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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

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.


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Categories: Lullaby, music, sleep, sunset,
Form: Lyric

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,
Form: Rondeau
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,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member ADULT LULLABY

In my arms you can forget your troubles
Close your eyes and leave them all behind
I’ll sway you tenderly to loving rhythms
I’ll comfort you to sweet...

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Categories: health, love, Lullaby, sleep,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Woodland's Lullaby
The scarlet of the sky recedes from sight,
and whisperings of wildness are heard.
As shadows rush to fill the summer’s night,
they’re ushered in by call of...

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Categories: Lullaby, night,
Form: Sonnet

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,

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

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Categories: august, Lullaby,
Form: Personification
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.


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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: love, Lullaby,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member The Butterfly Nebula
Butterfly Nebula

Far away in the night
A sky full of stars
A song full of notes
A story full of words
And, most importantly…
A poem, full of Light!

I can...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angel, beauty, courage, Lullaby,
Form: Free verse
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


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Categories: sensual, , Lullaby,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: I do not know?
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, ,
Form: Rhyme
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,

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Categories: child, love, Lullaby,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member dear little wee one - nursery rhyme
oh come, my dear little wee one
      what a long, full day you've had

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Categories: lullaby, child, children, father daughter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cradle Song
Cradle Song

Sleep now!  Oh sleep sweet child divine!
Sleep now ‘neath a bright star’s light
Rest now Heaven’s prince!
Dreaming through the night
Angel’s praises sing your lullaby.


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Categories: christmas, jesus, Lullaby, song,
Form: Lyric

A whistling wheezing hamlet, whispering and emanating, tunes euphonic, 
In a remote isolated valley, far-flung from the abode of the temporal, 
Warbling quietly to whistle...

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Categories: lullaby, community, earth, education, encouraging,
Form: Alliteration
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

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Categories: lullaby, confusion, depression, suicide, ,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Rhyme
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.

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Categories: dog, , Lullaby,
Form: Rhyme
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, ,
Form: Free verse