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Mallard Poems

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Premium Member mallard
     a mallard dabbles
and upends itself to catch
       fish underwater

Date witten: 01/04/2020...Read More
Categories: mallard, animal, bird, imagery, nature,
Form: Haiku

Premium Member Cats and Rat and Coconut
Cats and rat and coconut.
Dancing off each stomach gut.
I would join them undercut.
They might flitter, fuss and frut.
Inner door not firmly shut?
Glad I am not in their rut.
Cats live dancing in the strut.
Rat ran off and showed his butt.
Coconut hides...Read More
Categories: mallard, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th
Form: Monorhyme
Thankful for days and nights,
God is our generous benefactor.

I am thankful for all our beautiful relatives,
They come and visit now and then.

The generous  miracles that surround us,
Fill us with cheer and happiness.

A retirement where we are well housed,
Cared for...Read More
Categories: mallard, appreciation, august, autumn, blessing, courage, friend, truth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Our Mallard Story
They rarely need a home I begged
So we built our new mallards a little duck pond
In October, we added a little duck house, up the hill, for protection.
Then of course, a dog bed, which they liked.

We were installing a little...Read More
Categories: mallard, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th
Form: Free verse
Conservation Walk
Days of walking in the conservation area,
With relatives and friends.

You would walk along the shores and view the lilies,
They would unfold and smile at you.

Their perfect shape and the green liiy pad,
 You hear the sounds of the environment.

Walking along...Read More
Categories: mallard, appreciation, beautiful, blessing, fish, god,
Form: Free verse

The Swaggering Schroon
Paddle down, it’s before noon,
on the winding river Schroon,
still see a sliver of the moon,
hear the maddened cry on loons…

Meandering through forest,
no wind here, the sky’s at rest,
mallard upstream, quite well-dressed,
onwards the canoe I press.

Ahead is a sandy spit,
stop and...Read More
Categories: mallard, boat, imagery, mountains, nature, peace, river, water,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Walk in Woods
Walk in woods enriching and serene
Draws gratitude quieting garrulous mind

Tranquil forests of breathtaking peaks
Whisper softly building profound links

Soaring trees of Oaks, Conifers and Ponderosa Pines
Form deep rooted networks in robust mountain brims

Sweet bonding and affection of charming mallard pair
Teaches true...Read More
Categories: mallard, environment, inspirational, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mallard Duck Pond Sitter
Mama mallard
Shaped like a well-sailored ship
From Columbus' voyage
With a flipped up tweakable tail

Enjoying motherhood
Followed by five ducklings,
Quacking and cavorting
Livening up pond

Feathers shining, 
Proud beak,
Sharp black eyes, 
missing nothing.

Helping ducklings 
Gain confidence they will need
to raise their own ducklings.
...Read More
Categories: mallard, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member What The Female Reindeer Said When She Walked Out Of The Woods
I once, went hunting...for mallard ducks 
I got skunked, said- "boy, this really sucks" 
I over heard a reindeer
Say to herself- "I do swear" 
It's the last time, I do that...for two Bucks 

Funny Reindeer Limerick Poetry Contest 
Sponsored by...Read More
Categories: mallard, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Howard The Mallard

Howard the mallard
A handsome young duck
Flew into a tree
Got his quacker stuck

Try as he might
He couldn't break free
His quacks for help
Were muffled you see

He flapped his wings
And thrashed his feet
A blackbird came by
With a worm in his beak

“Sure like to...Read More
Categories: mallard, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
Love Is Like A Leaf
Love is like a leaf of green,
Each summer the leaf endures.

The beautiful rippling waters,
And the sound of the songbirds.

The mallard ducks on the pond,
The Canada geese on the shores of the water.

Autumn comes and the leaf turns a beautiful yellow...Read More
Categories: mallard, appreciation, beautiful, blessing, friend, god,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SHUT THE DUCK UP
Old Pattie just cannot stop talking
Voice grates like a mallard duck squawking
Can't you just be quiet ?
For once you should try it
Her hen pecked husband left walking!

