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Time Poems | Examples of Time Poetry

Time Poems - Examples of all types of time poetry to share and read. This list of time poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of time poetry. This list of works about time is an excellent resource for examples on how to write time poems.
Today (Director): Lights up on the stage of Now, Where Past and Future take their bow. Yesterday, Tomorrow, come forth and speak, Show us how time's voices peak. Yesterday: I am the scribe of memories worn,...Read the rest...
Categories: life, time, today,
Form: Rhyme

Time knows that every Question mark gives an answer Because we are young....Read the rest...
Categories: engagement, perspective, self, time,
Form: Senryu
Let Fate Find Its Way
There's no time to search Aimlessly; let fate have its Course to find its way....Read the rest...
Categories: destiny, fate, perspective, time,
Form: Haiku
Tonight, The Moon Looks Sad
Hazed, waddling back and forth. I'm lost. Can I catch up with the sun? Or am I forever destined to befriend the moon. I see may face reflecting on its surface. Melancholic Somber. During the day, I'm left behind while the...Read the rest...
Categories: time, confusion, emotions, grief, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sifting Sands
Treasuring every moment left waking hours become minutes become seconds, sands of time sifting through our fingers...Read the rest...
Categories: destiny, time,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member About Time
where gently huffs the wind in ticks of hours undefined, my entire being becomes aware how grasping unto this moment, this flow of now slipping from time , as sunray beats the light way down through the ground: inside this...Read the rest...
Categories: meaningful, time,
Form: Carpe Diem
Premium Member Seize The Moment
Dawn is the best time for watching frolicsome birds in my garden Listening to their chirping, cooing, tweeting to each other, My life seems fulfilled…although I know, Everything is transient, we all are proceeding to the inevitable, Only...Read the rest...
Categories: inspirational, time,
Form: Carpe Diem
The castle withstand By external aggression Pass smoke and fire....Read the rest...
Categories: age, engagement, perspective, time,
Form: Haiku
Eternal Life Starts Down Here
When Christ comes He'll bring real life gone for good, the sting of death. His power and peace cleanses the strife, Life eternal with His Holy Breath. Pluck the day while it is ripe; get engrossed. All unmerited...Read the rest...
Categories: time, 11th grade, day, engagement,
Form: Carpe Diem
Premium Member On The Trail, The Laughing Master, On The Deep
See us to the visualized Linings Here, at the edge of Nothing… Cause’s mixing in With enveloping nothingness’s Most all drawn in to darkest dark's Edging from swampy filth's Into utter black restings Wedging together, like a solid pool To little...Read the rest...
Categories: time, adventure, dream, journey, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Quiet Space
Quiet space that calms the soul will even out the rock and roll It isn't so hard to find it Take time, the candle will be lit Seek out wherever it may be Things you like, lure you to see Quiet...Read the rest...
Categories: appreciation, life, peace, time,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Chalk On Concrete
Two wonders, born into our lives twelve and ten years ago. A girl and a boy, my grandchildren, in the little house in Haw Creek, I held them less than a year old as they slept on my chest, as I walked them...Read the rest...
Categories: time, 7th grade, 8th grade,
Form: Free verse
Morier Invictus
Esoteric enchantress mellifluously serenades Abattoir hymn of threnody in this boudoir Quintessential embodiment of thanatopsis Quixotic dreamscape’s lachrymose fountain Melody of scarlet puppetry in a masquerade Grandiloquent gaiety phantasmagoric vitae...Read the rest...
Categories: time, beautiful, career, confidence, dark,
Form: Bio
Where did the time go?
I lay down, already twenty- two. Memories of years past flood in- it was like a month ago I visited New York. No, a year? Where did the time go? I ponder while mindlessly scrolling, instinctively- unaware of what I see....Read the rest...
Categories: addiction, introspection, time,
Form: Free verse
Cloning The Moment
The True Cost You can’t have choice unless you have doubt The price of freedom — seeded to sprout (Dreamsleep: June, 2024) Living Now A mouthful of salt a fistful of memories Choking tomorrow — on the joy of today (Dreamsleep: June, 2024) ...Read the rest...
Categories: time,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Time Poems

Read wonderful time poetry on the following sub-topics: change, christmas, death, harvest, passing, precious, rhyme, running out, war and more.

Definition | What is Time in Poetry?

Book: Reflection on the Important Things