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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 All I Am
Long slender tendril of mist in the morning
snakes slowly across the cool water, wandering,
endlessly,
searching, moving slowly, seemingly without purpose,
without direction, without destination.
It fades like a...

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Categories: flying, longing,
Form: Free verse



Ancient Warrior
I see the wrinkles in your suntanned brow,
You carried burdens then; you see them now.
You’ve heard the cries your people who in pain,
Have shed their...

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Categories: flying, angst, culture, native american, nature, spiritual,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member You Caught The Wind
I remember you, from when there was a spring
When the seasons were ripe, with verdant green
Our nimble feet danced in the wind
and on the brink...

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Categories: flying, death of a friend, nostalgia, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member On the Wings of a Butterfly- Collab with my sister Cecilia Crasto

POTD 10th May 2018

A dedication to our departed Mum, Anne Forbes.
 And to all the dearly departed Mums who celebrate Mother’s day on the second...

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Categories: flying, dedication, mother,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member WORKSHOP POEM: GRAND TOUR TO FAIRYLAND
WORKSHOP POEM: GRAND TOUR TO FAIRYLAND


Sprinkled-rainbow clouds reign above the skies,
peeping yellow in-between wrinkled pillars 
shine like bulbs to crash the net of fog
attached to...

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Categories: flying, beautiful, fantasy, imagery, journey, joy, magic,
Form: Personification



Premium Member Poetry was Her Best Lover- Not for Contest
Poetry was her best lover
like no other
he loved her
without restraint
She could be herself
and explore
discovering
secret pleasures and fantasies

Naked above the covers
he let her lie exposed
as he...

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Categories: flying, passion, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ravens and Castles
...inspired by and in dedication to ~  Victor Buhagiar, Robert Lindley (my mentors) and the rest of the PoetrySoup Family...thank you for your kindness...

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Categories: flying, dark, deep, horror,
Form: Rhyme
The Ballad Of Poet Destroyer
"The Ballad of The Poet Destroyer"

Destroyer, and creator of words
Flying high on the wings of a bird
Drowning every inch, by foes and friends
Where has she...

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Categories: flying, absence, courage, me, missing you, mystery,
Form: Dramatic Verse
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
Premium Member Mimes at My Funeral
When my time is done and I am finally laid to rest
I don’t want to be recalled as one who lived life depressed

So as I...

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Categories: flying, funeral, funny, humor, life, me,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Conversation
between stars and fireflies...
a quiet conversation...

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Categories: fire, flying, stars,
Form: Free verse
You The Poetess Fills My Nights

i am here to let your words make love to me
i am here to bury my face deep in your poetry

to let your haiku 
molest my naked body
shake me...

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Categories: flying, love,
Form: Free verse
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
Premium Member Poetry was Her Best Lover- Adult Content
Poetry was her best lover
Like no other
He loved her
Without restraint
She could be herself
And explore
And discover
Secret pleasures and fantasies
Naked above the covers
He let her lie
Exposed
As he...

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Categories: flying, body, feelings, freedom, sensual,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Memories Of Bygone Days
Memories Of Bygone Days


O' yes,  how well I remember her still
giant black oak atop big wooded hill
Those treasured days now long flown by
our free...

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Categories: flying, emotions, farewell, goodbye, heartbreak, history, journey,
Form: Rhyme
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: flying, absence, break up, divorce,
Form: Free verse
In Lieu of the Rodeo
	Oh cripes I’ve gotta tell yer of a horror ride I had,
	That beat any bronc or bull I’ve rode, and I must say I’m glad,
	I’ll...

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Categories: flying, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ordinary man
Snow is falling and floods are flowing,
people dying and children keep crying,
but he's just an ordinary man,
sitting there watching TV.

Icebergs melting and penguins starving,
men in...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: flying, allusion, analogy, political, pollution,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 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: flying, appreciation, bird, psychological,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - I Died A Little Inside - A Sad Bluebell Story -

A windswept bluebell I am
even though the sun is high in the sky
The wind ruffled the hair
my skin would slowly freeze like mosaic
Want to paint...

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Categories: flying, blue, cancer, death, emotions, farewell,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Four Seasons
The Four Seasons…

It was spring and I was young when I had wine.
I was singing and dancing and doing fine. 
The wine was so divine,...

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Categories: flying, age, allegory, allusion, seasons,
Form: Rubaiyat
Premium Member In The Name Of Dove -With Ram R V
                  



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Categories: flying, appreciation, bird, , cute,
Form: Shape
Premium Member Avi, oh Avi
Oh Avi, Avi
  Sometimes, with my eyes closed
    I see you dance
      A dervish, whirling, like...

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Categories: flying, boy, dance, memory, remember, sports,
Form: Free verse
Climbing Raven Rocks
I dance upwards;
below me,
the waves slap the cliffs
and beat the rhythm.

Wind whipped clouds gallop
with flying manes
across the blue plain of the sky.

The wild geese resent
our...

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Categories: flying, happiness, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Butterfly in My Pocket
I have a butterfly in my pocket,
that will never fly again.
When I think back to yesterday,
it’s a pretty reminder of my pain.

Butterflies aren’t meant for...

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Categories: flying, angst, farewell, leaving,
Form: Quatrain