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Best Sumer Poems

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


Sumer is icumen in
Sumer is icumen in

anonymous Middle English poem, circa 1260 AD
loose translation by Michael R. Burch

Summer is a-comin'!
Sing loud, cuckoo!
The seed grows,
The meadow blows,
The woods spring...

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Categories: sumer, nature, summer,
Form: Verse



Premium Member The White Lady of Skipsea
"The White Lady of Skipsea"


Last night I dreamt 
I dreamed of you
a kind of dream 
within a dream

Diaphanous, 
my soul escaped, 
this firmament,
my immaculate heart
held...

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Categories: sumer, dark, fantasy, gothic, history, horror, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Song of he Retired Farmer
Oh, I sit upon my porch, just to get a bit of breeze,
On the north side of my house, under over-hanging trees.
I feel so contented...

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Categories: sumer, life, dog, home, dog, home,
Form: Rhyme
The Stela epic, PART 1 of 8
The Stela Epic by DR. Mohammed F A Alrazak

The grains of sand, the drops of rain, makes the stage for souls to play 
The prints...

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Categories: sumer, culture, freedom,
Form: ABC
Late night conversations
I was talking to my female friend the other night around 11 and she asked me 

Her: Can I ask you something 
Me: Yeah,wassup 
Her:...

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Categories: sumer, anxiety, feelings, for her, girlfriend, heartbroken,
Form: Dramatic Verse



Punctuation Police Patrol
Dictionary in hand Bobbies
     manned state of the spy craft created
strategic peripheral outposts
     a comma dated,

(sans syntax...

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Categories: sumer, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Curiosus
August fools 
gust for a lust
a thirst of just
what truth is first
“Mulder” is spooky
but a pretty smart cookie
“she called him Fox”
but he didn’t lookie…
greys the...

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© Izzy Gumbo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sumer, adventure
Form: I do not know?
August Moon
August moon echos of kattidids and
the aroma of the lake that summer
not any special aroma, but somehow
that will always be in my heart along 
with...

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Categories: sumer, nostalgia
Form: Light Verse
Summer Oh Summer
Summer oh summer where have you gone,
You brought me joy but now I have none,
School has once again started,
And my freedom has once again departed,

Summer...

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Categories: sumer, losssummer, me, summer,
Form: Rhyme
Imp-ulse Attraction
The seductive voice
emanating from the Cyclops eye,
whispers:    Don’t believe what you see!
Only trust what I say,
when you zombie sleep turn off the...

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Categories: sumer, allusion, imagery, satire, surreal,
Form: Dramatic Verse
The End of The Road
I remember all I'd heard and seen
	As I walked down this path of mine.
I hear once again the hiss of the lean
	Snake, and the butterfly's...

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Categories: sumer, death, life, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Mysterious Reindeer
I stepped out of the house a little before noon
with hope in my head 
courage in my feet and faith in my knees
I knew that...

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Categories: sumer, angel, animal, autumn, blessing, courage, environment,
Form: Narrative
This World, With Love
With so much ado and care, 
How can someone hurt, 
And be so unfair, 
A nick in the mirror, 
When thou art love, 
Came to...

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© Tera Brown  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sumer, love, love hurts,
Form: ABC
My Summer Love
My summer love
My summer love

You were sent speical 
from Heaven above

Your smile Your Touch Your Kiss
makes me only want to hove

My sumer love
My summer love

Wrap...

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Categories: sumer, daughter, dedication, family, imagination, inspirational, love,
Form: Rhyme
Knight the Butler
Knight the Butler said the Chef
A civilized relation of One do exist.
This Time of laying the Measure
Means of One to Many a Treasure.
Bird songs of...

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© Izzy Gumbo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sumer, adventure, friendship, history, love, mystery, passion,
Form: I do not know?
The Hollow Leaves

Through the breeze
 A slight scent of mint
 The Sumer didn't even make a dent
 In the column of cosmic debris
 Hollow leaves with colors...

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Categories: sumer, art,
Form: Free verse
Atlantean PipeDream
Running this way and that, in search of some adventure new
The roads ran their course with flatirons the ruts not few
Over hill, mountain, river, valley,...

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Categories: sumer, 12th grade, 9th grade, absence, africa,
Form: Alliteration
Summer Vacation
Sumer vacation, what does it mean?
The time when flowers spring and leaves turn green.
The time to go to the ocean shore
or some far away island...

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Categories: sumer, happiness, nature, seasons, time, time,
Form: I do not know?
REASON FOR EVERTHING
reason for living
is giving
reason for the rain
is growing thing
reanso foe season
sumer and spring
you can see it so plain
there's
REASON FOR EVERY THING...

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Categories: sumer, adventure, art,
Form: Prose Poetry
Wishful
A feather falls in circles
taking freeborn flight
days darieng dance
warm whispers chance
this silent sumer night

above the stars
once wished from far
fall brilliant bold and bright
through liquid sky's...

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Categories: sumer, imagination, introspection, visionary,
Form: Romanticism
Oracle of Giza
A new day perhaps, of immeasurable tin, sound of din
A hurricane noise, a thrall of riotous cuts, although thin
The blood-curdle choke of rage from before
Now...

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Categories: sumer, 11th grade, absence, allusion, aubade, blue,
Form: Abecedarian
Enheduanna translations
The Temple Hymns of Enheduanna
translations by Michael R. Burch

Enheduanna, the daughter of the famous King Saragon the Great of Akkad, is the first ancient writer...

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Categories: sumer, international, magic, moon,
Form: Free verse
That kinda Day
ONE

I did go to 5am prayers, with flashlight, and at 4:30 

Felt remorse for my faults, as neighbor, leader, pastor ...
Even prayed for my enemies...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sumer, allusion, anxiety, bullying, city, class, education,
Form: Acrostic
The Exaltation of Inanna
The Exaltation of Inanna: Opening Lines, an Excerpt

Nin-me-šara by Enheduanna
loose translation by Michael R. Burch

Lady of all divine powers,
Lady of the all-resplendent light,
Righteous Lady clothed...

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Categories: sumer, faith, god, light, religion, religious, sin,
Form: Free verse
Lament to the Spirit of War
Lament to the Spirit of War
by Enheduanna (circa 2285-2250 BCE)
loose translation by Michael R. Burch

You hack down everything you see, War God!

Rising on fearsome wings
you...

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Categories: sumer, allegory, analogy, conflict, death, soldier, storm,
Form: Free verse