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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


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: sunset, love, planet, romance, romantic,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Who But God
Who but God could paint the evening sky
And use a brush that is a fiery torch?
Tonight, the garish sunset makes me high
In awe, I stand...

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Categories: sunset, philosophy, religion,
Form: Sonnet
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: sunset, absence, allusion, color, dance, depression, lost
Form: Alliteration
In The Stars
       Written in The Stars 

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Two hearts bleached by the sun
        A...

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Categories: sunset, fantasy, love, muse, romance, star, stars,
Form: Free verse
Pandora's Kiss
"Pandora's Pearls"

Crystal tears drown under the best velvet distinctive feel
A Ghostly feel that leads into a clear diamond road
I found myself seduced down an Ancient...

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Categories: sunset, adventure, beauty, death, deep, fantasy, mystery,
Form: Epic



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: sunset, adventure, beauty, nature, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SILENCE OF LOST SOULS
SILENCE OF LOST SOULS

The train was slowly gliding down the railway track. The treeless strip on both sides of the railway marked the border which...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunset, bridal shower, courage, freedom, history, thanks,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member I Wish I Were A Unicorn
I Wish I Were A Unicorn


I wish I were a Unicorn
   So smooth and white with shiny horn
To prance and dance on clouds...

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Categories: sunset, imagination,
Form: Rhyme
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: sunset, memory, morning, summer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member An Omen Of The Taste Of Twilight



Vanished

is the wild magic of this place;
this wilderness I now roam alone
as its lifeblood seeps 
into 
Afterlife

..my mournful howls
across time and distance
go unanswered -
Oh, how...

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Categories: sunset, angst, animal, death, fate, grief, longing,
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 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: sunset, hope, recovery from, relationship,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Amidst The Darkened Veils


'Neath umbra skies I seek a mirrored moment

the breeze a capricious charmer
blows serpentine sways to life
a ballet of many dancers
raspy edged in gentle silver-green
dulling in...

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Categories: sunset, angel, august, death, emotions, eve, night,
Form: Free verse
An Epic Love For Women

I know you're not here

but you are in my heart 

so 

you are always with me

i'll just slip into you

with these words.
 
I know 
there...

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Categories: sunset, beauty, celebration, dream, heart, love, magic,
Form: Epic
I Think Of You - At The Edge - 3

A reflection of the coloured pencil drawn sky
skates on the glass smooth surface below it.
While a rebellious group of shades take their positions 
on a...

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Categories: sunset, introspection, love, nature, nostalgia, relationship, world,
Form: Dramatic monologue
I Think Of You - Ground Zero - 1
I Think Of You - Ground Zero (Part 1)

Leaving under a blood moon
            ...

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Categories: sunset, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member NULLARBOR
NULLARBOR

As darkness falls above the eastern skies,
with dawning shadows ending heartache’s woes.
Along the path wherein my future lies
behind the setting sun a light yet glows.
The...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: change, destiny, future, journey, nature, sunset,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Like Cleansing Rain
Such contemplating that the poets do.
They sing of God, our spirits to renew.

With Mother Nature often they’re in tune
And offer up their verse to sun...

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Categories: sunset, poets,
Form: Couplet
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: sunset, angst, confusion, introspection, life, loss, sad,
Form: Narrative
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.

To...

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Categories: Lullaby, music, sleep, sunset,
Form: Lyric
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: sunset, analogy, death,
Form: Prose
Premium Member There is no telling the things you might find


Picking a rose in a garden of Sundays
Calling your name on a broken branch wind
Looking for clover where weeds are not welcome
Walking the bridge till...

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Categories: sunset, fun, love, nonsense,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Twenty Titles
 On an early spring morning, butterflies 
 flutter among  dancing leaves,
  While windsongs float within a breeze
 As the monarch flies

 In...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunset, poems, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Crayon Caresses
"Crayon Caresses"

blue velvet sky caresses
pink cotton candy clouds
beneath a gold umbrella
red heartbeats breathing loud.

a yellow Sun kisses skin
of silky bronze glowation
footprints carve love in brown...

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Categories: sunset, love,
Form: Rhyme
Plethora of Poetry
~STRIP TEASE~     Featuring:) SKAT

Silver Skimpy Ink, String, A POET DESTROYER's bling, bling
Think of me as a human ditty delicious decoration,
Something along...

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Categories: sunset, addiction, adventure, beauty, passion, sensual, sexy,
Form: Alliteration