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Best Trail Poems

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


The Trail of a Raindrop

Sudden rain brought me
under your umbrella
for the first time.
For the first time
you were so close to me
with your fragrance.
The umbrella was
not big enough
to cover both...

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© kash poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: trail, romance,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails - a collaboration with Robert and Teppo

Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today starts my anticipated forest trek,
seeking salvation from...

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Categories: trail, appreciation, beauty, introspection, nature, self, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When A Man Cries

No one ever told me that your heart could bleed without a drop that anyone could see. I didn't know your soul could lose weight...

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Categories: trail, depression,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Feline Alert
*The feline Texan way*

A clean coat of paint - on my nails
Red shade of lips - on my smile
Solid oak charms - on my wrist
Country...

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Categories: trail, adventure, beauty, body, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Poem for Whomever
she is tranquillity
yet lava flows in her veins

cut her open and you'll burn

she is Eve's apple
nemesis to patriarchy

one bite and you'll bleed

she is a rainbow
an...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: trail, friendship, inspiration, tribute,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Starlight
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: trail, heaven, sky, star, sunset,
Form: Couplet
Heritage
The ranch on which I hang my hat, though short on most the frills,
Is thirteen sections, give or take, of rugged trails an’ hills.
We call...

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© Jim Fish  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: trail, adventure, cowboy-western, education, imagination, inspirational, native
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member First Love
Returning home again after many years away
I find our secret path along the Fundy Bay
That happy place where long ago we played
Where all our dreams...

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Categories: trail, childhood, love,
Form: Quatrain
In Purple Fields We Dance
  Stay a little longer

come closer to my heart

Breathe dew breeze  on my neck's nape

do not yet depart

Play for me bagpipe music

Blindfold all...

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Categories: trail, absence, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fallen Star
I tracked along a silver trail
carved out from Earthly dust
by rays persistent in the dark 
and midnight wanderlust.

It led me to a bubbling fount
of sulfurous...

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Categories: trail, earth, hate, heaven, life, light, love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Turnip and the Cabbage
A Turnip and a Cabbage
    are walking down the street.
This may seem a might peculiar 
    as they hadn't...

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Categories: trail, adventure, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails
Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails

Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today...

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Categories: trail, appreciation, beauty, creation, introspection, nature, solitude,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Specters of Slaves
Nature trail extends for miles
Surrounded by wetlands and lakes
Each step I take brings me closer
To an old plantation, where I climb the stiles

For it was...

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Categories: trail, history,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Heart Skips a Beat My Love
My heart skips a beat my love each and every time 
I’m with you my dearest sweet and lovely Darling
Since the passions and feelings you...

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Categories: trail, allegory, beauty, celebration, emotions, feelings, i
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Ruby Spires

There, among the Ruby Spires,
      Stood I, a-gazing toward the mist,
         Red...

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Categories: trail, adventure, beauty, science fiction, space,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Princess of the petals
Beyond her veil;

eyes induced by secretive stars
became drawn to a path illuminated by 
flickering, shimmering pale moonlight.
Each spirited step led to the 
revelation of her...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: trail, analogy, deep, silence,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Cherokee Tears

Cherokee Tears

ceremonial drums' rhythmic heartbeat
impassioned tribal chants
echo in Smoky Mountain mist before dawn

tortured spirit of an ignoble president
Andrew Jackson seems imprisoned here
haunted by wailing ghosts...

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Categories: trail, native american,
Form: Free verse
A Legend In His Own Mind
Who was that masked man?!?
Brian Williams, rides again.

He was in Amilia Earhart's plane;
even rode with the Dalton Gang.

The day the Titanic went down;
In the rescue...

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Categories: trail, silly, slam, drug,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Erogenously Yours
The room is scented, heavy sweet
Where we converge to please and treat
A lesson book we each have shared
On where to touch when we lie bare

Erogenous...

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Categories: trail, sensual, , Lullaby,
Form: Rhyme
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: trail, fantasy,
Form: Ballad
Pink Skies
POPPIES  &  MUSHROOMS 

I desire a beautiful sky.
One to inhale with my big brown eyes.
Fly like a kite, 
under the midday light.
Join me...

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Categories: trail, funny, me,
Form: Couplet
Ghosts of the Sun Dance-Part 1
Ghosts of the Sun Dance

1. The Path

A quest dating back through our history
Surpassing the flesh, a spiritual path
Human endurance, road to mystery
Dark trail winding through...

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Categories: trail, spiritual, sports, endurance, drug,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member When Madness Rides on Moonlight
Days pass into the weakest of loveless nights. The moon blinks.
The stars swirl beneath the colored brush of Van Gogh. He links.
Comets trail snowfields of...

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Categories: trail, lovegod, light, god, life, light,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member Newborn Flowers
A broken heart 
who humbly cries 
As the flames began melting 
tears hidden under the seabed

Sizzling hot a trail 
sparkles into the night sky
love comes...

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Categories: trail, angel, beautiful, beauty, blessing, emotions, flower,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member In Opulence You Lie and Dream
In opulence you lie and dream
Of nothing but your Harem Queen
Her honeyed eyes and silky thighs
Those sultry moans and sated sighs
You dream of touching rounded...

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Categories: trail, love, sensual,
Form: Epic