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Best Sound Poems

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

Premium Member Sound, Hues and Juice
   a gentle breeze
   tinkling wind chimes
   her voice

   within her eyes

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Categories: color, imagery, sound,
Form: Haiku

The Sound of Your Name
What is more beautiful than the sound of your name?
  You're pleased to hear it called
    You're excited to see it...

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Categories: beautiful, identity, sound,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member There Will Never Be Enough Time
There Will Never Be Enough Time

There will never be enough time to hear unique
music of nature's songs in its birds, its insects,
in songs of the...

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Categories: sound, earth, mountains, nature, sea,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Charm like harp strings - 128 words
Your mind's in knots,
as stress plagues thoughts.
On hope you cling,
to bloom like Spring.

Its fine my dear,
nerves can cause fear.
Don't be so scared,
gifts must be shared.


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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sound, muse, music, silence, song,
Form: Rhyme

I decorate a grotto for you, Mama
where orchids and holy images
embellish this special place and day,
that saintly icons guard you there
as if they beg me...

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Categories: devotion, mother daughter, sound,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The Color of Silence
If you could paint a picture of silence
What color would it be?

Would you use a brush to paint the fog
in shades of gray, a touch...

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Categories: imagination, morning, sound,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Five Times Round The Tree
How can I honour you, flame-tickled tree,
when poets have lined up to watch you blush
and crackle through November’s pageantry?
What use to add my musings to...

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Categories: autumn, poetry, poets, sound,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Her Stilettos
.    The sound of
   Stilettos         coming   home. 

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Categories: lovesound, sound,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member My Fragile Friends
Please speak to me my lovely friend
With leaves stirred softly by the wind

Under enchanted autumn sky
Where your susurrate sounds drift by.

Sing soft melodies in choir

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Categories: autumn, sound, tree,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Soul Music
This river of melody plays in my soul,
When I awake, I feel emerged in it whole.

In the calm of night, when I'm all alone,
It raises...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: music, song, sound,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member WILD IS THE WIND

Furious wind from the north hisses louder,
banging against the gaped mouth of  a sky, drenched…
 Haggard, the night wheezes with quack
 of birds waylaid;...

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Categories: howl, sound, wind,
Form: Verse

            thick skin and thin walls~


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Categories: abuse, community, sound,
Form: Verse
A Forest
The night like clouded charcoal scorched,
A sea of trees with starlight torched.
A night where laws are sound asleep,
Anarchic prayers running deep.

Alone I hear the wretched...

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© Gael Attal  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sound, allegory, angst, life, loss,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Nature Sounds
The wind against the trees make a rustling
A sound unlike any other around
The rubbing of the limbs craft a bustling
It’s a subtle music which brings...

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Categories: life, nature, sound,
Form: Quatern
A Magic Adventure Of Peter The Pan
A Magic Adventure of Peter The Pan/AKA Peta The Fwying Pan

Peter was a fine young pan with blue eyes
Like all the other pans his age,...

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Categories: sound, allegory, depression, faith, family,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Spirits In The Wood

Standing all alone in the woods;
eyes shut, I feel the lilting light.
Sun dodges needles through the crown,
beams land on my skin softly so.
Brisk breezes quicken...

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© Greg Gaul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sound, death, earth, fantasy, sin,
Form: Free verse
Remind me of you

Remind me of you

The rush of the wind as its tickling branches
A bluebird in song as the spring does arrive
Crickets abound with their vocal performance

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Categories: beauty, nature, song, sound,
Form: Rhyme
May 20th 2020

        mourning cloak passing
       wing beats of a butterfly

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Categories: butterfly, sound,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Resonating Soul SOS

Multi-channel stream meanders in the carved valley,
concert of murmur cascades melody on sculpted rock.
I place my ears on the flow of the whistling air,
but the...

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Categories: sound, imagery, music, people, silence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Paradise Psalms
Paradise Psalms

Island drums midst strewn drafts, echoes,
Involved labyrinths summon by themes,
Some rhapsody erupts, purging rocks,
Every village, swelling amid chants,
Empty huts, crowds around fires,
Swayed hips, held...

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Categories: inspiration, song, sound, uplifting,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Harmonious Flow CL

On paths of frozen ice and snow
With bitter cold air all around
I just seek to know, where to go
To make it work with what I...

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Categories: introspection, snow, sound, time,
Form: Lay
Cry the Beloved Country
There was a brave,
A sage of his age,
And there was rhythm.
Men United in the hunt,
Women united in the spiritual sounds of songs of the Shaman,

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Categories: sound, black african american, day,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member A Music Box and Memories

On a cobblestone street,
cracked and ill-repaired, 
I rifle antique shops 
  for a jeweled music box 
     to cradle my...

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Categories: sound, fantasy, grief, loss, love,
Form: Free verse
Sounds in Silence
Enjoy the silence, the deep of night.
Not true silence for the word itself is illusion.
Still yourself enough to hear.
Listen for the sounds invoked in the...

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Categories: nature, solitude, sound,
Form: Free verse
Let the birds be silent
Let the air be poisoned
Let every sound be tormenting
Let the light be dark.

Let my flower not bloom
And my days be gloom.


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Categories: growing upsound, green, me,
Form: Verse