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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...

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Categories: romantic, sky,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member From Sea, Earth And Sky, All The In Betweens
From Sea, Earth And Sky, All The In Betweens

So sweet, splashing waves of Spring's fawning crest
beauty dear sent at Nature's kind behest,
vivid sprouting colors, its...

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Categories: sky, color, earth, nature, sea,
Form: Sonnet



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 
and...

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Categories: sky, autumn, bird, blue, conflict,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member MAGICAL MOONLIGHT - A PANTOUM
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
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: Couplet
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 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 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 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 There Is A Star With My Name On It


O, 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 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 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 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
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
Premium Member Beyond the Horizon

Hearts Soaring                       ...

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Categories: dream, freedom, inspirational, sky,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Nine-Pins and Tipple
Four kegs, they’d left on the rye field’s bare crest
gone were the skittles and the balls of wood.
Four kegs empty of magical brew, strewn
upon the...

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Categories: fantasy, sky,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cups of Time
As Time unwinds with a cup of tea
Sipping fragrant steam of centuries
No rush to fluff the flattened sea

In the key of wind's piano notes
Strumming with...

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Categories: mountains, nature, sea, sky,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Starstruck

Starstruck

Gazing at the stars in the nighttime sky
A shooting star reflects an awestruck sigh.
The Northern lights make their appearance nigh
With vivid colored ribbons soaring high,
They...

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Categories: nature, night, sky, stars,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Aloha Spirit
Aloha Spirit

Sol, with his golden crown, greets me each morning
within divine rays extending out over emerald hills
and valleys that absorb his warmth of abiding light.

View...

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Categories: bird, nature, sea, sky,
Form: Free verse