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Best Star Poems

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

Premium Member May it be an Evening Star of Peace - In Collaboration with our PS community Poets
Like the Evening Star guided ancient mariners through calm or troubled seas
Let it guide and help spread this message of Peace to the far ends...

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Categories: beautiful, peace, star,
Form: Verse

Premium Member Fallen Star
I tracked along a silver trail
carved out from Earthly dust
by rays persistent in the dark 
and midnight wanderlust.

It led me to a bubbling fount
of sulfurous...

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Categories: star, earth, hate, heaven, life,
Form: Quatrain
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: star, desire, hope, night, romantic
Form: Free verse
Gold Star
I remember as a young boy, going out to play, I would sometimes see old Mr. Kimball, sitting on the steps of his porch, often...

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Categories: childhood, war, war, star,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Star Witness
While we walked home from the movies, one moonlit starry night,
My friends and I talked and laughed, enjoying summer's delights.

The streets were quite silent, as...

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Categories: star, creation, fantasy, friendship, imagery,
Form: Couplet

Premium Member Star
Oh! Luminous Star
Visible light so far up above
Music plays in your silent tranquil night
As we wish upon a star

Firefly’s beacon in velvet twilight
Hypnotic faceted beguiling...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imagery, star, , Lullaby,
Form: Free verse
A Wounded Star
          A wounded star

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grief, lost love, star,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In The Stars
       Written in The Stars 

Two hearts bleached by the sun

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Categories: star, fantasy, love, muse, romance,
Form: Free verse
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: Couplet
Asteroid Gravity Graced


You were out of this world 
named for the Perseids
the meteor 
that exploded in two striking the blue 
between the...

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Categories: dog, star,
Form: Narrative
Diamond in the Sky
A dead star that inspired this poem--the companion of the star 55 Cancri, in the constellation of Cancer the Crab--has now shrunk to only about...

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Categories: star,
Form: Sonnet
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: star, august, eve, joy, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
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: star, angel, beauty, courage, Lullaby,
Form: Free verse
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
Spider songs
Blades of grass, wet under foot, insect eyes  
Dusk, offset by the cricket orchestra 
Muted and receding into the trees and bushes,
Tickled by the...

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Categories: star, animal, girl, metaphor, night,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pass the Peace Pipe
In the twilight spirits come to play,
listen closely to what they have to say.

In the early dawn, they will sit with you,
and greet the sun...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: spiritual, star, sun,
Form: Couplet
Supernova Bossa Nova
Now I’m ninety solar masses and I grow as I accrete
all the inter-stellar gasses near my neighbors when we meet.
My doctor says I’ve grown too...

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© Eric Cohen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dance, introspection, science, star,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Soulful Journey Of Shooting Stars

They soar through space-scapes
of divine milky whorls and blue halos
like incandescent dandelion wishes
blown across nocturnal fields -
illuminating the imaginative expanse 

between eternities of cosmic dark...

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Categories: star, beauty, destiny, heaven, inspirational,
Form: Free verse

Hydrogen to Helium
A fusion formed by gravity
A carbon-based delirium
Molecularly infinite energy

An ancient discipline known as alchemy
We’re consciousness - the explosion - amorous 
We dream...

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Categories: star, heaven, moon, science, science
Form: Free verse
How You Make The Stars Hush
I might forget you for a little while

but when the last desert hues of sunset roses

wrap the bareness of these arms

Out of nowhere and without...

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Categories: love, star,
Form: Free verse

Glowing gems that dress the night,
I yearn to know your brightness art
blinking quick, blinking slow
my running thoughts you make them go...


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Categories: star, beautiful, family, inspirational, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Lonely Christmas
I walked up to the bunkhouse, beneath a cloudless sky,
searching to find the Christmas star, still shining there on high.
The bunkhouse was warm but lonesome...

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Categories: christmas, star,
Form: Cowboy
Premium Member The Devil's Tide
I looked up at a silver moon 
Peering through a cloud of misty gloom 
As we sailed across the Atlantic Sea 
That fateful night in...

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Categories: star, adventure, angel, june, life,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Bowing Out
       another star spent

 empty spot upon the stage

   when the spotlight fades

Author: Paul Callus ~ Apr'15

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Categories: star,
Form: Senryu
a gift from cyber space
to my cyber love
whom i may never see
who's words are my comfort
who loves me with keys
you who writes to my soul
apart of my life i...

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Categories: love, star, may, star,
Form: Light Verse