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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 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, october, sky, tree,

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,

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,


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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Premium Member 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,

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

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,

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,

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,

Premium Member 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,

Premium Member Eleven Words
A busy road.
A tree stump.
An old man.

Everyday at eight 'o clock
He sits there, cane tapping
just watching cars go by--
I among them

Such a lonely man
I say...

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Categories: lifeold, tree, old, tree,

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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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tree, dance, happiness, heart, joy,

Premium Member This Willow Tree - A Collaboration with White Wolf
Evening gusts shall take away all my fear,
The stars will shine and fill my eyes with cheer,
The universe holds everything so dear
But you my love......

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Categories: tree, feelings, i love you,

Premium Member Winter Guardians
Rows of heavy snow flocked pines
In varied heights stretch to touch
White cloud dappled azure skies.
Their blue-gray shadows cast across

Pristine snow and swift river's flow.
Steep hillsides...

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Categories: beauty, nature, tree, winter,

Premium Member White Sunday

       The final leaf falls ~ and I’m bare ~ it’s me that you’re reading here

What I am I’ll...

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Categories: tree, heaven, i am, inspirational,

Dripping Raindrops
 Dripping Raindrops

The rain began quite lazily
tap tap tapping on the canopy

Drop drop dropping on the jade green grass
under subdued light drops shine like glass


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Categories: rain, tree,


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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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: age, friendship, life, tree,