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Best Tree Poems

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


Premium Member Melancholic Tree
In the middle of winter
within misty moors,
lies a melancholic meadow.

Up above grey skies foretell
perturbed crows to seek shelter.
Down below, 
an isolated tree - naked and...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tree, analogy, assonance, deep, sad,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Sailing the Seas In A Pecan Tree
The wind billows out from the seat of his britches
With determined eyes, skinned knuckles and knees
He climbs up the rails nailed from old cedar pieces
To...

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Categories: tree, adventure, old,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Old Oak Tree

         Oh I am but a simple leaf
         withering...

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Categories: tree, autumn, life, spring, summer,
Form: Free verse
Alice Sweet Alice
      ~Alice Sweet Alice~

        *Like Sisters*
   Everyday -- Holding Hands 
Sunday...

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Categories: tree, abuse, addiction, anger, art, confusion, dark,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member If Only I Could Love You
If I could love you, I’d love you strong
with the strength of a million dreams  
my rains would flood you with passion
my storms, blow...

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Categories: tree, beauty, desire, emotions, love, passion,
Form: Free verse



The Squirrel
~My Nutty Squirrel Poem~

Up in a tree, on a branch
Now you see me, now you don't!

Sneaky and fast, I'm adorable
Now, why would you hunt or...

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Categories: tree, adventure, animal, beautiful, blessing, celebrity, funny,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Love of Nature
Whether ocean or mountain with valley green
or every deep forest in between

My love for Nature fills my eyes
With every creature of Earth and sky

The changing...

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Categories: tree, nature,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member One April Day
One April day when spring was in the air,
I stepped outside so I might relish it.
I came upon a cherry tree so fair,
beneath its limbs...

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Categories: tree, april,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member - I Tried To Say -






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Categories: tree, love, romantic,
Form: Light Verse
Crimson Moon
O beguiling crimson Moon
Fiercely blazing for want of thee;
Descending beneath faltering clouds;
Leering wantonly;
And She:
Her coy distractions and brazen
Enchantments 
Laid bare and stripped rude...
Like the naked...

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Categories: tree, moon,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tears on her pillow - continued from A girl named Sue

Tears for a Mother
Fears for a Father gone
Fate deals an unfair hand
The door to youthful joy closing
on adolescent shoulders imposing
grown up responsibilities instead

Eyes sadly deprived...

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Categories: tree, fate, first love, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
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: tree, bridal shower, courage, freedom, history, thanks,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Garden of mum
Mum sat in her aromatic garden,
admiring its charm and grace.
It was a cold morning,
but mum never seemed to feel it any more.

Her eyes were tired,...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tree, mother, mother son,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Autumn Afterglow
Autumn Afterglow

As halcyon summer days 
    wave goodbye
Bucolic trees seen from 
    an autumn sky
Become a cynosure 
 ...

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Categories: autumn, beauty, october, seasons, sky, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member What is Love
I still recall our first poetic glance,
dormant pen roused my fingers to dance.
Her love was like a cherry blossom tree,
which at first blossomed so beautifully.

When...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tree, love, love hurts,
Form: Sonnet
One Green Leaf

One leaf fell from a tall, tall tree
and subtly kissed gnarled roots beneath;
a lover’s kiss below sunned-sheath 
of greenest leaves, a jubilee.  

One spiraling...

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Categories: tree, color, green, holiday, imagery, march, nature,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Yellow Shoes in the Darkness
Walking through the land of shadows 
wearing my yellow shoes
With each and every step
I created color and hues

The shadows started retreating
As color permeated the ground
Out...

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Categories: tree, me, metaphor, places, yellow,
Form: Quatrain
Southern Beauty
https://soundcloud.com/kentucky-gal/2014-09-27-09-15-43717a

How sweet is the southern beauty of a country rose blossom today.
Soft scents that float gently on the breeze through trees that sway.

With bare feet...

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© Mary Hoose  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tree, beauty, nature, peace,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Passion in Black and White - Erotic Verse
POTD 7th Mar 2018

I trust you like the music video clip which enhances the poem

Like dark molten honey caressing her tongue
and soul food for taste...

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Categories: tree, romantic, sensual, sexy,
Form: Narrative
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: tree, analogy, metaphor, silence,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Ribbon of Joy
Where shall I find you, ribbon of joy
A sliver of something life cannot destroy
All through my fabric I’ll weave you and wind you
Ribbon of joy,...

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Categories: tree, joy,
Form: Quatrain
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: tree, autumn, beautiful, love, planet, rain, universe,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A Dryad's Tale
One day while passing by a tree, I heard a sigh.
It seemed the oak could speak; I felt my knees go weak,
for like a siren’s...

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Categories: day, fantasy, me, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Seeing Autumn's oak adorn
Painting sky before I was born,
Draping my grave in leaf and acorn.

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Contest: Crystalline
Sponsor: Rick Parise
11.22.14
...

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Categories: autumn, birth, death, life, nature, tree,
Form: Crystalline
Premium Member Do You Remember
Somewhere in a dream, 
Serene and blissful from the start
It comes to me again
The two of us in love, and eagerly alone
Breathlessly naive', and blissfully...

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Categories: tree,
Form: Free verse