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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

Draping...

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Categories: nature, tree,
Form: Personification
Premium Member A paper tree
I made a paper tree of grief and
those now gone fill up each leaf..
Their faces, their lives, the people
I hold dear, have shaped it's
branches, year...

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Categories: death, memory, tree,
Form: Rhyme
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 Oh, Weeping Willow
                Oh, weeping willow - friend to me
  ...

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Categories: friendship, tree,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member O April
O April
how I’ve longed for your return
to breathe new life 
into this gnarled body..
for these roots to be unfettered 
from the grasping earthen frost -...

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Categories: tree, appreciation, april, beauty, hope,
Form: Free verse
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: tree, autumn, birth, death, life,
Form: Crystalline
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 Retreat To Heed Our Honest Deeds
RETREAT TO HEED OUR HONEST DEEDS

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 Out my window
the moon swoons in enfolding arms of sky -
a glassed-out world I cannot touch,

seen through pain and this pane
my four sycamores, sick to the core...

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Categories: depression, nature, symbolism, tree,
Form: Free verse
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
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 rises 
      ...

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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 Wisdom From Trees
Nestling in my realm, as you host a daydream,
Reveling in breeze of my splendor evergreen,
I welcome you to my domain of rhythmic trills
Where roam the...

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Categories: nature, tree,
Form: Personification
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
When...

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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 Making Friends
I walked out to a cottonwood
Who lives out in the hay
And since he had no livelihood
Decided I would stay

A root of his became my chair
He...

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Categories: friend, tree,
Form: Personification
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 atonement.

 ...

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Categories: tree, autumn, blessing, inspirational, nature,
Form: Rhyme
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 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