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Best Night Poems

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


Premium Member Black Diamond Night
Black Diamond Night (a coal miner’s cemetery) 

Where the ebony, we call “NIGHT”,
Old black rocks sit under the twilight
Diamond shape eyes unclear and lonely, 
Sinister...

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Categories: night, body, death, history, lonely,
Form: Epic



Premium Member That Starry Night
Like no one before, nor since
 you painted that starry night in oils
  superimposing your life story.

I feel I know this idyllic village
 blanketed...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: art, depression, night, passion,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member STARRY, STARRY NIGHT
STARRY, STARRY NIGHT

I often look up towards the sky at night,
And wonder who or what is there,
I shout out loud, if you see or hear...

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Categories: night, stars, universe,
Form: Free verse
Music of the Night

With the tremulous dark vista so far and yet so near
Abandoning my defences ~ I stand in awe ~ not in fear

 Virtuoso Maestro unleash...

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Categories: desire, music, night, romance,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Oh, Heavenly Night
That night we kissed, my heart became a butterfly.
It sprouted wings and danced across the velvet sky,
then leapt across the multitude of stars there strewn
along...

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Categories: heart, night,
Form: Lyric



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

11-02-2015

Contest: ...

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Categories: night, beauty, flower, moon, nature,
Form: Sijo
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 Where The Sycamore Grew
The sun-yellow house seems smaller somehow,
viewing it now, after all these years...
The street seems narrower, and the trees have grown tall..
and where once open fields...

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Categories: night, autumn, family, house, life,
Form: Narrative
WHEN I STOP AND PRAY
When the storm clouds boil around me, 
And the lightning splits the sky--. 
When the howling wind assails me,
And life's sea is rolling high--
When my...

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Categories: night, devotion, faith, inspirational, life,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Midnight Secret
*Secreto de Medianoche*   
  
~On this very Night~
   I found myself in a
       ...

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Categories: beauty, fantasy, night, passion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sheol
Dark Knight-tress 

Underneath 
This gown I feel nothing
Silk less feelings
The odor of intimate apparel lessens 
Vanity fare from any sun
Warrior of beauty
Where have you gone?
A...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: night, abuse, dark, evil, fantasy,
Form: Dramatic Verse
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
01/01/2020...

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© FJ Thomas  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: moon, night, snow, stars,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Lover's Moon
 
Alone I stare in silence at the night  
and shiver with the breeze caressing cold 
The brilliance of the moon’s seductive light 
illuminates...

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Categories: lonely, love, moon, night,
Form: Sonnet
Silhouettes in moonlight

~

Cotton candy swirls
on a pink flamingo sky
Late December wishes
that are slowly floating by
Apricot horizons
glowing softly ‘cross the hill
Twilight born emotions
falling on this night so still
Sweet...

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Categories: good night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Amidst The Darkened Veils


'Neath umbra skies I seek a mirrored moment

the breeze a capricious charmer
blows serpentine sways to life
a ballet of tall switchgrass dancers
sweeping edges raspy green
dulling in...

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Categories: night, angel, august, death, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Eroticism Of Inspiration

In swoon ‘neath golden moon and sable sweep
   let bathe with hues upon my canvas soak
     romance a mingle,...

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Categories: appreciation, art, inspiration, night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Allure Of The Moon - haiku



allure 
      
      of the moon pales -
       ...

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Categories: beauty, love, moon, night,
Form: Haiku
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
Opal Stars, Velvet Dreams

~
My thirst now deep ~ I long to quench
to sip this periwinkle wine
In goblets cut of harvest moons
impassioned pleas now cast of time

Tender kisses ~...

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Categories: good night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Moonlight Madness
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: night, adventure, art, beauty, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Teddy Bear-
My sweet little Teddy Bear...
Mommy gave 'YOU' to me
Now I never sleep alone at night
The comfort you gave, when God's sunny eyes ran out of...

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Categories: night, abuse, boyfriend, childhood, fear,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Nature's Way Constanza
Nature's Way Constanza

Sol puts to sleep the hills with light
     while gloaming sheds all fading rays
     and...

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Categories: day, nature, night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Lullaby My Lustrous Twilight

Golden-flecked bliss   
of enraptured blown-kiss   
stardust bestrewn   

beguiling skies   
bespangled sequin eyes   
shimmer in swoon...

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Categories: angel, dream, heaven, night,
Form: Lyric
My angel of the waters

My angel of the waters 

Dancing in the flame beneath a flickered candle's light
Moving between shadows on the floor
My every thought now focused on the...

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Categories: good night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Night's Requiem
As light escapes, the lustrous moon ascends
a prelude to the majesties of night
with shining constellations that transcend
and shooting stars that burn with heaven's light.

Night's canopy...

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Categories: inspiration, night,
Form: Rhyme