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Moon Poems | Examples of Moon Poetry

Moon Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about the moon. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for moon.
This Nebula Night
Expectant eyes searched dark sullen skies Stellar starlight was dim this nebula night The mourning moon in silent swoon donned sorrow's shroud beneath a cosmic cloud Her vibrant veil, faintly frail Brilliant beams became stygian streams Then dawn danced as aurora*...Read More
Categories: day, moon, morning, night,
Form: Verse



Premium Member A Weary Rambler Steps Back
As a weary rambler, I'm nearby and resting. With arousing, he grasps his ecstatic settling. His withered bones are currently lively. It's been done multiple times formerly. Bequests themselves with musings to meditate. His danger is...Read More
Categories: moon, analogy, angel, appreciation, bereavement,
Form: Rhyme
Amber Moon
Amber moon over warm breezes caressing Green sweet grass nodding into the brisk air gulls nest, fires dot the beach figures rushing hand in hand Along the reach the amber moon on the horizon warm breeze crest the waves Like liquid night...Read More
Categories: moon, allegory, allusion, analogy, autumn,
Form: Free verse
Celestial Reflections-Hiku
sunlight sauntered through the dark edge of dawn ~ amber horizon brilliant diamonds stippled upon black velvet ~ glittering stars silver ornament hung in ebon skies ~ moonlight through the mist November 22, 2021 Hiku (Disciplined Brevity) Contest by William Kekaula syllable count checked with HMS...Read More
Categories: moon, stars, sun,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member When Stars Come Out to Play
When stars come out to play at night and up above the moon is bright, the darkness cloaks the light of day as shadows in the darkness sway like silhouettes in pale moonlight. The hearts of lovers soon excite as passions...Read More
Categories: love, moon, night, stars,
Form: Rondeau



Premium Member Sunflower of Night
sunflower of night with petals washed in moonglow dreaming of the noon lavishly lovely wrapped in velvety darkness in summer's green hour the warm breezes blow riffling the golden petals milky way's twinkling...Read More
Categories: flower, moon, nature, night,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Wonderstruck By a Blood Red Moon
...and so I am wonderstruck by the blood red moon as it rises above the edge of the world. On this night Selene* with chariot and horses of silver, is pulling the moon across the sky. On this night when dark...Read More
Categories: fantasy, moon, mythology, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Lunar Eclipse
A lunar eclipse, beauty adorns the dark sky with short lived make up....Read More
Categories: moon, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Lunar Eclipse
Lunar Eclipse Friday November 19, 2021 early morning prize in earth’s shadow, moon will shine ...Read More
Categories: beauty, color, moon,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Night Watch
Categories: moon, night,
Form: Haiku
pale moon rising
paling sunlight dips beneath the shimmering sea ~ pearl moon on the rise ...Read More
Categories: moon,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member In The Dead Of Night
In the dead of night full moon and the sound of bells, spell awakening. ...Read More
Categories: moon, nature, night,
Form: Haiku
The crescent moon
In the first hour Of the blushing twilight When you come adorned With the evening star, As my first love, O Crescent Moon! Chained to your celestial beauty I am a prisoner for life....Read More
Categories: moon, allegory, analogy, first love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Torchbearers
The Moon and stars are celestial sharers Illuminating the skies as faithful torchbearers Luna trades places with the sun, who sleeps until the morrow when o'er earth it sweeps How patient they are to wait for their turn Moonlight's soft...Read More
Categories: light, moon, sun,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member WHERE THE FIRE MEETS THE MOON
Sitting around a campfire recently I quickly became attuned…to the beauty of the nature surrounding me…to the trees…the stars…the moon. The fire was truly fascinating…as I felt its warmth and watched its flames I realized with...Read More
Categories: fire, moon,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Moon Poems

Definition | What is Moon in Poetry?