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Sunset Poems | Examples of Sunset Poetry

Sunset Poems. Below are examples of poems about sunsets. This list of sunset poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of sunset poetry. This list of works about sunset is an excellent resource for examples on how to write sunset poems.

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List of Sunset Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem When The Sun Bids Goodbye Edward Ibeh Alliteration sunset, desire, imagery, longing, sun,
Premium Member Poem Peace And Harmony Frank Sheehan Free verse beauty, sunset, uplifting,
Premium Member Poem Orange Carolyn Fish Free verse sunset, creation, light, magic, mystery,
What time is it Damian Keady I do not know? sunset,
Premium Member Poem Whirlwind Heidi Sands Free verse angst, anxiety, beauty, sunset,
Premium Member Poem Sunset Francis J Grasso Quatrain sun, sunset,
Premium Member Poem Golden Waters Crinkle Emile Pinet Rhyme sunset, 10th grade, day, feelings,
Senyamo Rahaba Mahomaile Epic sunset, africa, beauty, best friend,
Premium Member Poem Autumn Afterglow Julia Ward Rhyme character, friend, hilarious, sunset,
Trancended JP Thomas Rhyme sunset, appreciation, beach, beauty, blessing,

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RECAST THE DAY
by Line Gauthier


let's get up with a deep breath
while it's still morn
and cast our own bright sun
not let this gloomy day
dictate a sour mood
let's you and I
jump...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sunset, adventure, day, fun, joy,

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A SUN THAT NEVER SETS
by Line Gauthier


in my dreams
the curse is lifted
in a summer field
we run
we play
we dance
we laugh
under a rainbow
a fiesta of color
for a summer 
and a setting sun
that never...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sunset, color, dance, dream, joy,

The Moon
by Raynolds Moseamedi
The night as white as the sea, 
Floating boats, The sea is blue, 
My eyes are covered by the moon....

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, happiness, moon, sunset,

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Sunset with clarity
by Heidi Sands

I watched the sun lower through the colored trees
A beam of light between yellow and orange leaves
White clouds were shimmering across the blue
Beauty was spreading...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, color, sunset,

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AND ON THE SEVENTH DAY
by Line Gauthier


God was so pleased with his six days of creation
The seventh day He declared a day of rest
Bound to have some heavenly
Well-deserved rest and recreation

As...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sunset, color, creation, fun, games,

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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: sunset, august, color, nature, sky,

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I wander the desert alone
by Heidi Sands
I walk in this barren desert alone
I can taste the sand in my mouth
Thirst increases for water and love
I crave the oasis that I imagine
Hoping...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, endurance, loneliness, sunset,

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Times InBetween
by Gerald Dillenbeck
I seem to remember
a golden post-toddler childhood
in which each day was a journey
ecstatically timeless,
yet within bookends
of coral dawn
and bruised dusk,
between waking from true timeless sleep
and...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sunset, age, childhood, earth, love,

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A Day's Stay
by Michelle Faulkner
Fog
Mystic
Dawn mirage

Saffron sky
Noon tide
Glow

Dusk
Dark flame
My True North-

9/27/18...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: day, morning, nature, sunset,

Haunting Sunset
by judith kerttula

Eye catching sunset
firey orange delight
an indelible twilight...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sunset,

No More
by andrea herrera
Take your seats, make yourselves feel comfortable,
In two minutes, think of something beautiful,
Sunsets, genuine people and smiles,
You think of marvelous things around,
Never once considering that...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sunset, beauty, depression, loss, sad,

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Starstring Lingering
by Stephe Watson





The lights have fallen
to nightbreak.
There, on the sharp horizon.
Cracked open.
Leaching
pastel peach...
(Or is it apricot?)
...into the dimming blue.

The moon,
two stars -
aligned,
in a line.

Three drops of rain;
frozen...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sunset, love, moon, romantic love,

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SUNSET
by Line Gauthier


sunset melodies
rocking baby
to sleep



posted on September 7, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: baby, music, sleep, sunset,

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Heaven
by Connie Marcum Wong
The scent of jasmine in the evening breeze,
The glory of colors in autumn trees.
Love poems to enchant my empassioned heart
Sculptures, paintings and all forms of...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sunset, art, beautiful, color, heaven,

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Songs of Sunset
by Angel Villanueva
The sunset calms my mind this ending day;
It bathes me in its red and orange blush.
Field crickets start to chirp at fading ray;
The trees ring...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bird, song, stars, sunset,

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DAWNING SUNSET
by James Edward Lee Sr.
DAWNING SUNSET

wander through life
I'm wondering how to live
evening dawns sunset


8/27/18
Written words by James Edward Lee Sr.©2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: analogy, sunset,

Suns Wrath
by M. L. Kiser
Solar flare-burst; the sun throws its tantrum; 
a clean burn this time.

Irritating Sol’s not a good idea; he’ll hurl fire at Earth.

Spark his rage, you’ll...

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Sijo | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sunset, nature, space, summer, sun,

The Bell Tolls
by Subimal Sinha-Roy
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horizon
dark
the
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t
fills
me like
still sorrow
as birds return
to nests from sad
sky bringing on their
wings the distant music
of the drifting clouds from
the departing day sinking slow
in the horizon I...

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Concrete | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: farewell, imagery, night, sunset,

UDELNAYA MARKET 6:30 PM
by Sidney Beck
UDELNAYA   MARKET   6:30 PM

6 30 and not yet all gone -
Shadows lengthening,
Suns light in eyes, still 
Difficult to see the ...

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Imagism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: flower, introspection, life, sunset,

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SHADES OF EXOTIC DREAMS
by Line Gauthier



amber ochers morphing
to brilliant tangerines
melding into the horizon
an undulating sea
fusing with the setting sun
unveiling hints of mysteries
beyond shades of exotic dreams
a sense of adventure
adrift on...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sunset, adventure, appreciation, color, dream,