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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.
Premium Member Midnight Stroll
and I wandered under the stars the balmy taste of wind on my lips a whimsy of love in the air just a few notes unrecognizable tickling the nape of my neck that’s when loneliness embraced me the lover I recognized...Read the rest...
Categories: night, lonely, lost love, nature,
Form: Free verse



Taipei Firefly Season
Taipei summer bright Enhancing the city's night Flashing firefly light....Read the rest...
Categories: city, light, night, seasons,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Night Terrors
The dark dimly lit ...Read the rest...
Categories: fear, night,
Form: Other
Premium Member Hopping a Freight Train in Wheeling
The freight train puffs a veil of smoke into the night. The iron rails rumble. Be still. Now. There it is, the engine's call, fading To the distance. Between shadows, a lean figure grips tight to the rolling steel, His pack worn...Read the rest...
Categories: loneliness, night,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Masquerade
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ pink skies at dusk fade day ends in serene whispers night’s calm masquerade ...Read the rest...
Categories: night,
Form: Haiku



Premium Member The Universe Speaks
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Somewhere above the sky, born of the color of summer Iris, swirl galaxies of brilliant stars. On fine nights such as this I feel their energy the same way the smile of the one I...Read the rest...
Categories: night, universe,
Form: Haibun
Haiku Translations III
These are original haiku by Michael R. Burch and his translations of haiku by the Japanese masters Matsuo Basho, Yosa Buson, Masaoka Shiki, and others. Am I really this old, so many ghosts beckoning? —Michael R. Burch Sleepyheads! I recite...Read the rest...
Categories: blue, life, night, old,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member sleepless
agonizing nights sleepless eyes watching bright stars fighting the darkness...Read the rest...
Categories: night,
Form: Haiku
Homer translations
Homer translations Surrender to sleep at last! What an ordeal, keeping watch all night, wide awake. Soon you’ll succumb to sleep and escape all your troubles. Sleep. — Homer, translation by Michael R. Burch Passage home? Impossible!...Read the rest...
Categories: night, death, father son, god,
Form: Free verse
Sahmbadi
Parked in the dark, waiting for somebody to shine the way... That somebody, is someone, who has found Sahmbadi and that Somebody is Me! -Your Shadow ...Read the rest...
Categories: night, body, car, dark, hindi,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Bloom Mirror Oddquain
Bloom at midnight surrounded by smoke; Fly when it...Read the rest...
Categories: emotions, feelings, night,
Form: Other
Premium Member The Lover, The Dreamer
Will there be more passion in warmer kisses on beautiful, quite nights similar to these? Will we remember them always and dream... when nothing else darkens their gleam? I am the lover, you are the dreamer... together we can do...Read the rest...
Categories: night, desire, feelings, happiness, love,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member LIFE
Life with it's ups and down's I love you day and night Family and friends make Every moment extra special...Read the rest...
Categories: night, day, family, friend, love,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member I Think I Thought I Thunk
As I sat one night and pondered And my mind for hours had wandered I thunk and I thunk Till all my thoughts stunk Looks like another night squandered ...Read the rest...
Categories: night,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Beauty of the night
Glistening lights in the valley and on yonder hills. Starry night reflected on the ground but with electric bills! Still quiet as the motorway’s to and fro moves through the night. Silent feathers bank over the field below...Read the rest...
Categories: night, appreciation, beautiful, beauty, dark,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Night Poems

Read wonderful night poetry on the following sub-topics: baby, babies, beautiful, bonfire, children, funny, good, goodnight, her, him, love, romantic, sad, sky, and more.

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