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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.
My Favorite Tree
Standing slim and trim in the blistering solar atmosphere with her crown of pale olive leaves salsa dancing in the ocean breeze The soul of her young offspring of coconuts with their delicate shells like the skull of a...Read More
Categories: appreciation, nature, tree,
Form: Free verse

March is unique here -- Auburn leaves dropping from trees, Returning to dust, Chilling winds howling southwards Heralding winter's coming. ...Read More
Categories: autumn, nature, tree, wind,
Form: Tanka
The silver birch
The white leather creaks As damp pith breathes Thin and strong Against a solemn sky. As branches again take Punishment from northern winds The trunk stands firm Steeling itself for the assault ahead. Straight despite the brutish Harsh and relentless gusts The...Read More
Categories: nature, tree,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tulips Blossom and Preen
Magenta buds wait their turn on birch trees stately while cedars' spines soar skyward so straightly Barren branches of oaks sans customary green yet shiver while...Read More
Categories: color, flower, spring, tree,
Form: Couplet
Mountain laurel perfume wafted in the soft breeze. Myriads of flittering birds sang in the trees. At peace on our cabin porch with feet on the rail Until a trumpet blast called me to hit the trail. When...Read More
Categories: tree, bird, death, peace, smile,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member An Autumn Tree
Will such beauty endure? It surely must. When Mankind’s traces vanish from the Earth, our glories turned back to primeval dust, millennia hence. And then perchance re-birth, starting afresh with wondering eyes to see abiding splendour in an Autumn tree....Read More
Categories: earth, future, seasons, tree,
Form: Rhyme
She was walking ahead of her parents…feeling innocent…carefree when suddenly she stopped in front of a tall, old…maple tree. She stood motionless for a moment…her feet no longer moving… her arms no longer swinging… “Mom! Dad! Can you hear...Read More
Categories: grandmother, nature, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Willow tree
I seat beneath the Willow Tree and wonder what tomorrow will be My hands and feet feel so free I close my eyes and dream of what tomorrow will bring I wonder about land and how it...Read More
Categories: tree,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SILENT WISDOM
When I walk among the trees with their branches stretching high into the air I think of all the wonders they have seen…all the wisdom stored in there. In all the years they’ve spent listening as loyal...Read More
Categories: nature, tree, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme
Categories: teacher, tree,
Form: Other
Premium Member Cotton Fields
The devil’s dry fields dirt farm, not much yields damn sun one forlorn tree shields Texas battlefields the one recline that appeals low water reveals not done no reprieve day’s sun no wind, land barren poor crop windmill slow to run water still and dun well drop worn clothes overdone unbleached...Read More
Categories: tree, earth, environment, farm, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sins of Trees
An ancient oak has been cut down Its leaves were always falling down Its sin was being messy An aged Weeping Fig on a paved parkway Town Council all agreed it could not stay Its sin was its roots...Read More
Categories: beautiful, environment, nature, tree,
Form: Tail-rhyme
Footsteps in the forest
She walked Through the forest Alone but never lonely. The moonlight shards Reaching between the trees, Needling through to the ground. Silent but for her bare feet On the forest floor, Leaves crisp and dry. The slight warmth Radiating from...Read More
Categories: nature, tree,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Winter Tree
“The Winter Tree’. The winter trees are dreaming, of violent summer storms, wind, thunder, and lightning. Of wild horses running in the rain, under a harvest moon, chasing night rainbows. Falling snow tickles their branches,...Read More
Categories: mystery, tree,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Lemon Tree
Lemon tree lemon tree why does your fruit tempt me so it first blossoms into a flower smelling sweet to the nose but your fruit sunny bright yellow tempting to taste its bitter sour flavor leaves you with...Read More
Categories: love, tree,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Tree Poems

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