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Bird Poems | Examples of Bird Poetry

Bird Poems. Below are examples of poems about birds. This list of bird poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of bird poetry. This list of works about bird is an excellent resource for examples on how to write bird poems.

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List of Bird Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Raven's Gentleman Friend Brenda Chiri Rhyme bird, friend, love, magic,
parking lot vagrant word owl Haiku america, bird,
Premium Member Poem TRAVELING BIRD NO LONGER WANTS TO FLY TODAY--- James Edward Lee Sr. Light Verse anxiety, bird, conflict, endurance,
Premium Member Poem A Storm is Brewing Heidi Sands Free verse bird, snow, storm,
Dear Robin Martin Braun Free verse animal, bird, desire, i
Premium Member Poem Bird Dear Heart Shape bird,
A Flying Bird Jagdish Pal Couplet bird, flying, light, paradise,
Premium Member Poem November's Silver Lining Maureen McGreavy Haiku autumn, bird, november,
A Turkey in Sheep's Clothing Wayne Mac Rhyme animal, bird, christmas, farm,
Premium Member Poem Chickadees 8x8 Nina Parmenter Rhyme animal, bird, cute, fun,

The only fear left
by Ibohal Kshetrimayum
In the nicotine of your kiss, 
My skull cracks
Like a woodpecker’s migraine. 
You chew my passion endlessly,
And an orchid blooms in your belly,
With violet whispers.
I...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bird, age, anger, aubade, beach,

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Little Ladybug
by Gershon Wolf
A little ladybug flew up to me and landed on my hand

   Dressed in red with black polka-dots, looking really grand

I said, "Hello,...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bird, insect, sweet, technology,

Measurements of a kiss
by Ibohal Kshetrimayum
When I kissed you

Silk rolled out from spring's green mill
Tinted with nervous sparks of morning glories

Feathers fell from sunburnt clouds
And trembled on snow's frozen laughter

Foxes...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bird, birth, black love,

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PASSIONS BEATS MY HEART SOUNDS OF THE MEADOWLARK
by James Edward Lee Sr.
PASSIONS BEATS MY HEART SOUNDS OF THE MEADOWLARK

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, analogy, appreciation, bird,

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Simple Again
by Heidi Sands

The cold rain keeps on pouring day to day
I can only tolerate dismal views so long
Waiting for things to clear and sun to shine
Is it...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bird, time, weather,

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Overlooked Beauty
by Caren Krutsinger

Some think a vulture is the ugliest bird.
Her red-black-eye beak looks a little absurd.

Ruthless and greedy, she can make you wretch.
But if you get to...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beautiful, bird, nature,

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GROUND COVER
by Kim Rodrigues
the white feather-puffs
scattered upon the jade-moss —
nude fowl’s pluckiness

11/4/2018
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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bird,

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From A Woodpecker
by PAT Adams
A woodpecker, flew straight at him,
Its sharp beak, stuck in his head
Then it flew back up to its nest
As for him, "He'll live!", the doc...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bird, character, word play,

ROOK IS BACK TO FETTLE
by Tony Hargreaves
The dawn is damp and grumpy grey 
and fungal odour fills the air.
The ground is dark with death decay
beneath the beech that's now stripped bare.

Its...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bird, tree, winter,

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BIRD JUST FLOWN AWAY
by James Edward Lee Sr.
BIRD JUST FLOWN AWAY

Open up
Open up
open up the window
and the bird just flown away

Standing on a corner of the city
Looking down on you and me
Flown...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, assonance, bird, flying,

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and the birds will sing
by doug pederson
and my bird will  perch upon a limb and watch
bewildered as to what it sees below,
Unbeknown to him his whistler’s breath drew last
before he...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bird, grave, sorrow,

Chicken Singing Turkey in the Straw
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Buck buck buh-buck-buck
Buck buck buh-buck
Buck buck, buck buck, buck buck buck
Bucka buck bucka bucka buck
A'buck buck buck.

Buh-KAW k'buck buck
Buh-KAW k'buck
Buh-KAW k'buck buck
Buh-KAW k'buck
Buck buck buck...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, bird, farm, funny,

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The Guise Of The Blue Jay Skies
by Susan Ashley



F  l  y  i  n  g

a sailing tailwind
in cerulean streams
through beams colored creamsicle -
are wings reflective of turquoise truth 
and...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: autumn, bird, blue, conflict,

Family Pets
by M. L. Kiser
A family pet’s a family member;
Deserving no less; you must remember;
Than anyone else in the household;
To do them less; it is so cold.

They love you...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bird, animal, appreciation, best friend,

Bluegrass And Bliss
by M. L. Kiser
Cotton fluff Frames the tree tops; 
brother sun salutes a wandering sky.

Cardinal sits in the pear tree; 
few are left of his kind.  
A...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, appreciation, beautiful, bird,

Woman and Bird
by rick howarth
We are sisters, bird and me,
atop the branch, beneath the tree,
the same sun warms, we feel the rain,
there is no cause for my disdain.

Life gives...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bird, celebration, fate,

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LOVELY AS A BIRD
by Line Gauthier


as lovely as a bird
she didn't let out a word
as quiet as could be
simply refused to see
she took years of abuse
let on every excuse
she kept...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, angst, bird, death,

I have forgotten
by jan hansen
I have forgotten the name of.

My friend who knew things said it was because
the man wanted egg and bacon for breakfast preferable
of the fried kind....

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: adventure, bird, change, chicago,

We are Swallows Forever
by Phatt Matt



Up and away we are
In v’ formation
The stronger are our flight path
The mercury on it's all time lowest
On the thermometer
We lost so many friends along...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beautiful, bird, confidence, flying,

Tits
by Dedu Son
blue yellow plumage
passerine family birds
without brassieres ...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bird, nature,