Earth Poems

Poems for Earth Day

The earth is the only planet in our solar system that humanity can comfortably inhabit. The earth is a paradise for the creatures that live on it. Every species on earth has its place in the circle of life. Human beings need food, clothing, shelter to survive. All of these are provided in ample supply on earth. It is an unfortunate fact the we have not taken good care of the land that has been placed in our guardianship. Hopefully, it is not too late.

Poems about Earth and the Environment

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  1. My Loyal Friend

    A Lovely Old Tree Outside My Window

    Outside my bedroom window
    Stands an old majestic tree.
    She's been standing there for decades,
    Just as proud as she can be.

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    What a beautiful poem. Every morning when I get up, I look out on my tree. I say a prayer in front of the tree. It feels so good, and it is a lovely beginning for another day. I pray for...

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  3. The Spell Of The Yukon

    I wanted the gold, and I sought it;
    I scrabbled and mucked like a slave.
    Was it famine or scurvy—I fought it;
    I hurled my youth into a grave.

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  4. Music

    Sweet melody amidst the moving spheres
    Breaks forth, a solemn and entrancing sound,
    A harmony whereof the earth's green hills
    Give but the faintest echo; yet is there

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  6. Seasons

    • By Michaela
    • Published: August 2008
    Poem About Changing Seasons

    Winter is cold, with gusts of tumbling snow,
    When rain falls down and nothing ever grows.
    For children, it's the snow that they desire
    And cups of cocoa in front of the fire.

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    This poem is cute and happy. I love it! I am a kid too and I have written a poem called Season's End.

  7. Can Earth Be Earth?

    • By Garvit
    • Published: June 2008
    Our Planet Without Life

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Can earth be Earth when all its trees are gone,
    And sudsy waters have become unfit,
    And poisoned life no longer greets the dawn
    With raucous sounds that death has caused to quit?

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    This poem made me feel like I can once more cry for our poor Earth. Why do we have to do what we do? And to our surprise, tigers, wolves, mountain lions, and many other predators are blamed...

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  8. Hurricane Isabella

    • By Amy Aird
    • Published: March 2013

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    I can't sleep tonight, I can still hear her name.
    She came with warning but could not be tamed.
    We packed our things and stored them tight,
    And headed for shelter anticipating this night.

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  10. Do You Dare?

    Making The World A Better Place

    A world of peace, a world of hope.
    Not full of violence, crime and dope.

    I want all that's bad to be stopped in its tracks.

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  11. Make It Green

    • By Mrs. Avani Desai
    • Published: June 2014
    Poem About Saving Earth

    Lives are crying because it's not clean.
    Earth is dying because it's not green...

    Earth is our dear Mother; don't pollute it.

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    I just loved this poem so much that when I was reading it I got inspired to start writing poems. I will tell you I just hated poems, so you probably wonder why I would read a poem. Actually,...

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  12. Why, Mankind, Why?

    • By Christopher Ndubuisi
    • Published: July 2008
    Protect The Beauty Of Mother Earth

    Mankind! Long before your birth,
    alluring was the beauty of Mother Earth.
    She bore living things of all kinds...plants and insects, animals and birds.
    All, an exotic reflection of her biodiversity,

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    You are totally right why do we do this. Life's greatest mystery. I love your poem. Sincerely me

  13. Who Has Seen The Wind?

    Who has seen the wind?
    Neither you nor I.
    You see now, it's invisible
    to the naked eye.

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    This is an absolutely beautiful poem that made me think of God; how God proves that he is there and who he is. It made me think of how he is always there, invisible to the naked eye for now...

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