Poems about Sunrises

Morning Poem by Mary Oliver

‘Morning Poem’ by Mary Oliver uses the dawn of a new day to speak of hope and new beginnings, offering an optimistic message.

Morning Poem by Mary Oliver Visual Representation

Love Cycle by Chinua Achebe

‘Love Cycle’ by Chinua Achebe describes sunrise, sunset, and their effects on Earth using the metaphor of a barely happy couple.

Love Cycle by Chinua Achebe Visual Representation

Song of the Flower by Kahlil Gibran

‘Song of the Flower’ by Khalil Gibran describes what the life of a flower involves, from sunrises and weddings to perpetual optimism. 

Swallows Travel To and Fro by Robert Louis Stevenson

‘Swallows Travel To and Fro’ is a three stanza poem written by the author Robert Louis Stevenson, and describes the freedom of human interconnectedness and the beauty in the similarity of our experiences.

Tea at Sunrise by Riyas Qurana

‘Tea at Sunrise’ by Riyas Qurana is a free verse poem of eleven stanzas written in first person about a sunrise that is anticipated to flip life upside-down.

Discover and learn about the greatest poetry, straight to your inbox

Start Your Perfect Poetry Journey

The Best-Kept Secrets of Poetry

Discover and learn about the greatest poetry ever straight to your inbox