Top 100 Poems About: SUMMER

In this page, poems on / about “summer” are listed.
  • 1.
    Sonnet 18: Shall I Compare Thee To A Summer's Day?

    Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?
    Thou art more lovely and more temperate.
    Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May,
    And summer's lease hath all too short a date. read more »

    William Shakespeare
  • 2.
    Exhortation: Summer 1919

    Through the pregnant universe rumbles life's terrific thunder,
    And Earth's bowels quake with terror; strange and terrible storms break,
    Lightning-torches flame the heavens, kindling souls of men, thereunder:
    Africa! long ages sleeping, O my motherland, awake! read more »

    Claude McKay
  • 3.
    A Summer Day


    The dawn laughs out on orient hills
    And dances with the diamond rills; read more »

    Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • 4.

    See what delights in sylvan scenes appear!
    Descending Gods have found Elysium here.
    In woods bright Venus with Adonis stray'd,
    And chaste Diana haunts the forest shade. read more »

    Alexander Pope
  • 5.
    To Summer

    O thou who passest thro' our valleys in
    Thy strength, curb thy fierce steeds, allay the heat
    That flames from their large nostrils! thou, O Summer,
    Oft pitched'st here thy goldent tent, and oft
    Beneath our oaks hast slept, while we beheld
    With joy thy ruddy limbs and flourishing hair. read more »

    William Blake
  • 6.
    Summer Stars

    Bend low again, night of summer stars.
    So near you are, sky of summer stars,
    So near, a long-arm man can pick off stars,
    Pick off what he wants in the sky bowl, read more »

    Carl Sandburg
  • 7.
    Summer Sun

    Great is the sun, and wide he goes
    Through empty heaven with repose;
    And in the blue and glowing days
    More thick than rain he showers his rays. read more »

    Robert Louis Stevenson
  • 8.
    Summer Morn In New Hampshire

    All yesterday it poured, and all night long
    I could not sleep; the rain unceasing beat
    Upon the shingled roof like a weird song,
    Upon the grass like running children's feet. read more »

    Claude McKay
  • 9.
    Indian Summer

    A soft veil dims the tender skies,
    And half conceals from pensive eyes
    The bronzing tokens of the fall;
    A calmness broods upon the hills, read more »

    Henry Van Dyke
  • 10.
    Bed In Summer

    In winter I get up at night
    And dress by yellow candle-light.
    In summer quite the other way,
    I have to go to bed by day. read more »

    Robert Louis Stevenson
  • 11.

    Come we to the summer, to the summer we will come,
    For the woods are full of bluebells and the hedges full of bloom,
    And the crow is on the oak a-building of her nest,
    And love is burning diamonds in my true lover's breast; read more »

    John Clare
  • 12.
    St. Martin's Summer

    AS swallows turning backward
    When half-way o'er the sea,
    At one word's trumpet summons
    They came again to me - read more »

    Robert Louis Stevenson
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