by my ear      tell me
Did anyone ever tell you
just how glad they are
to have you here?


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Categories: light, animal, appreciation, beautiful, bird,
Form: Imagism
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

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Categories: light, angel, beauty, child, hope,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Poetry in Poetry a Duet of Lonely Blues

Is not the poem
Is not the poet

Is the observations
Is the emotions

Is the diversity. entwined
Opposing views always sought

Is the love
Is the hate

Is the sadness
Of losing to...

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Categories: light, dark, introspection, philosophy, poetry,
Form: Light Verse
a shining star
"a shining star"
a shining star you shall always be
a jewel in the cosmos that I see
like the snow that glistens white
like the moon that shines...

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© Lisa Ricci  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: friendship, light,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Stepping into heaven
Under your heavenly gaze magic appears perfect 
a thousand whispers sail through the oceans current 
each wave warmly echoes of a sun filled promise 

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Categories: light, angel, baptism, beautiful, blessing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fallen Star
I tracked along a silver trail
carved out from Earthly dust
by rays persistent in the dark 
and midnight wanderlust.

It led me to a bubbling fount
of sulfurous...

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Categories: light, earth, hate, heaven, life,
Form: Quatrain
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: light, butterfly, flower, life, lost
Form: Light Verse
She's Beautiful
I know a girl
That's pure beauty to see
Won't mention her name
As I feel there's no need

You'd know by her smile
Her sparkling eyes
The way she celebrates

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Categories: light, beautiful, women,
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
The Sky She Sees Is Beautiful
 To be at peace with myself again..

To ..

 Smell the scent of fresh-cut grass
 Hear the crunch of falling leaves
 Wear garlands of yellow...

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Categories: light, how i feel,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Reflections, Past to Present
Sweet youth, beauty
By Luna's light.
Cobalt colors
How sweet it is...
I know of great love,
There will never be enough time.
I am here for you.

What is love...crimson rose,

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Categories: light, age, autumn, beauty, death,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Mindful

Startled out of nonchalant light,
Wakefulness stands at attention
Ignited flame from the eternal candle,
Energized vigil of the watchman
At the soul’s dawning daybreak
Tingling in the...

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Categories: blessing, life, light,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Comb-edy of Hair-ers
My dear brother Butch,

Hair are the highlights of my week:
I got a job at the Hairway to Heaven salon!
Our motto: "We color your hair or...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: light, hair, humor,
Form: Light Verse