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Space Poems | Examples of Space Poetry

Space Poems - Examples of all types of space poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for space.
Premium Member Ice Rock Cometh
green comet passes through astral tendrils in cadaverous void Gaia’s parasites blessed by the luminous visitor cursed by a slowing Inner Core scorned by eviscerating storms So Be It: humankind is on the rocks (obviously a major MALFUNCTION) dodging more shoes dropping like conspiring flies falling out of the cantankerous sky as the...Read More
Categories: space, dark, humorous, satire, science
Form: Free verse



The Night Sky: A Multiple Choice Test
The sun rises each day, what do you see? (a) A warm orange glow on the horizon (b) A burst of light that blinds the eye (c) A symbol of new beginnings, fresh and bright (d) A reflection of...Read More
Categories: space, beauty, fun, how i
Form: List
Astronaut Flight
Fighting against the iron grip of gravity, its power over this vessel decreases and we slip through its clutching fingers. Breaking through astronomical barriars into the darkness of space this force of earth no longer lingers. Into...Read More
Categories: space, appreciation, encouraging, happiness, paradise,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Between Earth and Sky
Categories: 1st grade, earth, space,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dilated
Consorting with stars, Venus-Saturn alliance; Dilated gusto....Read More
Categories: nature, space, stars,
Form: Haiku



Premium Member takes my breath away
so small am i when i pause to look up at the splendour of the universe AP: Honorable Mention 2023 Posted on January 25, 2023...Read More
Categories: inspirational, perspective, self, space,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ever Afternoon
We were embarked on a fruitful mission, to explore a far, distant world, In the halcyon days, since wars had ceased, like confetti colors hurled. Our magical spaceship was comfortable, and it afforded stunning views, Much like the...Read More
Categories: space, day, fantasy, imagery, nature,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A Stellar Show
A shooting star breaks the clouds, among racing meteors. Evergreens stretch to catch its' tail. as an owl hootie-hoots with glee, at the spectacle and cricket cheers erupt, beneath this celebratory sky. ...Read More
Categories: space, planet, poems, poetry, sky,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Grand Nebula Carina
Hubble photographed her in her finest sapphire and carnelian display; a wizened sage who’s gathered knowledge of universes Orion takes his back seat to her luminosity. Gowned in her elegant splendor, Carina’s a nebulous delight, upon Sagittarius’s Arm a pageantry of...Read More
Categories: appreciation, poems, poetry, space,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member God Bless Each Day's Magnetic Field On Earth - with new Footnotes
God Bless Each Day's Magnetic Field On Earth! God Bless Each Day's Magnetic Field On Earth! God bless each day's magnetic field on Earth (1) that shields the human race from cosmic rays bombarding Earth and us (from...Read More
Categories: love, science, space,
Form: Rhyme
Shooting Stars
Don’t be afraid of shooting stars When they light up the night But you can wonder what they are Or wish you may or might Don’t be afraid of shooting stars They cannot hurt you, dear They’re zipping, zooming...Read More
Categories: inspirational, space, stars, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cosmic Sandstorm
*~)~* dwarf stars dance on angelic heads --(-- : ((-o!* ))--(( *!o-) beyond }{ dnoyeb above evoba (mindless merciless movement moving merciful mind) …>-((!!... sailing on solar wind walking on lunar souls (slice ~ > dice ~ > sacrifice) erasing ironic eons egesting iconic erasure (flowing ~...Read More
Categories: dark, space, star, surreal,
Form: Free verse
CONSUMMATING THE WORD
CONSUMMATING THE WORD In the beginning was The Word Consummating it is becoming Wordless I fly them through windows onto tarred roads where tyres tread them into Earth’s crystal blue gem I consummate the word like planets swallow comets one gaping glance and books burn in...Read More
Categories: space, identity, image, imagery, poetry,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Sputnik Scare
Sputnik Scare The beep-beep-beep signal scare, From the Sputnik artificial satellite Orbiting the earth; broadcast through air Continued for twenty-two minutes Until the batteries ran out. The Russians are first in space! And America is on edge: Perceptions of a missile gap and...Read More
Categories: history, space, war,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Moon and her Midnight Star
If I could be your brightest moon and you my midnight star, I’d travel through the universe to meet you where you are. All the other stars I’d leave and follow you forever, for never will I shine as bright...Read More
Categories: space, devotion, inspirational love, love,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Space Poems

Definition | What is Space in Poetry?