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Birth Poems | Birth Poetry and the Celebration of Life

Birth Poems - Examples of all types of birth poetry to share and read. Contemporary poets of PoetrySoup compose these poems about giving birth, natural birth, or merely the renewal of life. The miracle of birth is a beautiful and blessed event. Share and read poetry about the momentous birth of a daughter, son, or child. View poems about the labor of childbirth, the wonders of motherhood, or the celebration of life itself in many forms. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of birth poetry.
A Story
Once upon a time, there was a boy and a girl, the boy fell in love and went downhill, sixteen he made love to a nineteen-year-old woman, then the boy turned into a man without a choice...Read More
Categories: birth, family,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member The smell of rain
After the rain, came the smell of rain as the earth vaporized its pleasure at its renewed fecundity felt deep within. The musty scent of dampness loaded with aromas and fragrances, wafted up from damp organic stuff. Wetted by drips and drops, and scattered splatter spots daubed on the parchment of dryness, the...Read More
Categories: birth, rain,
Form: Free verse
Baby Clouds
??? I saw the lady moon in sky She peeped in lakes and float on high She perched on softish throne of gales She played with fays and stars of sky With silver sheen she smiled...Read More
Categories: angel, art, birth, flying,
Form: Ballad
The Equation
Memories from 2020: I was reminded that a lot of us were unwanted births and that at least women (in most countries around the world) tend to have more choices today than say 20 to...Read More
Categories: abortion, birth, caregiving, children,
Form: Free verse
Elusive ephemeral ethereal expansive eye I witness timelessness
Elusive ephemeral ethereal expansive eye (I) witness timelessness Analogous to Möbius strip - measured passage of existence seems to defy any beginning or end (unless Artificial Intelligence supersedes developers smarts of computer technology evincing brain power designing sophisticated machines that enslave their...Read More
Categories: absence, africa, animal, birth,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member When Time Flies
When time flies, feelings of euphoria, spur jaw-dropping habitus within, vision of nirvana on groundswell earth, chirping bird amber tone on hedgerow, cacophony that piercing aural backdrop, riotry of wild bewitching warble, golden fronted leaf, black nape oriole, northern red bishop, snapshot...Read More
Categories: beautiful, beauty, birth, celebration,
Form: Free verse
Death a blessing
Life is endeavored in ramification; A striver in pain Someone been blackmailed Highwayman got caught A failure/loser lean down Old age,hair changing to Grey Candle been burn out Sun left a view, oh changing to dark(Night) They all hate it They want it...Read More
Categories: abuse, africa, art, birth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Whispers The Feather
WTF burning bright with pondering ink. Graceful swans or blackbirds skedaddling across the vast and empty space. The think kerplunking into cavernous link. The quill flying…descriptives diving onto the writer’s canvas…surviving. WTF, loud and clear, dear John… the calligraphic rend of relationship… The...Read More
Categories: angst, birth, death, joy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Affiliated
risen and shone did I snare a dream untainted in its craft But rapidly its shine faded Although I did it in stages How to beget hold of it? How to sustain such purity of heart? What ecstatic love...Read More
Categories: allusion, birth, child,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Time In Space
There is a time in Space when things are quiet There is a time in Space when things are loud There a time in Space only God knows about Sometimes I just want to shout And let God tell...Read More
Categories: appreciation, bible, birth, celebration,
Form: Rhyme
Arrow In My Quiver
Now that you walk the earth, we await your story dear child Were you sometimes seated in there in a floating dream curving a path like our favorite flower, baby's breath, glistening in morning rain that makes...Read More
Categories: birth, 12th grade, angel, anniversary,
Form: Free verse
A kind of "giant fennel,"whose juice apparently was used as a contraceptive,silphium was but one of many plants that were used through the ancient world to prevent pregnancies and induce abortions,silphium was required in the bedroom, where its juice was...Read More
Categories: art, birth, body, books,
Form: Free verse
Dying with my duty done, my life’s ambition filled, I hear and feel the rustling from that which I did build. Arachni-matron-me, I feasted ‘pon the mate I killed – Before creating (lovingly?) the sac that holds my...Read More
Categories: birth, creation, death, family,
Form: Other
Premium Member The Curtain
God has rip the Curtain From top to bottom ...Read More
Categories: age, beautiful, birth, confidence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Blessed Land, My Country
This is an ancient land lapped by two seas in the south, flanked by lofty mountain, the highest on earth. Many mighty rivers flow across this fertile...Read More
Categories: birth, pride,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Birth Poems

Read wonderful birth poetry on the following sub-topics: boy, child, daughter, death, girl, jesus, labor, motherhood, newborn, son and more.

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