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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.
Premium Member Near Death
In the aftermath of giving birth I personally had a out of body experience. Welcoming life into this world, Something went iffy. I could scarcely hear the sounds on the hospital’s speakers code blue. Nurses and doctors...Read More
Categories: angel, baby, birth, blessing,
Form: Bio



SILENCE AND WORD
Silence is profound study of life the word is its greatest creation ...Read More
Categories: allusion, appreciation, birth, creation,
Form: Couplet
They Call Me Baby Here
I am just new here Everything looks strange Even the language unfamiliar I can't even keep my steps I have been in dark world It had been years I guess Not sure arithmetic not yet gained All I know it had been...Read More
Categories: birth, child, family, imagination,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member With eyes wide open
Spring blossoms cloud my eyes Fragrances bemuse my senses All green life comes alive Wildlife abounds with birth Temps tempt my outside fervor Opening worth to all life. Lesson your primal strife, Believe in all things True Downgrade your blues All is welcome, open...Read More
Categories: birth, growth, hope, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Arc of Being
Open now your mindful murmured undertones, Your whispered washing watery whisking words, Your sensitive sensory sensual sentient moonstones, Your rippling roving river rapid songbirds. Open now your stargaze spectral drifting dreams, Your view of the darkest soundless vacuum space, Your...Read More
Categories: birth, death, heart, science,
Form: Sonnet



POETIC MIRACLE
between illusion of the night and sombre alley candidly sprouted my occult poetry ...Read More
Categories: allegory, allusion, birth, inspiration,
Form: Couplet
Poetry of my life
Life’s silent Poetry And as the years slipped Slowly away, And the blue skies Of childhood became more distant, It was life’s silent Poetry, That crept back in again, Slipping past walls of protective debris. Come back to touch my hand gently, To lift...Read More
Categories: art, bird, birth, dance,
Form: Free verse
The Pyre of Love
Dark night, gloomy clouds Fears of life-controlling the glow of my face, loud and proud, I pinch my eyes with each drop of rain, Touching my face, like pearls falling on the floor, Tender and hard, strong and yet vulnerable....Read More
Categories: appreciation, birth, faith, humanity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Orphan
I was just past one when you left this earth Suicide the decision that you made Who was left to tell me 'bout my self-worth No one! Only you, and you should have stayed Too young to...Read More
Categories: birth,
Form: Sonnet
ONESELF
ONESELF They laugh at me Because I laugh at myself I'm not crazy but I'm solace of my self Never love your neighbor before you love yourself Of course a journey of thousands Miles Can start by one step itself But for...Read More
Categories: birth, 12th grade, allusion, art,
Form: Rhyme
ONESELF
ONESELF They laugh at me Because I laugh at myself I'm not crazy but I'm solace of my self Never love your neighbor before you love yourself Of course a journey of thousands Miles Can start by one step itself But for...Read More
Categories: birth, 12th grade, allusion, art,
Form: Rhyme
Principium Vitae
A labor of love Frequent contractions Bloody show appears Belly and back pain Her water breaks now The baby drops Loosened-up joints Cervix dilates Cramps are intense Nauseous mom Start the drugs Feeling great Bear down Push out Birth May 18, 2022 **Side note: John Gondolf read my...Read More
Categories: baby, birth, body, life,
Form: Diminished Hexaverse
Gloomy
Yonder horizon blooms Life is gloomy Like the new moon...Read More
Categories: birth, addiction, africa, anger, angst,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member ON THE GROUND-
COME FORTH FROM OUT OF THE GROUND I shall form you Be set the boundaries of natures grips; A man just named all creations beings; Amongst the working of his hands toiling the lands; Everything he proclaimed gathered, glean, nurturing; Amidst...Read More
Categories: analogy, appreciation, birth, humanity,
Form: Dramatic Verse
SINFUL BIRTHS
For all those who are violent They may don't like religion, They may not believe in God There was a "mother", To think her gave birth was sinful! ...Read More
Categories: birth, evil,
Form: Free verse

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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