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Best Science Fiction Poems

Below are the all-time best Science Fiction poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of science fiction poems written by PoetrySoup members

Premium Member The Time Traveler - A Visual Art Poem
POTD 6th Sept 2019

When the dawn kisses the dew on all thing that grow
and that first melancholy thought, ponderous and low
questions any relevant notions to...

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Categories: romantic, science fiction,
Form: Dramatic Verse

Premium Member The Ruby Spires

There, among the Ruby Spires,
      Stood I, a-gazing toward the mist,

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Categories: adventure, beauty, science fiction, space,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Visitor - A collaboration with July Morning
POTW 28 January 2018

A beautiful extra-terrestrial female researcher is sent down to a remote island to observe earth and beam her findings back to her...

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Categories: adventure, romance, science fiction,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Robot Revolution

Abandon futile attempts to run
Behold the process has begun
Step toward your darkest fear
Let’s flip the switch to a new frontier

Penetrating deep within
Evacuate your mortal sin

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Categories: computer, dark, science fiction, soldier, technology,
Form: Rhyme

Hydrogen to Helium
A fusion formed by gravity
A carbon-based delirium
Molecularly infinite energy

An ancient discipline known as alchemy
We’re consciousness - the explosion - amorous 
We dream...

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Categories: heaven, moon, science, science fiction, star,
Form: Free verse

Star Trek and Captain Kirk's Final Frontier
Kirk: ‘Lt. Uhura, come to my quarters at 1800 hours’
Uhura: ‘Yes captain, might I ask what’s up?’
Kirk: ‘Nothing now but something WILL be at 1800...

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Categories: parody, science fiction,
Form: Narrative
the last word of hunter
As I seize from greener pasture
Forgive me for taking away nature
lives have always been in vain
stopping them from breathing with pain
I toil never to hold...

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© Amin Tres  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imagination, places, science, science fiction
Form: Personification
Premium Member Visitor Finale - A collaboration with July Morning
The Story so far…
Makani (The Rising Wind), a beautiful extra-terrestrial researcher is sent to a remote island to observe earth. She finds Sam, a shipwrecked...

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Categories: adventure, romance, science fiction, sensual,
Form: Narrative
I am he as you are me
When the night wind changes course
sending breezes from the north,
when farmer's fields lie brown and fallow
and empty ropes swing from the gallows,
when children's faces are...

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Categories: adventure, fantasy, imagination, science, science fiction
Form: Ballad
Premium Member SCI-FI

Once long ago there was a clear blue sky
Where roamed free bird and butterfly
That’s when came the idea to super citify
And to pollution creators deify

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Categories: city, humanity, loss, nature, science fiction,
Form: Monorhyme
Per Ardua Ad Astra
...inspired by 'Science-Fiction Cradlesong'
        by C.S. Lewis

Were we to try for heaven,
by dust and stars be riven
to lust...

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Categories: science fiction, space
Form: Rhyme
The Question of all Questionku's
#1~Science Fiction~

Is intelligent 
plan based on the Bible?

#2~Inward Meditation~

knowledge, ego
during my lifetime
one question, Who Am I?


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Categories: religion, science, science fiction,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member UFO
Until I see them
Frame me as a doubting Tom.
Once will be enough.

Until they see me
Friends I’ll never claim they are.
Otherwise, you’re nuts

Written By John Posey

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fantasy, science fiction,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member THE GHOST TRAIN
Along the mountain pine valley did the Iron Horse roar,
A steam belching black demon, burning red hot coals
Within it's steel belly.
Speed's hell bound creation, driven...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: science fiction, adventure, america, fantasy, halloween, history, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Solar Family
Prince Sun summons lovingly his beautiful wife,
The princess who’s  always shining at night in full, quarter or half;
Oh, my darling where have you been?

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© lg ds  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: family, love, science fiction,
Form: Rhyme
In the name of blood, for it is the source of life itself,
Plasma's crimson essence of liquid infusion, to the undead's
Pulsating heart.
Intravenously feeding cravings passion,...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: science fiction, dark, evil, gothic, halloween, imagery, science
Form: Free verse
Split apart your ribcage,
Open up the corridor, and let me come in
Uneasiness instantly strikes through me
Let me sway away...
Let me flutter away...
Like a butterfly out...

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Categories: science fiction, adventure, angst, childhood, confusion, fantasy, hope,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member moi-meme
Creative, artistic, musical, analytical
Brother of Michael and Susanna; son of Fred and Marlyn
Lover of Nelly (Bourieau) H., science fiction novels and films, private serenity...

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Categories: science fiction, art, conflict, inspiration, world,
Form: Bio
An Epic Battle With A Simple Question
 A beautiful heart pines from afar.
To parallel freedom, we choose our master.
In Love, the Dragon and Unicorn are!

Celestial winged heart beats faster,
Over mountain and...

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Categories: science fiction, adventure, brother, courage, death, fantasy, freedom,
Form: Terzanelle
The Undyings' Curse
Deep in the earth, a crypt of rock
slumber guarded by casket locked
Lips grope silence ‘ever more
 rasping thought, remembers whispered lore
Outstretched palms the roots do...

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Categories: science fiction, adventure, allusion, analogy, animal, anxiety, betrayal,
Form: Rhyme
Brave new world
(based on Aldous Huxley's book "Brave New World")

Human hatchery

Clink clink clink clink...
Test tubes prattling past
along the chrome plated production line.
Glistening under fake fluorescence
humming in harmony

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Categories: science fiction, confusion, depression, heartbreak, humanity, introspection, political,
Form: Free verse
Oh Uhura - To Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah
There was a Starship Enterprise,
It was the ruler of the skies,
But you don't really care for sci-fi, do you?
With Captain Kirk
And Mr Spock
And don’t forget...

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Categories: adventure, funny, humorous, science fiction, song-
Form: Lyric
Leonard Nimoy
Leonard Nimoy (Mr Spock),
His music career quite ad hoc,
Sang of Bilbo in sixty eight,
With his fringe still Vulcan straight....

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Categories: music, people, science fiction,
Form: Clerihew
B Horror On a Beach Day.
Soon the curious swelled to a mob.
as they gathered to gape at the glob.
Someone prods with a stick.
as another screams: " Quick!"
"We must run for...

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Categories: fantasy, funny, parody, science fiction
Form: Limerick

We always try to build a TARDIS,
in thinking we would look the smartest.
But then, who's time would we travel in, 
with a choice for...

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© Edlynn Nau  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: future, memory, science fiction, travel,
Form: Rhyme