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Best Summers Poems

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


Summers Eve
~Summer’s Eve ~


I am a woman!
I am proud-

I am everything you want. 
Plus more
The adoring wife,
A beautiful mother, 
A grandmother a granddaughter 
A daughter, a...

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Categories: summers, beautiful, grandmother, mothers day, sister,
Form: Free verse



All On A Summers Eve
The screen door droops lazily, slightly ajar
Crickets croon lullabies, heard from afar
Kid’s sticky faces, betray ice-cream bars
All on a summers eve

Legs peel off chairs, from...

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Categories: summers, nature, sea, seasons, uplifting
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Rowboat on the Marsh
I don't need mawkish photographs to see
the drowning rowboat tethered to the dock,
a withered seahorse clinging to debris
as umber water seeps through feeble caulk.

The cord...

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Categories: summers, death, imagery, metaphor,
Form: Sonnet
My Winter
You entered my room
a long time ago
across many summers,
now when this winter looks
at the trees shedding the leaves
you are by the closed window
leaning on the...

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Categories: summers, inspirational, lost love,
Form: Free 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: summers, flower, heartbreak, son, summer, wind,
Form: Sonnet



FLAWLESS GEMS - LEI
A rainbow took my breath away
Whilst on a train one summers day

Her vibrant arc I was in awe
Though folk beside me never saw

With heads bowed...

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Categories: summers, appreciation, nature, rainbow, technology,
Form: Lay
The Bard of Gort
Springing free from glistening 
Fronds
The summers heat leaps for 
Height;
Whilst drifting obscurely far
Above 
A distant lark now hangs in 
Flight.

Floats down his sweet trill,
Accompanied by...

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Categories: summers, memory,
Form: Rhyme
The tawny Throstle
Trudging under frozen starlit skies
Against stiff Winters bitter blowes...
When ambling up past frosted trees
From the wooded valley down below.

As stepping into a clearing glade,
Surround ragged...

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Categories: summers, bird,
Form: Rhyme
The golden dusty days
Long gone are the golden
Dusty days!
Where once, like Blazons
On Armorial Shields,
The gathered bronze sheaths 
stood -
Cut through at the stalk...
Raised from time honoured
swathes.

Burnished like brushed...

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Categories: summers, autumn, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member EULOGY IN MY HEART


Out in the middle of a large farmland, I become a girl of old charm and unexpected songs again. Past the flanks where cluttered rows...

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Categories: summers, beautiful, grandfather, memory, nostalgia,
Form: Haibun
I Recall
I recall a dirty sidewalk
running in front of grandma's house
with bumps and cracks from the roots
of ancient white oaks

Meandering down to the levee
with cane poles...

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Categories: summers, childhood, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
Lives to Live
I need more lives for me to live
In this universe of beauty;
I plan more days to find new ways
Of doing freedom's duty.
I need not more...

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Categories: summers, life, sweet, autumn, love, sorry, stars,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A PLACE OF DELIGHT
A PLACE OF DELIGHT

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: summers, nature, summer, sunshine,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member We Had Time, Eternity Or So We Thought
We Had Time, Eternity Or So We Thought

We had time, eternity or so we thought
days of sunshine, picnics in flowering fields.
In life and in love,...

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Categories: summers, appreciation, art, happiness, loss, nostalgia, remember,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Willow: A Fable
Timmy Tom Tuck was a young fellow with charm
who one summer stayed at his grandfather's farm.
He loved to eat ice cream and Grandma's baked goods
but...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: summers, children, death, dream, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Heart's Journey
Should there be such pain in 
passion of the heart?
Or does the heart, 
simply by beating, 
know the boundaries of pain 
when it can no...

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Categories: summers, heart, love,
Form: Free verse
A country walk
A babbling stream, a peaceful lane
These are the things that I enjoy
As I walk on a summers day
With a warm gentle breeze upon my face

A...

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Categories: summers, beautiful, community, family, happiness, journey, urban,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - October In Beautiful Colors -

The first day of October wakes so proud
With golden flames on early morning cloud

Was a solitary leaf, its glittering gleams
Birds flown with all the summers...

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Categories: summers, beautiful, seasons,
Form: Rhyme
Winters end
Hereabouts the thinning glades
Of sparse grey Birches:
Brackens crisp copper tresses 
All aglow;
Gently waking Snowdrops
Lift their sleepy heads
From leafy beds of woodland moil,
When tucked snugly up,
Out...

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Categories: summers, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Flickering Shadows
Sunshine streamed in through 
the windows on a slant.

As she flipped long curly 
red locks off her shoulder.

She took the other road
most often. 

The road...

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Categories: summers, adventure,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member love Leaves
love,
gently rustles silver leaves
gliding through open windows
a golden summers evening
               love,
like...

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Categories: summers, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
The Father Of Light
Silken slivers....

Aside the rolling sea

Falling from the knowing stars

Beyond these swaying trees ~

Shadows playing, now

Beneath their dancing leaves

Twirling toward the waiting ground

Amid this summer's breeze...

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Categories: summers, love,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
A Different Game
Friends and trouble go hand in hand.
Legends of the  neighborhood.
Like statues  and vacant buildings  still stand.

A crime in plain view no one...

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Categories: summers, introspection, life, people, pets, urban
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When the Wanderer Returns
As winter trees exhume their leaves
for spring
and Autumns' sacrifice 
retreats in memory 
Summers of sangria blossoms 
drape their crimson blooms-

exhale against an arc of sighing...

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Categories: summers, absence, adventure, childhood, growing up, home,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Back Then
Looking back at the summers 
Way back then, when I was ten
The golden sun was still a friend
And the world was good, around each bend

I'm...

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Categories: summers, childhood, happiness,
Form: Rhyme