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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.
Premium Member seasons gone
(spring, summer and autumn) from under the earth's hard crust sprung a host of daffodils~ golden tint thrills eyes ( 7, 7, 5) ladybird in polka frock hid under the leaf~ shaded from summer's hot beams (7, 5, 7) dry leaves flew...Read More
Categories: autumn, seasons, summer,
Form: Haiku

Premium Member Discontent
winter does whisper narrative of discontent summer dreams prevail Pixabay Image by: jdblack ...Read More
Categories: dream, nature, summer, winter,
Form: Haiku
disbelief 'n' silence
It all started with the crisp green leaves Transforming into all that gorgeous fall foliage With the warm breeze, came The blooms of sakura Spring for sale Then came the sudden rainstorms Summertime sadness And the thunderstorms Lightenin Burnin everything down The final blow Just all...Read More
Categories: summer, anger, heartbreak, heartbroken, moon,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Caught up in the Moment
lolling on a hill in glossy days of summer cherishing blue skies fat bumblebees hum tunes of sweetness and sunlight purple rose delight gurgling brook's laughing then the fall, and mum's the word chrysanthemum craze calico cat frisks in the mystery of hours colored by beauty...Read More
Categories: summer, appreciation, beauty, color, joy,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member late august whimsy
summer was ending its fantasy and magic and the way time would seem to linger no doubt the memories would last forever AP: Honorable Mention 2022 Posted on December 2, 2022...Read More
Categories: summer, august, fantasy, magic, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse

Blackberry Wine
A bottle of Blackberry wine Taken from a shared glass, Items of clothing strewn About the summer grass. Two semi naked figures One a girl, one a boy  Relaxing in the sunshine After a period of joy. They didn't need the wine To loosen their...Read More
Categories: summer, first love, friendship love,
Form: Rhyme
Winter melted into spring And became such a thing Called summer who fell For autumn Autumn then did its thing Winter snowed beautifully In its season before handing The reign to spring and again it begins...Read More
Categories: summer, beautiful, beauty, day, rose,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Into the Sunshine
through the dim hallway to bright blaze of better days optimistic smile interesting hues and all are feeling warmth's touch in sweet summer's glaze sultry, rich August when the roses are teeming in the orange light ...Read More
Categories: summer, august, beauty, hope, rose,
Form: Haiku
Summer's Up-splashed Voice
Summer; its refreshing voice of Up-splashed gaiety. Afar; yet in hearing, clearer Finds one drawn nearer! Suburban windows everywhere Let all they can in Of what afloat, with orange scent Gives a boost to this; That which , couched, lure for drowsy bliss Heats;...Read More
Categories: summer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Canadian By Birth
Methinks I'll write about snow today It's a subject about which I've known Canadian by birth, so snow is no stranger As a kid many snowballs I've thrown But now that I'm old, damn snow's a pain Winter without snow...Read More
Categories: summer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member field flowers
a few sprigs to brighten my table the magic of summer brought indoors posted on November 15, 2022...Read More
Categories: appreciation, beautiful, flower, summer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member On a Summer's Night
On a summer's night, true beauty begins. Stars light the way to wonders released. In distance, one may hear violins... Trees sigh whispers, altho notes are pieced in night's enigmas, where senses teased. Moon-made shadow enlivens, enchants. Perfumed airs from sleepy...Read More
Categories: summer, beauty, fantasy, imagery, music,
Form: Dizain
Winter Storm calms Autumn's Blessings After Winter There are Spring songs To sing Think thoughts Warming Actions Vibrant Verbs to Soon it's Summer HAPPY Again...Read More
Categories: autumn, blue, summer, weather,
Form: Footle
Premium Member tragegy
tragedy strikes a melody ~ thunderstorm AP: 2nd place 2022 Posted on November 12, 2022...Read More
Categories: summer, rain, song, sound, storm,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member End of Summer
Summer nears its end, the air sweetens with the gush of ruptured fruit flesh, the rush to ripeness speeding on without restraint, delay, or care. Decay sets in, and death’s sweet yet fetid odors saturate the humid...Read More
Categories: summer,
Form: Light 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.

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