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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.
Surrounding Sky Only you, know the sounds of oars in the starlit summer lake. The moonlit waters, when the heavens your...Read More
Categories: imagery, love, summer,
Form: Rhyme

wilderness one
into the wilderness haunted by ghost-towns And ancient bloodstains and lost history of scars we wander the borderlands between the weakening dreams and cities a neon seams Burning into the American night like lanterns An empire...Read More
Categories: summer, america, analogy, anger, angst,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member VERANO SE HA IDO-Spanish Verse
Verano se havido Verano se havido Summer is gone y es otono, el otono comienza a irse Se acerca el invierno Las temperaturas bajan Divine Digame por favor Las hojas que caen pronto se convertiran en nieve abrasadora Summer is gone autumns leaves Summer is...Read More
Categories: summer, adventure, autumn, engagement, environment,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Allergic To Snow
Shudder at the mention of a freeze living for an eighty degree breeze; I never cared for the cold, I am allergic to snow; Forever swaying with palm trees. ...Read More
Categories: humor, seasons, snow, summer,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Summer Day - Hiku
a rooster's crow startles the quiet glory paints the sky yellow patches all over my yard flowers hide in the shade bird song as shadows fall wind whispers good night Nov. 21, 2021 for William Kekaula's the 'Hiku (Disciplined Brevity)' Poetry Contest...Read More
Categories: summer,
Form: Haiku

Premium Member Tropical Winds
So dark so early; I just want to taste Summer, warm tropical tides....Read More
Categories: ocean, seasons, summer,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Sunflower of Night
sunflower of night with petals washed in moonglow dreaming of the noon lavishly lovely wrapped in velvety darkness in summer's green hour the warm breezes blow riffling the golden petals milky way's twinkling...Read More
Categories: summer, flower, moon, nature, night,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member A Ladybug
On the crowded winter windowsill with potted herbs I breathe in the scents of a summer garden – sage, lemon thyme, basil, tarragon. Outside, the harsh glare of reflected snow assaults and smarts my eyes....Read More
Categories: garden, summer,
Form: Light Verse
looping eagles - hiku
rising warm thermals lift looping eagles ~ nature’s conveyor November 19, 2021 ...Read More
Categories: bird, nature, summer,
Form: Haiku
The Canvas Remains Empty
The Final Portrait, unable to be finished The brush left alone, Gathering dust. The Canvas remains empty Such a shame That Art Cannot Be expressed, nor put in words. An image fades Disapearing Inspiration Canvas stays blank, The mighty brush stays cold Summer...Read More
Categories: art, creation, summer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member An Ordinary Day
into peach sunshine from maroon mist at daybreak flower shows begin a million hues gleam in gardens woods and meadow sky is lost in sea trills from the treetops brilliant birds in green shadows field activity burgundy sunset summer dances with the wind soon...Read More
Categories: summer, appreciation, bird, day, flower,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Visit
Growing up,                                                                  we...Read More
Categories: summer, food, love, remember, smile,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member On a Lovely, Festive Summer Day
The willow sways in the breeze Flowers emerge from their leaves Forest creatures come forth to play ...Read More
Categories: family, summer,
Form: Couplet
On days of strong heat: any and all rain that falls, ...Read More
Categories: summer, allegory, allusion, analogy, humorous,
Form: Haiku
From warm weather, to cold, cold, cold
It is a nice day today the trees are blossoming the flowers are nice later on, there is ice. The summer months the changing weather prepared, extra items of clothing Birds are flying and gathering. The cold days, the ice and snow amazed, surprised hoping...Read More
Categories: summer, change, day, history, seasons,
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?