nature poetry

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

Jordan Furrow2 years ago
Speak Trees, Speak!
Speak trees, speak! Let your truths be known! Oh, if it could, wood would speak And let wisdom be shown Yet they are seemingly silent But oh the stories they’d tell The events they’ve witnessed The pe...
b g2 years ago
Seasoned
Here's to you: the seasoned sailor of these tempestuous words the autumnal expert leaf turner book opener chapter beginner secret enjoyer of craft pumpkin-spiced beverages the jaded cliche artist of s...
Ti Ana2 years ago
A Perfect Day
Damn. It is a perfect day outside. The breeze brushes the acorns and the smell of charcoal reminds me it's the weekend. The steps I take are light, the sun I feel consists of the right ingredients bet...
Felicity Lyons2 years ago
Taking Action
Why do we wait, Until it’s too late, Before we try to make a change? Maybe because, We’re too ignorant or arrogant, To realise our initial mistakes, Or maybe we have this, Senseless faith, That everyt...
Phoenix Sága2 years ago
Autumn Falls
it rains more often now that summer ends it is a salty rain that comes from the sea when the wind blows and the wind blows colder now there is a sad abundance for nature knows that she must die or sle...
D Hug2 years ago
That Day
Shattered, rock teeth Tear through deep, green gums, Hard and high, Against a distressed sky, Fat with unshed rain And grime. A sharp silhouette of age, Anger and violence, Distant echoes of the pain ...
Rose Booker2 years ago
The Heat
The heat came as it always did tanning the fields a gorgeous gold ripening avocados and tomatoes. The heat came and drew the Sunset residents out into the warmer bays and lakes where the marine layer ...
Katrina Thornley2 years ago
Unwritten
Leaves circle high Flutter like wings In tormented winds, Unsure of direction— Them and I, One voice In Fall's silence. To go one way And not the other, A question of emotion Or absolute direction? Vo...
Deanne Jensen2 years ago
White Rose
You stole my heart with a single white rose; Wanting, believing, while feeling the lies; Promises made that could never be kept; Hidden in secret, my heart slowly dies. The white rose, eternal, undyin...
Elements
I have a light, that draws others in with its warmth, I am radiant and wired, I don’t grow weary, I dare not tire. I am Fire. Even in the darkest phases when my light appears faint, I know I am desire...
Pamela Benjamin2 years ago
Clipped, Gypped Not Whipped
A bird with clipped wings, she suffocates while placating the nest. She wants to snatch a fish tale and drop it into a pool of quicksand. That won’t bring her wings back but it will lessen an underdev...
Sammie Smalley2 years ago
Gypsy Soul
The wind howls And the lighthouse bells chime louder. I can see the peaking crimson red roofing standing tall in the horizon. The warm reddish orange sun glowing wild with rage behind it. The ocean ti...
D Hug2 years ago
You
A chance meeting, Our eyes meeting, And instant love. And in the supermarket, I talked of You. Our big shop was filled by me Analysing Your features Through aisles of milk, bread, cakes, pizzas, How, ...
Ashlyn Terry2 years ago
Your Ocean Song
I love the ripples in the water. You used to talk to me through them. Show me how steady and constant and beautiful your love is. And when the waters are still, so is my heart. How the life in the wat...
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Emily Miller2 years ago
Wyoming
The plains roll like the ocean here. Green, tan, brown in undulating patterns stretching farther than the horizon. Cattle dot black specs across public land; an occasional camel, elk, llama. A rancher...
Alba Bonnie2 years ago
Willing Prey
Do you remember The moment you looked at me, And I shivered with pleasure? A petrified rabbit, I stared up at you, A grey wolf with excited eyes. You gazed at my throat, Ready to rip and tear my skin,...
A. F. Litt2 years ago
Moonrise
The sun paints the sky as it nods, out of sight, into the sea and the moon rises, out of sight, so high above, Emerging only with the dark. Slowly the moon pushes through the twilight, climbing over T...
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richard b2 years ago
Lay With Nature
Lay With Nature Late in the fall upon entering the forest I lay to rest beneath a redwood Majestic stature serene solitude in natures temple Uplifted celestial heights angels balance upon their canopy...