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Best Meadowlark Poems

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Premium Member I AM A MEADOWLARK
When I first flew the nest, my spirits were low; 
how my world has changed from one year ago. 
Now fully fledged, I spread open...

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Categories: meadowlark, bird, me, writing,
Form: Personification



Premium Member Meadowlark Song
I heard a meadowlark today,
The first one I have heard
Since I left Dakota prairies.
That cheery little bird
Brought back so many memories
Of childhood young and free.
Sing...

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Categories: meadowlark, naturesweet, time, child, sweet, time,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Meadowlark
There is a lark who is born to live in the meadow,
perched far above the smooth mountain stones.
She will rise from fields of the cloverleaf...

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Categories: meadowlark, bird, nature,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Can the Meadowlark, Lark
For William and Laura Nance

if the jabberwocky were a clock
would it talk in jabberese
or simply be right twice a day
in order to sometimes please

what if...

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Categories: meadowlark, fantasy
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member At Heaven's Gate - Parts 1 and 2
PART 1:          THE MEETING

Alone one night neath lantern light, I trudged a weary mile.
Forlorn, I went...

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Categories: meadowlark, fantasy,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member The Winter of My Tears
"Alas! The lessening light, the worsening my plight-
My face- a somber expression..." excerpt  from 
*a poem by Just That Archaic Poet


The summer of my...

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Categories: meadowlark, sad, seasons,
Form: Kyrielle
Beneath this soft dark silent sky

Beneath this soft...dark silent sky  

 
 
 
Beneath this soft…dark silent sky
as starlight teardrops weep
in moon glow feathered sonnets…
my heart waits
~ 
Clinging to...

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Categories: meadowlark, good night,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member A Springtime Song
Mother nature’s songs I cannot exceed 
Of the Whippoorwill out in open field
They partake of mother’s bliss free of greed
Birds and their songs give of...

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Categories: meadowlark, naturebird, bird,
Form: Sonnet
It Was on a Kansas Farm

It was on a Kansas farm 
I saw the beauty and the charm
as I sat gazing out across the hills
Not a car or man in...

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© Gayle Rodd  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: meadowlark, farm, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dawning
When the sky bleeds solitude 
like a wounded weeping heart and
the horizon’s embrace wraps valleys about eternity,
then, only then, can the bountiful earth find love.
Crimson...

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Categories: meadowlark, allegory, devotion, hope, life, love, nature,
Form: Free verse
Summer Song
Drifting in a memory
of rolling distant hills
stretched out like a waveless ocean of green
the sun blazing way up high 
In the stillness of a languid...

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Categories: meadowlark, naturesweet, sweet,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Songs Of Power
Songs Of Power 

(Lost As Blackness Invades)

Where the agony invades life seems in blurs,
And the long nights eat the fruited trees,
And later, night dreams stalk...

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Categories: meadowlark, allegory, death, humanity, loss, poetry, war,
Form: Rhyme
Babble On
Wild little brook in such a hurry
Lifting your face to the sun
Tumbling over the hours and days 
Chatting along as you run

Hundreds of tiny glass...

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© Sarah Hand  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: meadowlark, nature, uplifting, water,
Form: Rhyme
Ode to My Daughter
I confided with The Jeweler
I want a masterpiece
A wonder to the modern world
Where joy will never cease

He said he’d start with umber
A rich, golden shade...

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Categories: meadowlark, daughter, faith, family, father, children, growing
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Boa's Ark - Part 3
 Continued from Part 2 

5. MIDNIGHT DREAMS 
At night the soldiers sometimes dream
of many things which make them scream,
like
     ...

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Categories: meadowlark, fantasy, men, philosophy, war,
Form: Rhyme
Plain Old Country Boy
Plain Old Country Boy 
Steve L. Siegel 
August, 2015 
-:- 
I like the smell of clean washed clothes 
Hanging on the line, the sound of...

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Categories: meadowlark, dream, family, farm, memory, men, thanksgiving,
Form: Free verse
Night
The periwinkle petals closed
As daylight turned to dark--
And nighttime fell like dampened silk,
To hush the meadowlark.

While the Talmud--and the holy words;
The violins, and song--
Fell silent...

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Categories: meadowlark, faith,
Form: Elegy
WHEN THE WILDFIRE BURNED
The ground was crow-black
as the ashes took wing in the breeze,
flowing in hot breath across a 
grief stricken earth.
Charred trees, now barren of leaves,
stood leaning...drunk,...

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© Dana Young  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: meadowlark, earth, environment, fire, natural disasters,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member Meandering Stream
Ah, to spend a languid summer afternoon on the bank of a rippling stream,
Lying on my back watching vagabond clouds as I reminisce and dream!

I...

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Categories: meadowlark, natureme,
Form: Couplet
Songbird at 3 AM
Hark! What beautiful singing I hear!
Songbird in a tree so near.
How can you sing there in the dark?
Are you a robin or a meadowlark?

Sweet little...

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Categories: meadowlark, beautiful, bird, morning, song,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Immortal Tethers Rein
superfluous drizzle
this tranquil cottage scene

April’s meadowlark sigh
sweetly symphonic slopes
green glistened gradient

hillside reeds rejoice flat
rejuvenation blessed
by philanthropic sun

illustrious wisdom
showers ivory slates
of winter remembrance

villagers swim downstream
lips kiss...

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Categories: meadowlark, nature,
Form: Idyll (Idyl)
Premium Member and so I pictured peace
…and so I pictured peace


…and so I pictured peace.
the lea of the meadow at sunset
meadowlarks chasing invisible bugs,
unfelt breeze riffling the tall grass,
the halo of...

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Categories: meadowlark, metaphor, peace,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Butterfly Dreams
ABCBCA

Each day when morning light would break
a tortoise rushed, (well…tried)
to his favorite sitting spot
in all the meadow-wide
haunted by a single thought
tormented by a lonely ache.

The...

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Categories: meadowlark, animal, bird, butterfly, fantasy, loneliness, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Kansas
Born in the mid west, a long time ago
in the sunflower state where the prairie grass grows
she would spend many days, sharing stories and dreams
Tho'...

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Categories: meadowlark, family, nostalgia,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Present - God's Gift To Man
Though people may long for a present from God,
How many embrace the new day?
Instead of unwrapping what lies at their feet,
Dark memories paint a cliché
Of...

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Categories: meadowlark, life,
Form: Rhyme