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Night Poems | Examples of Night Poetry

Night Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about the night. This list of night poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of night poetry. This list of works about night is an excellent resource for examples on how to write night poems.

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Premium Member Winter's Whipsaw Wares
Winds whip and whistle past bark of branches bare collar-cringing cold winter's whipsaw wares Frozen faces, fingers tingling, trembling toes shivers, shakes, sunken eyes signal endless woes A-howling and a-knocking the nasty night unnerves the gentle dreams of lovers nestled in their curves...Read More
Categories: night, wind, winter,
Form: Alliteration



Premium Member Sitting on the Beach
sitting on the beach I saw the ruby sun dive into the deep blue twilight was waiting at the pause of destiny sea birds called to night moon came out glowing upon the sun kissed waters day's end charmed me so...Read More
Categories: night, beach, beautiful, color, nature,
Form: Haiku
just checking on you
It's been awhile, Since the last time I called. How's the weather up there? How's the weather in your head? If it's gonna rain, I hope you brought an umbrella, If it's too sunny, I hope you put on your sunscreen. I hope...Read More
Categories: moon, night,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Waves of loneliness
Waves of the sea of darkness Break …. Break … Break against cotton cloud rocks, and heighten my loneliness. Calves that hopped around, and bulls that smelled the scent of love, and butted their heads against brook banks, have...Read More
Categories: loneliness, night,
Form: Free verse
A date with the nightsky
Yet another long, tiring day comes to an end, And here she comes, once again; Enrobed in fine black silk ;stretched into a long flowy ball-gown, Adorned with sparkling diamonds and jade; Sapphires, emeralds and rubies embedded as though...Read More
Categories: night, analogy, appreciation, beauty, fantasy,
Form: Couplet



Premium Member A Little Lullaby
There's a beautiful rainbow at the end of the storm Sunshine after winter our spirits to warm Moonlight serene calms a troubled day Now gently to sleep eyes closing, I pray...Read More
Categories: moon, night, peace, sunshine,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Nights Just Right
I have never been a morning person. Painting by moonlight’s ecstasy, fantasies become realities within the moon’s ethereal glow. A whispering pen bleeds golden hues upon a parchment stage to set the scene. A brush’s river overflows onto canvas in flavors of...Read More
Categories: art, creation, night, poems,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Wish Upon A Moonlight Star
Upon a translucent lamp lit orb eve, magical butterflies I did perceive. I watched them flit without a care, glistening specters dancing on air. Flying up into the sky’s caress, glistening lights of gentleness. I made a wish upon the dog...Read More
Categories: missing, night, poems, poetry,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Moon Bathing Pantoum
Come darling, behold that cascading fall, Cascading from the mellow bubbling moon. How so cool, gentle, this balmy blue shawl! Come darling, we shall drown in, this mid-June. Cascading from the mellow bubbling...Read More
Categories: beauty, love, moon, night,
Form: Pantoum
Thick Night - TB
moon at thick night blooms at height, yet doesn't fight quite well Nov. 27, 2020 Than-Bauk Me Poetry Contest Contest Sponsor: Charles Messina...Read More
Categories: moon, night,
Form: Than-Bauk
Premium Member Night Terror
a murdering cat yowled in the middle of night he gave me a fright it sounds like a growl could it have been a raccoon I hide under my bed a fight now for sure I begin to shake in fright animals scare...Read More
Categories: night,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Blessings Acrostic
B L E Singing carols for all to hear. Smelling warm cookies from the oven. I N G Saying prayers to God above. Date Written: 11/26/2020 Kim’s Acrostic Play 2 Holiday Version...Read More
Categories: blessing, child, christmas, night,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member An Enchanting walk through The Vienna Woods
An Enchanted Walk In The Vienna Woods. . Gently caressed by a warm summers evening breeze That tickles and teases the thickets of submitting leaves Draped upon the dense towering lofty trees On one enchanted soft diamond-studded velvet night And a...Read More
Categories: adventure, crush, love, night,
Form: Free verse
NOVEMBER NIGHTFALL
NOVEMBER NIGHTFALL Color falling, slow and steady, covers sidewalks, gold already crunching under feet, home trodding. Wind blows tree tops, like heads nodding. Early night-time’s dark disguises draw out moonlight. High it rises! Inside houses, people huddle. Under blankets, pets they cuddle. Sipping mugs...Read More
Categories: autumn, good night, life,
Form: Lay
Night Creatures
Peering into the darkness, I see the clouds rolling by. Drifts of rabbits and horses strolling across a vast moonlit sky. No city lights to remove the intensity, only nature. A soothing breeze floats across the meadow, bringing the...Read More
Categories: animal, night,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Night Poems

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