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Best Perch Poems

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


Premium Member Sailing the Seas In A Pecan Tree
The wind billows out from the seat of his britches
With determined eyes, skinned knuckles and knees
He climbs up the rails nailed from old cedar pieces
To...

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Categories: perch, adventure, old,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member A Crow's Command

I be a common salty once, no captain's bars, did bear,
Yet blessed was I to venture where few a skipper dared.

   From steadfast...

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Categories: perch, adventure, courage, history, imagery, journey, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Nature's Way Constanza
Nature's Way Constanza

Sol puts to sleep the hills with light
     while gloaming sheds all fading rays
     and...

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Categories: perch, day, nature, night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Wild Rose
This bridge has arched the lake's narrows
for a century, flanked on either side
by Autumn trees shedding their faded leaves,
blowing with the first snowflakes
across gray stones...

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Categories: perch, death, memory, winter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Treephoria
As my roots grow deeper
I find my reach extends further
Nourishment I draw from the soil
clothes me in splendid garments

My branches stretch towards the sky
so that...

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Categories: perch, autumn, december, tree,
Form: Free verse
Butterfly Landings
Butterfly Landings 



It’s a precarious perch
High by a skydive
In such a leap of faith
A leap of love
Circumnavigates these boots of Earth
Fellow to the stratospheres
These butterfly...

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Categories: perch, lost love, lovebutterfly, love, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Captive Bird - 12 Bars 12 Dreams

                    12 BARS

Twelve  brazen bars,...

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Categories: perch, freedom,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Three Messengers
Old and ugly and well married is the visage
that I carry, and yet, there is another world
that keeps opening up its magic door.
It sends me...

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Categories: perch, allegory, old, me, old,
Form: Free verse
Word Squirrel
Rodents can be loquacious
That includes your average gerbil
They love to prattle, chat and blather
They really are quite verbal

Hamsters are talkative too
Just as garrulous as can...

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Categories: perch, animal, children, education, kid, words,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Bedtime Story
Once, a long ways away, and a long time ago
Lived a wee little man with his silly pet crow;
And once every day, as the sun...

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Categories: perch, bird, children, nonsense, nursery rhyme, tree,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Christmas night reflections
Fluttering beneath the newly cut
Festive green hollies,
Decked out with heaped drapes
Of freshly fallen snow,
A bold little red breasted Robin,
Busily searching,
Cheerfully hops to and fro.

Darting between...

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Categories: perch, christmas,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Solemn Seduction - for contest
Solemn Seduction – for contest


soft winds are swallowed
by my wings
stolen
as the breath of lovers
waiting

unblinking eyes seducing
darkness
prying truth from camouflage

rotations of twist top head
listening for the...

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Categories: perch, beauty, nature, strength,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Where Faeries Play
Mist in the distance, heart quickens to gooseflesh
Whisky Jacks perch silent, they've seen me before
Brother Wolf has been by, his scat is still fresh
Ancient eyes...

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Categories: perch, nature,
Form: Rispetto
From My Window Lofty High
From my window lofty high
I sit and watch the passersby 
Safely from within the womb
Of this quiet and private room
That's my asylum in the sky
And,...

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Categories: perch, introspection, life, parody, people,
Form: Rhyme
The Wonderful Journey Of The Butterfly
This beautiful journey begins
From a courtship routine
The male perch themselves on leaves
And create a glorious scene
Waiting for a female 
Just to fly on by
Now he...

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Categories: perch, adventure, beautiful, education, nature,
Form: Light Verse
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: perch, bird, flying, nature,
Form: Personification
Premium Member A Totum Pole Ode
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Categories: perch, native american, people,
Form: Concrete
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: perch, environment,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member At Heaven's Gate - Part 3
Part 3:          AT HEAVEN’S GATES

To set Her free from destiny was far from my design,
but, though...

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Categories: perch, fantasy,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member A Home With Two Cats
These are two etherees that will be put together side by side to form ONE complete poem having 11 syllables per line, so I thought...

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Categories: perch, baby, cat, , cute,
Form: Etheree
Premium Member The Poet
Etching tales that run in trails along a parchment sheet
From feathered quill in trembling hand so longing now for sleep
As black ink drips down from...

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Categories: perch, poets, writing,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Awash
The mica-flecked granite outcroppings loom,
releasing bits of themselves randomly 
sparkling, as they fall, in felted-light they bloom. 

Blasted cliffs, yet brazen, they rise without decree,
unconcerned...

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Categories: perch, seasons,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member On Four Walls
Their young strong-willed son,
ever resourceful,
has been given "time out" for bad behavior.
There is no noise coming from the room.
After two hours, 
the mother grows concerned.
Why...

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Categories: perch, child,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Lettuce Pray - or what not to do in church
A funeral is not the place when you find you need to laugh
Here is my true story about my little gaffe
I hope this poem does...

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Categories: perch, funeral, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
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: perch, bird, me, writing,
Form: Personification