Hummingbird Poems

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Premium Member Whose Heart Beats Entranced

  "Only from the Heart you can touch the sky"  Rumi

       Whose heart beats entranced, a thrumming sound
    And seeks the honey of a silken kiss
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Categories: hummingbird, flower, heart, kiss,
Form: Free verse

Dawning Desires - Repost


Whispering apricot beams shine upon frilly sheers,
lazy shadows dance in daffodil dawn colors,
pirouettes of pleasured moments,
silently flowing on smooth brush stroke walls

You breathe, softly, the sweetest sonnet,
rhythmically exhaling beneath satin sheets
symphonic…bringing a grin to the sunrise,
blushing clouds hide behind a...Read More
Categories: hummingbird, morning, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Hummingbird
“Beware…the beauty of the flower isn’t always as it seems.  
If you choose to partake of the sweetness of the nectar, 
you could be poisoned.”

A hummingbird flew in my yard, ‘twas in the early morning hour,
hovering o’er my garden...Read More
Categories: hummingbird, bird,
Form: Couplet
when butterflies sleep
as quiet as they
are during the day
they silently yawn
tucking themselves
under colorful covers

of days when
wings cease 
to beat...Read More
Categories: hummingbird, muse,
Form: I do not know?
I Saved A Sparrow
I have had a close eye to eye encounter with a squirrel in my yard.
A neighborly cat gave me a greater respect and appreciation for all cats.   
A run-away German Shepherd proved to be harmless after a moment's...Read More
Categories: hummingbird, bird,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Dear Heart One Hummingbird Two Not for Contest
Their wings move with lighting speed
With Their long straw sucking up nectar
They dash to and fro almost as fast as their wings
Amazing to watch but hard to take a picture

Tiny in shape but so cute
I have never seen one rest...Read More
Categories: hummingbird, beautiful, bird,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hummingbird
I went to my dreamy dream to find my poetic muse,
and he appeared in the form of a glittering hummingbird;
with brilliant iridescent metallic green plumage and,
he sang me a love song warbling with sugar nectar dripping;
and he beat his tiny...Read More
Categories: hummingbird, bird,
Form: Verse




Three Word Acrostics Poetry Contest
Sponsored by Bobby May

I would love to see a hummingbird for real one day!

10/2/19...Read More
Categories: hummingbird, beauty, bird,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member a blushed rise
i hear the whisper
of your voice
carried on the quiver
of hummingbird wings
alluring me into dreams

like a lyric adrift
on westerly breezes
it lulls me to sleep

on a sliver of moon
within its lambent light
shimmering timidly
we dance ethereally 
like shadows entwined
through the edges
of darkness

i can...Read More
Categories: hummingbird, dance, dream, moon,
Form: Free verse
Children's Poems
Picturebook Princess

for Keira

We had a special visitor.
Our world became suddenly brighter.
She was such a charmer!
Such a delighter! 

With her sparkly diamond slippers
and the way her whole being glows,
Keira’s a picturebook princess
from the points of her crown to the tips of...Read More
Categories: hummingbird, children,
Form: Verse
Premium Member A Tiny Yellow Hummingbird is Caught
A tiny yellow hummingbird appeared to be caught.
In a loop,
Struggling in vain.

Hanging, twirling, spinning.
More spinning.
Finally I ran out there.

Determined to save her.
Only she was no hummingbird.
Merely a yellow leaf caught on the tail of a spider’s thread.

I went back into...Read More
Categories: hummingbird, autumn,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Sometimes Love Is Not Enough
Sometimes love is not enough, 
Like melting wax on a candle
As it's burns, vanishes into a kiss. 
You pour every ounce of love
Hoping that what you give
Will come back to you. 
Those that love too much 
Are the ones that...Read More
Categories: hummingbird, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
Chupa Rosa
When is it your time?
Chupa rosa 
cuando es tu tiempo?

