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Best Summer Poems

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

Once Upon a Purple Sunrise
Once Upon a Purple Sunrise

Pretty as a Periwinkle,
in your frilly summer frock,
the one with purple polka dots
that matched the cool of early dawn.

Haloed in hazy...

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Categories: memory, morning, summer,

Premium Member The Old Oak Tree

         Oh I am but a simple leaf

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Categories: autumn, life, spring, summer,

Premium Member August rains
The steadily falling cold August rains
Continue to pour upon Cheshires lanes;
Over flattening fields of soddened wheat,
Soaking the grass, splashing the feet.

Stands the Combine in the...

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Categories: summer, august, nature, poetry, rain,

Premium Member And Sweet Is Her Demise
In primrose twilight, summer is still near.
She whispers in my ear; I hear her in
the one lone owl that hoots to only me.
I wake to...

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Categories: autumn, death, summer,

Premium Member The Age Of Summer Love

Our summer love began in Gemini 
with sultry eves of wooing escapades,
and as the moon did swoon as it drew nigh
my lust you stirred with...

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Categories: romantic love, sensual, summer,

Premium Member Midsummer Breeze
Midsummer Breeze 

How may I extol a midsummer breeze?
As soft as rose petals in cooling wind
That flutters leaves upon the verdant trees,
And endeavors to make...

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Categories: flower, heartbreak, son, summer,

Premium Member Summer Love Sonnet
What's not to love about a summer day?
Kissed by the sun, the warmth of its embrace
To feel the cleanse from sweat at work and play

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Categories: appreciation, nature, summer,

Premium Member SUMMER'S END
      SUMMER’S END *

Down her meadow’s sweetness
By name of Summer’s End
This smallish thatch work cottage
With it’s proper artful sign
Hung at...

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Categories: summer,


There seemed no end to the lightness of days,
darkness could not settle, and stars would hide,
to give way to brightness of life in rays,

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: life, nature, summer,

Premium Member Gone Forever
Here I sit amongst the long grasses and the reed,
in a solitary place, where my breath is freed,
on an Indian Summer's evening on the lake...

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Categories: autumn, nature, sky, summer,

Premium Member From My Porch
After the end of a long hot day
At the end of my rope -  with nerves all frayed
I sat on the porch…to rest a...

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Categories: summer,

Premium Member Summer
Oh summer what have you done to me
so many flirtatious winks  teasingly
undressing me  with every wisp of
a welcomed heat filled breath

Oh summer, oh...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: love, summer,

Premium Member OCEANIC SCENE

                  ripples of  blue ebb


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Categories: ocean, summer,

Sun Dance
~Sun Dancing~         

Bright yellow sparks glisten around the landscape
Sheer environment expose  
Warmth slinks down every step...

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Categories: summer, beauty, immigration, magic, metaphor,

Premium Member Twas A Full Moon Shining - Collab
Twas a full moon shining on a cool summer night
And hound dogs were howling at its silver shadowed light.
I heard but a whisper on the...

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Categories: summer, lost love, love, moon,

Premium Member 365 Days
"This is dedicated to all who understand this. Whether we like it or not." -D.J.E.

I wasn’t gonna write this


Emotions are stirring high
Cannot believe
How much time...

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Categories: summer, anniversary, girlfriend-boyfriend, lost love,

       summer's lavish brush
canvas stroked in billowed swirls…
    daydreams framed in blue 


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© david mohn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sky, summer,

Premium Member King Sun and Goddess Sea
One summer day, enraptured by the Goddess Sea,
King Sun shone down with all his might; most splendidly
he moved the Goddess, for she rippled laughingly
a shimmering...

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Categories: sea, summer,

Premium Member HORIZON OF LOVE

summer sunshine fades
as twilight descends on life
horizon of love

T.J Grén
23rd May, 2016...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: love, summer, sunset,

Premium Member Any Old Poem Contest: echoes and whispers uncut
the whispers
of leaves
turn color
autumn is here.

the echoes
of the rain
that waters
and blossoms spring.

the snow shapes
the crisp cold
ices the wintertide.

the sand sculptures
that paint
that rekindle
a childhood summer past.


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Categories: autumn, senses, spring, summer,

Premium Member Florida Keys Please
No litter, no rules, no society scent,
just peninsula pure soul content, ideally lent.
Awed and wowed with arms stretched wide,
I stand on Key’s narrow road, on...

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Categories: summer, appreciation, beauty, ocean, sea,


The nature renders its divine allure
with summers warmth and beauty to adore.
Enclosed reflections of the sky so pure
to feel the past, and...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: nature, summer, sunshine,

Premium Member Summer Rispetto
A ballerina butterfly, she’s gliding
sweetly through the meadow’s grass still fresh with dew.
She sees a stream, kicks off her shoes, and sliding
down from a rock,...

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Categories: beautiful, child, summer,

Premium Member Summer Rispetto
Cerulean lake flows beneath azure dome

Charming revelers in waters cobalt blue

Gazing into horizon where eagles roam

Greeting scenic pastures in aerial view.

Upon shamrock landscapes quiver golden...

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Categories: nature, summer,

Premium Member Summer Breeze
Gliding on the hills of forests you arise
Awakening the dawn of sapphire sunrise
Riding with the winds, twirling in my trees
Your invisible form no one ever...

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Categories: nature, summer,