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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. Read a definition and example (where appropriate).

Note: The forms for these poems were selected by the poet. Often poems are assigned the wrong form. Please confirm the accuracy of the poetic form before referencing the poem.



List of New Poems

PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
SEASIDE FUN Ann Gilmour Lanterne beach, deep, sea, summer,
Premium Member Poem Where Are My Flip Flops Caren Krutsinger Free verse beach, summer,
Happy For Once Marissa Faries Free verse summer, appreciation, family, friendship, friendship
Rising Dust Subimal Sinha-Roy Haiku summer, analogy, color, flower, spring,
Premium Member Poem Nature Haiku Tom Cunningham Haiku flower, summer,
The Man With His Guitar Ingrid Lehman Free verse summer, beach, dance, guitar, happy,
Dreams Evelyn Judy Buehler Haiku summer, beauty, butterfly, destiny, green,
June Days Cal Barkley Cinquain summer, environment, hope, june, love,
Premium Member Poem Sandcastles Joseph May Lanterne sea, summer,
Seasons Gerald Legister Sonnet rain, seasons, spring, summer,
Car Ride Thalia Huevos Haiku car, sky, summer, sun,
Strawberry Park Evelyn Judy Buehler Rhyme summer, beauty, butterfly, flower, imagery,
Premium Member Poem Jimmy Page Was Here on July 4th Robert Trezise Jr. Free verse summer, happiness, music, nostalgia, peace,
Friend Billy Futch I do not know? friend, memory, snow, summer,
Premium Member Poem Sting Bee Richard Breese Limerick summer, abuse, anti bullying, flower,
Premium Member Poem Seasons Denis Briggs Rhyme autumn, seasons, spring, summer,
My sweet vampire Ojingiri Hannah Free verse fantasy, flower, magic, summer,
Premium Member Poem Indian Summer Valerie Staton Haiku flower, summer, winter,
Premium Member Poem Rainy Summer Night Valerie Staton Haiku bird, night, rain, summer,
Sun Days Evelyn Judy Buehler Haiku summer, insect, light, nature, sky,
Sunlight Gerald Legister Free verse imagery, light, summer, sunshine,
Premium Member Poem A Beach Full of Sand Sandra Weiss Etheree summer, beach, children, fun, ocean,
Premium Member Poem PEACH SHERBERT GARDEN Line Gauthier Free verse summer, appreciation, beautiful, color, flower,
Premium Member Poem FLORAL GOLD OF SHADES Line Gauthier Free verse summer, flower, freedom, garden, nature,
Premium Member Poem RUBY GARDEN RED Line Gauthier Free verse summer, color, flower, garden, red,
Premium Member Poem Spring Dances O'er The Fields Barry Stebbings Rhyme seasons, spring, summer,
The Four Seasons Charlie Baker Acrostic autumn, spring, summer, winter,
Premium Member Poem IDYLLIC PINK Line Gauthier Free verse summer, bird, butterfly, color, flower,
Premium Member Poem Surrender Gershon Wolf Rhyme summer, autumn, how i feel,
Weather Key V. Free verse summer, autumn, december, february, funny,
Premium Member Poem Spring Springs Noel Flater Rhyme summer, 10th grade, february, seasons,
Migration David Cardamone Lyric sorrow, summer, sun,
Endless Summer Marissa Faries Crystalline summer,
Premium Member Poem Team Work Susan Jeavons Haiku summer, autumn, environment, imagery, nature,
Premium Member Poem FIDDLEHEAD Line Gauthier Haiku growth, longing, nature, summer,
Premium Member Poem A SUMMER'S DAY Martin Brown Tritina summer, sun,
Hot Chick Mike Grant I do not know? summer, 12th grade, america, art,
Premium Member Poem Cherub's Jubilee Lonna Blodgett I do not know? summer, celebration, dream, love, romantic
Sundial Wisdom PJ Gongora Personification morning, summer, sun, sunset,
Premium Member Poem Seasons' Abdication Chuck Melugin Free verse summer, autumn, change, repetition, seasons,
Summer longing Tracy Somerville Free verse summer, holiday, joy, longing, seasons,
Trees Rob Mosher Haiku summer, autumn, beautiful, change, color,
Seasons Aliyah Rhodes Free verse autumn, spring, summer, winter,
Beside the stream Wendy Watson Rispetto happiness, imagination, nature, summer,
Allergy Poem Wanda Daugherty Couplet summer, angst, autumn, body, care,
Hot day in the city Paul Warren Ballad summer, sun,
Premium Member Poem OCEANIC SCENE nette onclaud Haiku ocean, summer,
Premium Member Poem LILACS Line Gauthier Haiku summer, appreciation, flower, growth, life,
Premium Member Poem Old Farmer Johnson Bobby May Free verse summer,
Premium Member Poem Endless, lazy summer's day Gershon Wolf Rhyme beach, fun, summer, war,

About This Page

Summer Poems. Above 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.

Summer Poem Example

Drunk on my Tractor

I get up early, a rancher with chores
Hay grows in fields, animals shuffle, roars
Dawn breaks its steel grey grip on my land
And I, well, I have a clear bottle clutched in hand
The first swipe, the one that burns the most
Clears the head, lifts the fog, begins my dose
Work ahead, hours on the grind
A key in my hand, the tractor is mine
Muddy boots climb my *** to my seat
Prepared I am, for this summer heat
A seperate, full bottle in pocket, the engine is turned
Key to the right, another throat tickle burned
Through the gate on into field I find my day anew
View as of now, not quite so askew
The rows start straight, a farmers simple task
They soon grow crooked, I can't find my flask
Fuel runs low, a hassle to refill
Inebriated I find it easy to spill
Unwiser still, I light up a smoke
Finding my way, to field with a toke
Stoned and drunk I arrive at my field
I'll try it again, a little more even keeled
A drunken chuckle to nobody in sight
What a great poem, another forgotten to write
A vision of an old boss, his hatred of me
I laugh, again, to no person I see
He works all day at his nine to five
And I'm drunk on my tractor, happy alive


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