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Summer Poems | Examples of Summer Poetry

Summer Poems - Examples of all types of summer poetry to share and read. This list of summer poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of summer poetry. This list of works about summer is an excellent resource for examples on how to write summer poems.

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Premium Member SUN REIGNS
azure firmament God's sun rays reign midst cloud bursts summer prevails Psalm 84:11 For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them...Read More
Categories: appreciation, blessing, summer,
Form: Haiku

Premium Member Chariots Of The Surf
Surf’s up, Heads are down, Timing their move, Concentrated frown, Salt lips, Hard swallow, Adrenalin pumping, There is no tomorrow, The white horses charge, Their chariots follow, Surfing speeding waves, Above a spray crested hollow, For just a few seconds, Taming the waves, Anticipating the way That nature behaves, With...Read More
Categories: ocean, sea, sports, summer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Changes
Pushing through the dark earth With frail tendrils of emerald Olive and jade I feel the trinkle of raindrops Caressing me into Spring Pressing onward, I feel the sun A brilliant embrace stirring My petals to open wide Show the world what resides Inside...Read More
Categories: summer, autumn, flower, seasons, spring,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Sunshine Revolution
I was attending a birthday party, once when summer was young. We played games on the back lawn, beneath the huge orange sun. Colorful birds were tweeting, almost the way that people do, To say good morning sunshine,...Read More
Categories: summer, birthday, change, fantasy, magic,
Form: Couplet
Sultry Summer
Summer sallies in blazing hot Gentle in approach it is not Chilly Spring winds soon forgot Scorching sun off cooling soil steams Warming all the rivers and streams Melting core of soft snow dreams Songbirds practice their choral sounds Joined by grasshoppers’...Read More
Categories: summer, bird, day, garden, insect,
Form: Rhyme

Summer of blazing sun’s delight offers good health and wellness flight smiting intense heat wave blight. Season for nature-trip leisure mountain treks devoid of pressure while sweating out with pleasure. Tropic’s Summer sizzles with zest vacation bliss and bonding nest in warm...Read More
Categories: summer, appreciation, blessing, christian, environment,
Form: Rhyme
I had once, no idea what to do My mind just wanted to grew That little voice within you, Says that everything is true But then the choice got intense Oh boy, how this doesn’t make any sense It’s like your...Read More
Categories: summer, appreciation, beauty, crush, dream,
Form: Free verse
Sun and sand Minichu
Blinded by shining shards of sunlight reflecting off sandy summer shores, give pause to wonder what unworldly sight hides beneath ocean’s watertight doors. The Sun, father of the shoreline instructs his lazy children to light the way for beach combers and...Read More
Categories: beach, ocean, romance, summer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Foxy Foxtails
On hot field days they wave to the flowers, And matching grasshoppers climb their stems, As pink butterflies visit in the lazy hours, While their sly namesake doesn't notice them! Frequently a chorus of crickets can be heard, As they...Read More
Categories: summer, beautiful, butterfly, moon, music,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Deep Forest Frenzy
Underneath green leaves that wave at the sun, Goes mad activity in the environs of summer! Fuzzy rabbits hopping along sunshine bound, Scurrying racoons-bandits off for a heist, Bushy tailed squirrels dancing in the pines, As fresh scent wafts through...Read More
Categories: summer, animal, green, life, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Spring
Cannot wait Spring will be coming The birds will be singing-humming Everyone will be drumming I can feel the warmth of the sun Let's play outside and have some fun A game where...Read More
Categories: flower, spring, summer, sun,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Summer Time
Summer time, Summer flowers, Sunlit days and Treasured hours ... ...Read More
Categories: summer, earth, flower, happy, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Childhood Summer Album
Since my childhood, I love summer It wakes up in me a dreamer. The luring bells of the ice-cream seller, Made me gaze for him at the street corner Till noon, across the fields, used to wiggle Enjoy lunch...Read More
Categories: childhood, summer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Heights Of Love
The moonrise in her sojourn of silver splendor, cannot compare to the heights of love, far above the crowning precipice of Mount Everest, where stars sweeten lovers' senses, and swirl in their eyes, so newly romantic are they. In youthful breathlessness...Read More
Categories: summer, devotion, love, moon, romantic,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Spice of Time
Spring wakes with promises of inspiration Light alive with soft and vivid imagination Hues of hope melting through the night Arousing the dawn to sun’s glistening rays Whispering sighs of vibrant, lively praises Murmuring to God about winter’s fading Summer hastens...Read More
Categories: autumn, seasons, spring, summer,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Summer Poems

Read wonderful summer poetry on the following sub-topics: acrostic, alliteration, beautiful, beauty of, camp, end of, haiku, holiday, kids, late, love, rhyme, school, season, solstice, vacation, and more.

Definition | What is Summer in Poetry?