nature poetry

An ode to Mother Nature; poems that take their inspiration from the great outdoors.

Christine Autry13 hours ago
Witches of Piney Harbor
I twisted frantically trying to grab the harpoon out of my tail. My heart screamed in rage as my fingers gripped the handle and yanked it out. The whalers never see me swimming along with the whales. ...
Blue enDeavors
I know not where But I'm perplexed about should I care The world's more than just a sphere But yet a sphere that holds us near I twitch and tremble in my place But I have yet to arise from this seat A...
Spring Has Sprung
Spring has sprung in an explosion of Easter colours coming forth to greet their Creators they open their petals in praise of new life.
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Rosie 4 days ago
Libra Full Moon
Thank you, spirit, for this time To elevated, to free the mind To clear confusing, remove the veil of illusions In retrospect best time to self-reflect Universal energy at 0 degrees, upgrading me Astr...
Abbey Winslow6 days ago
Maine
The city I live in The city I love The place where I fit in is down by the ocean on the coast of Maine A place where I will stay, even if it pours One that fills my heart with joy and love It makes me...
Rowan Finley7 days ago
Blue Angels
Blue flowers stretching sleepy arms Such delicate dainty-like charms Ringing and singing lovely songs Waking up the wildest throngs This is the kind of life to desire Embracing the sun like warm fire ...
Sumaiyah S.8 days ago
Love (Pt. 2)
We trudge through life swapping souls and piggy-backing others' burdens to perfect places, sometimes reaching a blissful end, but mostly slowly coming to a halt; freezing over in the no man's land of ...
Cheyenne Reuter8 days ago
If I Die Now
If I die now Plant my body with a maple Let my ashes be the leaves So they blow away in the fall Scattering for miles across the dried grass And let the blood that once ran through my veins Puddle aro...
Rowan Finley8 days ago
Blue Tides
Rapturous ocean waves collided with one another, causing ocean spray to jet up into the misty morning air. Blue eyes watched with purest admiration and pleasure, blue skies hugged the atmosphere and e...
Kaya Terlaak9 days ago
Mermaids Are Fighters
The tide It ebbs and flows My mind It comes and goes The waves take me like lovers Their rough caresses leave me bruised But I like it rough. I open my mouth but the saltwater doesn’t sting Instead it...
Scent of Earth's Soil
Thinking of my childhood days, when I used to enjoy playing with clay toys, My school used to give me creative projects, I used to play with colours and clay, I used to dance in the rain, I used to fe...
Meriska Mahabeer12 days ago
I Wonder What the Trees Talk About
Do they whisper sweet secrets to each other? Each leaf a new tumultuous tale Of the marigold’s rendezvous With the sun. "Soul mates" they whisper. Both the same orange light not everyone’s learned to ...
J M Hunter13 days ago
Dragonfly Sonnet
Dragonfly Fairy creature, light as dust and mist; With wings of tulle you beat unstirring air; Chromatic jewel by varied nature kissed; Cloisonné eyes glint Gaia's verdant fayre. Sprung from paper cra...
Chloe Gilholy15 days ago
Troll to Doll
Did you hear about that troll from the mountains? You’ll know when you see her diving in waterfalls. Blonde pigtails wrapped in a green ribbon And toenails shaped as swords Never seen without wearing ...
Merishka Megnath18 days ago
The Light Less Known
I grow untoward the Sun, He knows to let me go. I root in darkness to Her core, I grow in the richness of Her sand and silt and clay. I reach wide; I grow thick like the African Queens of my Africa. I...
Nazarie Manning20 days ago
Butterfly in a Trap
I'm in too deep or do I Really want to be in that predicament ? I've lost myself in all this Madness! I don't know who I am or if I can really take it anymore.... Can I really be this crazy or do I wa...
Glen McKenzie21 days ago
Unrelenting Love
She came to us quietly and reserved Not knowing what was in store Four legs and a stomach that dragged She needed us; we needed her A life before us; now a life with us New purpose sparkled in her eye...
Kiersten Fox22 days ago
Persistence
You were the pack of dollar store flower seeds I tenderly watered every day at noon in your tiny terra-cotta pot that I painted bright yellow. Everyone told me to give up, that nothing like that could...