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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 The Mother Tree
The Mother Tree

I am the mother tree that spawned the seeds of you.
My children, you've grown and branched away from me.
You've married, left home to...

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Categories: tree, birth, children, family, grandchild,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member BEECH TREE
Oh how I hate the winter where my limbs are exposed and seen
I just adore the spring time, I wear my dress of emerald green


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Categories: nature, tree,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Five Times Round The Tree
How can I honour you, flame-tickled tree,
when poets have lined up to watch you blush
and crackle through November’s pageantry?
What use to add my musings to...

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Categories: tree, autumn, poetry, poets, sound,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Rainbow Tree
Oh my regal Eucalyptus friend,
Your tall rainbow trunk is rooted deep,
Stationary, yet your tree tops bend
In constant unison with the wind.
My camera can’t capture your...

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Categories: nature, rainbow, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I want your SEEDS
**"And his name was Jack"**

No one perceives what abides above the clouds. 
A giant, a harp, maybe golden eggs. 
I demand to see and feel...

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Categories: tree, adventure, funny, old, rain,
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: tree, autumn, beauty, october, seasons,
Form: Rhyme
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.

Contest: Crystalline
Sponsor: Rick Parise

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Categories: tree, autumn, birth, death, life,
Form: Crystalline

Two old oak trees weathered by winds and rain
with fallen leaves, branches and toughened bark
to shield a core of grandeur,...

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Categories: tree, art, friendship, meaningful, nature,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member My Tree's Seasons
spring wakens my tree -
a bejeweled perfumed bride. . . .
love birds make their nest

summer’s yellowed lawn
beneath my tree’s sombrero. . . . 
grass breathes...

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Categories: tree,
Form: Haiku
Somber Days
I am somber
like November days
and my words speak
weak, as if through tired tongue

I see the trees
stand naked
reaching their limbs
across the stream
as if touching
and comforting each...

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Categories: day, november, tree,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Treephoria
As my roots grow deeper
I find my reach extends further
Nourishment I draw from the soil
clothes me in splendid garments

My branches stretch towards the sky
so that...

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Categories: autumn, december, tree,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Folly Of Autumn's Fog

                  A coloratura arises 

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Categories: tree, age, autumn, life, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Bed of Pink Petals
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: spring, tree,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Wood Stages
I Death Wood

My skeleton, the trembling tree,
hit by the axes of ambulances
due to the decay of disease.
My muscles languish as wilted leaves.
My organs are rotting...

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Categories: tree, green, moon, nature, rainforest,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Falling leaves, beautiful demise
Leaves talking, beautiful demise

If a leaf could talk, it would say, please, take your time
life is acted out in stages, every song has it's rhyme

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Categories: tree, autumn, beautiful, change, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
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: tree, butterfly, kiss, moon, romantic
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Voice of the last acorn
Image credit: Wikipedia

People amble by in view of the placid lake
Mesmerized by horizon adorning scarlet
While not far from the Oak tree, I stealthily lay
Enthralled in...

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Categories: imagery, nature, tree,
Form: Personification
Our October Sky

 October sky, the 1st we celebrate, a seasons heart yearned treasured moment,
    Sun rises, new beginnings, Enlightens nature, we seek...

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Categories: tree, autumn, blessing, inspirational, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Emerald Forests
Emerald Forests

Emerald forest hiding from man's curse
if found, its never better , always worse.
Wretched destroyers we are in this abode
in our arrogance we are firmly...

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Categories: tree, art, creation, green, meaningful,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A Bedtime Story
Once, a long ways away, and a long time ago
Lived a wee little man with his silly pet crow;
And once every day, as the sun...

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Categories: tree, bird, children, nonsense, nursery
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Solo Dancer - Tanka to Sonnet
Alone atop a hill,
   an ornamental willow
             dances in the breeze.

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Categories: beautiful, tree, sun, tree,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member My Fragile Friends
Please speak to me my lovely friend
With leaves stirred softly by the wind

Under enchanted autumn sky
Where your susurrate sounds drift by.

Sing soft melodies in choir

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Categories: autumn, sound, tree,
Form: Couplet
where barren branches touch newborn leaves
Scurrying on my way home, a little leaf catches my eye, and I am compelled yet again to slow down.

a whirlwind of thoughts
compete with swaying...

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Categories: tree, absence, introspection, leaving, life,
Form: Haibun
cherry blossoms
atop worn weathered concrete
pink petals gaily gather
entice lovers strolling
fingers touch  mittens vanish.

blushing halo canopy
highlights cool rosy cheeks
tiny buds whisper passion
newly awakened  long sleep.


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Categories: tree, dance, happiness, heart, joy,
Form: Free verse