Will you find your flower 
By midnight?
Vas a encontrar tu flor 
A media noche? 

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Categories: hummingbird, allegory,
Form: Free verse

I imagine it was once slow and grey
then color came to a lackluster world,
tinted throats drank sunlight 
through bowls of honey and light.
Eons shed a useless weight, 
until a flint of flight hummed bright,
on shimmering winds.

This morning, one comes to...Read More
Categories: hummingbird, poetry,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member The Silkworm's Birthday

"The Silkworm’s Birthday"

Mulberry leaves flutter in the breeze
Kookaburra brave Joker bluffs a sky blue breast 
Drops one feather for a quill, a song hidden in a laugh, no bitter pill
magic never rests, like a crystal prism spinning in light, magic...Read More
Categories: hummingbird, grandchild, imagery, love, mother daughter, muse,
Form: Free verse
Your smile becomes my morning


A lone mist drifts in feathered shadows
where footprints are soft neath a robin egg sky
Hushed sentiments flow on cool morning breezes
as dreams bask in the light of dawn’s shining,
heaven sent beams caressing our skin

The warmth of a new day embraces...Read More
Categories: hummingbird, good morning,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member a prism of color-CQ

quivering wings
on windless day
in flowers sway
hummingbird moth

drops of nectar
glisten in sun
rainbow colors
unfold the dawn

August 31, 2019
Charlie-Quadku Poetry Contest
Sponsored by Charles Messina...Read More
Categories: hummingbird, day, rainbow,
Form: Haiku
Hard Words
A picture I will paint
	a story I will tell
and make it perfectly clear
	exactly what I would have it be

lines drawn straight and hard
	words that images show
misunderstanding cannot be
	exactness is the key

planes with corners square
	angles sharp that define
colors I will state
	that...Read More
Categories: hummingbird, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Romantic ode from a Nightingale
Let me dedicate this poem to Richard Lamoureux who took time to read my poems and left lovely comments.

There is a Nightingale outside my window
Sitting on a dried branch of my willow
Singing romantic ode
Facing the passing moon
“Oh dear, it’s love
When...Read More
Categories: hummingbird, love, nature, rain,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Five Lines of Love
Honey, your essence is to me
Like some overpowering thing
That sweetly brings a rhapsody
The hummingbird might sing
In search of homeward tree.


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Writing Challenge 3, August 2019- Five Lines- Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: Dear Heart - Wiishkobi Ode ...Read More
Categories: hummingbird, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Fair Wings and Following Seas

Far, far out at sea one day
          A Hummingbird so found its way
               To roost upon my...Read More
Categories: hummingbird, bird, nature, ocean, sea,
Form: Rubaiyat
Premium Member a butterflys touch
whiskers of kittens
are certainly not so soft
as butterflys touch

choosing her blossom
she lands ever so softly
delighting the rose

the lilacs heart leaps
anticipating her love
as hummingbird sings

...Read More
Categories: hummingbird, butterfly,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member hummingbird fades in raven's wingless memories
the flutter of little wings
pulsating in a windless dusk
as i watch the setting sun
glissade across the florid sky
its cerise glow reflecting prismatic
burst of colors on this little bird
as it sips the last of nectar
before darkness arises

my thoughts drifting
into night's allure
as...Read More
Categories: hummingbird, autumn, bird, death, night, sunset,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I am not Brave
How brave the amaryllis is
emerging naked from the soil,
an umber golden spear to pierce
the heresy of August air.

I am not brave like pilgrim bulbs,
though planted fifty years ago,
still sending offspring to the sky
determined in a hostile sphere

to brave remorseless elements
and...Read More
Categories: hummingbird, color, flower, metaphor, nature,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member My Backyard-List
My northern backyard is very private in my hometown of Bellingham, Washington state…well, I’m technically in the county, across the street from the city, but that is another poem…I’m lucky because I can’t see any other buildings or roads yet....Read More
Categories: hummingbird, nature, places,
Form: List