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Tree Poems | Examples of Tree Poetry

Tree Poems - Examples of all types of tree poetry to share and read. This list of tree poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of tree poetry. This list of works about tree is an excellent resource for examples on how to write tree poems.
Premium Member An Old Maple Weeps
The rain falls today, with saw sounds, chopping, chopping fallen- lush green trees . . . I cry for an old Maple, that weeps . . . as they cut her up ! _______________________ May 27, 2022 Written for...Read More
Categories: emotions, tree,
Form: Tanka



The Seat of a Mighty King
There stood a tree on the East side of a hill in rocky Lebanon each day he saw the sun rise and fall; Each day he wished that he Might be crafted into a mighty throne to seat a mighty...Read More
Categories: tree, bible, christian, christmas, good
Form: Rhyme
Wisdom from Trees
Finding myself lost in dream dense forest I was overwhelmed by tall tender trees Their lush canopies are comforts for rest Nesting birds bask in shafts of sunshine-kiss Seated on grass by deciduous leaves I heard trees’ melodious whisperings Sharing great...Read More
Categories: tree,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Wisdom From Trees
In flora Nature inserted wisdom. Humans acquire knowledge with full freedom. For nutrients in soil roots enter. Humans use suction pump for...Read More
Categories: appreciation, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member wisdom from trees
patience you will learn from me to thrive upon diversity strength to carry through all weather how we get along together honesty is always best to slow your pace and have a rest whilst standing tall and being proud modesty is never...Read More
Categories: tree, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme



The Tulip Tree
I have shared so much with you in silence for over a year now yet still you do not know me You never will most likely I am not the type of person to whom you would give the...Read More
Categories: tree, beauty, death, life, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Japanese Maple
The Japanese Maple grown full and tall Crimson maroon leaves show for all Surrounded by a team of green trees all around It stands out on its own, rising from the ground Heidi Sands 5/24/22 ...Read More
Categories: beautiful, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tree Tears
Into the forest he slowly walked, Crisp leaves crunching, atmosphere talked. Musty scent of rotting wood, Mushrooms peeking from corners stood. Warm breeze flaps through canopy high, Trees chattering, whispering to you and I. Come forth, come forth we’ve been waiting...Read More
Categories: cry, environment, tree, voice,
Form: Rhyme
Wisdom from Trees
In air of forest shade, among the sturdy roots, I patiently await the gift of freshly fallen fruit. From lush trees etched in light, I hear sounds of rebirth - like songbirds...Read More
Categories: love, tree, wisdom,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Big Oak Tree On The Hill
The most defining moment of one's, Life is when you realize you thought, You had it all figured out. I see a lonely little flower thinking, How fragile all by itself. Yet she's very happy she gets all the sun. When...Read More
Categories: tree, beautiful, devotion, feelings, flower,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tree Shaker
storm gust shook the tree pecans scattered on the ground my favorite pie...Read More
Categories: nature, storm, tree, wind,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Colors
Have you ever thought about color,                                      it makes me want to rejoice and holler.       ...Read More
Categories: tree, beach, humor, red, sky,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Forest Antler Ghost of the Oaks
Upon arrival Forest Antler Ghost of the Oaks shook the leaves She tweaked some of the mosses, so they were a bit springier She gave love to the woodland violets and mushrooms The north wind and the oaks...Read More
Categories: tree,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Million Dollar Movie
Late April and only coltsfoot—Tussilago farfara—breaking leaf litter. Our daffodils, peonies and crocuses are also making signs. April is the cruelest month, I forget why. A sweet slow Spring no sudden changes each leg and leaf unfolds deliberately. You can't miss it. New...Read More
Categories: tree, change, city, dance, insect,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Whispers
Leaning low to softly whisper wisdom only listening hearts can hear, leaves lisp lifelong lessons stored in rings of years. Centuries of observation - surging mortals on the move from the silent moccasins of ancients to the raucous modern milieu - captured and...Read More
Categories: humanity, nature, tree, wisdom,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Tree Poems

Read wonderful tree poetry on the following sub-topics: beautiful, christmas, family, haiku, house, life, memorial, oak, personification, planting, rhyme, roots, shape, willow, and more.

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