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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;
begin with its snowcapped 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 Flight
You gave me wings 
    to experience the 
         freedom of flight 

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Categories: space, beauty, death, flying, freedom,
Form: Free 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 those Ruby Spires
          stood I, a-gazing toward the mist

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Categories: space, adventure, beauty, science fiction,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member Terra Incognita

Peering beyond reach of human capacity
I revolve around the sun in a solar orbit,
Looking deep in space for origins of bygone
Going way beyond anyone has...

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Categories: science, space, stars, universe,
Form: Personification
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: adventure, space, stars, universe,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member 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 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
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
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 Jewel that took the crown
A coral pink design on glistening ruby tapestry--
Reminiscent of ingenuity of sculptor's blueprints
In scarlet-orange tinges and teal-green imprints
Hanging spectacularly in the cosmic art gallery.

You are...

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Categories: butterfly, imagery, sky, space,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Shooting stars
A spectacular show enlightens heavens above
In ephemeral musings of burning meteoroids
Mimicking likeness of falling ornamental stars--
Beaming streaks of rainbow-colors earthbound,

When earth crosses trajectory of comet's...

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Categories: sky, space, star, universe,
Form: Verse
Premium Member A Wisdom Download
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 astronomy and space.


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Categories: space, stars, universe, world,
Form: Free verse
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
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
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
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
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 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