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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 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,



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 
home,
to look
through its waterworn hole
and...

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Categories: heron, nature, time,

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,

Premium Member FLORIDA NATURE
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,

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
sit...

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Categories: heron, ocean,

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,

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,

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,

Premium Member A Photograph Captured
          Deep in the Florida steamy everglades,
A single blue heron strides in cobalt blue water;
 ...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: heron, bird, nature,

Premium Member The bluebells
We wandered
into the realm of the bluebells
that dwell in the flood plain
after the spring rains.

Carefully 
we stepped 
through the blue kingdom
along the streams.

We could not...

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Categories: heron, flower, nature,

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,

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,

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

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,

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
As...

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Categories: heron, nature

Premium Member HAIKU 7-17-2018
the great blue heron
chop sticks seeking sushi
shallow sustenance


John G. Lawless
©7/17/2018
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Categories: heron, nature,

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,

Premium Member Weather Report
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

Or...

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Categories: heron, nature,

To The Beat of Jazz Poetry
From bebop, swing to hip-hops thing
True poets had it best
For there is a rhythm in the soul, 
Which they all just had to express

Some could...

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Categories: heron, art, black african american,

Premium Member Animal Love
The heron bowed to the kangaroo
With sparkling eyes he fell deeply in love
Her heart he tried with all his might to woo.

The devious crow offered...

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Categories: heron, animal, bird, fun, humor,

Premium Member Your Exotic Scent
Your scent,  
Like a wet forest on a misty morning
in a half-yawning glade with the
sun splitting into a thousand beams.
Cutting through the dank and...

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© Tony Kirk  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: heron, deep, fruit, growth, love,

Premium Member Ballet of Birds
Maestro woodpecker taps his beat
to the symphony of a rising sun,
casting rays on Tomoka Pond.

Great white heron, the prima ballerina,
strikes her pose 
as blue herons...

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Categories: heron, bird, dance, music,

Premium Member What Have I Seen
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Sunrise, late winter
skunk smell
turkey flock
playful otter, too.

The white heron
a great blue,
white phase,
in the abandoned beaver pond.

Purple clematis
its long-awned achenes
in globose heads
spidery, fiery, extravagant fruit!

To identify...

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Categories: heron, allah, girl, nature, peace,

The Sand And The Sea
Sun-kissed cheeks and bare-footing
Along the rolling shoreline ebbing.
Wavelets frothing swirls of white
Where sand meets the sea.

Standing, breeze lightly blowing,
I look around, I look far and...

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Categories: heron, nature, sea, blue,

Loon Song
Motor is nudged to life in an arcing motion, arm pulling 
cord. Vein-furrowed hands grasp the fishing pole, 
slinging bait and tackle beneath one arm....

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© Kelsey May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: heron, childhood, children, emotions, eulogy,