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Best Horned Poems

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

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: horned, bird, flying, nature,
Form: Personification

Popcorn Music
Pop (corn) Music


It’s time to dance, time to tango
There’s a Canadian on the banjo
When he sees the guitar strings
Jack’s mirth grows soaring wings;
As he scans...

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Categories: horned,
Form: Rhyme
Raspberry Wine
Musty antiquity 
Spice inside
a cauldron 
of ripe reason. 
Five months 
brewing boiling 
now the suave coolness,
animals don’t know
how to simmer their lovebroth
like this.

Only the...

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Categories: horned, happiness, love, passion
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Aspiration

Antoine had crashed once again when tempting the desert
Freedom fighter laureate poet daredevil testing the call of


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Categories: horned, hope,
Form: Free verse
Sounds in Silence
Enjoy the silence, the deep of night.
Not true silence for the word itself is illusion.
Still yourself enough to hear.
Listen for the sounds invoked in the...

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Categories: horned, nature, solitude, sound,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Fair Maybelle
Fair Maybelle trode through the morning dew
She peered through the foggy haze
Her blue eyes saw what I tell you is true
For the fog did part...

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Categories: horned, animal, butterfly, devotion, girl, love, sun,
Form: Quintain (English)
Mystique Lady and the Unicorn - Nikko -
Mystique Lady and the Unicorn  (collaboration ~NIKKO)


An invisible string was created from the beginning of time,
it is wound around my horn, and bound...

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Categories: horned, imagination, inspirational, me, song, kiss, me,
Form: Free verse
Owlology 101
This is a poem I wrote last year for my grand loves bird...future ornithologist, maybe?

Owls belong to one of two different families or classes,

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Categories: horned, bird, education, children, kids, nature, ,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Night Stalker
Within the forest’s dream of night’s true fright
shadows twist obsidian trees torment,
the cypress writhe in blood moon’s bright delight.

The hunter hides his nascent lust for...

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Categories: horned, adventure, angst, animals, confusion, death, introspection,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member At Play on a Moonlit River
a river sprite’s at play tonight
chasing fireflies above a stream
meandering through the tropics
where royal palms’ crowns genuflect
moonlight and pixie dust glow on ripples
the great horned...

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Categories: horned, nature, river,
Form: Free verse
A Lover's Symphony

I heard a crackling 

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Categories: horned, memory, nature, night, passion, sound,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Doggone Night

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Categories: horned, light, loneliness, night, symbolism,
Form: Couplet
Nearly to Hell
Through eldritch streets I walked alone
With shadows on my track,
Full jellied was  my every bone,
I thought my mind would crack.

Through mist and morbid mire...

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Categories: horned, dark, death, dream, fantasy, gothic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Once Upon a Halloween in the 50's
The excitement mounted as we rummaged around in the attic looking through old steamer trunks for discarded clothes and props to make Halloween costumes. With...

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Categories: horned, nostalgia,
Form: Narrative
Please don't let me do this !
     There might be

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Categories: horned, introspection, loss, lost love, wife, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member While Climbing the Rocks
While Climbing the Rocks

Through trees and rains and 
Lakes I have lived, but today I shall remember,
Remember the child who climbed rock mountains,
Shutting out the...

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Categories: horned, love, mountains,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Dark Pathway
The Heart of LOVE enveloped YOU and  --   I
In the course of EVERLASTING LOVE I   --   Failed
My minute...

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Categories: horned, death, timeheart, heart, love, poetry, time,
Form: Free verse
Not a Human
I have once pulled out my hair.
Eaten my tongue and sliced the skin.
Closed my throat and-hanging-flailed.
Cross the Styx in death's boat I've ridden.
Dying-slowly-with bones weak...

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Categories: horned, angst, death, me,
Form: Verse
Shuvihani Moon
Full moon nigh
Has an eerie feel
Dark clouds mystify
Pathway of the surreal.

Raindrops echo steadily
With each and every step
I continue on methodically
While shadows by me crept.

Full moon...

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Categories: horned, bird, culture, dream, magic, moon, night,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Autumn Afterglow
On a far off, lonely hillside
a living spectacle awaits
where aspens spin their golden crowns
and sleepy maple trees awake. 

A place where winding paths are lined

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Categories: horned, autumn, beauty, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Red Square Nebula
The word of anger spoken by the square
mouth of the dark, an interstellar swear,

addressed to who knows whom. A scarlet curse,
a four-horned furiousness, which in...

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Categories: horned, stars,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE KRAMPUS
Beware the wrath of the Northern Polar boogie man, 
The Anti-Clause, a legendary beast of nightmarish voracity,
From folklore mythology, a dark creature of demonic prowess,

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horned, christmas, fantasy, holiday, imagery, international, myth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Doing the Math
When I was eight
I knew Paradise could not be merely secular humane
and yet be justly and omnipotently divine,
when a Great Horned Owl
breathed her last sacred...

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Categories: horned, beauty, earth, earth day, health, love,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Life Is Like a Maypole
The land shrugs off the chill of winter
And emerges into spring’s full beauty.
The things barren bloom hereafter.
People remember me as an icon of vitality
I am...

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Categories: horned, celebration, community,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Resting In These Tennessee Hills
Resting In These Tennessee Hills

Lazy mornings in these Tennessee hills
Horned owl in tree behind house hoots all night
Sometimes annoys but often gifts a thrill
As country-fired...

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Categories: horned, appreciation, beauty, feelings, imagery, inspirational, nature,
Form: Sonnet