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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

Premium Member The Mockingbird
I recognize a tune from album of your songs
And listen intently to impressionist sounds
As you hop scotch from branch to branch
Like a child all excited,...

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Categories: mockingbird, bird, song,
Form: Personification

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,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member MOCKINGBIRD - crown of sonnets
"It is a sin to kill a Mockingbird.
While playing games with rocks or guns, defray,
them, please, ...shoot old tin cans.  Each whispered song 

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Categories: mockingbird, children, discrimination, integrity, prejudice,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
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,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Rhyme

The Mockingbird
I just forgot that song of robin
when I heard the blue jay notes.
Resonating tunes of cardinals
merry cuckoos mingle my throat.
They call me mimicking mockingbird,

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Categories: mockingbird, bird, freedom,
Form: Personification
Premium Member To Owe The Mockingbird
Australia was an uncut jewel
With an interior vast and cruel,
When first brought under our Mother's rule:
Rough diamond in the Pacific pool.
With fair Venus as his...

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© Beth Evans  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mockingbird, culture, dark, england, environment,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Couplet
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, mirror,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member My Poetry Soup Peeps
Here sitting are my Poetry Soup Peeps,
Comfortably calm within their abode…
Don’t stare too long for they’ll give you the creeps,
Plus one of them may pass...

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Categories: mockingbird, autumn, gothic, halloween,
Form: Sonnet
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,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Black Sails
A prolific singer, you mimic songs of Blue Jays -

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Categories: mockingbird, anger, imagery, love hurts,
Form: Verse

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,
Form: Prose Poetry
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,
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: mockingbird, animals, faith, inspirational, naturelove,
Form: Narrative
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
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Alliteration
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,
Form: Dizain
Premium Member The One that got away - silence of what ifs
If a poet falls in love with you
you will live forever.
Atticus Finch - To kill a mockingbird.

In the midst of conundrums, of 'what ifs.'

I dislike...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mockingbird, loss, love, youth,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Dear April
How I yearn for July and that fat summer moon -
    The long sunny days and the eve's sultry swoon,

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Categories: mockingbird, appreciation, beauty, imagery, nature,
Form: Rhyme