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Best Canary Poems

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


Premium Member Never Enough

Why does the voiceless canary stare so bleakly?
Why do the sullen grey clouds desert a sombre sky?
As the ugly black smog blots out the valiant...

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Categories: canary, environment, nature,
Form: Rhyme



Unseen Rainbow
I've never ever seen her face, 
but in my mind, she's the color of love
Black
strong like dark coffee
She wakes you up early in the morning,
gives...

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Categories: canary, allusion, beauty, love, rainbow,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member I Confess, I Am Guilty
My parents said I could not keep the black, stray cat.
They explained our canary would not survive that.

Parents out, a sitter, and my four-year-old mind
Let...

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Categories: canary, animal, childhood, confusion,
Form: Couplet
The Whispered Song
The warrior lays her weary head, 
With heavy heart she cannot bear, 
Burning tears stream down her face, 
As whispered memories touch the ear.

Her armour...

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Categories: canary, childhood, daughter, death, dedication, faith, family,
Form: Quatrain
Love Me Or Hate Me
"Love Me Or Hate Me" ~ Says the Limerick

I am only five lines written for fun
Mocking someone with foolish words of pun
Love 'em or hate...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: canary, poetry,
Form: Limerick



Gray Area
Sometimes when matters are in the gray,
it ain’t always black and white
There are times when emotions are deep blue,
canary yellow thoughts can make us wanna...

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Categories: canary, color, love, rainbow, romantic,
Form: Romanticism
First Blooms
Ruby, canary, 
white, and purple heads waking
tulips in my yard.

Yawn and stretch petals
to salute the sun, smiling
full blossomed beauties.


Written: 3-2-19

For: "Spring Haiku Poetry Contest"
Sponsor: Tania...

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Categories: canary, appreciation, beautiful, beauty, flower, garden, image,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Yellow
Yellow spreads her flowered self all along my lane,
asking only for some warmth and a little rain.

She might pose as Daffodil or enjoy the fame
of...

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Categories: canary, color,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Golden Haired Lady
Her world is as radiant as the sun,
golden as dandelions that cover
the fields and hillsides in springtime,
or the sunny faced jonquils and daffodils 
that turn...

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Categories: canary, beautiful, nature, seasons, daffodils,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Mayan Declared
The year is 2025
I have come back to my past
To witness the Mayans
Who said Earth would not last

2012
Was the year they declared
That the planet we...

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Categories: canary, angst, death, fantasy, history, hope, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cuckoo Clocks
Cuckoo clocks are quite ornate it is said

     But those raucous squawks we suffer with dread

     ...

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Categories: canary, funny
Form: Limerick
Veronique
Pardon ma'am, but I noticed you've been staring at this painting for a while
She is beautiful but has such a melancholy face, it's hard to...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: canary, heartbroken, woman,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Sangria Sunset
Kaleidoscope of a rainbow's hope,
realizations of grandiosity from a splendorous mount-
          A looking glass for a...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: canary, beautiful, color, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Whispering Leaflets Keep Nature Beautiful
Be still, Mother Nature...
Fill me with a breath of fresh air from your whispering breeze-
Thrill me with the scents of fresh pumpkin that put my...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: canary, autumn, beautiful,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Salvation
Salvation…

The nightingale was singing to the moonlight. 
The moonlight was showing off all of its bright.
He was singing as though he knows the right path,
Showing...

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Categories: canary, allusion, destiny, solitude,
Form: Qasida
Small Passerene Birds
In the southern parts of Africa
You can hear me singing my song
A member of the finch family
Maybe the smallest one




I’m a small passerine bird
Such a...

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Categories: canary, beautiful, romantic, seasons, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Complete Surprise

I never got to really know you
for you were always busy doing things.
And I thought the stories I'd heard were true
you were a fledgling bird...

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Categories: canary, anxiety, beautiful, dance, feelings, how i
Form: Sonnet
REFLECTION
REFLECTION

Reflecting the world tiny one, 
In what you see where you've landed.
Dancing, copying, becoming. 
Now, a yellow wild canary.
Then, a dandelion puff.
Not pretending but reflecting,
Becoming,...

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© Edlynn Nau  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: canary, childhood, imagination, mother daughter, self,
Form: Free verse
Yellow Awakening
Flaxen oars comb golden ripples as I set adrift into butterscotch fog-- my miracle has led me here
Alone, enchanted by soft canary light from a...

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Categories: canary, introspection, yellow,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member road side shoes
Discarded shoes are mysterious things  
more than a deer, old tire or deep forest yetti
they come out of nowhere
one day they're here
the next day...

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Categories: canary, clothes, pollution,
Form: Free verse
Black Cloaked Man

In one ghost whisper of a town,
the mourning sunset had bloodshot eyes
A tombstone place that was
	long shadow 
past it’s boomtown prime
Withering eureka hope  ...

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Categories: canary, allegory, death, symbolism, violence,
Form: Epic
Aunt Matties Place
I love to reminisce about great Aunt Mattie.
Her home perched atop of an old barber shop; 
a barber pole below her apartment told my young...

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Categories: canary, appreciation, chocolate, family, food, happy, how
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Harmony - acrostic
Happily the budgie chirps, his voice so clear and bright
And then canary voices join in, singing 'til day becomes night.
Robins pause outside our window to...

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Categories: canary, bird, joy, music,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Teetotaler
I once knew a sedate gent with class,  
who would not drink red wine at church mass.
Would take a wee sip,
to wet his wee...

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Categories: canary, red, wine,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Winds of the World
Pampero you rush across the pampa's of Argentina
blowing fast and strong bending all before you.
Mighty and powerful you make your presence known
as you travel o'er...

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Categories: canary, wind,
Form: Epic