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Summer Poems | Examples of Summer Poetry

Summer Poems. Below are examples of poems about summer. This list of summer poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern 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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List of Summer Poems

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Premium Member Poem Summer days Lifes Tapestry Rubaiyat summer,
Premium Member Poem Summer Lifes Tapestry Rubaiyat summer,
Goodbye Summer Todd Aguilar Jr. Lyric summer, 9th grade, adventure, appreciation,
Premium Member Poem A SUN THAT NEVER SETS Line Gauthier Free verse summer, color, dance, dream, joy,
The warmth of Indian summer Dietra Reid Rubaiyat summer,
Premium Member Poem DEWDROPS Line Gauthier Haiku flower, morning, nature, summer,
Premium Member Poem GERANIUMS Line Gauthier Haiku summer, flower, garden, love, nature,
Summer Stay A Bit Longer Dedu Son Rubaiyat nature, summer,
Premium Member Poem SINUOUS Line Gauthier Haiku summer, home, memory, nostalgia, peace,
Premium Member Poem Dog Day Endure Caren Krutsinger Rubaiyat love, summer,

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AUGUST
by Line Gauthier


august horizon
ablaze in saturations
of tangerine hues



posted on October 6, 2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: summer, august, color, nature, sky,

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MIDNIGHT
by Line Gauthier


midnight summer blue
hovers surreal
'neath a starry dome



posted on October 5, 2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: summer, blue, night, sky, stars,

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SEA OF GREENS
by Line Gauthier


sea of greens and golds
floating on scented carpets
o'er bucolic dreams



posted on October 5, 2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: color, dream, fantasy, summer,

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BURSTS
by Line Gauthier


bursts of lilac
taking flight broadcasting
summer's arrival



posted on October 5, 2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: summer, celebration, flower, nature, seasons,

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Minnows Nip At Bare Toes
by Emile Pinet
Summer's tethered to the scent of a wild rose,
growing near streams where minnows nip at bare toes.
Spring’s spurring summer on, its tepid touch shows
freeing rivers...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: summer, 12th grade, beauty, fun,

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MYSTICAL
by Line Gauthier


mystical flute
sublimely permeating
perfumed summer air



posted on October 4, 2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: summer, fantasy, inspirational, magic, music,

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Chasing Fireflies
by Edward Ibeh
Chasing fireflies
Sunflower fields in summer
Letting the good times roll



Date written and posted: 10/04/2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fun, imagery, nature, summer,

Summer Song
by Kurt Philip Behm
I wandered by an autumn stream
  looking for what’s past

I slept inside a winter dream
  searching for what lasts

I strode the paths of...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: summer,

The dog days endure
by Wendy Watson
Why should one wish the days to pass
Of lush and verdant meadow grass
And butterflies with stained glass wings
Which autumn's burnished hues outclass? 

A summer breeze...

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Rubaiyat | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beach, beauty, flower, summer,

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SPIRITUAL
by Line Gauthier


spiritual caress
moonbathing
on a summer eve



posted on October 2, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: moon, spiritual, summer, surreal,

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SUMMER MEADOW
by Line Gauthier


summer meadow
myriad colors tangled
swaying to the breeze



posted on October 2, 2018
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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: summer, beautiful, color, nature, peace,

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Somewhere in Gardiner Town
by Gregory Firlotte
It was somewhere in Gardiner Town
somewhere deep in the Summer night
when no sleep comes, nor breezes stir
with the windows wide open, not to let the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dream, night, summer,

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Dog Days of Summer
by Andrea Dietrich
From June (when the summer has just begun)
till August, I sizzle under the sun.
I bathe underneath it, soaking it in,
and even in fall, I will...

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Rubaiyat | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: summer, sun,

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Lazy Summer Days
by Angel Villanueva
It seems... surreal, this warm touch,
This luscious day of heat and such,
While soaking feet at ocean's edge,
And breathing life I love so much.

The sand cascades...

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Rubaiyat | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beach, seasons, summer, sunshine,

For it is Still Summer
by Lu Loo
Inhale a dawdle in hot days like these 
       The warmth of Summertime can still bring ease
 Don’t hasten...

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Rubaiyat | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: seasons, summer,

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Indulgent Summer
by Maurice Rigoler

Already there is a glut
and odor of decay – 
an excess of prodigality.

The white barrenness 
of winter snows will bring relief, 
will eat up the...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, summer,

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Summer Lacings
by CayCay Jennings
Summer’s seasoned lacings, all fetching,
uplift timid heartbeats with etchings.
Sunshine warmly touches me sky brushed.
Languid summer holds playtime sketching.

Touching water’s velvet soft richness,
sensuously tender in thickness,
captivates...

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Rubaiyat | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: summer, appreciation, autumn, fishing, games,

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Dog Days Endure
by Connie Marcum Wong
Dog Days Endure

Sirius, rising with late summer sun,
Dog star, your timeless tour has just begun. 
Sweet sultry lazy days beside the lake,
These precious waning days...

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Rubaiyat | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: moon, star, summer,

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SOAKING UP
by Line Gauthier


soaking up
the last few rays
of summer bliss



posted on September 28, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, joy, seasons, summer,

Summer Cycles
by Toni Orban
Sitting in the summer rays,
against what the doctors say,
I sip tea and look at clouds, 
And watch children play

motionless days, long and lazy
Summer made fire...

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Rubaiyat | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, summer, sun,