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Best Nature Poems

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


Premium Member How Poetry Began
That thing that we call poetry -
when asked where it began,
I’d say it started beautifully
before the dawn of man!

It glistened on the oceans
before man came...

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Categories: nature, poetry,



Premium Member Natures Gift


     It's how the stars are lit at night
     and how the dew drops glisten
  ...

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Categories: blessing, nature,

Premium Member I am Poetry
Feel me like an autumn breeze 
Dancing easily through your thoughts
Let me stir that hidden part of your soul
That part that you've forgotten long ago...

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Categories: beauty, nature, poetry,

Premium Member Alabaster Night
Untroubled is the quiet night
How peaceful is a world that glimmers white
Frost and moonlight have whipped a silver glaze
And silhouettes of trees are black as...

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Categories: nature, planet, sea,

Premium Member FALL IN LOVE
F eeling enraptured, Autumn dances in the wind, then undresses.
A s bright robes fall to the ground, her passion paints the twilight skies.
L ike a...

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Categories: autumn, love, nature,

Words - The Heart of Imagination

This seasoned evening
sported a full faced 
Orange Kool-Aid moon.

Fully aware it was a marvel
it shot me an arrogant wink.

Not once but twice.

I think i heard it laugh.

It...

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Categories: nature,

Premium Member September
"September, beautiful month of my birth, is nigh, but I cannot feel glad."

September, drifting in with glow of moon,
you stifle Summer’s ardor. . . and...

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Categories: nature, sad, sun, time,

Leaf
Floating down with grace and ease
Carried off by the Autumn breeze
Rich in hues of orange and red
Landing in the flower bed

What once was buzzing full...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: memory, nature,

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
ONE WORD~

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, 
Running through my mind,
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, 
Running through my veins,
               ...

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Categories: nature, abuse, analogy, art, corruption,

Premium Member NATURES WONDERFUL GARDEN
NATURE’S WONDERFUL GARDEN

Nature’s wonderful garden in display
display of autumn colours in array
array of beauty to share in delight
delight of birds in a picturesque sight.
Sight of...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: autumn, beauty, nature,

Premium Member First Communion
The powdery snow gloves the fingers 
of maple forest, protecting barren bark 
with the expectation of rose tipped bloom.

A meeting point between pristine
innocence and the...

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Categories: nature, caregiving, childhood, devotion, inspirational,

Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails

Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today starts my anticipated forest trek,
seeking salvation from...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, introspection, nature,

Premium Member Island Spirit
Palm trees are swaying island style
Within the gentle trade wind's flow,
As Egrets glide on salty air—
Then land where verdant grasses grow.

Breathe in sweet scents of...

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Categories: adventure, beauty, nature, ocean,

Premium Member Love of Nature
Whether ocean or mountain with valley green
or every deep forest in between

My love for Nature fills my eyes
With every creature of Earth and sky

The changing...

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Categories: nature,

Premium Member The last goodbye
Inviting vibrancy as the season changed
Smiley faces bloomed, reopening dreams. 
Seeing you there marked a blessed event
Akin to magical when first time eyes met.

Breezing trees...

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Categories: goodbye, imagery, love, nature,

Premium Member Snowflake
A fragile winter butterfly
Flutters from the sky
So soft and yet her heart
Is cold and made of ice
But if I warm it
She will melt and die

...

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Categories: nature,

Premium Member The Glory Of The Eastern Edge


In moments of twilight civility
an exchange of gifts - 
darkness for light..

RISING

from beyond the softening silhouetted edge
you brighten like a blushing damsel
hazy haloed
taking unabashed pleasure...

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Categories: nature, appreciation, beauty, imagery, morning,

Premium Member The Guise Of The Blue Jay Skies



F  l  y  i  n  g

a sailing tailwind
in cerulean streams
through beams colored creamsicle -
are wings reflective of turquoise truth 
and...

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Categories: nature, autumn, bird, blue, conflict,

Premium Member Autumn's Season
Autumn brushes her hair slowly
Letting the glorious colors
flow gently to the earth below.
Showing off vibrant colors 
 in contrast to summer's green dress.
 Out doing...

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Categories: nature,

One Green Leaf

One leaf fell from a tall, tall tree
and subtly kissed gnarled roots beneath;
a lover’s kiss below sunned-sheath 
of greenest leaves, a jubilee.  

One spiraling...

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Categories: nature, color, green, holiday, imagery,

Ancient Warrior
I see the wrinkles in your suntanned brow,
You carried burdens then; you see them now.
You’ve heard the cries your people who in pain,
Have shed their...

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Categories: nature, angst, culture, native american,

Premium Member View It From Afar
To appreciate our planet
start with its snow capped mountains
where sunbeams morph crystals of ice
into gems of glistening light.

Witness white clouds traverse the skies
floating on a...

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Categories: nature, beautiful, earth, imagery, imagination,

Premium Member HEAVENLY HERALD
dainty daffodil
your golden trumpet fanfares
the dawning of spring

09-18-14


Published in Haiku Journal #33 by Prolific Press
...

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Categories: nature, spring,

Premium Member SCARRED LAND
SONNET – SCARRED LAND

The trees were leafless, burnt, the branches charred, 
the ground covered by blackened forms; ashen.
The golden soil turned gray, the earth scarred,
nature’s...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: beauty, fire, life, nature,

Premium Member The Rose Bowl
The sky is one gigantic bowl of pink
turned upside down,
spilling soft rosy petals that peeked out
from beneath snow white billowed clouds
till - fully blossomed -...

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Categories: love, nature,