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Nature Poems | Examples of Nature Poetry

Nature Poems. Read and share great inspirational examples of poetry about nature. This list of nature poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. The wonders of creation are seen in nature with its intriguingly random beauty,  meticulously intricate design, and life-filled energy. Poets have written about life and nature on earth since time immemorial. While words cannot compare to nature's beauty, it does allow us to share the unique perspective of others. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of nature poetry. This list of works about nature is an excellent resource for examples on how to write nature poems.
Phoebe Freebie
Fee Bee is the Queen of the Hive With drones to make her feel alive She eats royal jelly To fill up her belly So the Hive will survive and thrive ...Read More
Categories: nature,
Form: Limerick

Premium Member The Dance
Leaf shadows danced upon my shade As gentle breezes blew Dipping and twirling in wind parade All the daylight through Sunlight made gallant patterns Silhouettes in hue 10/26/2021 'BITE SIZE POEM no24' Poetry Contest Sponsored by: Line Gauthier...Read More
Categories: beauty, nature,
Form: Rhyme
clear sunlight bounces off my phone & laughs at me it is a good day 10.26.21 ...Read More
Categories: nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member IT'S COMING
It’s coming A Nor’easter they have held their finger up compared the spaghetti plots interviewed a guy with arthritis unfurled the flags sounded the alarm and we wait listening to the buoy bells buying batteries and snacks moving back from an unseen tide knowing it will...Read More
Categories: nature, storm, weather,
Form: Free verse
Soft kiss of Autumn On youth's cheek Awaits Winter's chill Winter is here Young enjoyment forms playful smiles Chilled happiness shared...Read More
Categories: nature, autumn, beautiful, childhood, environment,
Form: Haiku

Premium Member Grace in the Garden
A gold sunrise, where morning glory grows, Creatures are stirring, a lilac rambling rose, Noonday sunshine beams, bright marigolds, Returning a blazing bliss, as the day unfolds. A creamy lotus pond, beneath chiffon clouds, And swans are swimming, an elegant...Read More
Categories: nature, appreciation, beautiful, flower, garden,
Form: Rhyme
Days of Rain
days and days of rain, and the endless sound of rain drumming the rooftop and I am hysterical after days and days of rain....Read More
Categories: nature,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Between Earth and Sky
In a world that continues to grow cold. The attitude, "who cares, what about me"? Those seeking power, becoming too bold. Deciding factors, what will they be? Have we lost sight of what is real? We are drifting further away. The...Read More
Categories: appreciation, beauty, inspiration, nature,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Awake
Awake © white clouds of dogwood geese trumpet beside the pond bird song heralds morn hollow makes a nest dainty dwelling slumbers on in the wooded gloom screen door creaks open smoke swirls from the chimney mouth cabin stirs awake ~ ...Read More
Categories: nature, beautiful, bird, celebration, environment,
Form: Haiku
one raindrop and one more then another meld into a downpour...Read More
Categories: nature,
Form: Haiku
the small things
It was the small things that left us indifference to change tiny spots on a ladybugs back the transparent silky dust on a butterflies wing we'd forgotten how simple it all were the warm breeze blowing leaves about giant...Read More
Categories: beautiful, family, nature, ocean,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Her Parting Song
Overshadowed by the green canopy of trees, My heart finds its peace amid the singing of birds... The cuckoo calls out to me shrilly, I raise my head and look her in the eye, She acknowledges my presence with...Read More
Categories: bird, nature, peace,
Form: Verse
Over the horizon beam charming patterns --- a mystery to me as a child colorful arc of celestial creation exuding R-O-Y-G-B-I-V* hues always appearing that way naturally immutable. Beholding magnificent charming patterns I’m awed as a learner of science gazing at...Read More
Categories: nature, appreciation, blessing, christian, encouraging,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The dance
Music on The dance starts The fragile movements of the fingers The sparkling movements of the eyes The unrestricted movements of the head The twisting movements of the body Th swaying of movements of the arms The swift little movements of the...Read More
Categories: nature, cry, dance, men, music,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Kiss
sunshine golden warm blossoms glisten morning dew moonlight on dreamers comfort rainbow sky the premiere green of the spring lovely fall farewells beauty in my eyes a balmy breeze in the shade complicated hues...Read More
Categories: nature, autumn, beauty, flower, kiss,
Form: Haiku

Specific Types of Nature Poems

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Definition | What is Nature in Poetry?