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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


Premium Member 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,



Premium Member Hummingbird
Still, I wait.
Alone, In silence.
Listening for your whispering wings,
hoping I will hear them sing.

At last you motor past,
and briefly pause-
checking to see that you are...

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Categories: hummingbird, nature,

Beautious Hummingbird
Tiny
Trochilidae
Beauty.

Long beak,
Sucking nectar 
You seek.

Rare sight,
Humming softly
Delight.


Written by Brenda Meier-Hans 
11.27.2014
Contest: Whispers of a Muse
2nd...

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Categories: hummingbird, beautiful, bird, happy, nature,

To be your hummingbird
Oh, to be a hummingbird,
hovering near your flower
to float above your petals
for hour, upon hour

To taste your wondrous nectar
as I feel the morning dew,
to drink...

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Categories: hummingbird, bird, imagery, love, metaphor,

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,

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,

Premium Member Hummers Joy
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Categories: hummingbird, inspirational, nature,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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, ,

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,

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,

Seek Elsewhere Death!
She,
hung a,
Hummingbird,
Feeder near the,
Window of my room,
So I can look outside,
See life again as God's gift,
And raise my broken spirits up.
She doesn't know how much...

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Categories: hummingbird, caregiving

Premium Member The Dark Green Conifers
another day in the woods. on Strawberry ridge
looking out over undulating green hills to
the next great wall ridge of mountains. the last
morning clouds left from...

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Categories: hummingbird, day, green, inspiration, morning,

Premium Member Poetry Forest
Come my beauty, I am the voice of the forest,
      Just take my mossy hand and come my dearest;
With love...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hummingbird, dream,

Premium Member Mother Earth
Mother Earth awakens, in subtle pastel hues
Aspen leaves flutter and quake, shaking off the morning dew
Morning stirs, and Hummingbird wings whir and trill, just out...

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Categories: hummingbird, native american, natureearth,

Greatest Love In Effigy: A Pantoum
His eyes always see the beauty in my heart. 
An ugly duckling is the way I think of me.
He paints me as though I am...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hummingbird, devotion, love,

Early Morning
Smoke slowly rises off the still charred embers

from the moonlit campfire from the night before.

The grass glimmers in the morning dew

chilling my shoeless feet

 as...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hummingbird, love, nature,

I Wish
I wish, for a moment—I could vanish,
like a dream dreamt not to last,
so that ones that dream of me
would falter and wonder
where has she gone?

I...

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Categories: hummingbird, dedication, deep, devotion, growth,

Premium Member Eyes of the Orient

Oh, mercy ...

Amazing eye whites, perfect and pure as glacial ice - they draw me in, like
diving into a clear Caribbean lagoon, fluid and cool...

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Categories: hummingbird, beauty, love, metaphor, passion,

Premium Member Momentary Pleasure
Momentary pleasure is like a hummingbird touching on a rose

Written Aug. 29, 2016 for the  One Quote Poetry contest of Rick Parise...

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Categories: hummingbird, joy,