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Best Starling Poems

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


I am a starling
I am part of a display team
we don't practice, we all just know
to twist and turn together,
as we put on our aerobatic show.

This display is...

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Categories: starling, bird,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member The Starling of Spring with Shakespearean Subplot

Plucked from Shakespeare 
and plopped in Central Park,
Sturnus vulgaris, the mimic,
conquered New York.

It made it there,
You know it made it everywhere;

The continental stage stolen.

And here...

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Categories: starling, bird, history, spring,
Form: Free verse
Starling
Little starling,

   perched in your woody heights,

   kneading thy wet wings,

   and gloating with song -----

Then flying off to...

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Categories: starling, flying, freedom, metaphor, nature, tribute,
Form: Light Verse
Sweetest Starling
Sweetest starling, stand astounding.
Sleeping soundly, seasons passing,
Stay the startling sounds. Outstanding
Music sung, silence surpassing.

Sweetest starling, sight is sparkling.
Saturn stunned and Venus spiteful!
Scarify the sinful darklings,
Stillness...

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© Gael Attal  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: starling, adventure, allegory, animals, imagination, love, uplifting
Form: Alliteration
Starling Murmuration
 Starling Murmuration 

 
'Neath Nimbus Dark 

Eerie sings 

Nature's Acrobats

Million wings 

 

Splendour reigns 

Cascades crash

Aeriel Ballet 

Swooping splash 

 

Mesmerising movement 

Semaphore Correlation...

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Categories: starling, adventure, animal, beautiful, bird, england, nature,
Form: Rhyme



Goodbye Song
Another haunted night, I watch 
raindrops fall from consolatory words,
track each plane flying south, and 
I think of you.
My lungs empty a lonely sigh…
I bullet...

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Categories: starling, bird, break up, heartbreak, hope, song,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BEAUTIFUL SADNESS
BEAUTIFUL SADNESS

“The melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year,
Of wailing winds, and naked woods and meadows
brown and sear.”   William C. Bryant

Does...

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Categories: starling, depression, love,
Form: Haibun
A Certain Sunday Morn
How the morn wakens with life,

   to tether a sleepy soul

   with simple delights;

The manna lights upon the land,

  ...

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Categories: starling, easter, morning, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Bridging Heaven and Earth
Fueled by atmospheric ecstasy
Into ethereal regions' mystery,
  Tilting wings cavalierly,
  Bridging Heaven and Earth,
  Gliding gracefully.

Falcon, sky-hawk, hoopoe, finch
Starling, sparrow, blue-jay, Grinch;
...

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Categories: starling, bird, flying, jealousy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Starlings Descend


They flow out of a pocket of sky,
a door in the air no one saw
until dark wings shower
over our heads.

Their plumage has a metallic sheen,
as...

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Categories: starling, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Dilettante Diaries: Avian Notes on the Sensate Slip Stream : The Silent War in 3 Acts - Pt3
“I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End.”



The Dilettante Diaries: Avian Notes on the Sensate Slip...

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Categories: starling, bible, bird, earth, evil, god, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE SNOW BIRD OF PARADISE
Bursting from within the heart of a blizzard shock wave,
Shutters the flexing eye of this white hurricane storm,
Shattering the inner core into a blazing shards...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: starling, animal, beauty, christmas, fantasy, imagery, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Speckled Thief
The Starling is a speckled thief
    that comes with morning light.
He struts upon my porch
    to steal himself a...

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Categories: starling, animals, funny
Form: Verse
Premium Member myku
bad thoughts slap the mind... 
back and forth against gray skies
black waves of starling
...

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Categories: starling, introspection,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Birds of a Feather
I am watching the flights of birds these days,
following their loops and seeing them turn
as one in ways that totally amaze.
Such unity! Something that we...

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Categories: starling, introspection
Form: Sonnet
murmuration
Murmuration the bird watchers shout
Time to look up and scan about
What you will see will amaze your eyes
Looks like a moving cloud of unbelievable size

It’s...

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Categories: starling, beauty, nature, bird, bird, time,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Murmuration
The cold season is coming round
Flocks of birds are homeward bound.

They are swirling, turning, wheeling
They invade the evening sky
Changing shape and mesmerizing
Safe in numbers; rustling...

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Categories: starling, bird,
Form: Verse
A Ware Wolf
Dedicated to 12 innocents killed by a gunshooter in West Cumbria.

A killer vindictive staunch, trivial systallic gush.
Violate grumble wish washy starling a virent push.
A Wheeler...

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Categories: starling, loss
Form: Haiku
Dream Lover
Like it or not it is the best place to be in the MORNING.

The mimosa; often where I did meet MOURINE.

Pretty thing, she caught me...

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Categories: starling, dream,
Form: Limerick
ESCAPADE
Hush now darling
But don’t dare to close your eyes
Our bodies are crossing
Your hips between my thighs
Our thoughts crystallize

Free your minds expressions
Feel the things you see
Motivate...

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Categories: starling, love, passion, romancelove,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member REEDBED SLEEPOVER
A
starling
tornado
drops in for the 
night....

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Categories: starling, animals, nature, places,
Form: Pastoral
Bird Soar
Once thicket thickened            
         Mossy, leafy
...

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© Jan Backes  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: starling, animals, devotion, love,
Form: Light Verse
Haiku 16
bright morning sunshine 
starling flying past window
carrying a twig
...

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Categories: starling, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member COLLECTIONS in verse
Bevy of swans in a sea-fowl cloud,
starling mumuration,whispering aloud.
Wray of quail,where teal spring,
tiding of magpie,as larks nesting, cling.

Nightingale watch a hover of crows,
herd of wrens,hosting...

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Categories: starling, animal, bird, fish, insect,
Form: List
Natures Democracy
Notes on this Poem
I am not a bleating liberal, nor do I wish to upset America. But when I am in England sunbathing in 75...

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Categories: starling, natural disasters, nature, nature, freedom, nature,
Form: Free verse