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Best Natural Disasters Poems

Below are the all-time best Natural Disasters poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of natural disasters poems written by PoetrySoup members


Running through my mind,
Running through my veins,

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Categories: natural disasters, abuse, analogy, art, corruption, death, depression,
Form: Epic


The scorching sun concealed by smoky haze,
the bushland ravaged by a mighty force
as treetops wilt aloft a grove ablaze
with soaring flames...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: environment, fire, natural disasters, nature,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member OOPS - IT'S A BIT OF A COCK UP
Ted enjoys a quick roll in the hay...
He’s sleeping with his buxom P A
She confirmed she’s with child
Ted baulked, then got quite riled
I wonder what...

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Categories: humorous, lust, natural disasters,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Erosion (haiku)
Gullies scar brown earth
     Hurricanes bring erosion
          Of both soil and lives

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Categories: natural disasters, nature
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Prayer for the Bahamas
With broken hearts we turn to You
Our tears cannot help those in need
To countless souls we bid adieu
And hope You listen as we plead

Bahamians need...

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Categories: faith, natural disasters,
Form: Rhyme

What the Eyes Cannot See

Kyoko walks alone in the morning tide, 
comforted for a fleeting moment by salty air.
She feels the same sand between her toes 
as when she...

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Categories: environment, loss, natural disasters, sorrow,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Blind Panic
Blind panic

There was a warning came one day
It said disaster’s on its way
An old volcano in the distance
It could erupt in any instance

The molten ash...

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Categories: earth, fear, horror, natural disasters, people,
Form: Sonnet
knee deep in N'awlins
tempest stomps her feet
as she shakes her liquid skirt
knee deep in N'awlins...

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Categories: natural disasters,
Form: Haiku
Himalayan trip-trap-2
Himalayan  Trip-Trap

They poured in,  before the deluge
To surpass the natives in numbers
folks in their  cribs -through-hearse  stages, 
trusting like kids, ...

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Categories: natural disasters, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Children of the Divine Wind
Many times the ocean 
has saved Nippon,     pearl of the sea,
an oceanic symbiosis  a speck in a fecund see.
The dikes...

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Categories: history, inspirational, introspection, natural disasters, nature
Form: Free verse
Premium Member One Wild Lady
St Helens, volatile lady,
Is letting off some steam.
She is seething now with anger.
We know not to what extreme.

I remember the eruption in
The year of ninety-eighty.

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Categories: natural disasters,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Land of Misery
On the eastern shore, she knocked on our door
Then drifted away to the west
She then turned north, and steadily forth
With rage upon her crest

As she...

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© Joe Inka  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: natural disasters,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member For Shame
The inky black water sucks her in further
As she descends into the black depths of the abyss
Cloying dark swirls cover her head as soundlessly it...

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Categories: betrayal, environment, natural disasters, peace, pollution,
Form: Free verse
Sad Heart, now thou art wither’d from the Sun,
What man, or god, will near thee run?
Wrought in twist like branches in Tempests' gasp,
What Comfort, or...

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Categories: natural disasters, allegory, angst, confusion, dedication, depression, devotion,
Form: Rhyme
A Storm is Brewing
A storm  is brewing
Everybody is aware
Soup  appears  silent
Something is gonna take it by a storm
A storm  is brewing

The contest is prestigious

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Categories: adventure, natural disasters, nature, sky,
Form: Free verse
All you do 
All you say
All you write
In the jasmine garden
Is a frenzied drum
Bludgeoning me to dumb

Intensely numb
I feel
As I reel

As you come
Rising on tides

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Categories: natural disasters, anger, angst, hope, imagery, metaphor, natural
Form: Free verse
Yield not, but know
Ash - grey chemised
she shifts her shape
as silver flakes float coat
stripped naked places, 
sheath curves and angled spaces
Angry glitter tingle stings
thick earth skin with prickly...

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Categories: natural disasters,
Form: Alliteration
They hailed her as the empress of the waves
Supreme upon the ocean’s vast domain,
Yet those who watched her launch, and bid ‘Godspeed’,
Could never have foreseen...

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Categories: death, natural disasters,
Form: Rhyme
I love people, yes I do
I love people, yes I do,
Fight against invisible lines
Barriers of words
Sentences figuring escape
I love people, yes I do,
For every scrap of all
Of you is only...

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Categories: natural disasters, hopelove,
Form: Free verse

With age I realize
How little I really need
I came to this earth
With absolutely nothing
I’ll leave it just as empty handed
Still were I alone
And my house...

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Categories: creation, home, meaningful, muse, natural disasters,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SIMPLE SOUL
The grass withers, the flowers fade, but the word of God lasts forever."

As beautiful the depth of the sea,
As fantastic as the first snowfall
can be,

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Categories: god, natural disasters,
Form: Rhyme

Watching the trees 
get whipped by wind and rain,
      I thought of the birds

of falling nests 
and   ...

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Categories: bird, natural disasters, nature, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Water Wall

As he slept in tranquil dream, 
Suddenly he flew, it seemed. 
Thrown and landing on the floor, 
Shaking walls and splintered doors. 

Just as quick,...

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Categories: natural disasters, adventure, allusion, analogy, dark, death, environment,
Form: Rhyme

ominous, tragic
crumbling, exploding, mocking
destruction, ashes, horror, shambles,
ruining, flagging, pulverizing
unmerciful, belligerent

Diamante Poem for Regina Riddle
11 Nov 2014


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© Leon Datu  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: confusion, natural disasters,
Form: Diamante
Premium Member Cash Gone in Tax
Slashed by
Uncle Sam
Hard earned wages
Burned as income tax
Cash gone like blowing wind
Tax is not like sweet vermouth
This is just like pulling hen’s tooth
Tax going up,...

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Categories: natural disasters, business, confusion, depression, life, mystery, natural
Form: Etheree