Summer Poems

Summer poems can be heavy like the heat, or as light and airy as a warm breeze.

"Musical sounds of birds
Sunbeams peak through window blinds
Warm breezes float about -
Another beautiful morn."

~ Evamay

You’ll find at least one memory and an “oh yes” in the words you read. Take your time to hear and feel the words of the season.




Poems I

- Midsummer in the Catskills by John Burroughs

- June by Guy Wetmore Carryl

- The Summer I Was Sixteen by Geraldine Connolly

- To see the Summer Sky by Emily Dickinson

- Summer in the South by Paul Laurence Dunbar

- Seasonal Poems by Raymond Foss


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Poems II

Summer Night by Langston Hughes

Poem for Summer by Anne Morrow Lindberg

An Indian Summer Day on the Prairie by Vachel Lindsay

Rain in Summer by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The Summer Day by Mary Oliver

Little Summer Poem Touching The Subject Of Faith by Mary Oliver

Heron Rises From The Dark, Summer Pond by Mary Oliver



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Poems III

A Summer Afternoon by James Whitcomb Riley

Summer Stars by Carl Sandburg

Village in Late Summer by Carl Sandburg

Bed in Summer by Robert Louis Stevenson

Summer Sun by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Summer Rain by Henry David Thoreau


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Other Visitors Summer Poems

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Ruffles, Ruffles, every where never gone and always there, crispy little potato chips, oily in a bag! I love you so much, you taste so yummy with every …

Strawberries Delight Not rated yet
I love strawberries because they are red, sweet, and appealing to the eyes and senses, they taste so good on a hot summers day in a cake or on a dish strawberries …

Summertime Not rated yet
Summer is finally here, A day to get out in the sun, A day to go to the beach, And have a lot of fun. It's a time to go on vacation, …

Poolside (Inspired by Robin Peraino) Not rated yet
The sun hangs high in the light blue sky. The water is cool and clear. All is serene in this beautiful scene. It’s my favorite time of the year. The …

Summer Fling
(I'll Always Remember You)
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People often pass through our lives, And so many have come my way, Some stay for a lifetime, Others just for a day. Yet others last just for a season, …

An Indian Summer Day on the Prairie by Vachel Lindsay Not rated yet
IN THE BEGINNING: The sun is a huntress young, The sun is a red, red joy, The sun is an indian girl, Of the tribe of Illinois. MID-MORNING: …

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