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Sunning Poems

Sunning Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of sunning poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for sunning.

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Premium Member Sounds Of Waves
Beaches are alive with the sounds of waves 
Crashing down and people sunning getting brown
Picking up using its watery hand to give a cruise to the granular of sand 
It is time for summer warmth and to go forth 
Outdoor...Read More
Categories: sunning, august, ocean, seasons, sound, summer, sunshine, water,
Form: Rhyme Royal

Premium Member No Fear of Snakes
I step gingerly into my yard
Avoiding the leaf piles 
For that is where the snakes hide

The ground is frozen solid.
But they are down there.
In their hidey-hole, waiting.

I have a regular garter snake; I fancy she is a she.
She sits at...Read More
Categories: sunning, animal,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Youth, Beauty That Sets Eager Hearts To Flutter
Nor stony tower, nor walls of beaten brass,
Nor airless dungeon, nor strong links of iron,
Can be retentive to the strength of spirit;
But life, being weary of these worldly bars,
Never lacks power to dismiss itself.
Julius Caesar Act 1, Scene 3 
~~~~...Read More
Categories: sunning, art, beauty, care, life, love, time, youth,
Form: Rhyme
George Clooney

Driving west from the beach
it could have been George Clooney
head and shoulders draped 
backwards over a chaise,
napping and sunning at the pool, 
if it weren’t for the bus stop bench 
identifying itself as such with a sign

and the Winn-Dixie cart...Read More
Categories: sunning, celebrity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Zoo Moment
a lazy camel 
sunning on warm sand beside
elephant snatching
a broom from caretaker’s hand-
best not to mess with his space

...Read More
Categories: sunning, animal, image, nature, poems, poetry,
Form: Tanka

Premium Member NEAR NORTH SIDE--
Rats coming from under my bed;
With the pieces of dried out day old bread;
Near North side poorly holy, holy and poorly 
In the ghetto tho, there’s beatings within;
Vandalism's, burglaries, drug use and gambling;
Everyone fishy, everyone wishing
For the revitalization's…
In the 20’s...Read More
Categories: sunning, analogy, community, conflict,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Sunning in Spring
“Sunning in Spring”

Sunning in Spring, but remembering now,
that time, the time,
Hips deep, stuck in snow, 
so down, so cold, so low,

Sunning in Spring, but remembering now, 
that time, the time,
Face wintered, so bitter, so cold
Feeling at best so-so
So-so, not so...Read More
Categories: sunning, 10th grade, nature, snow, spring, winter,
Form: Free verse
Sunny Sparrow Roost
While whittling away,
Household tasks today,
Sparrows peacefully perched by my window,
Sunning on golden Cyprus, as they will tomorrow.

Betwixt bird feeder flights,
They absorb warmth of sunlight,
Until seed needs lead to silly squabbles,
Luckily the extent of their troubles.

Back and forth the tiny flock...Read More
Categories: sunning, bird, life,
Form: Sonnet
Almost Out of Stock and More
Almost Out of Stock

Had bought a pot  almost out of stock,
By her husband as usual an old crock;
While yearning;
Cooking learning;
So she become best cook on the block.

Jim Horn

Just bought her a Crock Pot that is
programmable and cook and carry
from...Read More
Categories: sunning, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Bedrock Sphinx
Sits on
Burning sands
Sunning herself
In the noonday sun
She needs no chaise
She is a
Sphinx....Read More
Categories: sunning, appreciation, art, beauty, earth, environment, mystery, nature,
Form: Ninette

Premium Member Walking My Land
Walking my land reminds me of why I am here in lieu of other places
It is a magical lilting land where Indian teepees used to reside
An unfettered meadow forest mix with wild strawberries,
Queen Anne’s lace and renegade daisies and red...Read More
Categories: sunning, environment, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Lily Cat
My Lily Cat

I miss my dear loving kitty,
You died so young, what a pitty!

I loved to stroke your softest fur, 
To watch you play and hear you purr.

You gave such joy, though unaware
How your sweet spirit helped me bear

The many...Read More
Categories: sunning, best friend, cat, devotion, grief, loss, love,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Ode to Exercise
