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Best Sunrise Poems

Below are the all-time best Sunrise poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of sunrise 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: sunrise, memory, morning, summer,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member SUNRISE MEDITATION


Stop in your tracks

Take a deep breath
Stop and relax

Close your eyes
Exhale a slow deep breath

In your mind’s eye 
It’s early dawn
It’s quiet and serene around...

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Categories: sunrise, freedom, inspirational, introspection, motivation, nature, peace,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Breadth Of My Love
if my love for you was any greater
the trees would  line up in poetic forms
...awe you in sonnets written...
...part...to allow winds to cool your...

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Categories: sunrise, love, planet, romance, romantic,
Form: Free verse
Like Ice --- THE WALTZ
"Black Ice"

Sorrow flows from the first sunrise 
Eyes deeper than winter and rainfall
A painful combination never felt before 
At core death awaits
   -...

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Categories: sunrise, absence, allusion, color, dance, depression, lost
Form: Alliteration
CAMPFIRE
~CAMPFIRE~ 

I hunger to taste your solid wood stare
You and I, no one else at all
Snuggling under the stars
Hungry for each others ears

Chasing every comet...

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Categories: sunrise,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member No Poet, Am I

A poet, you say? Oh no, not am I,
               There's only...

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Categories: sunrise, blessing, faith, inspiration, poetry, poets,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member ONLY EVER WITH YOU
O N L Y   E V E R    W I T H   Y O U

Only ever with you,...

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Categories: sunrise, inspiration, life, love, relationship, romance, soulmate,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Island Spirit
Palm trees are swaying island style
Within the gentle trade wind's flow,
As Egrets glide on salty air—
Then land where verdant grasses grow.

Breathe in sweet scents of...

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Categories: sunrise, adventure, beauty, nature, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member So Soft is the Sonnet of Willows
This is a very long poem and I will understand if you choose not to spend the time reading it. 
It is something I wrote...

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Categories: sunrise, life, longing, love,
Form: Rhyme
LIQUID HEAVEN
Liquid Heaven

A feast for my womanly inner beast!       
I tease, I please, you have me on my knees
I wring...

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Categories: sunrise, body, happiness, heaven, lust, passion, sensual,
Form: Free verse
ECLIPSE
~ECLIPSE~

The shining light hides behind my eyes,
Comes in a super nova surprise
My spirit glides into the skies,
Spreading the perfect heat like the sunrise

I was like...

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Categories: sunrise, beautiful, beauty, best friend, light, moon,
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,
in...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunrise, longing, love, , Lullaby,
Form: Prose
Premium Member As Poets Prepare their Pens
They hide behind mountains of ignorance, 
judging within a valley of selfish love.
Among weeds where flowers refuse to grow,
to the mercy of hypocrites -

only we...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunrise, peace, perspective, political,
Form: Free verse
The Universe of You

I have never seen a flower blush when I took it's hue
and held it there a prisoner captive to my view.

I have always heard the...

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Categories: sunrise, autumn, beautiful, love, planet, rain, universe,
Form: Couplet
Haiku
afterglow
dark ripples still warm
from sunrise...

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Categories: sunrise, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Silence personified
I am nature,
soul of a mountain,
buried under a billion snowflakes.

I float like butterflies,
from petal to petal.
As cinereal clouds clear,
under a glistening sunrise,
I illuminate like a...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunrise, analogy, metaphor, silence,
Form: Personification
this was me
it began so innocently
we exchanged ideas on poetry
his art, the suffering he endured
he preyed upon my compassion
as he meticulously bided his time...

i felt safe as...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunrise, angst, confusion, introspection, life, loss, sad,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member As fields become barren
What has become of me?
Like a madman laughing in the rain,
wandering through fields of barley,
where ghosts whisper my name.

Hesitantly venturing forward,
reluctant to turn back,
loved ones...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunrise, analogy, death,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Her Grace, Soft As The Silence Of Morn's Falling Dew - a collaboration with Robert and Teppo

Her romantic letters, birth as heart pure and true 
supported deep vows we both swore to be held to.
Her grace, soft as the silence of...

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Categories: sunrise, appreciation, beauty, loss, passion, romantic love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Streets of blood

Streets of blood

She stood upon the terrace high
streets of blood below
The gate left open in the night,
a dark sky threatens snow

With swine and pearls running...

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Categories: sunrise, hate, love, peace, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Treasure in Adversity
i am no longer
lost in the labyrinth
of your twisted mentality

i kiss the lips of freedom

once you drove
me insane in the brain
now stubborn stains wash away

i...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunrise, hope, recovery from, relationship,
Form: Free verse
When First Magnolia Blooms
Coffee bean scent still fills the air

with each new sunrise in our log cabin

My arms around me embrace the winds of winters gone.

Every sky-night the...

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Categories: sunrise, absence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shadows In My Mind
Darkness brings the shadows
Of places I have been
Memories loom in corners
Rattling in the wind
Sometimes whispers haunt me
Never letting go
Race across the star shine
Answers left unknown
Reaching...

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Categories: sunrise, dark,
Form: Lyric
The Scent Of Your Soul
The scent of your soul

a caramalized breeze of fruit odours

reverbrating softly through my memory

Throwing me right back in ninth grade 

where we sat side by...

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Categories: sunrise, absence, love,
Form: Free verse
We Push The Pen
We push the pen to make you feel
the gentle tapping of the falling rain,
the stinging burn of the summer sun
the heavy heart of despair and...

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Categories: sunrise, poems, poetry, poets, senses, writing,
Form: Quatrain