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Best Owl Poems

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


Premium Member The Little Owl and the Wolf
A snowy owl sat on her nest
   while tending to her brood;
her mate flew out upon a quest 
   to gather...

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Categories: owl, friendship,
Form: Personification



Night Owl
Sitting by her open window,
Was a girl deep in thought,
Lost within a book of Poe,
A perfect poem she sought.

With a curious eye,
He watches her pen,
For...

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Categories: owl, bird, moon, mystery, night, poetess, poetry,
Form: Quatrain
I Am An Owl
Who can change what it is to be me?
The owl, hidden there in a night's beauty,
a beauty that most don't even try to see.

I am...

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Categories: owl, bird, fear, identity, me, mystery, night,
Form: Personification
Premium Member The Great Horned Owl
In the daylight hours, I spend  my time
So high on a perch, in a lofty pine
Where I fluff and comb my pretty plumes
And wait...

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Categories: owl, bird, flying, nature,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Owl Parliament, Eagle Owl Presiding
Owl Parliament is now in session, so be quiet please.
All whistles, hoots, growls, grunts and screeches need to cease.

As the largest of you all, I’m...

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Categories: owl, bird, , cute,
Form: Couplet



Wake Me, The Owl, When The Moon Does Rise
Wake me, the owl, when the moon does rise
and his golden beams illuminate the skies,
when the darkness flees and the time just flies
and the cold,...

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Categories: owl, bird, fantasy, longing, moon, nature, night,
Form: Personification
Premium Member I Am An Owl
I always hunt in dark of night
     With wings so quiet in my flight
It's hard to see me up in trees
...

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Categories: owl, bird, night,
Form: Personification
Premium Member And Sweet Is Her Demise
In primrose twilight, summer is still near.
She whispers in my ear; I hear her in
the one lone owl that hoots to only me.
I wake to...

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Categories: owl, autumn, death, summer,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Winter Wonderland

The snowflakes cling so softly to my eyes
          Each one a sparkling gem of frosted lace
...

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Categories: owl, appreciation, beauty, nature, winter,
Form: Sonnet
Here, Again: The Autumn Equinox
Written for the Avebury Gorsedd, 24th September 2016  
I wish you well...

I’m here, again…
Come riding in, upon the western wave
My hair all wove with...

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Categories: owl, autumn, england, myth, nature, seasons, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Moonlight Magic
The night was fickle as November
A time when all sleep in slumber;
A moist mist hangs over the river,
And a still cold moon hangs as a...

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Categories: owl, seasons, light, light, silver,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A choice

                  A vulture and owl
   ...

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Categories: owl, addiction,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member IN RED'S SILENT FURY

Metallic city howls like a wounded animal
scraped by nocturnal vigils
of grandchildren and elders
emaciated like tuberculosis lungs
gasping from chug-chugs of tobacco soot...
and the face of a...

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Categories: owl, anger, angst,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member An Eternity II
And I begin my own steep climb into 
The Chalkland Downs              ...

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Categories: owl, betrayal, , memorial,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Secret Soul
A meek Monet, a gentle Van Gogh
I may seem too nice and mild, though
The moon knows my true name

In lust I ascend to claim my...

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Categories: owl, bird, identity, mystery, night,
Form: Tail-rhyme
Moon in Pale Depression
Muted evidence proclaimed the subtle oddities of night

   Lunar time should have reached the zenith of its height

No chirping crickets were heard, nor...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: owl, sorrow,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sol Squints
Sol squints His blazing crimson eye
clinging to the edge of the Earth.
And as scarlet smears a teal sky
dusk dies awaiting dawn's rebirth.

Vermilion clouds float overhead
hovering...

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Categories: owl, beauty, imagery, imagination, sunset,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Summer's Interlude
Beneath a lovers’ moon, Summer breezes in.
In still-cool primrose evenings lingering from spring,
she whispers in my ear.
I hear. . .
honey bees near lilacs, whippoorwills in...

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Categories: owl,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Alphabet
A a 	big A little a
                   What...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: owl, children, kindergarten, preschool,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member Out of the Sun
Stayed 
             in the sun 
       ...

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Categories: owl, absence, age, angst, car, change, childhood,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Song Of A Cherokee Princess -
Cherokee chamber,
where a pow wow stampeedes preconceptions of inheritence,
from Her beaded neck charms of chance & chains of change
glisten from opulent offerings of roots, corn...

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Categories: owl, native american, dance, for her, dance,
Form: Romanticism
Only you and me
The garden curled around us as we sat beneath the stars,
In the silver shine of Venus and the rust red glow of Mars.
The brandy was...

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© Jeff Green  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: owl, lovelight, garden, light, may, morning,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Churchyard at Midnight
Twas darkness upon the quietly residing heath...
And deathly was the sullen red sandstone tower...
Standing gloomily inside the masons dry-stone walls
Amidst toppling granite slabs and the...

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Categories: owl, environment,
Form: Rhyme
Tribute to Susan Boulet Art
Susan Boulet was an artist 1941-1997
Her paintings are famous for their layered effects which she started later on in her artistic career. She loved fantasy...

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Categories: owl, art, death, native american, prayer, spiritual,
Form: Prose
Premium Member SIMPLE HEAVEN
Heaven to me is purely this 
After a long and stressful day 
Deep bubble bath, oh such pure bliss 
Just need to melt my cares...

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Categories: owl, heaven,
Form: Dizain