Pull-ups, push-ups and jumping jacks
Challenge the muscles in the arms and the back
   Dead lifts, squats and overhead presses
   Can build you up if not performed to excess  

Stretching, yoga and meditation
Call for a different...Read More
Categories: sunning, body, health,
Form: Rhyme
like love, dat foo reel dough stuff
whoomp, whoomp whoomp!
e'er night like dis
and I do love you
cause we special togetta
me and you we like
diamonds and gold
like sweet nectar and kisses
we just right for each otta
I mean love
real love
the kinda love yo bouis get jealous of
then they get...Read More
Categories: sunning, appreciation, basketball, beach, beautiful, boyfriend, cool, i
Form: Grook
The Garden Gnomes
Leafy ferns and little frogs
Toads live in the garden
Weeds and grass and daffodils
And poop...I beg your pardon

Yes poop is in there from the cat
That roams around the houses
Just pick it out or grind it in
It should be full of mouses...Read More
Categories: sunning, cat, fairy, fantasy, flower, funny, garden,
Form: Light Verse
flies out sunning
stunning spring weather... cold kills
feed garden wildlife

warm... freezing cold
resilient are daffodils
built-in antifreeze...

koi still not feeding
hiding frog surprises all
a puffed up Robin

northeast... grey clouds race
trees braced ready to refrain
dark sky's stunting growth

lilac... green buds teased
horse-chestnut... brown buds... tacky
fickle is...Read More
Categories: sunning, nature,
Form: Haiku
 a gardeners contest...
two one kilo onions...
nice with a hot dog


twas a bee... or not
whether it was a bee... or wasp...
that is the question...


the pike was hungry
his prey... at all times cautious
the angler... cunning...


a spring bouquet
new life... flowers included
propagation rife


the...Read More
Categories: sunning, nature,
Form: Haiku
Haiku Poem 24
white water lilies
many small green frogs
only three turtles sunning...Read More
Categories: sunning, green, nature,
Form: Haiku
Whose Case Will Trump and More
Whose Case Will Trump

Whose case this time will Trump  jump on?
Can he again cause our money to be gone?
Off and running;
He is out sunning;
On him today  what in the world did dawn?

Or is that what did Dawn and...Read More
Categories: sunning, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
A Darken Morning
A darken morning of a lighten night
A struggle morning of a sleepy night
A pressure morning of a pleasure night
A smoking morning of a smarter night
A sunning day of a running night
A planting morning of a harvest night
A working...Read More
Categories: sunning, allah, allusion,
Form: ABC
Premium Member That's Some Trick
Bewitched again by autumn's laggard spell
Like alchemy, green leaves are turned to gold
Although the summer still has dreams to sell
I watch fall's silent sorcery unfold

Brisk morning breezes hint of coming cold
Forgotten are the yellow daffodils
The grass is brown where robins...Read More
Categories: sunning, autumn, fun, magic,
Form: Sonnet
Wax and Wane
Ever positive, ever growing,
The emotions will keep flowing
The flit of a bird,
The sound that is heard,
The senses rejoice
Joined in one voice
One call, One chorus
heard throughout the forest.
As the summer comes to a close 
Sitting there sunning in repose.
Marveling at life’s...Read More
Categories: sunning, grief,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sunbather's Suitors
Sunbather's Suitors

sandy shores
sea shells smiles

connie pachecho

7/19/17...Read More
Categories: sunning, beach, beautiful, summer, sun,
Form: Lanterne
Premium Member The Deepest Depths Of Epic Pain
The Deepest Depths Of Epic Pain

The scars of life unveil the weight of lies,
lest it be the torment of moral sin,
wherein the guiltless suffer wounds and cries
of love’s deceit as heartless notions win.

The evil whims of wicked fancy shows
no mercy...Read More
Categories: sunning, art, deep, fate, life, loss, pain, people,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A Mother's Love
Carefree and sunning,
Scenery stunning,
Relaxed feeling free,
Kids play in the sea.
Then people are screaming,
Pinch, am I dreaming?
Past me everyone runs, 
I look for my sons.

They are not running,
Nature is cunning,
A tsunami wave,
God! I must run, save
My boys there, all three,
From danger,...Read More
Categories: sunning, beach, courage, emotions, mom, nature, truth, water,
Form: Rhyme