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Best Loon Poems

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

Premium Member The Loon Upon the Lake
My legs ran fast, my back was strong
Those sunny days when life seemed long
And whispered possibility! 
A loon far off was mocking me.

Instinctively, I took...

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Categories: loon, allegory, life,
Form: Kyrielle

Under the Same Moon -3-Way-Collaboration-
 ~Under the Same Moon~

Our days are different, living under the same moon
Down here in TEXAS, life carries a different tune
This world spins on its...

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Categories: loon, friendship, lifeworld, life, love,
Form: Couplet
Cradled in the Arms of Midnight
Aloft, the gem was mounted in black velvet skies
A refulgent pearl, surrounded by glistening stars
Cradled in the arms of midnight, it hung in disguise,
exquisite as...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: loon, moon,
Form: Rhyme
A Good Cry

i wait at the river for the cry of the loon

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Categories: loon, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Verdict
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Categories: loon, society, war,
Form: Ballad

Premium Member Sea of Love
While whispers shush on sheltered shores, as soon the cockcrow quakes,
the seas descry a skittish sky, sense summer zephyrs wake  –
roused passions neath the...

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Categories: loon, love, love hurts, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Seashore Flowers
Honeysuckle by the sea
lupine blue and wild sweet pea
buttercups and hare bell fair
tiny daisies for my hair
kissed by winds
of salted spray
sweetest bloom of the day

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Categories: loon, fantasy, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Lovely Little Daydream
I'm drifting along in a boat
In the shade of bald cypress trees
They're covered in gray Spanish moss
Hanging down to their cypress knees

With the swipe of...

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Categories: loon, dream, nature,
Form: Quatrain

He arrived wearing pink skinny jeans
They were scruffy and ripped at the seams
He looked like a wiener
I will not be meaner
But he’s sure not the...

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Categories: loon, clothes, humorous,
Form: Limerick
I Promise I'll Try Not To Cry
Please sing me a song of love gone wrong
And I will weep in dreams while I sleep
For that's when I fear the cascade of tears

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: loon, cry, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
This river has fallen since the beginning of time
Giving life to the Fern, the Laurel and the Pine
The rocks and the rapids share a fast...

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Categories: loon, animal, inspiration, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Horse To Hate
There’s a horse that I so hate to see,
and at night sometimes he visits me.
His attacks to my thigh
make me think I might die.
Wild "Charley...

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Categories: loon, funnyhorse,
Form: Limerick
I came Across A Jumpher
I came across a Jumpher
A jumphin’ up at me.
It wasn’t very springy
As far as i could see.

It tried to do someothersault,
Impressing like a tree,
But landed...

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Categories: loon, hilarious, humorous, imagination, nonsense,
Form: Rhyme
A Tribute To Eminem
Without you there's no doubt I'd be
a man without this poetry,
you brought the artist out of me,
my rhymes make up your legacy.

The millions that you...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: loon, hip hop, inspiration, inspirational, motivation, rap,
Form: Rhyme
Loony Tunes
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Categories: loon, adventure, dedication, education, children, funny, history,
Form: Couplet
One picture at a time
A toddlers Crayola masterpiece marks the box
Where the story of our days now tarry
Passages tilting the axis of a bittersweet equinox
As photographs eclipse yesterday and...

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Categories: loon, death, grief, husband, loss, love, miss
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member lake cradles the moon

lake cradles the moon

the mournful cry of a loon

tender nights of June

for Carol's contest...

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Categories: loon, nature
Form: Haiku
daddy's hand
As a warm summer breeze
magically floats atop waves
a child's laugh can be heard
clearly a short distance away.

With eyes like almonds
glowing bright as a moon
a boy...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: loon, beach, beauty, childhood, dad, devotion, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Three Messengers
This morning I hiked a wooded trail
And while quietly strolling along,
I was pleased to hear a lonely quail
A singing his mournful song.

And then again this...

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Categories: loon, animals, faith, inspirational, naturelove, i love
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Where Has Dad Gone, Mama Dear
Where has dad gone, momma dear?
Hush, my little lamb.
Your dad's gone to the thicket dear 
And mad old Abraham

That man went early this grim morn,...

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© Lee Leon  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: loon, allegory, angst, animals, death, faith, family,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Time Will Tell

A modest planet and quietly progressing
Troubling no other and fealty confessing
 Surviving well enough and paying its dues;
 Quiet corner of the galaxy....

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Categories: loon, science fiction,
Form: Narrative
Take Heed, Love

We cannot mimic the cry of a loon. Nor capture the light of the moon.
We'll never reach a distant star. Both too high and much...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: loon, angst, love,
Form: Rhyme
Mist Song
The waves lick the pier-deck beams,

   a boat has passed upon the lake

   to shuffle the song upon the wind,


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Categories: loon, beauty, music, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sobbin Goblin World's Problem
Our world be amiss, is without love’s kiss
love’s way is narrow, hard for mind to find
sacred heart is bliss, has narrow’s love’s kiss
pray the world...

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Categories: loon, sympathyworld, love, lust,
Form: Didactic
Bushranger, Daniel Morgan
Me name is Daniel Morgan
There’s a thousand pounds on me head
Just me and me native lad
We upset the Traps,
the silly chaps,
Gawd strike me dead.

The Traps...

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Categories: loon, adventureme, me,
Form: Rhyme