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Best Lullaby Poems

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


Premium Member Pathway to love
As I sit watching fusions of saffron and scarlet hues 
elegantly charm the horizons.
Silently, fluffy lush clouds float by
like a magnetic field drawing me closer,
in...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: longing, love, , Lullaby,



Premium Member Travel Light - a Goodnight Lullaby

Travel light, my dear; softly go
beyond the night’s each black shadow
to another plane. Out of sight
exists a realm of such delight
you may find relief from...

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Categories: dream, Lullaby,

To Dreamland on Sunset's Lullaby
To Dreamland on Sunset's Lullaby

Gracefully the young crescent moon
ascends the sky like a cosmic tune;
replacing the drowsy pale yellow sun
sinking on a golden glowing horizon.

To...

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Categories: Lullaby, music, sleep, sunset,

Premium Member - Just Be Grateful -

Praying for the day I meet  heaven 
You being there sharing this moment
In paradise here I come with open arms 

Listening to the song...

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Categories: lullaby, beauty, blessing, dream, heart,

Premium Member Night - A Pantoum Lullaby
Night spreads its magic cloak of midnight blue
across the sky.  Serenity slips down.
I sing this pantoum lullaby for you
as stars, like sequins, sparkle all...

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Categories: lullaby, moon, night, poetry, ,

Premium Member Who Is Cutting Down The Trees In The Rain Forests
the lullaby of butterflies hums
in the early morning air.

a rounded light of gold 
above the purple clouds 
spots a blue filtered peak.

trees unite as one...

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Categories: nature, , Lullaby,

Premium Member Music to my ears
When life is like an evanescent dewdrop,
spirits fade like ashes in a cimmerian shade

but then you smile, 
enlightening like a crescent moon,
sparkling in silent serenity.

My...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: love, Lullaby,

Premium Member Violin Notes Fall From Heaven No More

Her trembling twilight is dimming
with streaking purple tears
bruised by youthful years of bleeding pain
hurting but never hugged --
locked in the arms of atmosphere’s apathy
that smeared...

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Categories: child abuse, death, Lullaby,

Flavor of Stars
In restless dreams I sail the night on celestial seas
starlight guiding my way along an uncharted course
exploring constellations with consummate expertise
but it's a secret, so...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: moon, stars, , Lullaby,

Premium Member Erogenously Yours
The room is scented, heavy sweet
Where we converge to please and treat
A lesson book we each have shared
On where to touch when we lie bare

Erogenous...

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Categories: sensual, , Lullaby,

Premium Member My Lady


My lady is the wind’s soft sigh
Through fields of marigolds in June,
A beach night stroll beneath the moon,
A cloudless sky, a butterfly.
She waltzes to a...

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Categories: august, Lullaby,

Premium Member Somber Is the Color of The Day
Somber is the color of the day...
Window glass distorts the view, of the dreary afternoon
Prisms of light cavorting outside, are reflected from the dew
and rainbows...

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Categories: lullaby, day, light, me, winter,

Premium Member Muse On The Loose
Where did she go...she left me in a spin,
     with words fragmented...where do I begin?
She took my thoughts held tight within...

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Categories: lullaby, lost, muse, wisdom, ,

Reaching the deepest Ocean
My Beloved,
   Can you read me between the lines and verses,
   Can you feel my tender scarlet heart throbbing,
  ...

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Categories: loveme, me, , Lullaby,

Premium Member When you are alone
When you are alone
In a disaster zone
Being lost and forgotten,
Afraid of the world unknown,
With care and courage I will arrive
And lay down by your side,
In...

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Categories: child, love, , Lullaby,

Premium Member Words of Mass Destruction
Words of Mass Destruction



Words like bullets do not have eyes, as they fly in our hearts and materialize
Deleterious breaths that we soon despise, words written...

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Categories: lullaby, abuse, hurt, words, ,

Premium Member Lullaby in the Sunset
It’s time for the daytime to dance into night,
Its tangerine taffeta dress a delight,
Where is it going? Coloured so bright?
Sleep now my sunshine, you’ll dance...

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Categories: lullaby, baby, night, sleep, sunset,

Premium Member An Evening with Snickers
Off his leash, he escapes,
diving under a chair.
Through each room of our house, 
he darts here; he darts there.

Little scamp can’t be caught.
He careens crazily.
For...

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Categories: dog, , Lullaby,

I Sail This Ship Alone
As the last opalescent glow of sunset

fades away

I sail this ship alone

towards a crimson horizon

over a starlit sea

to the soft lapping of waves

which lullaby my...

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Categories: lullaby, journey, ocean, daffodils, ,

The cutter


She went to sleep
closing her eyes
beginning to dream
of broken butterflies
tearing her lovely monarch wings
on faithless love that angels sings...

She finds shiny metal in kitchen sink
in...

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Categories: lullaby, confusion, depression, suicide, ,

You, Me and the Open Sea
Just you, me and the open sea,
in a boat with a big white sail.
We’ll ride the surf and laugh with glee,
said the centipede to the...

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Categories: children, boat, , Lullaby,

Ferdinand

Ferdinand the frog was as mute as a swan
as his friends hopped to school one by one 
he would sit on the rocks and silently...

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Categories: children, , Lullaby,

Premium Member Star
Oh! Luminous Star
Visible light so far up above
Music plays in your silent tranquil night
As we wish upon a star

Firefly’s beacon in velvet twilight
Hypnotic faceted beguiling...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imagery, star, , Lullaby,

Hush Hush Sleep Baby Sleep
  Tonight  like all the other nights

I lay down next to her cot bed ,run my fingers through her hair

' Hush Hush ,sleep...

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Categories: beautiful, child, , Lullaby,

Premium Member Paint me a dream - Eve Roper tribute
Blank canvas
lies naked, cold and pale.
Master painter
paints a dream,
so a man without sight can see.

Master painter's palette enchants.
Sleeping grey pigments weep,
flowing crimson reds drip as
mellow...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lullaby, analogy, dedication, tribute, ,