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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.

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Premium Member Plummy
after the rainfall treetops weep dusk's purple tears goodbye to golden some days should last forever because they were that perfect like the latest dawn when hot pink sun sat on rose apricot in hue and later I found my love in the evening's...Read More
Categories: nature, color, flower, love, meaningful,
Form: Tanka



Dance in the Rain
Oh rain, I know why you fall. You are the droplets Of mother earth And I need you. I’ve been waiting for you. You cleanse the air With your tears And I cry with you. Not because I’m sad, Not at all. These are joyful...Read More
Categories: dance, nature, rain,
Form: Free verse
Tanka IV
large bull elk bellows quail scurry, doves flee and beavers stop chewing I, too, am startled--but see nature is still in balance ...Read More
Categories: nature,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Chit Chattering
music in the trees gossips teem in green bowers marigolds abuzz cracker butterflies among burgundy roses twittering away hollyhocks abuzz with news of the honeybee such blues pinks and blacks crickets go screaming near the endless babbling brook in the orange dusk...Read More
Categories: nature, animal, bird, butterfly, color,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Inhale
The waves on the shore the salt air calmly dreaming breath deep and inhale. ...Read More
Categories: emotions, nature, ocean, sea,
Form: Haiku



Premium Member They Healed A Dying Oak
Once upon an autumn eve, faeries danced among the leaves of a great old oak, deep in the woods, that sits behind my neighborhood. So delicate, these sprites, they be, an enchanting vision’s what I see. luminescent in the full moon’s...Read More
Categories: fairy, nature, poems, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mother Natures Gifts
Distant echoes ring out from afar; winds across the land, whistling a tune as they sail. No radio’s needed when you can whistle your own compositions. Nature gifts all of her children with...Read More
Categories: appreciation, earth, environment, nature,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Hooves
hooves beating on the pavement- drums ...Read More
Categories: animal, nature, poems, poetry,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Miraculous Night
A tangerine moon glides across the sky; I am enamored, of its beauty. Twilight expires and gives way to dreamtime enchantments. A color swirl opens the door; behind it lay monsters. Faces shape...Read More
Categories: earth, nature, philosophy, poems,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Universal Tranquility
Tranquility is Amethyst skies And Lapis seas Sprinkled With Diamond dust. Jade fields of Topaz and malachite Dancing In the Suns rays. Agate gardens Filled with Swirling Flower colors. Amazonite grapes Filled with Liquid Crystal juice. Deserts of jaspers And Agates Of all races. ...Read More
Categories: appreciation, earth, environment, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Twilight of the Bluejay
sapphire on sapphire at the rise of jewelled night when the stars flash fire mysterious quest like the wide-eyed owl spying as beauty's fading in the vast deep blue the scarlet sun is sinking like a cherry bomb...Read More
Categories: nature, bird, blue, flying, mystery,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member cardinal
male cardinal sings his love song ~female answers.... cat silently waits Written: January 18, 2021 Contest: "A Cardinal, Blue Jay, or Chickadee Haiku" Sponsor: Tania Kitchin 1male cardinal sings 5 2his love song ~female answers 7 3cat silently waits 5 Syllable Counter.net...Read More
Categories: nature,
Form: Haiku
haiku
falling rock cut tree thick resin flow insect trap amber time capsule ...Read More
Categories: insect, nature, time, tree,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Candy Cotton Sky
Candy Cotton Sky. . Snow white wisps of cotton candy Patches of vivid blue peeking through The yarning sun awoken by joyful pleasant bird song As a gentle warming breeze Stirs the pretty flowers Kissed by moisten droplets of...Read More
Categories: appreciation, creation, nature,
Form: Free verse
Lonesome Flower
Sprout in hours of Spring... Lonesome flower — sing! Let’s see what joy brings... Sprout in hours of day... Handsome flower — sway! Let’s see what hope brings......Read More
Categories: loneliness, lonely, nature,
Form: Haiku

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