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May Poems | Examples of May Poetry

May Poems - Examples of all types of may poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for may.

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Premium Member TheThing Never Said
The Things Never Said The only things ever said about my daddy’s WWII service were that he’d been to New Guinea where he’d ridden on a truck full of soldiers by the route of which it...Read More
Categories: christian, fear, may, political,
Form: Prose



Premium Member Spring Summer Fall Winter - haiku chain
springtime flowers prom lily scent violets blue blooms sweet scents fragrance cues summer scorched sand beach swimming snorkeling surfing seasonal exploits fun fall arbors romance garments colors reds almonds tan end foliage dance winter coats frost fleece snowy ivory chalk mounds cast sheets white canvas...Read More
Categories: autumn, may, seasons, summer,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Mathematics Pleiades
May I show you numbers Math numbers to add now Many to subtract from My coins make me dollars Mom help me with homework Minds great and small count twice Monday no homework yeah Date Written: 10/6/2020 2 Place Pleiades Contest...Read More
Categories: homework, humor, math, may,
Form: Verse
Gemini
I am Gemini Ups and downs my daily chore Soaring through, the sky Dipping below sea level's core I am Gemini Deeply loving my wee ones forevermore Fighting life's chime against time Just to give future's chance a life to adore I am...Read More
Categories: may, emotions, growth, inspiration, june,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Light of Castine
My love and I we took a ride One beautiful Spring morn late May Through the winding Maine countryside We headed over Castine way We came this way times before To charming Castine town Now we had come again once more To...Read More
Categories: may, adventure, fire, house, light,
Form: Rhyme



The Fourth Of May
The fourth of May My eldest’s birthday - bunkered...Read More
Categories: anniversary, may, memorial,
Form: Free verse
The Month that I Like Best
The month that I like best? It’s hard to say . . . For January’s nice, and April, too; But if I have to choose just one, it’s May. In May, we celebrate Memorial Day! But what of February,...Read More
Categories: birthday, may, seasons, spring,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Territory Trample
Headlights messaged through midnight windows Curtainless glass unable to subdue the urgency Car obtained in street nearby was theirs temporarily Three hour drive to ship leaving island next morning Two sixteen year old girls barely registered surprise...Read More
Categories: may, 11th grade, change, conflict,
Form: Bio
Outbreak, The
Midway twenty twenty, we are keeping a fair distance, We somehow went back to nineteen eighteen on paper-boat with supersonic speed, A virus showed again up From Northern hemisphere and went viral, an outbreak, now a pandemic! We stay at...Read More
Categories: may, africa, april, death, february,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member May You Are The Best
Welcome May you are the best So glad to see you after winter You took a twelve month rest Singing birds are in their nest Flowers blooming bright colors Welcome May you are the best May is from the east to...Read More
Categories: may, beautiful, bird, color, flower,
Form: Villanelle
Spring's In the Air
swap quatrain When spring's in the air, sub-teachers just cringe; attention to lessons way off the fringe. Some minds fixed on "love"; girls fixing their hair. Sub-teachers just cringe when spring's in the air. Makes vice-principals cry long about May clown...Read More
Categories: 11th grade, class, may,
Form: Quatrain
May Blessings
May is a beautiful month. Blossoming trees and bushes; Mother's Day to praise mothers. Where parents and children celebrate being together, Beautiful walks along the walkway You could hear the birds chirping. The butterflies fluttering in the breeze. The bees pollinating...Read More
Categories: appreciation, beautiful, blessing, may,
Form: Free verse
Aah how great the taste of water
Aah... how great the taste of water... After lounging in bed until late morning/early afternoon we (the missus and I) felt restless as garden variety buffoon or think chrysalis itching to escape encased within cocoon nevertheless, she mustered hubby long since retired dragoon late...Read More
Categories: may, 7th grade, death, humorous,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member May Twenty Third Twenty Twenty
Butterflies bother the flowers for a taste A lazy day with birdsong in the air My meadow and gardens have not a care Fairies and bunnies with no semblance of haste The fern are hiding from the afternoon sun Lamb’s...Read More
Categories: may, 5th grade, 6th grade,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
A Sunshine Morning
A yellow morning of zinc a tad of sunshine at brink a breath of fresh air in sync a girl cannot help but blink reel in the fun and skip in rosetta days in full...Read More
Categories: appreciation, may,
Form: Englyn

Specific Types of May Poems

Definition | What is May in Poetry?