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Best Space Poems

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

Probing the Unconscious Space
If the unbearable lightness of being has pushed you to the brink of catastrophic meltdown,
walk to the edge of our flat two-dimensional existence 
and take...

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Categories: imagination, introspection, mystery, space
Form: Free verse

Premium Member View It From Afar
To appreciate our planet
start with its snow-capped mountains
where sunbeams morph crystals of ice
into gems of glistening light.

Witness white clouds traverse the skies
floating on a vista...

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Categories: space, beautiful, earth, imagery, imagination,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member To Boldly Go
My training at Starfleet was over, they were now deploying me
I was over the moon when they called; I was full of glee
I entered the...

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Categories: science fiction, space,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Kiss of the Eagle
Many eons passed on Earth, who only saw your face
Untouched your virgin body, floating there in space
Waxing, waning, gibbous, crescent, quarter, full and new
Selene the...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: adventure, space, travel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Ruby Spires

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

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Categories: space, adventure, beauty, science fiction,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member The Butterfly Nebula
Butterfly Nebula

Far away in the night
A sky full of stars
A song full of notes
A story full of words
And, most importantly…
A poem, full of Light!

I can...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: space, angel, beauty, courage, Lullaby,
Form: Free verse
Who Am I
I am the ring around Saturn
spinning words as particles of ice and dust
with the power to transcend

I am the original chosen to be right here...

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© humble b  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: space, black african american, faith,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Stars and Beyond
As we speculate the clear evening sky
Iridescent with gems, which we call stars,
Alive in our hearts stir the endless dream
To unwind and solve the puzzles...

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Categories: space, stars,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member Thats a sin
A whole new twist to the same old story
Evil scientist in their laboratories
Creating monsters that live in the night
I often reflect on mankind's plight
As mankind...

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Categories: space, confusion, faith, life, people,
Form: Couplet
Crescent Waltz
She slants her shining, golden glance
Across desert, mountains, rivers, plants
Greets her rising, true romance
In the purpling, opposite skies

Her lunar love, her heart’s delight
Soars to ever...

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Categories: space, allegory, friendship, life, love,
Form: Tail-rhyme
Cosmos Configurator
When I gaze far off into the night sky
The chaos is not pleasing to the eye.
Seems there was never an overall plan
When the beginning of...

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Categories: fantasy, space, old, star,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Aching Sky
I knelt amidst the mountain's rise,
          beneath the weeping opal skies,

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Categories: space, adventure, beauty, fantasy, imagination,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Where Are You Earth
Where Are You Earth?

In the middle of the universe, I stand…
My mind attempting to comprehend
the scope and wonder
Exposed upon these printed pages
Within this book of...

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Categories: space, stars, world, universe,
Form: Free verse
I am the MILKY WAY.

I am Mechanically Meticulous,
Maneuvering my way through life with
not showing the true Masterpiece of my Mind
(complex like the Milky Way).

I am...

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Categories: space,
Form: Alliteration
Half-Lit Moon
Haze up in the heavens encircles this orb.
Half-dark, half-light, shines from above.
Twinkles of light appear to absorb.
Fractions of darkness within lighted glove,

Speaking to lovers held...

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Categories: space, history, life, love, mystery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When Scorpio Goes Dark

Antares' red glow bears firmly down
upon plush, chartreuse carpet
lying prone against the obsidian expanse,
blanketing sections of a remote 
blue sphere, purling,

spinning helplessly 
through distant time...

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Categories: space, stars,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Relativity of Beyond
Bacteria, too small for human eyes
Engage their fight for life within our midst,
So unaware of Earth's gigantic spies
With microscopes and slides, who co-exist.

And tiny fish...

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Categories: life, relationship, space, universe,
Form: Sonnet
Night's sentry
Oh blackest night,
how elegantly you 
do decorate your canopy.
Twinkling stars 
sparkle gloriously 
in the Heavens.
Brightest yellow moon
shining it's beautiful face,
keeping watch as sentry
to Earth's mysterious...

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Categories: space, caregiving, imagination, mystery, nature,
Form: Free verse
When The Sun Sets
When the sun sets, The stars shine with no regrets. Darkness fills the air, The moon gives light with every care. The darkness is easier...

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Categories: space, adventure, art, fantasy, happiness,
Form: Rhyme
Strawberries And Cream
Daybreak slipping through these champagne curtains

Red silk; twined aneath crimsons sheets; awakening....

This afterglows mornings dew; her wet moist kisses 

Soft sunrise and whom can deny...

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Categories: love, passion, space, travel,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member As We Look Toward The Sky
As We Look Toward The Sky

Zillions of specs in our vast universe, and
You, our amazing Earth, are among them!
Xanadu!  For sure, we're blessed! ...

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Categories: earth, space, stars, universe,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member Moonbow
From the surface of
The moon, light reflected gives
Off that rainbow scene

For when the moon is
Near to full, at it's brightest
Opposite of her

And natures rains fall

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Categories: nature, space
Form: Haiku
Premium Member MY DAILY BALM

i love the taste of the moon...
tangerine, compared to the metal taste
of the blistering noontime temperature.
and to inhale the embroidery  of evening,
to me, is...

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Categories: dedication, space,
Form: Light Verse
Autumn on my page

There is a wind ,  which sketched,
Without my knowledge,  the message;

Autumn had lying words,
On my page.

It was by way of red leaves,
The bird...

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Categories: autumn, bird, sky, space,
Form: Free verse

Each midnight glow is like this fleeting stone
And I, although I cherish, cannot steal
Or thrust on shore to hold until it’s grown
Below the tides ...

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Categories: introspection, space,
Form: Sonnet