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Best Sky Poems

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

Premium Member In This Sky of Night
I look at shining stars in cobalt sky
with just one wish to make on only one
of billions of them in this Galaxy
where we're just one...

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Categories: romance, sky,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member Changing Sky
Come, watch with me my darling child, before you go to bed
Here, hold my hand, while evening comes and takes the day away
Evening shadows tiptoe...

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Categories: nature, sky,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member To Sail the Sky
* For Mary Kathleen Lessard Caithness *


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Categories: sky, adventure, imagination, metaphor, sea,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Beneath October's Sky
flames of desire
as I hold my love close. . . 
the sky has caught fire

For Line Gauthier's 'Bite Size Poem no17' Poetry Contest ...

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Categories: romantic, sky,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Autumn Afterglow
Autumn Afterglow

As halcyon summer days 
    wave goodbye
Bucolic trees seen from 
    an autumn sky
Become a cynosure 

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Categories: sky, autumn, beauty, october, seasons,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member The Guise Of Blue Jay Skies
F  l  y  i  n  g

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

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Categories: sky, autumn, bird, blue, conflict,
Form: Free verse
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
Premium Member Starlight

As sunset fades from pink to violet
And twilight skies show trees in silhouette
Our heaven's open vault of diamonds shine
In awestruck twinkling glimmers so divine.

Reflections from...

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Categories: heaven, sky, star, sunset,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member The Butterfly Nebula
What yonder lies in distant sky,
and looks like lovely butterfly?
A cloud of gas that iodized
whose blazing beauty mesmerized.

Throughout the universe serene,
in Scorpius she can be...

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Categories: beauty, nature, sky, stars,
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: sky, angel, dream, heaven, night,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Strawman and the Moon
A straw man stood fixed upon timber firm, 
gazing at Autumn's gilded, moonlit prize.
He, the king of Earth and the winding worm,
she, the pale darling...

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Categories: sky, autumn, imagery, inspirational, romance,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member There Is A Star With My Name On It
Oh! how love has bloomed —

fantasies like wild flowers plucked..
a collection of candlelight craves and desires
fill a wistful star-maiden’s basket
a bouquet of white asters from...

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Categories: sky, desire, hope, night, romantic
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Mimosa Sunrise
fair skies 
mist Sol-kissed
citrine seduced 
mimosa clouds bask
dreamy in champagne light 

golden-god’s sparkle fills
chalices roused and
rouged as poppies
hail dawn with

Susan Ashley
August 16, 2021

~ First...

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Categories: sky, beauty, flower, morning, nature,
Form: 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: sky, lost love, moon, sad
Form: Free verse
Gone Forever
Here I sit amongst the long grasses and the reed,
in a solitary place, where my breath is freed,
on an Indian Summer's evening on the lake...

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Categories: autumn, nature, sky, summer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member On Such Divine Evenings
Aye, Summer-tide ...

On such divine evenings, thus, are perfect odes not freely spun?
The Perseids, dancing their jigs - evanescent stripes of golden ire,
under a tapestry...

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Categories: sky, august, eve, joy, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Mesmerizing Muse


(PoetrySoup Format)

My mysterious muse is curling ‘round clouds of cotton.
In fact, she is content soaring through the sky, 
soaking in serenity, while sailing in the...

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Categories: happy, muse, sky,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dancing on the Wind
   "In the absence of complication,
 trials and tribulations become distant memories.
  Above sapphire skies delight sanguine eyes -
  inspiring forthcoming...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sky, wind,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Together

If I could paint love across the sky for everyone to see,
Maybe, they wouldn't deny that it can spread as far as can be
And when...

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Categories: inspiration, love, sky,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dancing Dewdrops
filtered through cotton-colored clouds
  golden rays of sunlight emerge
trapping dancing-dewdrops in their beams
  brightening welcoming skies
    the meadow an artist's...

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Categories: art, color, dance, sky,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member When Eyes Of Turquoise Dyed The Skies
I see you ‘cross the vast expanse,
a love disguised in dreamy whirl
and clothed in raiment sun-spun gold
as wispy cirrus wraps your dance
the music of your...

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Categories: sky, beauty, death, grief, longing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Summer
       summer's lavish brush
canvas stroked in billowed swirls…
    daydreams framed in blue 


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© david mohn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sky, summer,
Form: Haiku
Soaring Hawk - A Haiku Series
Soaring Hawk poised high
Back drop a deep sapphire sky 
Winds in attendance

Mighty wings unfold
Caressing the Wind Spirits
They lift and support

Circling Hawk perceives
Rainbow circle on a...

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Categories: sky, beach, beauty, bird, flower,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member A Blanket of Stardust
“Stardust is falling!” I heard my son cry,
his small precious face looking up at the sky.

“Stardust?” I echoed, and thought how my son
had such a...

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Categories: fantasy, sky, stars,
Form: Couplet
Beyond the Horizon

Hearts Soaring                       ...

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Categories: dream, freedom, inspirational, sky,
Form: Verse