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Best Hummingbird Poems

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


Hummingbird
Hummingbird, hummingbird
what's your hurry?
Darting quickly through the air

I can scarcely
see you coming
In an instant you are there

Of God's creatures
on the wing
in the day or dark...

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Categories: hummingbird, beauty, bird, flying, nature,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member hummingbird fades in raven's wingless memories
the flutter of little wings
pulsating in a windless dusk
as i watch the setting sun
glissade across the florid sky
its cerise glow reflecting prismatic
burst of colors on...

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Categories: hummingbird, autumn, bird, death, night, sunset,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member PRETTY AS A HUMMINGBIRD


The attention span of a hummingbird
She plays the part of the buffoon
With stale trite corny jokes
And mindless ramblings of a simpleton
She plays the lunatic
Filling my...

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Categories: hummingbird, angst, nonsense, silence, silly, spoken word,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Heddy the Hummingbird Queen
Heddy, the eight-year-old hummingbird queen.
Often hiding out, rarely fully seen
Loves her hummingbirds more than the human race.
Her messy golden amber curls, rarely in place.

Her hazel...

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Categories: hummingbird, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member HEART OF A HUMMINGBIRD


Deep and deliberate
The voice of a soul
Who’s circled
At the gates
Of hell 
Come back
Loaded with
A message
To set things right

I’d recognize
His voice
Anywhere
Bluesy
Sultry
Seductive
Intoxicating
Shout out
To my very core
Call out
To...

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Categories: hummingbird, journey, sensual, sexy, soulmate, spiritual, surreal,
Form: Free verse



Once Upon a Purple Sunrise
Once Upon a Purple Sunrise

Pretty as a Periwinkle,
in your frilly summer frock,
the one with purple polka dots
that matched the cool of early dawn.

Haloed in hazy...

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Categories: hummingbird, memory, morning, summer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I am not Brave
How brave the amaryllis is
emerging naked from the soil,
an umber golden spear to pierce
the heresy of August air.

I am not brave like pilgrim bulbs,
though planted...

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Categories: hummingbird, color, flower, metaphor, nature,
Form: Blank verse
Broken Wings
As the sun arose in the eastern skies 
a fairy princess sits rubbing her eyes.
Yawning she glimpses her magical isle 
and her tiny lips, curl...

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Categories: hummingbird, beautiful, fairy, fantasy, freedom, princess,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Hummers Joy
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Categories: hummingbird, inspirational, nature,
Form: Concrete
I dream of you (to JEW)
What shall I see when I see a picture of you 
Frame against rainbow of eternity?
I dream of you ... upon the canvas of my...

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Categories: hummingbird, imagination, lovenight, sweet, night, sweet,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Wings of Wonder
bee pollinates blooms
hummingbird nips at nectar
     flurry of wee wings




...

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Categories: hummingbird, bird, nature,
Form: Haiku
The Butterfly Flutters By
The Butterfly Flutters By

On a steamy, sun-drenched, summer Sunday,
tree leaves delightfully dancing to the tune of 
a warm, welcoming, wandering breeze blowing,
metamorphosis now complete, 
no...

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Categories: hummingbird, beauty, butterfly, garden, nature, summer,
Form: Alliteration
Hot Day
A steady hum vibrating one constant low
Surrounding me in tiny hummingbird beats
The two giant fans warm and hot breezes blow

The fuzzy sound vibrates on pulsed...

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Categories: hummingbird, introspection, peace, uplifting,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member In the Harem of the Flower Kisser
at the break of dawn
a  Hummingbird starts his rounds
 Morning Glory sought

flaunting a red hue -
Mexican Sunflower tempts
looking hot, hot, hot

the Don Juan of...

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Categories: hummingbird, blue, flower, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Welcome Spring
through the open door
across my room sunlight spills. . . .
robin redbreast trills

the scent of blossoms
carried on April’s warm breeze. . . . 
our first...

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Categories: hummingbird, seasons,
Form: Haiku
Till My Poems Are, no More
I bequeath to you my poems,
For words are all I own--
May the images of snow and fall
Bring you comfort when alone.

And I will leave you...

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Categories: hummingbird, beauty,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member I dreamt last night of you and me
I dreamt last night of you and me,
your lips so soft I kissed
We floated on a silken cloud,
drew rainbows on the mist

Then counted daisies in...

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Categories: hummingbird, beauty, dream, love, , sweet love,
Form: Rhyme
In Anticipation Of You
Peering around the edges of the yellow-orange sky 

dancing under cover of the morning mist 

gently you tickle my cheek 

whisper good morning my love...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hummingbird, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Your smile becomes my morning

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A lone mist drifts in feathered shadows
where footprints are soft neath a robin egg sky
Hushed sentiments flow on cool morning breezes
as dreams bask in the...

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Categories: hummingbird, good morning,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fair Wings and Following Seas

Far, far out at sea one day
          A Hummingbird so found its way
   ...

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Categories: hummingbird, bird, nature, ocean, sea,
Form: Rubaiyat
Premium Member Dawning Desires - Repost

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Whispering apricot beams shine upon frilly sheers,
lazy shadows dance in daffodil dawn colors,
pirouettes of pleasured moments,
silently flowing on smooth brush stroke walls

You breathe, softly, the...

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Categories: hummingbird, morning, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member a blushed rise
i hear the whisper
of your voice
carried on the quiver
of hummingbird wings
alluring me into dreams

like a lyric adrift
on westerly breezes
it lulls me to sleep

on a sliver...

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Categories: hummingbird, dance, dream, moon,
Form: Free verse
My Spirit Animal Is A Zoo
Beware the morning tiger
Before his first coffee
  Look out for the afternoon lizard:
  Ectotherm on the sidewalk soaking in other people’s acknowledgement
 ...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hummingbird, animal, tiger,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BEQUEATHED BONNIE SQUARE
BEQUEATHED BONNIE SQUARE
                      ...

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Categories: hummingbird, bird, garden, sorrow,
Form: Verse
Buildin' Birds
Buildin’ Birds…

Your hands dart and weave
In, out, up.. then hover
Swoop right… then left

As simply as sight 
Of a birds dreamy flight
Floating to perch proud on...

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Categories: hummingbird, animals, art, devotion, family, imagination, inspirational,
Form: Narrative