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Birth Poems | Examples of Birth Poetry

Birth Poems. Below are examples of poems about birth. This list of birth poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. The miracle of birth is a wonderful and beautiful 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, famous, and modern examples of birth poetry. 

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

List of Birth Poems

Note: The forms for these poems were selected by the poet. Often poems are assigned the wrong form. Please confirm the accuracy of the poetic form before referencing the poem.

PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Birthday wishes Leo Mbalamana Personification birth, 12th grade, age, art,
I Was Given An Invitation Bette Bavington Villanelle adventure, appreciation, birth, blessing,
Upside down black and white clouds Yolanda Scott Narrative beauty, birth, culture, death,
Premium Member Poem Paternal Storms Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse birth, history, integrity, philosophy,
Unsung Laborers Day Of Humanity Eric Nelson Manley Shelman Lyric appreciation, birth, celebration, child,
Umbilicus Severed James Fitz-Gerald Prose Poetry birth, mythology, philosophy, surreal,
A NEWBORN IN THE SPRING Ann Gilmour Rhyme baby, birth, joy, spring,
Premium Member Poem Precious Life Frederic Parker Sonnet birth,
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the casket jan hansen Blank verse abuse, age, birth,
A Newborn M. L. Kiser Choka baby, birth, child, children,

Death
by deepak srivastava
Death!
Loss of breath....

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: birth, abortion, abuse, addiction, anger,

Dawn
by deepak srivastava
My child my love
everything in world move....

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: birth, 1st grade, age, america,

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How Precious Is Life
by Carol Connell
Ten tiny toes
a little button nose
small shock of hair
that bare derriere
hunger alerting cry
contented little sigh
fresh new born smell
of that tiny baby belle.
As husband becomes father,
mother,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: baby, birth, dad, husband,

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BEFORE YOU LIVE YOU GIVE BACK THE SPIRIT GOD GIVEN YOU
by James Edward Lee Sr.
BEFORE YOU LIVE YOU GIVE BACK THE SPIRIT GOD GIVEN YOU

Before you live;
You have to give;
Give up of the spirit, that  God has breathe...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: analogy, beautiful, birth, birthday,

Senior Citizens
by Julius Lawrence
Why are our Senior Citizens so neglected these days? Is it because they don't care, or is it they don't believe they will be senior...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: age, birth, black african

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A Historical Event
by Curtis Moorman
A HISTORICAL EVENT

It happened over 2,000 years ago
But the story is still being told
About a man that you may know
A man great to behold

Considered by...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: birth, blessing, christian, inspirational,

Shadows of a diabolic world
by Ahmad Adnan Awan
A World all Hers 

that devours instincts pure .....
Where vibes wallow from fear to lure ...
Where souls flee & shadows conjure…
Where beats go silent &...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: birth, angel, anger, anxiety, art,

FAMILY
by smart magwaya
FAMILY

We are family
End that is reality,
Together we stand
As one.

Unity, royalty and-
Security is what
Bond as together.
We will never be apart
One body down, no body
Lest until down...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: africa, america, birth, family,

The Greatest Gift
by James West
The Greatest Gift-

Can you see me standing 
On the edge of my beauty?
But yet I’m lost along the way....
I’m a million phasing wavelengths 
Of light...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: birth, blessing, death, eulogy,

Reborn
by Kurt Philip Behm
The window open
  weathered and worn

My soul releases
  —spirit reborn

(Villanova Pennsylvania: January, 2014)
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: birth,

A RARE GEM
by tonye george
Perfection is not seen in man but your perfection 
Is beyond precious stones
Only the sun and the moon knows how far you climbed
To get Me...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: birth, blessing, child, mom,

Only Time of Now
by colin mitchell williams


For all those years I loved you
mean nothing to me now
their stories scatter in autumnal winds
and all their longings reach an end
time of now, today,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: birth, love,

Dreams Beyond Dreams
by Harley White
There are places out in space
that beg the question of why,
abiding where dreams embrace
our infinite inner sky.

Stargazers pay attention
to sidereal pathways,
tracing every dimension,
some using astral...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: birth, creation, death, dream,

I love my God
by deepak srivastava
I love my God,
to remove my void,
and to make easy my life,
and to make devotion rife....

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bible, birth, body, books,

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MISCHIEF
by Kai Michael Neumann
Mischief

M   My soulmate is a miracle woman
I     In Conception and in contraception
S    She’s born three children...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: birth,

The Edge of Time
by Yolanda Scott
The stream of life is like flowing waters
constantly moving, passing through
flooded with happiness and sadness 
the essence of living to the edge of time
showering kisses...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: adventure, birth, death, deep,

Wishes
by kendra peterkin
Wishes, I have so many of them.wishes,one thing i learned in life  always go for what you want.wishes, Never let nothing or no one...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: birth, absence, adventure, angel, art,

Each Childs Was Different
by Bette Bavington
Handprints to this day
Are unique they belong to just one person.
Parents seek to preserve them so they can 
Show how little your hand was when...

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Triolet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, art, beautiful, birth,

INSTINCT
by Tony Hargreaves
The garden hose struck terror in our cat.
His instinct saw a snake, a serious threat.
But what does this word instinct really mean
and is it to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: birth, life,

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Beautiful Mystery
by Curtis Moorman
BEAUTIFUL MYSTERY

Oh, the great beauty of the mystery 
Surrounding the birth of Jesus, our Lord
No other event in our history
Can compare to this most wondrous...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: birth, blessing, christian, death,