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Best Flying Poems

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

Premium Member Flight
You gave me wings 
    to experience the 
         freedom of flight 

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Categories: beauty, death, flying, freedom,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member To Lose Yourself In Poetry
to lose yourself in poetry

  in image vibrant reverently

responsibility absents thee

  thoughts sprout wings

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Categories: flying, imagery, magic, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Autumn - a Citrine Leaf
A citrine leaf in lingered lilt
did savor breeze of sapphire whisk
as Autumn’s honey-secrets spilt.
A hopscotch star.. an ember brisk,

she sighed and fell— then took her...

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Categories: autumn, dance, death, flying,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Conversation
between stars and fireflies...
a quiet conversation...

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Categories: fire, flying, stars,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Some Distant Shore
Silent, she slips from her stronghold’s security,
safely tucked high on the cliff in her nest.
Cautious, she stays in the shadows afforded her,
sorrowful, hesitant, missing the...

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© Jeff Kyser  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: flying,
Form: Quatrain

F-5 Tornado
The warm temperature drops outdoors,
    And first drops of fresh rain sprinkle.
      The thunder claps right above...

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Categories: natural disastersrain, flying, rain,
Form: Concrete
Autumn Reverie
Shifting haze, so slowly trailing
Through wood and field, now veiling
Melancholy skies, holding back the tears
With wild geese flying to meet other years.
Flames of crimson torches...

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Categories: nostalgia, autumn, flying,
Form: Rhyme
Another Chance To Fly
Each day I live and wake to see
         the scarlet sun that shines for me
and listen to...

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Categories: flying, hope, how i
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I'M More
You severed my wings
For your failure to fly
But I soar - 'cause I'm more
than your ex, or your why.


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Categories: flying, recovery from, strength,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Time For Us To Sing
I came across a baby bird
And I wondered of its flight
A life had just begun
with a rough starting plight

Along came a gust of wind
as if...

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Categories: bird, flying, life, song,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Freedom
In solitude I dream tonight
And watch a moth in fevered flight.

It’s drawn toward my quaint porch light
And flies consumed with all its might.

Through open window...

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Categories: allegory, death, dream, flying,
Form: Couplet
The Flight of Bebo
Bebo was a bird
who could not fly
He kept flapping his wings 
'cause he knew he must try

There were two other birds 
that were laughing at...

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Categories: bird, children, flying, fun,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Cry For Wind
Fly so fast, cry for wind
Carry me between your wings
Me, me, tiny, olive skinned
Blood of beggars, blood of kings

Lost forever, never found
Roar your cry across...

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Categories: flying, analogy, animal, beautiful, bird,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Breathe

I call to you my beloved
Your unleashed whispers arrive 
Riding the tendrils of an approaching fog
A dance of mist unfurling its fingertips of desire
Coming ever...

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Categories: fantasy, flying, heart, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Just a Small Poem For a Friend
Little blue bird

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Categories: beach, beautiful, bird, flying,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Brace For Impact
I'd finished work early so I went, to pick the kids up from school
I thought this time tomorrow, we'll all be bathing in the pool

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Categories: children, family, flying, sea,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member To Fall Or Fly
The act of falling

Isn’t hard.

Anyone can do it:

step off an edge,

be pushed, or jump.

The key is to

find the one

tumbling through

space and time,

at the exact same


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Categories: flying, love, romantic,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Bird Is a Wonder
A bird is a wonder
    flying in the air
    hopping on the ground
    or warbling a...

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Categories: bird, care, flying, parents,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Firefly Days, Butterfly Nights
one fine day they changed places
fireflies lit daytime shadows
while butterflies splashed the night
a shrewd color scheme

bright hues and exotic moon
flittering and fluttering
pure rapture under the...

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Categories: beautiful, butterfly, day, flying,
Form: Dodoitsu
Premium Member Between the Extremes - POTD
In the nighttime hours
As the world deftly creeps by
I summon my powers
Spread my wings and fly
Past cotton clouds,
Snow-capped mountains, white
I am lost and I am...

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© Sam Scott  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: desire, flying, freedom, sunset,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member Horse From Mars

It came from the sky, a gray silver stallion.
I looked up high, and I have also seen a dragon.

With so many things in...

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© Skat A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: adventure, day, flying, funny,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Please Give Me Wings
Wash my heart and make it clean
Remove the grime from where it's been 

Take my idle hands make them yours
Use them to open holy doors


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Categories: change, flying, god, heart,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Great Horned Owl
In the daylight hours, I spend  my time
So high on a perch, in a lofty pine
Where I fluff and comb my pretty plumes
And wait...

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Categories: bird, flying, nature,
Form: Personification
Fly To Me
Fly to me my love

on the wings of hopes and dreams

come and be my passion

a lover's symphony

Be my guiding star light

show me all of nature's...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: flying, journey, love, places,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Faraway Queen
The moonbeams bore you in a cradle of light smiling   
warmly a cold blue winter moon rocking over and back thoughts

Midnight mystery howling...

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Categories: angel, beauty, flying, love,
Form: Couplet