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Cuckoo Poems - Poems about Cuckoo

Cuckoo Poems - Examples of all types of poems about cuckoo to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for cuckoo.
Hickory Dickory Dock
...Hickory Dickory Dock, The mouse ran up the clock. But Cuckoo caught him by his tail, Now mouse is serving time in jail. Until the clock, once more does chime, And when bot......Read More
Categories: cuckoo, bird, nursery rhyme, spring,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Old Woman Nursery Rhyme for Contest
...There was an old woman who lived in a shoe With so many children and not enough food And cats and rats plus she was cuckoo She lost her marbles, her kids, her pets, house too ......Read More
Categories: cuckoo, child, child abuse, childhood,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Justify Me
...I gaze at petals on the shore my love soaked in the ocean’s salt; Lullaby on the sea breeze sings ‘Justify this cuckoo default.’ What it is that hums just for you? Cut it up and feed on the......Read More
Categories: cuckoo, emotions, feelings, love,
Form: Lento
Premium Member Snatched energy
...Affected. Somehow my hair stayed wet. And I thought of upside down merry go rounds. Never raised up, but pulled away. I let my vision blur, then can't bring it back. What would be a reverse cuck......Read More
Categories: cuckoo, anger,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sing a Song of Sixpence
..."This is believed to be a version that I'd furthered a bit more," ... by Poet Sing a song of gone-byes, A pocket golden watch. Four and twenty hours Staked as top-notch. When the......Read More
Categories: cuckoo, allusion, analogy, appreciation, bird,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member A competent therapist and confidant
...Get help with thought patterns all new From the social worker guru Talia Green's expertise Helps seekers find peace And implodes thinking that's cuckoo......Read More
Categories: cuckoo, caregiving, community, universe, wisdom,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Littlest Elf
...Time was running out, Christmas Eve was drawing nigh. The elves had worked day and night since early in July! To meet Santa's toy-making schedule there must be no slack, To ensure there were lots ......Read More
Categories: cuckoo, christmas, joy,
Form: Rhyme
Grand Rising
... Good Morning Grand Rising Contemplating, Organizing, Eulogising Wondering, Pondering What the morning brings Another day is dawning And the cuckoo sings In the expanse of the mind We......Read More
Categories: cuckoo, allusion, encouraging, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Fullness in an empty mug
...Does an empty jar weep? 6 Crying wine or water 6 My hollow bowl thirsty 6 You scream for wet matter 6 Yet you lie like a dry monk 7 Patiently waiting for me 7 Your mouth opened to be drunk 7......Read More
Categories: cuckoo, addiction, drink, hyperbole, longing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member DEADLY CROSSING OF POE AND PLATH
...The raven is too hyperactive at my window pane. Hear how noisy its wings are; was napping, now knocking knees. Was about to turn over, with restrictions of the homebound, As the shadows fly of......Read More
Categories: cuckoo, angst, bird, death,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Witches Stirring the Soup's Brew
...Three busy witches stood stirring a stew Cauldron filled with freaky things for a brew Each Halloween they made soup in their escapade Adding ingredients to a brown roux Jan, of cou......Read More
Categories: cuckoo, halloween, humor,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Hands of Time
...Silently, I enter Granddad’s garage, Placing me in the hands of time. Springs, gears, and parts are strewn about. Antique clocks of many styles hang on the walls. The vintage clocks go b......Read More
Categories: cuckoo, time, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Friendly Invasion
...War is never nice and friendly Make no error about it Invasion is war, death of a country Nostra culpa est There is no amicable invasion Obviously, this is an egregious violation Of a country’s......Read More
Categories: cuckoo, africa, america, conflict, death,
Form: Rhyme
Let's Go On the Way
...In the sky, the Koel sings its tune, Upon the tamarind tree, the parrot croons. Upon the bamboo, where the wind does play, Blossomed brightly, the jasmine on display. A procession of words, I n......Read More
Categories: cuckoo, cry,
Form: Free verse
The Wolf and the Cuckoo
...Does the wolf still prowl within our sheepish dreams, or is it now a cuckoo nesting comfortably deep and sly behind our eyes? Give me the wolf any day, for that secretive bird has grown fat, it......Read More
Categories: cuckoo, poetry,
Form: Free verse

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