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Best Blackbird Poems

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

beautiful blackbird
chirruping the sweetest songs
morning has broken

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


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Categories: blackbird, beauty, bird, morning, nature,
Form: Haiku

Premium Member Blackbird in September
In dream lone blackbird sits on telephone line,
pleading, what more do I have to give. 

Wing once beat out a metronome in time..
leaving thoughts lost...

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Categories: blackbird, bird, dream, identity, loss, me, september,
Form: Prose Poetry
My father was a musician, with a beautiful tenor voice. As we seven siblings witnessed his coffin being lowered into that cold earth, a blackbird...

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Categories: blackbird, cheer up, children, death, father,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member An Insignificant Life - collaboration with The Seeker
That godless sound
His head explodes at 6:01am
Same as every day
He falls out of bed
Steps on the cat
Slides into his slippers
Shuffles to the kitchen
Puts the coffee...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: blackbird, absence, break up, divorce,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Hurting
These park leaves were once vibrant green, then soft yellow and bright red.  Now they are dirt brown and withered, useless as I crunch...

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Categories: blackbird, hope, sad love,
Form: Haibun

Premium Member Day's End
It's quiet now, they all have gone
Leaving litter, and last light
softens what was too bright before

Blackbird singing in the dead of night
you ask if I...

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Categories: blackbird, beach, nature, sea,
Form: Free verse
Five Senses in Spring
The wood smoke is rising,
there’s a chill in the air,
the valley’s in shadow,
with the pear tree still bare,
but I know by morning,
what the new day...

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Categories: blackbird, farm, senses, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member enoughs
do we have "enough" 
will silver flakes of winter's blade
cut us down 
or build us up-
will our pasts behave like choir boys, stay in time

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Categories: blackbird, people,
Form: Rhyme
November Sunrise- three choices

A silence all pervading, nothing moves,
the gentle hiss I hear is in my head
like record stylus placed into the groove.
Clouds form the upper circle overhead.

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: blackbird, sun,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Once Upon A Time In Wharfedale
When winter’s end is imminent and springtime soon becoming
blackbird and thrush in noble song bumble bee busily humming.
Scent of air fondles the hazy morning scattered...

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Categories: blackbird, environment, nature, peace,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Black Bird and Midnight Butterfly
There she sits, a "Black Bird on a wire"
On wings repose "she sings of light"
 "Broken People" gather beneath her 
People who have seen the...

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Categories: blackbird, baptism, beauty,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unfortunate Singer
My friend Quigley likes to sing
Really almost any thing.
But once her high note
Caused a blackbird to float,
Back down to earth less one wing....

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Categories: blackbird, best friend, bird, flying, giggle, humor,
Form: Limerick
Tadpoling parts 1 and 2
part 1 

We bend low under over-hanging branches
lit by reflected river-light gently shifting. 
Our boots suck the muddy bank.
We wade into clear water
the dappled up-light...

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Categories: blackbird, childhood, friendship, happiness, nature, seasons, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Deciduous
Dancing breezes
Bursts of sun
Crisp apple autumn day

Leaves twirl upwards with a flourish
Spurning twigs that yearn to cling

Lovers pass by, their laughter lingers
Dark clouds obscure the...

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Categories: blackbird, death, natureautumn,
Form: Rengay
"Black Bird" (spread your wing's)
Spread, your wings and soar on high, stretch forth beyond the particle's in
the sky. Rest on a large branch, look down at the creature's of...

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Categories: blackbird, confusionvoice, voice,
Form: Quatern
Roused from sleep
Night fades
revealing a frosty dawn:
blackbird sings


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Categories: blackbird, bird, day, nature, seasons, spring,
Form: Haiku
Quit That Tapping
like the raven 
who taps taps upon 
your chamber door
do not fret my Virginia
for it's my shadow
moving across the floor
this is what I'm telling you...

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Categories: blackbird, death, dedication, education, family, children, happiness,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Patience and Hope
Let me have patience, let me be hopeful
With eager anticipation, I slow my steps
And walk into the promised land of spring
Through the gate in the...

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Categories: blackbird, natureme, me, daffodils,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Small Habitats...Repost
In the marsh the cattails sway,
Brave brown brushes standing tall.
Feet firmly planted in their muddy bed..
Giving shelter there to big and small.

Here the blackbird builds...

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Categories: blackbird, natureearth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member After a good night's sleep:
Anxiously the trees were awaiting their morning breeze,
Birds nestled amongst the high towering branches,
Caressing in couples as they watched over their nests,
Delicately leaves were falling...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: blackbird, animal, beauty, bird, sun, tree,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member To name a few:
Oh wise Raven of the clan,
Be the friend or foe of man?
Oh wise Serpent of the sand,
Who does hold the upper hand?
Oh gallant Eagle of...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: blackbird, animal,
Form: Free verse
Solutions To Old Nursery Rhyme Complaints
I've often wondered who dealt with
fairy tale complaints. There seems to
be a lot of them among the fairy tale

Here are just a few suggestions I...

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Categories: blackbird, appreciation, children, family, fantasy, fun, imagination,
Form: Rhyme
A July dawn

Shaft of sunlight crawls across the lawn,
it's amber wash sets apple trees aglow,
their shadows form, the spearheads of the dawn
now bully cowering bedding plants below.

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: blackbird, summer, sun,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Protected Sips
rock to rock
       small sips


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Categories: blackbird, introspection
Form: I do not know?
Haiku - Senryu Comments
Inspired by Jan Allison:
oft my morning call... 
birds in the warmer months... sing... 
my natural alarm... 

your haiku on my shoulder... 
your blackbird... softly chirps......

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Categories: blackbird, nature,
Form: Haiku