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Best Heron Poems

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

Premium Member What The Heron Was Thinking
I am patience, the strength to persist;
I am dignity's dream in the mist.
Honestly, I should charge for this.

17 April 19
As I passed the lake on...

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Categories: heron, bird, fun, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Verse

Premium Member A Great Blue Heron
A great Blue Heron

The park behind our house recently redone
And a Great Blue Heron has discovered fish
I saw the heron standing in tattered wings
Like a...

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Categories: heron, animal, bird,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Great Blue Heron
Great Blue Heron

Oh Great Blue Heron found along our shores,
Your stately presence in the water shows
A setting so sublime in quiet marsh
Where flowing grasses sway...

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Categories: heron, beauty, bird, nature,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Heron CONTEST
The Heron, grey priest of the shallow mere
Stalks slow and calculated t’ward its prey
With cool far seeing vision of a seer
And knowing his own power...

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Categories: heron, bird,
Form: Quintain (English)
August rains
The steadily falling cold August rains
Continue to pour upon Cheshires lanes;
Over flattening fields of soddened wheat,
Soaking the grass, splashing the feet.

Stands the Combine in the...

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Categories: heron, august, nature, poetry, rain, seasons, summer,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Oracle
The heron is the color
of a November morning.
Fog wets the river rocks.
Fossils faintly echo
a grey past.
I shall take one stone 
to look
through its waterworn hole

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Categories: heron, nature, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Misled
Nor thunder in the dark, nor flash, nor fire,
nor other pyrotechnics that, they say,
accompany all such events, nor dire
phantasmagorias, going astray

in the unconsciousness. I’m all...

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Categories: heron, death, nature,
Form: Sonnet
The Billabong
There’s an old river course with beginning and end,
now the river runs straight without this river bend,
where the water is still and the reeds do...

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Categories: heron, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Blending in so beautifully in the endless everglades
The heron waits patiently

The warm wind ripples the water
He waits regally

Standing still like a statue in silent blue...

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Categories: heron, beauty,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Children of Yesteryear -'The Dreamer Part 2'

Prequel to ‘The Dreamer’ video

Eerily shrieks the last heron.
Through the stillness he dare not disturb
a lone wolf whimpering prompts the night
or could it be day?...

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Categories: heron, environment, hope, nature, strength,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I the ocean
I the ocean
watch sailing ships
in the salty air 
pass over me

I hold mystery from
the cusp of the moon
an endless view
for all to see

Where laughing gulls

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Categories: heron, ocean,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Bird of Prey
A cerulean heron
perches in cloisonne
among jade shoots
of a topaz tree
as shadows of platinum fish
undulate in silence
of teal waters.
The tableau of moonstone,
fulgid in azure sky,
hovers in...

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Categories: heron, bird, imagery,
Form: Ekphrasis
Sacred Lake Titicaca
Sacred Lake Titicaca

High atop the Andes, between Bolivia and Peru,
sits the birthplace of the Incas, sacred Lake Titicaca.
A powerhouse of nature through and through,
it was...

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Categories: heron, beauty, mountains, nature, water,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Photograph Captured
          Deep in the Florida steamy everglades,
A single blue heron strides in cobalt blue water;

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Categories: heron, bird, nature,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The bluebells
We wandered
into the realm of the bluebells
that dwell in the flood plain
after the spring rains.

we stepped 
through the blue kingdom
along the streams.

We could not...

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Categories: heron, flower, nature,
Form: Free verse
My Kentucky in autumn
My Kentucky in Fall
Peaceful country roads winding through meadows and hills,
and golden rays kiss purple asters, tall ironweed and abundant goldenrod.
Gorgeous colors are greeting...

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Categories: heron, nature, seasonsautumn, autumn, red, rose,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Haven from the Storm -----
Two young lovers discern from up afar
a night heron in its graceful lithe flight 
searching safe haven as storm hide its star
danger threatening it from...

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Categories: heron, storm, sunset,
Form: Sonnet
Wavelets On The Pool
Tiny wavelets on the pool today,  a gentle
breeze and raindrops fall with a rhythmic
pitter patter. The ducks and wildfowl pay
no heed, around the sedge...

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Categories: heron, naturewater, water,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Rain on the River
Mist rises from the mountains and meets
rain clouds spilling down the canyon.

Fish ducks fly up river, their
breasts just skimming the water.

The heron stands in the...

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Categories: heron, life, nature, peace
Form: Free verse
Cuckoo Dancers
Cuckoo Dancers

Discarded dusty beer bottle lying dormant on the tracks
Commuters await their carriage
Adorned in business like macks
Trees sway in gentle breeze
Capable of more tension,
Performing their...

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Categories: heron, fun, imagery,
Form: Free verse
Just Whiling Away
All before was green
The pool like glass, serene
Waterboatmen skated by
A Kingfisher flashed the eye

The Dragonfly mates on wing
As distant Warblers sing
The rushes bend and sway

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Categories: heron, nature
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member HAIKU 7-17-2018
the great blue heron
chop sticks seeking sushi
shallow sustenance

John G. Lawless

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Categories: heron, nature,
Form: Haiku
A brown and an ash horse
I am both a brown and an ash horse

As ash I limp a little and tilt too
In the blue field

As brown I keep words in...

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Categories: heron, mirror,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Weather Report

Forecast anticyclone settled and unmoving
The descending air evaporates and dries
Over Wales and England weather is improving
We predict a full eight eighths of cloudless skies


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Categories: heron, nature,
Form: Rhyme
by Michael R. Burch

To write an epigram, cram.
If you lack wit, scram!

Conformists of a feather
flock together.

If every witty thing that’s said was true,
Oscar Wilde, the...

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Categories: heron, bible, philosophy, wisdom,
Form: Epigram