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Best Tanager Poems

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


Premium Member Summer Nights in the South
Summer Nights in the South


Green fireflies blink in the quiet of night

and our sleeping old dog heaves a sigh.

Dreaming, she sprints through a youthful blue...

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Categories: tanager, america, august, beautiful, bird, earth, nature,
Form: Quatrain



Darkness Held At Bay
First rays splash lines of love 
across naked bits of detour

dawn's door distracts 
chills of the night dissipate 
and I am free

Free of fight
held hostage...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tanager, depression, life, light,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member GARDEN
GARDEN

Two haiku after a painting by Russell Gordon

flowering dogwood
perched and pert, a tanager
harkens to the wind

flowering dogwood
perched and pert, just listening
scarlet tanager
………………………………..

this plaster statue
she’s naked,...

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Categories: tanager, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Fill-ins - n invitation for the reader to use imagination
FILL-INS
An invitation for
the reader to use
imagination

Who?      What?
two fine ladies rest
neath a bamboo
umbrella
they talk of a
third?

Fishermen
small boat at anchor
two men mend...

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Categories: tanager, anger, fun,
Form: Haiku
Natures nest
How beautiful the sounds, sights of nature

In the distance alarm call of a cuckoo,

beautiful sound of summer Tanager

Blackbirds hopping around getting in a stew,

Acrobatics of...

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© Roy Pett  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tanager, appreciation, bird, nature, sound,
Form: Rhyme



Art Museum I
With children in tow 
on winter’s heels set off to
follow fine artists 
Lovingly lost in copper,
canvas, bright color 
framboise, tanager, yarrow 
Picasso, Beckmann, Klimt
Woman with...

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Categories: tanager, adventure, childhood, family
Form: Choka
Bright-Green Leaves
Inside the forest's sea-of-green, 
Sits a hungry, bright-scarlet tanager.

Eating one caterpillar after another,
In minutes he gulps down thirty-five. 

Doing its part to help the forest,
Ridding...

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Categories: tanager, animals, children, nature, science,
Form: Free verse
INSPIRATION
I followed the violent tanager to find
Where her nest is –
It is three inches in length in this
Gigantic oak hidden from the day’s full light

I...

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Categories: tanager, dedication, grief, hope,
Form: Haiku
Positive Good Ego
                        ...

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Categories: tanager, adventure, beauty, bird, flower, rainbow, river,
Form: Free verse
Felicity
I have longed for you my love
as committed the tanager to sing
my yearn to hear your voice
as watercourses the mountains spring
 
My joy leaps like...

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Categories: tanager, allegory, dedication, faith, happiness, hope, life,
Form: Verse
Waiting
I been tired of waiting and waiting i been melting.
It’s been almost an hour when it started raining
I can’t tell you how much I want...

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Categories: tanager, anger, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE ORPHAN
Entertained by flickers on a screen, cosseted between giants. Suited with slicked-back raven hair, snow-white starched shirt, an innocent tie.

Mother smiles at his sky-blue eyes....

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Categories: tanager, hero,
Form: Haibun