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Best Sunset Poems

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

Premium Member Last Breath of Sunset
Royal blue sky scattered sapphire clouds
On horizon embroidered in navy blue attire
Summoned by the onset of marigold sun 
Emitting amber gold on tuscan yellow fire

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Categories: heartbreak, sunset,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Swarovski Sunset
When the first glimpse 
of silver crescent
sprinkles citrine dust,
sparkling pink brooks 
spring forth, 
flowing through 
emerald green forests.
Moss covered Pine
trees spread their branches, 
reaching towards

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Categories: sunset, destiny, dream, star, sun,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sunset Constanza
Dedicated, a second time, to our beloved Connie.

At twilight, prismed skies unfold  
Painting Earth in roseate light
Pastel hues brushed on clouds in flight

Pink threads...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunset,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sunset Shiverings
                       Sunset Shiverings


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Categories: allusion, sunset, winter,
Form: Nonet
Premium Member Sunset Sadness
I sit alone
we’d had 
just one last summer 
to observe the setting sun.

As sol slowly sinks
towards the horizon
I feast my eyes on
a smorgasbord of colour.


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Categories: i miss you, sunset,
Form: Free verse


golden rays fading
across western horizon…
whispering good-night


Poem of the Day - 11-18-2015...

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Categories: beautiful, sunset, , western,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Quadro : Sunset Tears
Tears...I fall apart.
The sun lingers at my window...
one final attempt
to melt the pain within my heart.

- - - - - - - - - -...

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Categories: pain, sunset,
Form: Verse
All That I Have Taken In
At day's end, I take in the last light
seeping into the dark waters
across the bay and keep it here.
I gather the sound of departing gulls

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Categories: eve, nature, spiritual, sunset,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dusk
Melting sorrows drift toward tomorrow
when sounds dance in hushed irrelevance.
Sacred seconds are held in creation's tawny yolk
as crystal waves of wind bid farewell to this...

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Categories: sunset,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Starlight

As sunset fades from pink to violet
And twilight skies show trees in silhouette
Our heaven's open vault of diamonds shine
In awestruck twinkling glimmers so divine.

Reflections from...

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Categories: heaven, sky, star, sunset,
Form: Romanticism
To Dreamland On Sunset's Lullaby
To Dreamland on Sunset's Lullaby

Gracefully the young crescent moon
ascends the sky like a cosmic tune;
replacing the drowsy pale yellow sun
sinking on a golden glowing horizon.


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Categories: Lullaby, music, sleep, sunset,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Fearful and Perplexed
Fading sun elaborates
Tuscan yellow tinges
As vibrancy floats
Lavender on periwinkle
Embossing clouds 
In shades of amethyst

Granting scenic vision
Atop the red bridge
Suspended in perpetuity
From vermilion towers
In resplendent posture


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Categories: nature, suicide, sunset,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member That Monet Moment
pink marshmallow clouds
tinted by the setting sun
artist mixes oils


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Categories: sunset,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Find Me Then
Find me then, when gilded ruby sky
Adorns mauve twilight on canvas pink
Pleasing ardor of magenta dreams
Tinting smiles in brushstrokes tangerine;
Find me then, when ocean's blue...

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Categories: love, sunset,
Form: Verse
Premium Member On Water and Wing
Cob swan and I have met here many times,
          As heaven's hem is melting pink and...

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Categories: sunset, analogy, appreciation, bird, friendship,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member As Daylight Turns To Dusk
As afternoon fades
and the shadows grow longer
daylight turns to dusk

As daytime slowly comes to end, 
and twilight spreads across the sky; 
the stars in heavens...

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Categories: love, night, romantic, sunset,
Form: Other
Premium Member Silver Waves Upon the Shore
Pushed there for a thousand years
and will be for a thousand more,
pushed there by the gentle winds
the silver waves upon the shore.

Ancient trees who watched...

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Categories: death, life, nature, sunset,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member September Splendor
Nourished by garland skies of scarlet blue
And velvet grass in golden green festoon
September wed us; one heart, made of two

Days of turquoise kisses, too much,...

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Categories: sunset, butterfly, kiss, moon, romantic
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member A Promise I Can'T Keep
The sun was setting with a breeze
Seductively sliding behind the trees
Watching his descent
Was quite the event
I witnessed a day to night striptease

He left me with...

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Categories: sunset,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Sunsets Are Painted By God, and So
I stopped my car on the highway,
To watch the soft fading sun falling;
The end of another azure sky blue day.
A golden sunset is like a...

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Categories: beautiful, god, peace, sunset,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Fire-Water Dance - Haiku
saffron sun flames sky
melted gold joins blue riffles -
sunset swims to shore

Susan Ashley
August 20, 2017

~ Fifth Place ~
Premiere Contest: Best Haiku Ever Old Or New

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Categories: beach, nature, sunset,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member - This World Appeals To Me On Many Levels -
Dear mother nature you're supposed
to make the world a good place to be in
Today the sky had hues of orange

Life begins every day when the...

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Categories: sunset, beautiful, beauty, emotions, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sol Squints
Sol squints as His unblinking eye
slips over the edge of the Earth.
And as Scarlet smears a teal sky,
Dusk dims, awaiting Dawn's rebirth.

Vermilion clouds hang overhead,

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Categories: beauty, imagery, imagination, sunset,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Wrapped In Colors
*Inspired by photo

As the sun sinks behind the hills
Color tints snow, where all is still
A bright sky ends a winter day
Into the night, leading the...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, color, sunset,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member Lemon Afternoon
The incendiary wick
of a lemon afternoon
flickers in the lime lagoon
as sunset breathes fire,
tangerine scorching
lilting melon waters
until incandescence
drowns in dusk's indigo 
and coconut hills rise
to cerulean...

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Categories: color, imagery, sunset,
Form: Ekphrasis