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Best Mockingbird Poems

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

Death To The Mockingbird
Death to the mockingbird with one shot to the heart,
Crushing wings with desperation sings sorrow worlds apart.
Concrete tears from wasted eyes fall on a mossy...

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Categories: mockingbird, dark, jealousy,

Premium Member MOCKINGBIRD - crown of sonnets
"It is a sin to kill a Mockingbird.
When playing games with rocks or guns, defray,
them, please, ...shoot old tin cans!"  "Whispered words 
of Mockingbirds,...

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Categories: mockingbird, children, discrimination, prejudice, integrity,

Premium Member The Mockingbird
I wish I was a mockingbird
perched high up in a tree.
My trills by all would soon be heard;
You’d come away with me.

We’d soar up high...

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Categories: mockingbird, bird, family, nature,

Mockingbird Painting
Beside a lake a mockingbird paints on the canvas of time
A luscious lyrics of  an orange  and crimson hue
While the menagerie of the...

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Categories: mockingbird, imagery, light, sunset, water,

Scout To Kill a Mockingbird
Dresses, bows, make-up, this is who
I am not, don’t put me
In a dress
I’ll give you an insight of my life, I have a neighbor who

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Categories: mockingbird, adventure, devotion, family,

Tom Robinson To Kill a Mockingbird
I am what everyone is afraid of
What did I do? I am only a black
There is only a little bit of us
We stick together like...

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Categories: mockingbird, black african american, education,

Jem To Kill a Mockingbird
No, sir Atticus
I am not leaving
I am not like a beaver, who runs and hides
In the sight of danger
Who am I, you may ask
A boy...

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Categories: mockingbird, confusion, family, teen,

The Mockingbird
The mockingbird returns in spring. 
What it does best is sing, sing, sing.
Its sings of this and sings of that
and leaves no doubt of where...

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Categories: mockingbird, april, bird, forgiveness, humor,

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: mockingbird, friendship, lifeworld, life, love,

Feline Alert
*The feline Texan way*

A clean coat of paint - on my nails
Red shade of lips - on my smile
Solid oak charms - on my wrist

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Categories: mockingbird, adventure, beauty, body, sensual,

Like a Poet Would Do
Let me love you like a poet would do.
Let me bite on the lid of my pen, thinking of you.
Let me write you down on...

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Categories: mockingbird, love, passion, poetry,

Premium Member A Resplendence of Sunflowers
As brief as summer you swept
across my heart's desert
like a Santa Ana wind's hot caress.
Now the eastern passes
are still as virgin rocks
unto a land whispering...

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Categories: mockingbird, love, romance, seasons, summer,

Premium Member Winter Wildflower
Winter Wildflower

A billion snowflakes do collect upon a wasteland of neglect
The sky frigid no sun to reflect appears a dot lonely specked
A tear does fall...

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Categories: mockingbird, beautiful, cool, flower,

Premium Member A Child's Day With Nature In The Nearby Woods, tenth poet in my poet dedication series Frank Stanton
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Categories: mockingbird, appreciation, art, dedication, nature,


Life is like a coloring book
with few or many pages
filled with complex 
outlined images.

We are given a box of crayons
and are asked to color...

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Categories: mockingbird, creation, death, feelings, life,

Never Dream Within a Dream
-honestly...I have no clue why...-

As I began to rest in my fickle dream
Suddenly I was stirred from my sleep
I was greeted by many a whisker

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Categories: mockingbird, adventure, analogy, animal, bird,

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: mockingbird, animals, faith, inspirational, naturelove,

Touching the Clouds
Shadows end with no beginning
Darkness envelopes light
Rumbles become a roaring fright
Lightening splits the dreary skies
Mockingbird soars fast in flight
Dripping from gray sailing shrouds
Drenched I smile...

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© Jane Bowen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mockingbird, nature, uplifting, visionary

Premium Member Attune
As the sunrise cast purple upon pines
A Mockingbird chatters to cricket's tune
Not knowing on the insect he'll soon dine
Now his hunger isn't inclined, just hears...

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Categories: mockingbird, life,

Premium Member The Second Coming
Chartreuse moss insinuates itself
into cracked brick as leprous eucalyptus
line the path, fallen leaves contorted 
into coral spines on weathered terra cotta.

Traveling between the trees I...

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Categories: mockingbird, nature,

The moon, pausing near her zenith,
On that balmy night in May,
Painted a warm, nocturnal landscape, 
In varying shades gray.

A mockingbird insomniac,
With golden harp did play,

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Categories: mockingbird, childhood, nature, nostalgia, seasons,

Premium Member Broken Dolls
Broken Dolls

Broken dolls within crumbling walls 
Winds through ghettos whimper with decaying echoes
A little girl mourns…

"Mommy! Mommy! Can I have a baby dolly?"
"My precious one....

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Categories: mockingbird, childhood, fate, mother daughter,

A Shiver in Late Spring

We laughed at each other’s jokes
not more than a full moon passed. 
On a slick surface, half-smiles crack
a wintry face. My soul abandons
breath in a...

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Categories: mockingbird, break up, fear, introspection,

Premium Member Seven Birds in Spring
Seven Birds in Spring

Sparrow in late snow
Gathers straw to make her nest
Afraid to be last.

A dash of swallow
Almost faster than the songs
Of Spring returning.

Baby birds...

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Categories: mockingbird, bird, spring,

How can there be despair when the entire
natural world unfolds with new life?  
When the anhinga alights from the Nowhere
he was into the Somewhere...

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© Nola Perez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mockingbird, seasons,