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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  
No More andrea herrera Free verse sunset, beauty, depression, loss, sad,
Premium Member Poem Starstring Lingering Stephe Watson Free verse sunset, love, moon, romantic love,
Premium Member Poem SUNSET Line Gauthier Senryu baby, music, sleep, sunset,
Premium Member Poem It Is The Sunset Marc Acrich Prose sunset,
Premium Member Poem Heaven Connie Marcum Wong Rhyme sunset, art, beautiful, color, heaven,
Premium Member Poem Songs of Sunset Angel Villanueva Quatrain bird, song, stars, sunset,
Premium Member Poem DAWNING SUNSET James Edward Lee Sr. Haiku analogy, sunset,
Suns Wrath M. L. Kiser Sijo sunset, nature, space, summer, sun,
The Bell Tolls Subimal Sinha-Roy Concrete farewell, imagery, night, sunset,
UDELNAYA MARKET 6:30 PM Sidney Beck Imagism 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,

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LATE SUMMER
by Line Gauthier


late summer
lazy sunset
time standing still



posted on August 18,  2018
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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: summer, sun, sunset, surreal,

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MIDST THE SUNSET
by James Edward Lee Sr.
MIDST THE SUNSET

in the day of night
son and moon skies together
surely the stars knows that it's
it's dusk in the air
dancing does moon, stars with sun...

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Choka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sunset, analogy, appreciation, color, meaningful,

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MESMERIZED
by Line Gauthier


mesmerized
single tear for
the sinking sun



posted on August 16, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sunset, appreciation, beauty, cry, nature,

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Desolate
by Wayne Kingston
moon rise, dusk be gone…
iris’ flooding for light shards
edges of darkness press tight,
just passed bright sails folded.
silver rush bathes glistening eyes
alone again…
heart shine dimmed once...

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

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Deep Contemplation
by Jesse Rowe
The sea serenely 
Stares into the sunset sky
In calm reflection

8.13.18
Contest:  Water themed haiku...

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

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INFINITY
by Line Gauthier
 

In the reflection of a golden sunset
Nocturnal blessing of horizon’s vicinity
Far from lamenting the plummeting nightfall
I seem to capture a twinge of infinity

Nostalgic reminiscings...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sunset, beautiful, god, night, spiritual,

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AUGUST DUSK
by Line Gauthier


august dusk
birdwatching
the peeping tom



posted on August 10, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sunset, appreciation, august, bird, passion,

THE PLANE OF DARKNESS
by Brian Lusimbo
I remember just like yesterday
I was famous
For my intelligence
I waa genius
Bright
Had the brains
No doubt.

In my village
I would soon
Have a well-paying job
Be wealthy
Marry one of their...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sunset, addiction, anger, betrayal, desire,

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A Walk In Solitude
by Susan Gentry

The orange glow of the setting sun
tattoos the horizon and the day is done
hours of burdens and rewards subdued
to allow for a walk in solitude

Sleep...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sunset, day, life, night, sleep,

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Undyeing, Amaranthine
by Stephe Watson

Oddly,
blue all day. 

The sun dragged like blotting brush
across the apse of Sky; dawn apsis
to dusk apsis -
not leaving ink but life.
Not leaving marks but...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sunset, blue, color, imagery, red,

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Last breath of sunset
by Vijay Pandit
Royal blue sky scattered sapphire clouds
On horizon embroidered in navy blue attire
Summoned by the onset of marigold sun 
Emitting amber-gold on tuscan-yellow fire
Where tapestry of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: heartbreak, sunset,

Sunset
by Amy Zhao
The sun slit his wrists
Murderess Moon just watches
I bet she did it...

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

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Fifteen Minutes To Sunset
by Tim Smith
Fifteen minutes to sunset 
we haven't got a care 
walking along the beach front 
letting worries disappear 

red skies are pushing closer 
my fingers tangle...

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

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Dusk Of Life
by Carol Connell
Dusk has its own haunting glamour
with the sun slowly slipping out of view.
Sweet stillness closes out the day
as darkness descends,
but in that darkness is hope
that...

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

End of the day
by fauxcroft wade
The sun is setting on another day

Another hard grind it's just the way

I see the colours up in the sky

Pinks and purples, orange all beautiful...

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

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THE FALL
by Line Gauthier


the fall sun setting on a day that changed the world



posted on July 31, 2018...

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Monoku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sunset, change, history, nature, night,

A Great Shock
by James Pepper
Everything goes through a great shock, at one point
...you may be shocked to know
Like lightning through liquid
The enlightening of the troubled kid
Your whitening will turn...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, sunset,

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Sunset At Dusk
by Sandra Haight
Sunset at Dusk


There's something great about a day that's done;
   fulfilled or not...yields space for a new slate.
Each sunset paves a path to...

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

Waiting In The Depth Of Dusk
by Subimal Sinha-Roy

WAITING IN THE DEPTH OF DUSK

The sinking soft sun in my crimson sky
colors the time of the listless life passing by.
On the lap of destined...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: analogy, dream, life, sunset,