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Best Sung Poems

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

Premium Member -Unlatched-

So young, I was, and so naive
There was no doubt, I did believe
this babe who's latched inside my womb
with ties we had,... would always be


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Categories: sung, childhood, family, mother, son,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Pathway to love
As I sit watching fusions of saffron and scarlet hues 
elegantly charm the horizons.
Silently, fluffy lush clouds float by
like a magnetic field drawing me closer,

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sung, longing, love, , Lullaby,
Form: Prose
beautiful blackbird
chirruping the sweetest songs
morning has broken

Poem inspired by this wonderful Beatles song sung in Scottish Gaelic by Julie Fowlis


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Categories: sung, beauty, bird, morning, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Ode to Mum

Brown paper memories she puts in my hands
Twine roughly tied in a bow slightly askew
Part and parcel of a humble life once led?
My defiant eyes...

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Categories: sung, inspirational love, love, mum,
Form: Ode
We'll Always have San Andreas
-rearranging the stars-

How could we agree to separation? 
If you were destined to be my soulmate,
Why would we allow the stars to change our fate?

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Categories: sung, depression, relationship, sad love, song, sorrow,
Form: Alliteration

Premium Member Twilight composers - Repost


Here on the night before yesterday’s dream,
twilight composers retreat
Laughing at whispers a’ flow on the stream,
happily taking a seat

Practicing meadowlark lyrics to sing,
strumming a toadstool...

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Categories: sung, good night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Folly Of Autumn's Fog

                  A coloratura rises 

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Categories: sung, age, autumn, life, nature, old, tree,
Form: Free verse
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: sung, bird,
Form: Rhyme
When I Die
As my spirit look down on the flesh,
Will it be angry or happy at death,
Will the life that I have lived be an inspiration,
Or will...

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Categories: sung, death, life, uplifting, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Dolphin Bird
Meandering with my imagination,
I felt it flowing, silver like a fish.
This fish grew wings, and with great elation,
I caught a ride on it! It was...

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Categories: sung, imagination,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Hopeful
Time to go home there’s that cursed bell
Excitement for most - for him an impending hell
A torturous journey - that takes him down life’s dark...

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Categories: sung, anti bullying,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member O' Butterfly
O' Butterfly, a child, disgraced 
Bewitched without a chance
Beguiled, exquisitely endowed. Frail wings held no escape
Such innocence would glaze her eyes, as gossamer might do


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Categories: sung, butterfly,
Form: Free verse
Butterfly Landings
Butterfly Landings 

It’s a precarious perch
High by a skydive
In such a leap of faith
A leap of love
Circumnavigates these boots of Earth
Fellow to the stratospheres
These butterfly...

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Categories: sung, lost love, lovebutterfly, love, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Playground

I am making decisions every morning,
None of them comes along with any warning.
To go right or to go left which one is right?
Living in darkness...

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Categories: sung, age, allusion, anger,
Form: Masnavi
Premium Member My Allegiance I Vow
To my terra of roots
my allegiance I vow
I wallow in your fruits
and to your flag I bow.

Dream not till wake of dawn
beaming sun light I...

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Categories: sung, africa, art, blessing, feelings, how i
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Gardens at Keukenhoff Alouette
Gardens at Keukenhoff (Alouette)

As the tulips rise
With their sweet surprise
Fragrance permeates the air
Colors cover land
From God's divine hand
In these gardens we all share.

Such astounding views

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Categories: sung, april, flower, garden, spring,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Rain over Vietnam
There is the calm before the rain
It’s almost silent all around
The clouds expectant in the sky
Foreboding birds are homeward bound.

The soldiers stare at looming clouds

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Categories: sung, rain, war,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Slow Hand - An Erotic Romance
Walking past each other and just by chance
My heart skips a beat and my knees turn weak
Your eyes lock with mine in a fleeting glance

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Categories: sung, lost love, lust, romance, sensual, sexy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Judge Not
The congregation eyed him skeptically
     Long hair, a beard and sandals on his feet
Beyond his exterior they’d not see

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Categories: sung, faith, son, spiritual,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member At Heaven's Gate - Parts 1 and 2
PART 1:          THE MEETING

Alone one night neath lantern light, I trudged a weary mile.
Forlorn, I went...

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Categories: sung, fantasy,
Form: Ballad
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

Burnished like brushed...

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Categories: sung, autumn, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Message From the Sea
I set the stage for tropical romance;
among my rocks have sirens’ songs been sung.
Yet some who dare to traverse my expanse
into the briny depths of...

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Categories: sung, sea,
Form: Sonnet

Her reveries slant the compass of time: 1970s. Minefields now roar through blurred visions. She retreats into dots of space to live in the moment,...

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Categories: sung, memory, recovery from, uplifting,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Winter Magic
Pristine mountain breeze
Shivers naked trees...
Autumn whispers her adieu.
Northern air descends
Chilling snow filled winds,
Pines view a magic milieu.

In the frigid snow
Icy crystals grow
In the beauty of...

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Categories: sung, beauty, magic, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Your Brown Eyes Flecked with Gold
One winter’s day we walked in snow
as twilight kissed the sky.
And though it was so long ago
I still try not to cry.
I think about the...

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Categories: sung, memory, romantic,
Form: Lyric