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Best Rook Poems

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


Premium Member Rook Takes Pawn

Clever you are
playing your game
you   are   no

   common crow

However preened your plumes
blades of night to obscure
far from blind
I can...

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Categories: rook, bird, games, lust, sexy,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Rook on the rocks, a SANDCASTLE
Written large & form erroding

Shore & folly show.'

Blending light & water almost solid.



© Joe Maverick 5-12-2010


for SKATS sandcastle haiku contest...

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Categories: rook, art,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member The Raven, the Rook and the Crow
Cousins in flight
The skies their place
Black and grey plumage
With a different face
 
This genus Corvus
The colour of night
Passerine order
A wonderful sight
 
A pest to many
Nuisance...

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Categories: rook, animals, loss, nature
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Spoonerism Poetry: She's Too Titty
She’s too titty to be a preacher.
She can’t even bead a rook.
A rental deceptionist?  Maybe.
At my teeth she once look a took.

As a wean...

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Categories: rook, parody, word play,
Form: Quatrain
The Solstice Door
The light is coming and I wish you well...

Behind the running, running man the land
Lies silent, fallow, haunted by the cry
Of one lone mourning rook...

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Categories: rook, life, light, mystery, mythology, nature, psychological,
Form: Iambic Pentameter



Premium Member Permanent Check-Mate
I am standing naked on a crowded street
But nobody seems to be noticing me
I am less embarrassed by my nakedness
Than by my invisibility

They all seem...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rook, allegory, introspection, life, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Zoo From A to Z
Alligators, Aardvarks; Arctic fox and hare. Also Armadillos and Asses will be there!

Bobcats, Beavers, Boars; One Blue whale will do! Bovines and a Booby (maybe...

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Categories: rook,
Form: Abecedarian
Mirran

Young Mirran lived in Calder wood
all of her spells were for the good
in helping out where e’er she could
But Mirran had a plan
And oft times...

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Categories: rook, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
Truth of Luck
"THE whole truth and nothing but the truth"


I have never failed or cheated, on any test I took.
Though I have taken best guesses upon one...

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Categories: rook, education, life, philosophy, social, truth,
Form: Couplet
Magic Beans
Magic Beans Magic Beans
Sure Jack was swacked
On the tip of beanstalk
He was bivouacked

He met a giant's wife
Who gave him food and drink
When the giant came...

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Categories: rook, miracle,
Form: Rhyme
So Long as
5/10/19
"So Long As"

Came a long way from being a rook
They're about to forsook
Scared to take a look
Competition shook
Not ready for what I'm about to cook
Can't...

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Categories: rook, deep, fun, how i feel, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member MY SPRINGTIME WALK

hillside is ablaze
with glorious golden gorse
spring is here at last

lambs gambol in fields
meadow lush with verdant grass
rook collects dry twigs

a flash of white tail
baby bunny...

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Categories: rook, animal, bird, nature, spring,
Form: Haiku
I'm Sorry-A Poem for my kids-Jani, Billy, Josh, and Kristin
I'm sorry to all of my children
How I wish I could go back to change
The wrong things I've put you all through
And to make time...

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Categories: rook, angst, devotion, family, children, forgiveness, hope,
Form: Free verse
Birds in flight edited
As black as my birdlover poet's 
pen ink hue in hue
A rook and a raven flew flew 
flew
when the wind it breezily blew 
blew blew
and...

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Categories: rook, bird,
Form: Nazm
Premium Member When Paths End
Along the path,
a hopper's song
slashes of yellow
feathered thoughts~

Along the path,
a slice of red
green scented heaven
a flowered dance~

Aside the path,
a faries brook
queen ann's lace
has found her...

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Categories: rook, nature, people,
Form: Rhyme
A Danse Macabre
Along a winding country road
one autumn’s day of late,
I chanced upon an aged abode,
up a hill beyond a gate.

The house was old and quiet,
not a...

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Categories: rook, allusion, confusion, dark, dream, gothic, house,
Form: Narrative
Ocean Wave
The opening is the hardest part leaving an almost tart bitter taste in you’re mouth, but finally like a swimming trout. You are free finally...

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Categories: rook, abuse, anti bullying, beautiful, beauty, children,
Form: Epitaph
Flashback
Was a romance for the books. Didn't care about the looks. Maybe a little old school but yea my heart she did be took. By...

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Categories: rook, break up, confusion, farewell, first love,
Form: Rhyme
Checkmate
Pawn
You've been a peon, lowly pawn your whole life
Never amounted to much,
nothing much ever went right
Grew up dirt piss poor,
never knew the reason why
you were...

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Categories: rook, allegory, allusion, life, metaphor, truth,
Form: Alliteration
Cup Of Worry - HEADS and TAILS
Cup Of Worry
-----------------

Go now
Borrow my buggy
Go by moon or fog
For no crow or rook pry
Go upon your own

Bury my boojum cup
No burrow nor form
No rock...

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Categories: rook, adventure, fantasy, mystery,
Form: Verse
Words of Wisdom
Don't be my child, don't step on broken glasses

Don't be fooled by all of those sweet promises

I've been through a lot of regrets

Memories that I...

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Categories: rook, adventure, fear, parents, poems, teacher, teen,
Form: Rhyme
She Comes, Part One

For all the night she trod the furrowed earth
As she has walked all winter in her wake
In seeking for the child she brought to birth
The...

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Categories: rook, england, magic, mother daughter, mythology, nature,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Checkmate
His eyes can not register the disbelief, that his defenses were not at all a defense. The equation was 
too complex, nor could his brain...

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Categories: rook, confusion, hope, visionary, riddle,
Form: Free verse
The Jackdaw
The jackdaw is a curious bird
	He hops and runs along,
His genial “tchak, tchak” can be heard – 
	Alas, he has no song.

Why look these corvine...

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© Mike Jones  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rook, bird, funny, humorous, nature,
Form: Verse
Our world without colour
Classic silent films
Redundant technicolour
Piano plays mood

Panther and snow leopard
Duelling with chess
Under a scintillating firmament
A dome of diamonds floating on infinity
Moonlight softly slicing the shadows
Illuminating their...

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Categories: rook, allegory, animal, color, fantasy, humanity, light,
Form: Free verse