Written after we went out tonight - this woman would not shut up and...Read More
Categories: mallard, conflict, humorous, spoken word,
Form: Limerick
04-22-18 - A haiku ANTHOLOGY
 mallards... a pair
koi carp can't compete... duck feet
strang orange shapes
sunshine... summertime
fickle spring... climate changing
muted cuckoos
Jenny wren... begging
let summer have its way
seasons confound spring
first orange tip
fluttered by... seeking partners
tortoiseshell denied
sloe... blackthorn blossoms
cover branches... bumper crop
sloe gin... matures
the rose of love......Read More
Categories: mallard, nature,
Form: Haiku
Anthology of haiku
 Canadian geese
black cheeked... brown...  white tipped feathers
stormy ocean waves 

barnacle geese
hibernate as barnacles
for some... once a thought

starlings murmurate
whispers of countless wings
safty in numbers

hark a bittern booms
invites new life to explode
sedges obliging

quack... quack... quack quack... quack...
mallard ducks enjoying life
frustrated...Read More
Categories: mallard, bird, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Seeking Serenity

                              My mind to arms to hands to oars to lake

...Read More
Categories: mallard, appreciation, life, nature, self,
Form: Rhyme
Poets of a New Dawn

Taking a long ink dip in a desert pond,
rejected drake words
ripple echoes in the wilderness: Tread with care!
Dreadnought thoughts silicate crystalized,
glass menagerie opens to a darkening sky
Wing-tipped metal muse raised to the foreboding air,
infusing liquid lightning to the bard birds
Watching...Read More
Categories: mallard, poets, truth, visionary, wisdom,
Form: Prose Poetry
A poem for someone
a poem for someone who likes orange marmalade
a poem for someone who owns mallard ducks
a poem for someone who has used a baby changing station
a poem for someone who is not looking
a poem for someone with no cavities
a poem for...Read More
Categories: mallard, africa, animal, humanity, people, society, world,
Form: Free verse
enter… find nature
Boultham Park hides its wonders
flora and fauna

hedgerows… privet…
hawthorn… laurel.. woodland walks
lake bank side vistas

siskins… goldcrests… gems
sparrowhawks… if your lucky
sneaky brown rats too

floating treasures… ducks
mallard… tufted… goosanders
widgeon… on good days

nuthatches… winter…
feeding stations… eye candy
great… blue… coal… titmice

a mammal mouse...Read More
Categories: mallard, nature,
Form: Haiku
I Wish I Was Duck Hunting

Wishing I could be anywhere but right here,
On a dream bathed with barley and low lined cloud.
Relishing nature's eagerness to endear,
Leaving the busyness and roar of the crowd,
Delighting in vast small grain fields freshly plowed.

Ceasing to care of expectations once...Read More
Categories: mallard, autumn, beautiful, creation, dream, feelings, nature, solitude,
Form: Acrostic
Sonnet To Spring
How lovely lies this gentle season's face,
upon the fields and plains that fore were cold.
Renewing life for trees and kind with grace,
her sway turns winter scenes to days of gold.

Now she stirs amid mountain peaks on high,
oft melting snow to...Read More
Categories: mallard, spring,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Of Winks and Wings - Short Conclusion
     But here's another odd item, one that gives me a very funny, almost queasy feeling, whenever I think on it long enough. Ever since that day with Clarence, whenever I go to the park pond...Read More
Categories: mallard, autumn, life, lost love, nature, soulmate,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Of Winks and Wings - Part 2
     "Oh, indeed she was, young man ... I mean Greg. It IS Greg, if I recall correctly?"
     "Yes. Or you can call me True Friend if you like." I turned to...Read More
Categories: mallard, autumn, life, lost love, nature, soulmate,
Form: Free verse
Romancing With Nature
Behold the beauty!
a bliss! a miracle!
deep in azure cloak,stretching end to end,
at far horizon burns an amber ring,
morphing sleeping sapphire sheet in tangerine ;

harbinger of dawn!

birds rise high,dancing in skies
escorting the soothing rays,chained in feathers,
bathing every leaf and petal;
the golden...Read More
Categories: mallard, beauty, nature,
Form: Free verse
Night walk in the park
Dead of night, only light
from the half moon, casting 
shadows accentuating objects
into horrifying visions within the
mind, gentle breeze wafting north
to south, slight dryness within my
mouth, the smell of smoke
from the villagers chimneys,
courage must be shown 
through the gated Entrance on...Read More
Categories: mallard, confusion, courage, dark, fear, senses,
Form: Free verse
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 swallows, swifts, Martins,

Crows of the carrion, rooks, jackdaws, Raven

Cooing of turtle doves and wood pigeons,...Read More
Categories: mallard, appreciation, bird, nature, sound,
Form: Rhyme