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Best Moon Poems

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

I See You Says the Moon
They'll have you believe she was lost to the sea,
But the moon would beg to differ.

She was always lost,
Always looking for which way to go.

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Categories: moon, sea, suicide,
Form: Free verse

Crimson Moon
O beguiling crimson Moon
Fiercely blazing for want of thee;
Descending beneath faltering clouds;
Leering wantonly;
And She:
Her coy distractions and brazen
Laid bare and stripped rude...
Like the naked...

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Categories: moon,
Form: Rhyme
The Moon Pours White Wine
At a table in a garden, on a soft, sweet, summer's night
Two friends are sitting talking by the moon's reflected light.
On the table in the...

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© Jeff Green  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: friendship, lovegarden, moon,
Form: Rhyme
The Crofter's Moon
There's a chilly air where it used to shine
There's a misty breeze through the purple vine.

In a fading summer tick-tock sounds
 move backwards marking every...

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Categories: feelings, metaphor, moon,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Allure of the Moon - Haiku
      of the moon pales -

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Categories: beauty, love, moon, night,
Form: Haiku

Premium Member Sway of the Summer Moon
The summer moon was swollen, blue
          A flaw that girl knew thru-and-thru

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Categories: beach, lust, moon, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Haiku - Celestial Seduction
lights weave through snowflakes 
teasing and twirling about 
distant stars dancing

a brilliant display
wearing only hand-me-downs
the moon steals the show

~FJ Thomas

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© Fj Thomas  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: moon, night, snow, stars,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Moonlight
Painting by Edvard Munch, 1895: "Moon Light"

your soft hand trembles in mine
no words are spoken
we observe our ascending full moon 
as we have every month...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: moon, death, love, love hurts,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member Oceana

Oceana flings her sequined petticoats
Upon the sands as if to toss the seaweed 
From the swirling edges
While she dances with the wind
With each turn she...

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Categories: moon, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ocean Whispers
Ocean Whispers

I sit on shore by windswept seas
    and feel the vibrant ocean breeze
As waves cascade upon the sand

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Categories: moon, ocean, sea, water,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Star-Crossed - For Love of Day, For Love of Night
(this is a form called Swap Quatrain, where first
line's phrases swap in the last line of each stanza)

In shadows’ veils, at end of night,
sweet Moon...

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Categories: may, moon,
Form: Personification
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: moon, beautiful, beauty, best friend,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Magical Moonlight
at midnight
as moonlight shadows
dance on the inky blue ocean
and watch as they sparkle and shimmer like tiny stars,
pirouetting gracefully like prima ballerinas with the ocean...

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Categories: moon, ocean,
Form: Fibonacci
Premium Member Cradled In the Arms of Midnight
Aloft, the gem was mounted in black velvet skies
A refulgent pearl, surrounded by glistening stars
Cradled in the arms of midnight, it hung as a prize,

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: moon,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Magical Moonlight
I watch moonbeams dance on an inky sea
Clouds drift on by, oh how the moon does shine
Moonlight shadows always fascinate me
This ever-changing scene is so...

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Categories: moon, nature, sea, sky,
Form: Pantoum
Night-Blooming Jasmine
Night-Blooming Jasmine 

expert seducer with soft silky lips, silver blue moon
sweetly kisses a slumbering beauty awakening desire;
greeting her lover, Night-Blooming Jasmine unfolds perfumed petals


Contest: ...

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Categories: beauty, flower, moon, nature,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member When Again We Meet - Sijo
When Again We Meet

Softly he says, "Should I die do not wait for me." She smiles,
"Just as the moon exhales no light without first a...

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© Fj Thomas  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: moon, absence, appreciation, death, devotion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Phases
the night as black as a newly broken heart


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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lost love, moon, sad
Form: Free verse
Premium Member One Long Last Look
The moon shimmied up her pole in the sky
   Winking at me with her crescent eye
The stars danced in time to a silent...

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Categories: autumn, longing, moon, night,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Moonlight Madness

The moon falls out like a secret above the frisky clouds
Daylight and night the stars come in crowds
Like a glistening diamond, I can't stop...

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Categories: moon, adventure, art, beauty, love,
Form: Rhyme
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 She Cannot Be Rushed
I stare at dusk-tinged mountains to the east,
anticipating joyously the rise
of an old friend not pressured in the least
 to meet my frantic schedule, I...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: moon, nature,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
If Ever
if i stood
on the ledge
of darkness
aglow in the light
of moonbeams
like a lost star
beneath clouds
of life's doubt
would you 
step out of shadows
and let yourself
be known

my soul...

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Categories: dream, longing, love, moon,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Night Dh
Magical moonbeams
Sparkling like silver
On an inky sea
I watch them dancing

Bright mystic moon
Shining each night
Waxes and wanes
Controlling tides

Silver orb
Shines above

I love
A clear


Contest diminished hexaverse
Sponsored by...

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Categories: moon, sea,
Form: Diminished Hexaverse
Premium Member Moonflower
Oh dreamy lass of fragrant wiles,
            a parasol of white unfurled..
your bloom beguiles her...

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Categories: beauty, desire, flower, moon,
Form: Rhyme