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Best Jay Poems

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


Premium Member The Guise Of Blue Jay Skies



F  l  y  i  n  g

a sailing tailwind
in cerulean streams
through beams colored creamsicle -
are wings reflective of turquoise truth 
and...

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Categories: jay, autumn, bird, blue, conflict, nature, sky,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member A Pirate Jay
Outside    the fall is deep and new
Tangled branches on the trees
Are bare    black    but drifted white

Survivors...

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Categories: jay, animals,
Form: Light Verse
You Know
Yes, my dear, you know,
You are my source of joy, rejuvenation, hope
I need your emotion spread onto my life,
I need your heart to sing among...

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Categories: jay, emotions, friendship, happiness, joy, love, peace,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Java and Me
A sonnet I will write with you today
Inspired by the beauty that I see
Beyond this pane of glass where snowflakes play
Beyond this pane where raindrops...

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Categories: jay, winter,
Form: Sonnet
Before the Rain is Gone
She kept it all inside her
and never spoke a word,
though her thoughts flew and darted
like a trapped and frantic bird.

Inside her was a garden
that was...

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Categories: jay, fantasy, imagination, naturerain, blue, sea, blue,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member In Search of 50 Names -EDITED for judge
In Search of 50 Names(couplets alphabetized for ease of footnoting the names)

A) A tom cat sits in heather nearby a willow tree.
Rose and jasmine fill...

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Categories: jay, words, , cute,
Form: Couplet
On Restless Wings
I wrote verse on the wings of a lark
romantic phrases in perfect rhyme
but the lark flew away in the dark
I wrote no further for the...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: jay, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Christmas Tree
The Birch tree said, I want to be a Christmas tree
The Balsam Fir tree said, you can’t be, you’re a Birch
The Birch tree said, I...

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Categories: jay, christmas, fun, tree,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member EmotionLess
      EMOTIONLESS

By morning wake
When the light in my face
I'm reminded of your disgrace!

How can I do this to myself?
How do...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: jay, absence, confusion, dark, deep, fear, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
There Is Nothing Like Tomorrow
.Loniliness is what you've given me

Solitude is what I chose

I kept falling down 

rolling like a clown

till I found myself

in a distant land

lying on the...

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Categories: jay, absence, beautiful, betrayal,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Woodland Rhapsody
A woodland path in the dappled sun- hushed and quiet
where I come free my breast and silently ponder.
I gaze upon a spiritual calm and listen...

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Categories: jay, inspirational,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Hidden Garden in My Winter Forest
"The Hidden Garden in My Winter Forest"



First you must find the steps
Covered in wet moss, fog and cobwebs
It’s not easy to find, 
the Hidden Garden...

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Categories: jay, birth, daughter, death, fantasy, imagery, mother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dewberry Cobbler
"Caleb, go fetch me some dewberries from the fence row," Momma says, 
as I polish off my Saturday morning breakfast. "I'll make us a cobbler."...

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Categories: jay, growing up,
Form: Haibun
MY SNOW WHITE CATIE LINDSEY
Angel of mourning soup
Angel of mourning
Who gives birth to fresh morning dew who 
helped me pursue who showed me the light
when I was lost for...

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Categories: jay, dedication, me, rain, friendship, me, mirror,
Form: Free verse
Why Do We Keep Killing Each Other
I have become the tree, perched on a limb,
Bow in hand, camouflaged grey, black, and brown.
Looking with my eyes, not moving my brim,
Detecting movement, the...

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Categories: jay, animal, death, horror, prejudice, racism, spoken
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Warm Kentucky Afternoon
Here in warm sunshine I sit,
near by a beautiful lake.
Many birds in the tree like to flit.
Long lush branches the breeze likes to shake.
Pretty birds...

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Categories: jay, nature,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Ruben's Sandwich
Hey diddle diddle
We poets will fiddle
With poems that jump over the moon.
But sometimes we blunder
He still claps like thunder
And soon we are smiling a tune.

While...

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Categories: jay, dedication, friendship, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Have To Tell
What's happened recently I have to tell. (Hiccup)
Wish I could muddle through without a screw-up.
It starts out at a comic show. (Hiccup)
The stand-up doing jokes...

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Categories: jay, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Far more than friends
I thought and I thought
I thought and I thunk
so very much thinking
My thoughts made me drunk

My friends are great friends
Friends that are friendly and true
They...

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Categories: jay, blessing, friendship,
Form: Quatrain
Loch River Valley
Where the forest is still virgin and the lyrebirds often call,
the bronze-wing comes to drink, and the ferns are growing tall, 
there are deer prints...

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Categories: jay, nature, river,
Form: Rhyme
POE IN TREE
I have dropped my pains on pages of poems,
the ink in my pen treasures my groans,the 
quill is my sword, with edges sharp enough
to sculpt...

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Categories: jay, art, hope, inspirational, life, uplifting, day,
Form: Free verse
Bluejay
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Categories: jay, animals, blue,
Form: Rictameter
What happened to Hip-Hop
What happened to Hip-Hop, how did it end up like this? 
the biggest song on the radio is by a rapper who didn't write it
And...

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© Alex Duffy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: jay, growth, hip hop, history, music, rap,
Form: Free verse
The map
Glacial ice melting
The climate suddenly changes
Old relationships.

When the blue jay sings
Listen how wide it ranges
The boundary of spring.

After rain rainbow
Thunder makes the coastland smile
Faith provides...

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Categories: jay, philosophy
Form: Haiku
Call Me Home


You are the river running through 
unfathomable greens
glassy yellows 
down in the core of the river
flicker lightness on top
You increase me…swell me…impregnate without word or...

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Categories: jay, first love, life, love, universe,
Form: Free verse