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Winter Poems | Examples of Winter Poetry

Winter Poems - Examples of all types of winter poetry to share and read. This list of winter poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of winter poetry. This list of works about winter is an excellent resource for examples on how to write winter poems.
Premium Member Ski Day
skis on our shoulders slopes covered with fresh powder smiles on our faces ...Read More
Categories: winter, beautiful, friendship, fun, nature,
Form: Senryu



Premium Member Season Change
winters grip subsides warmer air thaws snow and ice ~ heralds springs approach Written 9th May 2022 Haiku Nature Poetry Contest Sponsored By Sotto Poet...Read More
Categories: snow, spring, winter,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Here I Await
[heptapent sonnet] The Sun has been off, hiding, where its warmth is far from here, its lustrous fingers stroking other planes. And I, abandoned to the winter's ruthless time of year, exist in hope that somewhere spring remains. The wind...Read More
Categories: winter,
Form: Sonnet
Spring
These moments, This pregnant Pause, the birds start to sing louder and louder, miracles start to seem Possible again. From the dark cold of winter I stand in this space, This space where the snow queen hands back her palace, For a moment, This pregnant...Read More
Categories: winter, april, beautiful, celebration, spring,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hidden Treasure
inside our big oak tree squirrels are eating stored-up nuts snow and ice outside ...Read More
Categories: winter, animal, food, imagery, nature,
Form: Haiku



Premium Member frost
A cobweb of ice delicate fractal beauty announcing winter ...Read More
Categories: winter,
Form: Haiku
WHICH ONE WORKS
CROW’S NEST. VILLANELLE Good riddance to that winter grey. Hear ‘kraa-kraa-kraa’ high in the air As breeding pair are back to stay. They fettle nest without delay, Much weather damage to repair. Good riddance to that winter grey. With twigs and...Read More
Categories: bird, birth, spring, winter,
Form: List
Tilted
Ooohhh the wind, oohh the dreadfully cold , stood through it in the middle of the stadium, a broken pole bearing the score board. The springs out of the display lights, on his broken foot..he stood...Read More
Categories: winter, 12th grade, baseball, fate,
Form: Free verse
new short story posted - seasons of sex
My latest piece is too long for the poem section. I had to post it as a short story. It's called "seasons of sex." https://www.poetrysoup.com/short_stories/seasons_of_sex_9435...Read More
Categories: winter, autumn, school, spring, student,
Form: Free verse
I LIVE IN DUINO
I live in Duino Where my friends' sweet messages motivate me to look at the glowing sun every morning I live in Duino Where sea waves Remind me of how beautiful the world is Walking the Rilke pathway, Peaceful winds blowing evoking...Read More
Categories: winter, appreciation, confidence, friend, wind,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shade
Colder in the shade Than in the shining sunlight, But I’ll be alright....Read More
Categories: winter,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member A Winter's Tale
Clutching a sapling no port in the storm Torn from its moorings No hope to keep warm A waif of a girl wrapped in shawl and waistcoat She’d not survive long her voice stuck...Read More
Categories: winter, girl, sad, snow, storm,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member River Of Ice
Ending curve of a creek, Enduring the cold as I speak. This river no longer A river of water. This vein of the earth Frozen by winter's hearth. This river is now a river of...Read More
Categories: nature, river, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member First Snow
with arms outstretched girl twirls as snow falls faintly ...Read More
Categories: winter, beauty, child, december, environment,
Form: Free verse
Whisper
Rose cheeks chapped lips, Whispers wrapped in whisps of white, Winter's cold last bite,...Read More
Categories: love, weather, winter,
Form: Haiku

Specific Types of Winter Poems

Read wonderful winter poetry on the following sub-topics: acrostic, classic, children, depressing, funny, haiku, holiday, kids, love, rhyme, season, solstice and more.

Definition | What is Winter in Poetry?