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Best Transition Poems

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

Premium Member Transition
I once encountered a mountain, I didn’t want to climb
So, I stood and viewed its beauty, left everything else behind
I once encountered pouring rain and...

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Categories: transition, change, inspirational, life, write,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member TRANSITION - for adult contest
The day I truly became an adult – oh I remember it like it was yesterday
The moment I gave birth to you my son –...

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Categories: transition, growing up,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Transition From Deep Dark To Brightest Light
Transition From Deep Dark To Brightest Light
(Chained Sonnet--100 words)

Within dreams sent into this world of shades
shades full of heartaches and long slashing blades
blades severing sleeping...

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Categories: transition, art, creation, dark, deep,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Transition
It was almost like twilight this morning
Grey clouds so low on the hills
Not far for rain to fall       ...

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Categories: transition, nature
Form: Kimo
Premium Member BLUE OCTOBER
Introducing: Leonora Galinta & Poet Destroyer

I was awoken by the effulgent smiles of sunlight 
Dancing on my window pane with great delight 
A jovial repartee...

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Categories: transition, adventure, beautiful, blue, celebration,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Steam of Consciousness
Soul jewels rise with Spring’s arrival of chromatic shawls
Waterfalls of the wise arise from crackling crust of earth
Rebirth within our beating being where our spirits...

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Categories: transition, appreciation, christian, spring,
Form: Free verse
Who Am I
I am the ring around Saturn
spinning words as particles of ice and dust
with the power to transcend

I am the original chosen to be right here...

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© humble b  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: transition, black african american, faith,
Form: Verse
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: transition, spiritual, sports, endurance, drug,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
She swept the side effects of yesterday
Into an unknown place where
Longing transcends the ache
Of remembered years that cling
To wounds that never heal.

The haunting specter of...

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Categories: transition, angst,
Form: Free verse
The Wonderful Journey Of The Butterfly
This beautiful journey begins
From a courtship routine
The male perch themselves on leaves
And create a glorious scene
Waiting for a female 
Just to fly on by
Now he...

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Categories: transition, adventure, beautiful, education, nature,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Celebarating The Adventure Of Advent: A collaboration with Kai Michael Neumann
Universal elegy grieves and yet embraces shifts of paradigm
New beginnings consciousness initiates comprehends and thus proceeds from
Illusion’s delusion collusions misconceptions in the irritating
Vortex whirlpool immanent...

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Categories: transition, adventure, community, universe,
Form: Sestina

With my brightened lens, I watch you
mystically zooming in     zooming out,
and my eyes focus on the shutter where
 a hundred gulls...

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Categories: transition, art, beauty, film, words,
Form: Imagism
Lying in bed..
In my deathbed
Don't have much time..
I am filled..
with nostalgia..
Memories of which I will always cherish..
Within my deepest thoughts
I imagine I am a child...

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Categories: transition, death, deep, fear, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
An Endless Sea of Love


My life is but a leaf atop an ocean flowing bliss,
on waves of firm conclusions built on reasons that I miss
I take each day as...

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Categories: transition, good night,
Form: Rhyme
Hello Autumn, Goodbye Summer
Summer says so long as glorious autumn takes it place
Less humidity and cooler nights puts smiles on our face

Cloudy fall wet days give relief from...

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Categories: transition, autumn, seasons,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - Night Owl Or Sweet Dreams -

We must realize
that we cannot take
all the challenges in one day
Optimism and positive expectation
Not tonight ... maybe tomorrow
at least not tonight

One place the limit must...

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Categories: transition, night, sleep,
Form: Light Verse

Indeed, I am that Poet and know it.
Just in transition to a more enriched poetry form.
I want to talk about life,...

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Categories: transition, adventure, art, autumn, beautiful,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Our Cosmic Existence
Our Cosmic Existence

We think what we know but the key confusion is always there,
When we ponder situations or events that have such high import,
And what...

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Categories: transition, creation, faith, god, heaven,
Form: Terza Rima
This boogeyman was scared of the dark
But tried frightening kids in the park
When dusk started to fall
For his mummy he’d call
He'd go dashing home quick...

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Categories: transition, fantasy, kids, humorous, irony,
Form: Limerick
Waiting For You
The daylight is dying
Twilight comes flying
Purple and crimson blaze in the sky;
The sun's in a rush
To part with a flush
And kiss the meadow good bye.


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Categories: transition, love,
Form: Rhyme
America Wasn't So Bad Back Then
We have something in common, a fellow I talk to now and then. We’re about the same age and perhaps the only ones in the...

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Categories: transition, america,
Form: Prose
The Stars Are Mine Tonight
I guide my body,
but my soul I do not.
My mind.
My feelings.
They've slowly broken apart.

The darkness screams at me,
trying to reel me in.
"they're gone," they say.

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Categories: transition, depression, hope, inspirational, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member When One Has Learned
When One Has Learned

When one has learned to laugh at life, find humor in its flaws,
And realize that strife and stress are part of worldly...

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Categories: transition, faith, god, life,
Form: Rhyme
The 4 Seasons A New View

It was one of the warmer summer days
Not a breeze or cloud in the sky
The humidity so high
I could almost reach out
And pluck it from...

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© CJ Krieger  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: transition, life, seasons, time,
Form: Narrative
We Were Not Promised Another Day
As I look in the distance I see the new grave.
It's a realization
As feelings come to me in a tidal wave
Of how much companionship and...

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Categories: transition, animal, bereavement, best friend,
Form: Villanelle