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Sky Poems | Examples of Sky Poetry

Sky Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about the sky. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for sky.
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: sky, blue, life, night, old,
Form: Haiku

Spring Is Here
The tree is blooming, While flocks of birds are flying Up high in blue skies. Sun beaming unto my eyes. Spring is truly on the rise....Read the rest...
Categories: sky, bird, flying, imagery, nature,
Form: Tanka
White Kiss
amazing white kiss the sky and river meeting a light turquoise shade...Read the rest...
Categories: adventure, kiss, river, sky,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Purple Clouds Andaree
When dusky, purple clouds cross the restless sky, the angry moon frowns with whispered sigh. Darkened storms threaten to weep, discouraging sleep where dreamers lie. Star streamers stare and proudly peep promising soft light will sweep welcome diversion to weary eye when dusky, purple clouds...Read the rest...
Categories: sky, dream, environment, moon, purple,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Firmament
As a room with earth tone walls, The sky falls, Staring at a darker tint; Like the message, And a vessel from heaven, Appearing to Peter, In his event –...Read the rest...
Categories: sky, how i feel, simile,
Form: Personification

Premium Member The Balloon
Balloon, balloon, so high in the air, Its destination I know not where, Its point of departure, that is too A mystery in the sky of blue. I too wonder, wonder, why oh why This bright drifter...Read the rest...
Categories: childhood, light, sky,
Form: Rhyme
New Morning
The clouds are moving While all the birds are singing In this new morning....Read the rest...
Categories: sky, bird, imagery, morning, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Cloud - Andaree
The shape-shifting wonders filling out the sky Smoothly change in the blink of an eye. Beast. Creatures. Flowers or crowd... Some drape like a shroud. And every Cloud The very Sky promotes them proud. To our ears, their rain sounds loud. Clouds fill us...Read the rest...
Categories: sky,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sabbath in the Holy Land
The Sabbath has descended on the Holy Land Seven million Jews ‘midst a miracle in sand Tonight all look to the sky to spot missiles...Read the rest...
Categories: god, jewish, peace, sky,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Moon Rising Andaree
Always, she rises like the heart who feels stirred, twilight has had its chance to be heard, reflecting the joy inside, lost hearts gentle bride, moon glowing, guide, light flowing, behind clouds, she’ll glide, in deep blue skies, she’ll abide, she’s the one an...Read the rest...
Categories: appreciation, moon, sky,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Saw God But Now What
Did you ever look up to the big bright blue sky, I did and I saw the blue eyes of God. I know He is watching over me, with blessings everywhere. Did you ever look into a face with...Read the rest...
Categories: blue, joy, rain, sky,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A dreary day
gray gloomy clouds roam birds are quiet with no sun almost in a fog...Read the rest...
Categories: sky,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Solar eclipse
A special moment picture says a thousand words beauty in the sky...Read the rest...
Categories: sky,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Silent Whispers-Bite Size Poetry Contest
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Silent streams flow by, whispering secrets softly, nature's gentlest touch. In their depths, reflections dance, mirroring life's endless flow. ...Read the rest...
Categories: sky,
Form: Tanka
ECLIPSE Hour by hour Minute by minute People come to visit From the early morning sun It seems so far the clouds have won From sunshine to darkness The eclipse is upon us It feels like the moon and sun got stuck And then...Read the rest...
Categories: sky, adventure, celebration, earth, nature,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Sky Poems

Definition | What is Sky in Poetry?

Book: Shattered Sighs