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Best Sunless Poems

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

Moonlight Madness

The moon falls out like a secret above the frisky clouds
Daylight and night the stars come in crowds
Like a glistening diamond, I can't stop...

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Categories: sunless, adventure, art, beauty, love, me, moon,
Form: Rhyme

The Enchanted Dream
How sweet the soothing songs of May
Reposed upon the fragrant breeze
The comely songs were Seagulls play
On the lulling trembling seas.

That dissolved the traces of your...

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Categories: sunless, beauty, love, nature, romance,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A world without poetry
An empty look of sadness
That never bears a smile,
A malnourished mind
Aching to utter its voice,
A baby’s cry missing
The sweet tune of lullaby.

A dark moonless night

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Categories: sunless, poems, poetess, poetry, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Captive Deep Blue Je Reviens

"Captive Deep Blue Je Reviens"

I walk beside you in your dreams,
you are always in me 
warm and pounding, twin heart, 
burning bright flame, beautiful...

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Categories: sunless, longing, romance, sensual, valentines day,
Form: Romanticism
Dreams of Paradise
Sunless days under artic charred skies

frozen rain pelting, making me cry

harsh north winds, chill to the bone

why do I even call this place home?

Dreams of...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunless, love, paradise,
Form: Free verse

Hiding alone in the shadows

guarded, trusting no one

silently watching, waiting

Is life worth living?

Can anyone save him?

His vision clouded, blurred

The sunless skies have him confused

Rainfall begins


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Categories: sunless, confusion, dark, fantasy, rain,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Mortal Season
The crunch of snow under trudging feet
        A breath of white, a darkened sky

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Categories: sunless, sea, seasonssummer, day, summer,
Form: Free verse
You Stand Out
Whispers float, gently across a sunless sky

a little note, opens wide these sullen eyes

a faint heart beats strong again

thinking of not then, but when

when we'll...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunless, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Perpetual Symphony of Spears and Daggers
he was like autumn
all around him 
slowly died

i guess i was like autumn too
but adapted to blossom
embracing the moods

it's raining again
i foresee thunder 
rocking sunless...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunless, dad, death, silence,
Form: Free verse
Like The Sun
Like the sun awakened, from slumber grey
Blessing every tortured fray
embraced  my soul, your glorious gaze
and set my lonely heart ablaze
like the sun amass ...

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Categories: sunless, death, grief, hope, love, spiritual, heart,
Form: Rhyme

We watched horrified, awe-struck for hours while the...

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Categories: sunless,
Form: Free verse
Love Letter
I saw you many times throughout the years
and knew you as the brother of my friend.
How is it that the world can coax and steer

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Categories: sunless, love,
Form: Sonnet
Farewell, alas
Farewell, alas, our ways now part
At the forking of the road
You leave me now with willing heart
And I must carry still the load

Farewell, alas, bravely...

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Categories: sunless, death, i love you,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Glorious Alchemy
Silent Shadows On the Snow

Night's silent shadows softly fall
     from moonlight's muted, mellow glow,
that shroud the land with sunless shawls

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Categories: sunless, moon, night, winter, word play,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Long And Lonely Days

     Long and lonely days
     lost by hope in quiet song
     from sounds...

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Categories: sunless, hope, lonely, longing, love,
Form: Lyric
King of sex,
the third gender
or hermaphrodite,
half male, half female,
existing on margin,
beheads the creator
to propitiate the deity of destruction,
starts a genocide
to create a new model,
new world,...

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Categories: sunless, life, love, peace, philosophy,
Form: ABC
Rainless Clouds
Rainless clouds are drifting by
As I stand in solitude,
There in the dark deep grey sky,
They mirror my somber mood; 

As I stand in solitude,
Sunless clouds...

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© Jo Daniel  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunless, blue, sad,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Rain Harp
In the rain, I play the harp
by the higher edge of a scarp
to see the crestfallen town down there
as sunless souls can't sing joy into...

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Categories: sunless, blessing, imagery, miracle, rain, storm,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Broken Soldiers
Broken Soldiers

Broken soldiers, tend their wounds,
in sterile sunless corner rooms.
They bide their time in fretful hours,
to ward away the memories, dour.

These valiant ones, once walked...

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Categories: sunless, age, humanity, soldier,
Form: Rhyme
From the Edge...young poets in pain
  In their dark and sunless 


in their rooms

so all alone,

Help them light

the dimmest lanterns

let them know

a friend is home.

You were young

and you remember


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Categories: sunless, angst, teen,
Form: Couplet
Children Of Paradise
Heaven must yield to glory
Accept our orphaned children
Come light gentle bathe
These black forgotten corridors

Distorted images of death
Dance imperious before our eyes
Struggling to live right
Surviving the...

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Categories: sunless, africa,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Naked Clowns Demented Brother - a rant
Naked Clowns Demented Brother

Alas one disaster follows another,
naked clown - demented brother
dancing for the heads of state
asleep with faces in their plate
and as the rubber...

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Categories: sunless, bullying, confusion, humor, power, science,
Form: Political Verse
Bethrotal Hymn
Magic of stars and beauty unsurpassed, bath me
In the fragrance of your dew, let my heart sing
The woodland voices to outlast, here on the sunless...

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Categories: sunless, happiness, loveheart, sweet, heart, me, moon,
Form: Verse
Howard Carter's Expedition Revised Edition
I am here on an archaeological quest,
to satisfy many a curious mind's request
for knowledge on antiques and artifacts
of Egypt's long extinct historical facts,
in treasured sands...

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Categories: sunless, history,
Form: I do not know?
On the Tip of a Raindrop
Lonely dreams...
Childish whispers...
Tiptoed toed steps...
From the stones of miracles.
To arch and curve in heavenly grace,
for a reflection... unlike any other of these days.
To dance... and...

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Categories: sunless, dance, dream, rain,
Form: Free verse