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Animal Poems | Examples of Animal Poetry

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

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List of Animal Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem I Raised A Baby Lion Caren Krutsinger Light Verse animal, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
amjem choudary to enter big brother gate low Rhyme addiction, allah, analogy, animal,
TRAPPED DIANE PERNA Free verse animal, anti bullying, anxiety,
man size bear with balloons of the Mohicans Word Awl Senryu allusion, animal, books,
SUM THANG Allan Terry Elegiac Lyric animal, autumn, character, encouraging,
cocaine trail leads to factory on hampstead heath photo link gate low Clerihew addiction, allah, analogy, animal,
Men are not dogs JP Thomas Free verse animal, character, dog, future,
no true poetry fans as reenactment is explained for suckers gate low Chastushka addiction, allah, analogy, animal,
saddam and bb war gate low Cowboy addiction, allah, analogy, animal,
my stalker is called bill and he is old gate low Rhyme addiction, allah, analogy, animal,

Man or Monster
by Nick Ruff
What separates the pleasure of eating a steak
From the pleasure the slave master gets from his slaves,
Or the pleasure the rapist receives when he rapes,
Or...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, discrimination, humanity, perspective,

Pollywogs
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Ten tiny pollywogs
Happy as can be
Along came an alligator
Ate up three.

Seven skittish pollywogs
Beneath a lily pad
Up swam a rainbow trout
They all died sad....

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, death, fish, happiness,

hate crime to men won't apply to for EVER
by gate low
hate crime to men won't apply to for EVER 16.10.18

what a scandal
going to highlight contamination
front of trolley and not handle
but can rule out sexual origination.
no...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: addiction, allah, analogy, animal,

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SIXTEEN PET TURTLES
by Line Gauthier


I once had sixteen shiny pet turtles 
Taught them all to jump rope hoops and hurdles
For a grand finale
T'was always quite funny
They would turn multiple...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, fun, green, nonsense,

October 16th 2018 A Day At The Market With The Missus
by matthew harris
October 16th, 2018, A Day At The Market With The Missus

Oft times zee spouse
     lingers at select
    ...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, 6th grade, 8th grade,

Theyve No Scent
by M. L. Kiser
In a summer garden roses bloom;
A kitten loves to breathe their scents;
Sniffing each rose; both eyes closed;
Even a kitten can,
Appreciate them.
Inside she sniffs
Plastic ones;
Puzzled 
Face....

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Nonet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, cat, flower, garden,

Too Modest A Cat
by M. L. Kiser
My cat thinks she’s got,
To use only her litter
Box inside the house.
Outside for hours she holds it;
Jets to box from doorway!...

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, cat, cute, fun,

Shell Find You
by M. L. Kiser
Be very careful squirrels;
Falling leaves undress the trees
And naked trees show my cat
Right where your nest is!
...

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Dodoitsu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, cat, earth, environment,

Halloween night
by JP Thomas
Throw me to the wolfs 
And I will surely lead the pack
Some lead it from the front 
But I will lead it from the back

Watching...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, dark, dream, halloween,

love mouth
by gate low
love  mouth 16.10.18

its not hardcore
only one secure wish
love is blocking the flaw
isabella and not tomasz on eviction dish.
lewis and partnership is split
won't be purchasing...

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Ghazal | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: addiction, allah, analogy, animal,

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Where The Good Animals Go
by Janet Bingham
WHERE THE GOOD ANIMALS GO

Through all of Heaven's hiding place,
the animals run through time and space.
There God sends thoughts into the sky
to remake every butterfly.
Far...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, beauty, blessing, environment,

bats
by John W Fenn
The bats are out, they're flying about
and catching some grub on the wing
I know its absurd, but if they were a bird
they would whistle or...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal,

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AUTUMN WINDS SINGING WINTERS COMING
by James Edward Lee Sr.
AUTUMN WINDS SINGING WINTER’S COMING

the wind has stop by
sings  whistling a  cool-cold song
let the fall autumn

autumn winds that blow
blowing in the harmonies
awaits winter’s...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: analogy, animal, appreciation, autumn,

The Fox and the Rabbit
by Mikayla Sole
The fox was walking around looking for food when he came across a rabbit. He was getting ready to pounce when the rabbit began to...

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

Wisest Owl
by Willow Tree
This is meant to be a Fable

A wise owl was the smartest in the forest and had all the food it desired. A collage of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, fantasy,

Bella The Squirrel
by M. L. Kiser
I read about a
Squirrel named Bella; saved by
A human; grateful
Bella comes back for treats and 
Rewards with a squirrel kiss....

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, earth, environment, friend,

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The Baby Buck
by Caren Krutsinger
Feeling sorry for the little deer hiding in my yard today
A buck
A baby
Teeny tiny antlers beginning to sprout
The first day of deer season
Will they let...

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

My Father
by Reena Choudhary
My dad, I miss you every day
My greatest love, my hero
My best memories in every way

The greatest man I knew
In every moment of my life...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, autumn, hello, hindi,

gerald holtom inspires poetry peace logo
by gate low
gerald holtom inspires poetry peace logo 15.08.18

rarely go down finsbury
daddy did not get here on a gravy train
highlighted a plaque above shop stationery
inspires poetry logo...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: addiction, allah, analogy, animal,

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The Rainbow's End
by Chris Hagy
                  At the end of every rainbow there...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, friendship, horse, nature,