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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.

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Johnny Appleseed
Johnny was a lover of God's country who roamed cherished land because he was free. A skilled outdoorsman with backcountry charms, he donned a burlap sack with holes for arms. To wear rugged shoes was quite a blessing, for barefoot...Read More
Categories: tree, adventure, dream, earth, fruit,
Form: Rhyme

A hollow tree cultivates emptiness Dread autumn but yet shelters insects this dead cavity may promote my Loss is life it's self Dead of winter There's no breath in a lifeless tree 1/19/21 Written words by James Edward Lee Sr ©...Read More
Categories: analogy, dark, destiny, tree,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member They Healed A Dying Oak
Once upon an autumn eve, faeries danced among the leaves of a great old oak, deep in the woods, that sits behind my neighborhood. So delicate, these sprites, they be, an enchanting vision’s what I see. luminescent in the full moon’s...Read More
Categories: tree, fairy, nature, poems, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
falling rock cut tree thick resin flow insect trap amber time capsule ...Read More
Categories: insect, nature, time, tree,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Cardinal
beautiful red bird ...Read More
Categories: tree, bird, love, red, song,
Form: Haiku

who dares chirp at me? chick-a-dee-dee-dee-dee-dee … it’s my maple tree! Written 1/17/2021 for A Cardinal, Blue Jay, Or Chickadee Haiku Poetry Contest Sponsored by Tania Kitchin ...Read More
Categories: bird, tree,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Deep Forest Frenzy
Underneath green leaves that wave at the sun, Goes mad activity in the environs of summer! Fuzzy rabbits hopping along sunshine bound, Scurrying racoons-bandits off for a heist, Bushy tailed squirrels dancing in the pines, As fresh scent wafts through...Read More
Categories: tree, animal, green, life, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Manhattan Manahatta Memories
Upon asking a lone Lenape what happened to their tribal home; so soulful that he barely told me the tragic tale of how it had gone. The white man thought he coyly took it a thing that he can't ever...Read More
Categories: tree, earth, lost, memory, native
Form: Rhyme
The yew and the oak were talking today How many years have they stood this way They have seen it all they went on to say No kids climb us anymore when they play The...Read More
Categories: appreciation, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Autumn Persuasion
Gentle autumn will wear a gown That is the softest shade of brown, And on the earth will settle down To persuade trees to let leaves fall, For some must sacrifice them all, Wherever they stand, short or tall. In...Read More
Categories: autumn, earth, fruit, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Acorns
ACORNS acorns born on oak tree feel proud with hats on stalks: all are free to fall. ...Read More
Categories: 10th grade, appreciation, tree,
Form: Haiku
I was here
A boy walks a half mile down a trail He stops Walks towards a large tree Pulls a pocket knife from his jacket His father gave him this knife Having received it from his father And his father before...Read More
Categories: tree, adventure, boy, death, deep,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ''Tree''
I will reach my roots deep into the solid mass of Earth, down into the sweet concrete of life. Beside a blue rippling stream I will rest and birds will make their nest in my branches. A gentle wind...Read More
Categories: tree,
Form: Concrete
winter profile
silhouetted trees naked now that winter's here pierce the charcoal skies. 01.10.21...Read More
Categories: night, sky, tree,
Form: Haiku
Naked Tree NPM
The naked tree looks Down at her kids in the pile With much happiness January 11, 2021...Read More
Categories: tree, autumn, happiness, nature, seasons,
Form: Haiku

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.

Definition | What is Tree in Poetry?