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Best Talon Poems

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

The Ballad of the Poet
*The Dead Poet*

Many blocks along the road, 
Kicking down walls of heavy stones, 
Yet no one could draw through the walls of her lonely bones.

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Categories: talon, beauty, death, deep, emo, grief, sad,
Form: Ballad

Premium Member Blood and Coral
Dusk seeps lapis
The horizon looms in blood and coral
Crows emerge from peacock plumes
shrieking caws of darkness
wings flap their incessant onyx
Talon wounds of starlight 
multiply and...

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Categories: talon, day, morning,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member A Winter Sun
Upon this yearly powdered dale,
where leafless birch in talon-ed stance
come begging in their circumstance,

the snowflakes fell in silent veil 
as thick as densely woven cloth

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Categories: talon, snow, sun, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member TENTACLES
In the heart of the blackest abyss, down, 
Down, in fathoms deep crypt, where light
Does not penetrate, and the structured protective hauls,
Of men, are crushed...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: talon, boat, fantasy, halloween, history, imagery, mythology,
Form: Free verse
And still i drive - part one
Stars fall under failing skies...stars fall...stars fall...
And sadly...i start to drive.
Through the unremarkable village with its tall 
Georgian Bay window panes, lightless,
devoid of visages; outwardly...

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Categories: talon, heartbreak, places,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member black pebbles and violet streams
star stream
mundane dream...
whispering "everything's alright
she's thriving like a spring fed rose
in saintly gardens
an angel brightly glowing

...of this dream.
i staggered along
a ragged...

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Categories: talon, death, dedication, loss, love, me, star,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cheep Sweet Talk
"I've loved thee since I first saw thee as an adorable egg in thy nest!
Wouldst that thee would deign to marry me and put my...

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Categories: talon, funny, passionmay, me,
Form: Rhyme
Light on the Devil's Chord - Day 25
I was restless all the night,
The demoness softly singing a haunting tune
The Holy Spirit sifted in swirls around me,
And she touched with her claws its...

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Categories: talon, courage, gothic, heart, light, lost, love,
Form: Epic
Death's Messengers
Death's Messengers
by Rick Rucker

Death's messengers came for me today,
I eluded them, though, I crawled away.

Seeing just the smallest chance,
I sneaked into an ambulance.

I thought that...

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Categories: talon, recovery from..., me, me,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Dance of Salome
The Dance of Salome
Herod bellowed out the night's festive orders..
"Bring the torches, bring the tables..
more wine, that we may rejoice,  
for tonight we revel...

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Categories: talon, dance, daughter, moon, mother daughter, night,
Form: Narrative
Consuming Body Love
Potion number nine to six mixing instincts 
Primitive passion possessed bodies boiling points
Love consuming lust traversing together past trust
Tangled hands mingle with talon arms lengthening...

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Categories: talon, body, heart, lonely, longing, love, relationship,
Form: Free verse
The Hell That I Deserve
The Hell That I Deserve

At the top of a cliff
Surrounded by darkness and doubt
I see you in the valley
Surrounded by a light
I can hear the...

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Categories: talon, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Pace of Crazy
You say you've seen it all
but your not even close 
there's always more
twists and turns, ironic endings
to the comedy and horror show-
Given time, life will...

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Categories: talon, life,
Form: Free verse
The Nature of Wisdom
Every flower has its own color
With annual observation,
this we springtime discover

Give a womb kernel cede
of acknowledgment
To the spectrum birthright
of each other

We are all one,
tho’ from...

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Categories: talon, metaphor, nature, truth, wisdom,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member THE KRAMPUS
Beware the wrath of the Northern Polar boogie man, 
The Anti-Clause, a legendary beast of nightmarish voracity,
From folklore mythology, a dark creature of demonic prowess,

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: talon, christmas, fantasy, holiday, imagery, international, myth,
Form: Free verse
The Beast of the Cave
When I was young, and adventure routine,
With excitement and newness still unforeseen
I was eager to spread my wings to the world
And seek more adventures as...

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© Jack Clark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: talon, adventure, dark, death, evil, scary,
Form: Rhyme
At the final stroking of saint Halloween eve, it seems not so long ago,
That my trusty SUV, transport vehicle unceremoniously broke down,
Right outside the local...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: talon, brother, fantasy, funny, halloween, history, imagery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Dragon Flight
Atop a jagged pinnacle, 
he sits, just waiting; 
ragged wings stretch into flight.
Dragon eyes his prey; 
downward sweep and clasp 
brings supper for a dragon.


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Categories: talon, introspection, metaphor, poems, poetry,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member The Queen's Slippers - Part 2

"The Queen's Slippers - Part 2"

There goes my heart
with bags packed
no turning back
or final wave
seated hooded next to huntsman
innocent, gauche, temperamental
There will come a time

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Categories: talon, imagery, life, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Medium Man
chooses his medium and tools carefully:
it's oil and sable promises today
he lays it on thick
he folds then unfolds the unframed canvas many times
into the...

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Categories: talon, bird, men,
Form: Free verse
Wide wings with dark fingery tips
Fan tail of duplicate feathers
From beneath: a small white bird, wearing a glamorous white-grey-brown coat
A black moon sits in the...

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Categories: talon, bird,
Form: Narrative
Diamonds Are Forever
There’s a diamond in your eye,
like an ocean out of space,
that shimmers like a moonstream
in another time and place.

Glacial blue flames that stir
a smile to...

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Categories: talon, love, time,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Lusting Abyss, His Darkness - Act 1
Darkness is he, soulless totally
It's abyss he commands, desiring what he sees

In front of him stands a virgin, pure as the driven snow
For white he...

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Categories: talon, angst, fantasy, dark, dark, fear,
Form: Rhyme
There is a victory, written in the rotating of stars,
A victory of Spring at the death gasp of Winter’s jaws;
Yet as black toffee ice trickles...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: talon, allegory, history, mystery, nature, seasons,
Form: Blank verse
Can't Touch My Toes
Woke up this morning
With news headlines spawning
I do not know if it's winter yet
Because of old age I often forget
Got to realise how weird it...

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Categories: talon, age, allusion, body, celebration, change,
Form: Free verse