Famous Boa Poems by Famous Poets

These are examples of famous Boa poems written by well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous boa poems.

These examples illustrate what a famous boa poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate). The poems may also contain the word 'boa'.

Don't forget to view our Member Boa Poems. You can find great boa poems there too.

See also:
 
by Rilke, Rainer Maria
 Four Translations

Lord: it is time. The summer was immense.
Lay your shadow on the sundials
and let loose the wind in the fields.

Bid the last fruits to be full;
give them another...Read More
by Clifton, Lucille
 me and you be sisters.
we be the same.

me and you
coming from the same place.

me and you
be greasing our legs
touching up our edges.

me and you
be scared of rats
be stepping on...Read More
by Silverstein, Shel
 Oh, I'm being eaten
By a boa constrictor,
A boa constrictor,
A boa constrictor,
I'm being eaten by a boa constrictor,
And I don't like it--one bit.
Well, what do you know?
It's nibblin' my toe.
Oh,...Read More
by Clifton, Lucille
 1

the legend is whispered
in the women's tent
how the moon when she rises
full
follows some men into themselves
and changes them there
the season is short
but dreadful shapeshifters
they wear strange hands
they walk through...Read More
by Smart, Christopher
 Let Elizur rejoice with the Partridge, who is a prisoner of state and is proud of his keepers. 

Let Shedeur rejoice with Pyrausta, who dwelleth in a medium of...Read More
by Lee, Li-Young
 I've pulled the last of the year's young onions. 
The garden is bare now. The ground is cold, 
brown and old. What is left of the day flames 
in...Read More
by Lee, Li-Young
 Sad is the man who is asked for a story
and can't come up with one.

His five-year-old son waits in his lap.
Not the same story, Baba. A new one.
The man...Read More
by Holmes, Oliver Wendell
 How the mountains talked together,
Looking down upon the weather,
When they heard our friend had planned his
Little trip among the Andes
How they'll bare their snowy scalps
To the climber of the...Read More
by Reeser, Jennifer
 This night slip, in his honor
flipped inside out – of lace-
edged netting – is the color
of Shaka Zulu’s face;

of panther flower at midnight
where crow and boa doze;
of vertigo and...Read More
by Hugo, Victor
 ("Entre deux rocs d'un noir d'ébène.") 
 
 {XXVII., November, 1828.} 


 Between two ebon rocks 
 Behold yon sombre den, 
 Where brambles bristle like the locks 
...Read More
Dont forget to view our wonderful member Boa poems.