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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

Premium Member Summer
A hot and humid day floats merrily on the seas
As tiny bikinis amble in sandy footprints
And frolic in the motives of soft ocean breeze 

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Categories: summer,
Form: Quatrain

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,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Summer Nights
Summer Nights

Setting sun, the light is fleeting 
as this day in June’s retreating;
twinkling stars, the darkness greeting,
welcoming this summer night.

Sparrows in the treetops nesting;
daytime bustles...

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Categories: night, summer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sway of the Summer Moon
The summer moon was swollen, blue
          A flaw that girl knew thru-and-thru

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Categories: summer, beach, lust, moon, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Sonnet

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,
Form: Personification
Premium Member summer dance party
summer dance party

blue waves rock and roll
 seashore tides shimmey and shake ~
  sunlight tap dances

Contest: Summer Haiku
Sponsor: Tania Kitchin...

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Categories: dance, summer,
Form: Haiku
Linger awhile, sweet summer
Why should one wish the days to pass
Of lush and verdant meadow grass
And butterflies with stained glass wings
Which autumn's burnished hues outclass? 

A summer breeze...

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Categories: beach, beauty, flower, summer,
Form: Rubaiyat
Premium Member Warm Breath of Summer
warm breath of summer
golden blossoms take to wing
fireflies flit in fields

on seasonal breeze
cicadas chorus in song
ice tea on porch swing

Summer Haiku Poetry
Sponsored by Tania Kitchin...

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Categories: summer,
Form: Haiku

hello                      hello
butterfly  ...

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Categories: summer, beautiful, color, imagery, insect,
Form: Concrete
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,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Old Oak Tree

         Oh I am but a simple leaf

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Categories: autumn, life, spring, summer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Just August
In my little garden, balmy blooms are on display.
My purple Zinnia wears the crown in August sun
attracting tiny Hummingbirds and butterflies.
Ripe golden mangos blush with...

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Categories: summer, august, bird, fruit, garden,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To the Dandelion in the Concrete
You probably don't think much of me
save for the season of spring
when your lawn litters itself
with giant over-buttered popcorn

(birds that think they can sing,
supersonic sneezes?

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Categories: summer, character, endurance, flower, humorous,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Walk Tall

I was born and raised in a little town by the name of Calder
That was just twenty miles south of the Canadian border
As a boy I...

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Categories: summer, america, death, drink, drug,
Form: Narrative
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,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Blank verse
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,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member One Long Last Look
The moon shimmied up her pole in the sky
   Winking at me with her crescent eye
The stars danced in time to a silent...

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Categories: summer, autumn, longing, moon, night,
Form: Couplet
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,
Form: Pastoral
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,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cora's clothesline
What softness in silence amidst the cacophony of a spin cycle world war.
Lying next to your glow in sleep's stillness, careful of your bandaged hand.

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Categories: summer, desire, heart, innocence, june,
Form: Narrative
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,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ADULT LULLABY

In my arms you can forget your troubles
Close your eyes and leave them all behind
I’ll sway you tenderly to loving rhythms
I’ll comfort you to sweet...

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Categories: summer, health, love, Lullaby, sleep,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Summer's Heat
That summer came like others, 'midst a rush
Hot days and sultry nights beneath the moon
And from my lifeguard stand I chose a crush
That made that...

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Categories: summer, appreciation, beach, beauty, sensual,
Form: Sonnet