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Best Bird Poems

Below are the all-time best Bird poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of bird poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Myna Bird Solace
There they were, in the center of
our asphalt cul-de-sac street
circled around their dead companion,
four common myna birds, holding
their own semblance of a funeral.
I slowly backed...

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Categories: bird, funeral, grief,
Form: Free verse



Cuckoo
                   Far away in a
  ...

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Categories: bird, hope, love,
Form: Shape
Premium Member The Guise Of Blue Jay Skies



F  l  y  i  n  g

a sailing tailwind
in cerulean streams
through creamsicle colored beams -
are wings reflective of turquoise truth 
and...

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Categories: autumn, bird, blue, conflict,
Form: Free verse
Odd Od Dodo
                        ...

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Categories: appreciation, bird, introspection, society,
Form: Shape
Premium Member Squalling seagulls sip morning sunshine
Squalling seagulls sip the morning sunshine
Greeting new sun, spanning over vast sea
Wailing upon hills, watching freedom shine
Sprinkling over prairies echoes of glee

Greeting new sun, spanning...

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Categories: bird, imagery, nature,
Form: Pantoum



Premium Member Broken


I wonder about her
as I shave suet and place thistle seed down -

once again

she reveals herself to the corner of my eye
her slight movement caught...

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Categories: bird, emotions, fate, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BLACKBIRD HAIKU
beautiful blackbird
chirruping the sweetest songs
morning has broken




Poem inspired by this wonderful Beatles song sung in Scottish Gaelic by Julie Fowlis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0MzetQfKwbE

05~20~17
...

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Categories: beauty, bird, morning, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Music To My Ears
Effervescent elation arises and dances to ancient echoes; the rhythm of the drums heartbeat.  
Champagne notes bubble into the night sky; night music of...

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Categories: animal, bird, dream, image,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Mind Dance
Mind Dance

I hear you calling me
I feel you on the wind
Playing with my hair
Grazing my cheek
With kiss’s shadow

Upon your distant shores
Perched on craggy rocks
Upon sunlit...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, bird, blessing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Avian Legos
...to the finessed fowl
humming by my ear      tell me
Did anyone ever tell you
just how glad they are
to have you here?

Poignant...

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Categories: animal, appreciation, beautiful, bird,
Form: Imagism
Chimney Swift
Chimney Swift

My precious chimney swift
Envy alone
Has named you so mundane
Tethered to the slightest pause
Amid your life upon the wing
Describing you as drab
Cigar shaped
And flying like...

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Categories: appreciation, bird, psychological,
Form: Free verse
Whispers In The Morning
Whispers in the morning
trying to find your way
listen to the bluebird
and what she has to say

The notes are soft and gentle
every one is played for...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, bird, blue, lost,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member On Water and Wing
Cob swan and I have met here many times,
          As heaven's hem is melting pink and...

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Categories: analogy, appreciation, bird, friendship,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A Bird's Paradise
Wintry days were turning mild.
After the harsh stormy days.
     Still not a sound could be heard
     Except...

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Categories: bird, spring,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member There Was Silence - POTW



among green foliage and slender twigs, perched a graceful mellifluous Nightingale.
Chickadees, Robins, Orioles stopped their synchronised cadence of rhythmic tweets, in anticipation..
a tranquil silence fell...

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Categories: beautiful, bird, silence, song,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Gentle Harbinger
Musing on this life of mine
Alone I wonder if it's time?
Robin sings in my heart
Fluttering wings like cupid's dart.

Have been hurt, no doubt caused pain
Hearing...

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Categories: angel, beauty, bird, blessing,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Whilst walking through the woods
Whilst walking through the woods one day
A crystal brook there, shone so gay
The sun was shining oh' so bright
As brook reflected all it's light

Buzzing insects...

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Categories: animal, beauty, bird, nature,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The tawny Throstle
Trudging under frozen starlit skies
Against stiff Winters bitter blowes...
When ambling up past frosted trees
From the wooded valley down below.

As stepping into a clearing glade,
Surround ragged...

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Categories: bird,
Form: Rhyme
In The Name Of Dove -With Ram R V
                  



      ...

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Categories: appreciation, bird, , cute,
Form: Shape
Premium Member The Perfect Christmas Tree
We ventured out into the woods one day
Trying to find the perfect Christmas tree
A beautiful fir all will want to come and see
Planning to cut...

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Categories: beauty, bird, christmas,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member My Secret Soul
A meek Monet, a gentle Van Gogh
I may seem too nice and mild, though
The moon knows my true name

In lust I ascend to claim my...

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Categories: bird, identity, mystery, night,
Form: Tail-rhyme
Premium Member Beak to beak
A tiny yellow bird, tiny beak,
Sits on a tiny branch
Of a big green tree,
Taps its feet, chirps, hops,
joyful, playful, circles around,
Lands on the deck post,
Agitated,...

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Categories: bird, family, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member When A Sparrow Falls
I don’t know how many millions or billions
Of sparrows there are, but the Father does
How can he know when each sparrow falls?
He knows every detail...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bird, death, sorrow,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Night Owl
Sitting by her open window
Was a girl deep in thought,
Lost within a book of Poe
A perfect poem she sought

With a curious eye
He watches her pen,
For...

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Categories: bird, moon, mystery, night,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Moon, The Swan, The Rose
The Moon, The Swan, The Rose


I see an enchanted image that you’ve never dreamed of
With reflections twinkling while dancing on wave drops
Of a dreamy blue...

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Categories: beautiful, bird, moon, rose,
Form: Terza Rima