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Best Kestrel Poems

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

Focused falcon
Honed huntress hovering
Adjusts; stoops; lands; dispatches

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Categories: kestrel, nature,
Form: Cinquain



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Categories: kestrel, animals, nature,
Form: Light Verse
The Swallow and the Kestrel
He is a boy with orange hair
And more freckles than pride.
He is a boy with his eyes on his feet-
He glows the light that others...

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Categories: kestrel, conflict, flying,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Valentino
Temptation pulls us all into sin with gravity force
Wading in with human desires sweet sugar coating gloss
Strengths are nurtured and grown from our creator's...

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Categories: kestrel, beautiful, beauty, emotions, faith, flower, heart,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member I remember
Someone once saying to me
I always wished to meet some like you
To you one writes poetry from the heart and soul
opening up from my very...

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Categories: kestrel, angel, beautiful, beauty, feelings, love, romance,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Amidst Highland Glens
"without a care in the world the Grouse freely roam"

A quiet hush abounds amidst the scenic Highland Glens
Whilst saltire skies above silhouette a Golden Eagle...

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Categories: kestrel, animals, nature
Form: Free verse
Hawk's Eyes
in the bright light of day you appeared...
a gilded angel with falcon wings,
you rose up out of the desert sands 
and your gentle beauty struck...

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Categories: kestrel, angst, lost love, loveme, heart, beauty,
Form: Free verse
A Soldier's Elegy
A kestrel dips into an updraft
thinking he knows the world
tranquility gurgles 
through silent valleys
over mountains
around the earth
through the wind

The creature soars ever higher
in great...

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Categories: kestrel, adventure, confusion, corruption, courage, culture, death,
Form: Elegy
Painted kestrel, ruddy hawk
Booted eagle, stoop and stalk

Pigeon here and pigeon gone
Blood and feathers stain the dawn

Prairie falcon, osprey, owl
Diurnal hunts, nightly prowls

Raptor  in...

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Categories: kestrel, bird, flying, sky, tribute,
Form: Couplet
Natures nest
How beautiful the sounds, sights of nature

In the distance alarm call of a cuckoo,

beautiful sound of summer Tanager

Blackbirds hopping around getting in a stew,

Acrobatics of...

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© Roy Pett  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: kestrel, appreciation, bird, nature, sound,
Form: Rhyme
Birds of Bliss
She’s my woodpecker, she’s my humming bird, she’s my goat sucker, my fly catcher, my skylark, my swallow, my blue jay, my sandpiper, my blackbird,...

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Categories: kestrel, bird, love, romance, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Patient death
rich wetland
a lone kestrel .

Patient death beating,
fixed in  measureless blue.

Elegant white swans swim through
rare grasses greeting migrating
geese sliding in with the setting sun.

Darkness falls,...

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Categories: kestrel, life, nature,
Form: Etheree
Blue Iris
Blue Iris, 
Grimoire gondolas steal unbound human yawns,
Each Charon poised with sallow spear along the River:
Austere laughter of headless boughs 
sipping grave-scented spiritual kisses.

Gruel to...

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Categories: kestrel, anger, anxiety, beauty, dream, loss, romantic,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Ghazal, Light
Night  is my  world   with  the moon  as  my guiding  light  
I  search   in  the black  shadows   for  your gliding  light 

Day  is your  world   with  the...

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Categories: kestrel, feelings, imagination, romance,
Form: Ghazal
Letter to Ellen Johnson - Sirleaf
I rather watch a kestrel to see
Her swoop and swirl
The skies invisible maze
To feed the inhabitants of her nest
Her milk of gratitude

Morning begins with a...

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Categories: kestrel, black african american, history, politicalold, self,
Form: Free verse
Sam Came Out of The Woods Today
Sam came out of the woods today,
With his hair and his eyes looking so gray,
The gray of the walls were full of moss,
He stood in...

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Categories: kestrel, pain,
Form: Free verse
changing world
Changing  world 

Where the woods of unruly domestic trees on
The other side of the road has not always been there
It used to consist of...

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Categories: kestrel, career, change, child, christian, class,
Form: Blank verse
Something about culture
Something about culture
Something deeper than root
Thicker than blood
More brutal than ancestry
Wriggling from the mud
Something inviolate
Absolutely unemancipating
Something the nomenclatured "badwud"
The aroma from the kitchen
Fresh herbs and...

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Categories: kestrel, places
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Angels and Demons - The Finale Act 1.
The eastern seaboard
Of the United States
As the sisters three
Evil dictates
Population massed
As the floods rise
Lands disappearing 
Is the earth in demise
In typical fashion
We fight...

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Categories: kestrel, fantasy
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Return of Earth to the Devout
Squadron assembled
Trojans and droids
Three sisters their target
Null to void
Atmosphere entered
Red to grey glow
As we near earths terrain
Red rivers flow
Cities on fire
Civilisation of pyres

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Categories: kestrel, death, devotion, faith, fantasyearth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Nervous Man
The nervous man
Slight awkward stance
Waiting for a train
Talking to the rain

Is he mad?
Is he sad?
A broken heart?
How many times has his life been torn apart?


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Categories: kestrel, bird, for her, girl, loss, missing,
Form: Dramatic Verse
The call of the muezzin, drifting over the wall,
mixes with the odors 
of diesel, cooking oil, and humanity,
as I watch a lone kite flying above...

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Categories: kestrel, memory, war,
Form: Prose Poetry
Flock of birds met in a marsh
Dusky breeze welcoming all
Sat on the branches of mangrove
Chirping, clattering on mighty matters.
Sharing nuts, grains, seeds and saplings
Teasing one...

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Categories: kestrel, bird, nature,
Form: Free verse
A flash of wing............. 
Exploded feathers....... 
Bird of prey 
Nature's way 
Raptor's thing 

The Falcon's speed 
Victim,pays no heed 
Aerial violence, 
in the sunlit blue...

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Categories: kestrel, nature, sky,
Form: I do not know?
A flash of wing............. 
Exploded feathers....... 
Bird of prey 
Nature's way 
Raptor's thing 

The Falcon's speed 
Victim,pays no heed 
Aerial violence, 
in the sunlit blue...

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Categories: kestrel, nature, uplifting, sky,
Form: Ballad