Animal Poems | Examples of Animal Poetry

Animal Poems. Below are short, long, best, famous, and new examples of animal poems. This list of poems for animal is a great resource for examples of animal poems and show how to write poems for animal. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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Categories: animal, character, meaningful,
The Snake
by Michael McCarthy
The Snake

A woman was out walking, one chilly Autumn day,
First frosts had laid their icy hand upon that lakeside way,
And as she strolled through woodland,...

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Categories: animal, cat, history,
It's a Cat's Life
by Michael McCarthy
It’s a Cat’s Life

The cat that we all know today has been around a while,
It came indoors to live with the Egyptians on the Nile.
Before...

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Categories: animal,
The Animal Trade
by Tom Cunningham
On Africa's Great Plains the animals roam free
And you can see them close up when on safari
Rhino, elephant, giraffe and gazelle
Lions, hippos and monkeys as...

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Categories: animal, cat, love, magic,
Crazy Cat-Lady
by Sneha RV The Literature Lover

In Little Whinging, Privet Drive,
around the bend at Number Four
is sighted, strikingly alive,
a tabby cat not seen before.

Her interests vary from her kind’s -
she does...

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Categories: animal, humor,
Critterary Verses: A Mammoth Ambition
by Jim Slaughter
When Wally was a wholly woolly mammoth,
He decided very young to be a monk.
     He learned all the Latin phrases,
 ...

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Categories: animal, care, death, education,
How to Kill A Bear
by Earl Schumacker
Kill it with kindness
Sing to it in Swedish
Make it watch vacation slides
Whisper grizzly things in its ear
Feed it processed honey
Let it die of obesity
Call it...

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Categories: animal, political,
Terrapins And Politicians
by David Whalen O Haolin in ancient Celtic

Terrapins And Politicians

Turtles atop fence posts
Is another name for politicians
Who seem at the very most
Not able to handle the spot they’re in

They shouldn’t be 
Where...

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Categories: animal, appreciation, beautiful, beauty,
Dolphins
by Audley Johnson
Rising to the surface of the Ocean
No other sea species show such emotion
From the Chilean to the Amazon
It’s easy to fall in love with them
These...

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Categories: animal, for children, mythology,
Odyssey from Africa 13d 14a
by Phil Salmon
Chapter 13d

Yet at length he reawakened 
As if in another lifetime 
Han discerned a sound and movement 
Stiffly rose to look about him

And he saw...

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Categories: animal, child, humor, light,
Premium MemberAfoul of a Fowl
by Gregory R Barden

Time has come for getting tough
               For I have now had...

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Categories: animal, bereavement, best friend,
MIDNIGHT AND ME
by Renee D. Gross
#MIDNIGHT AND ME

I had a Dog named Midnight...he was every bit my Sunlight! At nine years old, I was told he died from a Hit...

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Categories: animal, appreciation, love, wisdom,
Premium MemberThe Crazy Cat Lady
by Gregory R Barden

Twice-a-day, though sun or rain, in storm or wind or snow

              ...

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Categories: animal, cat, crazy,
Premium MemberA Cat, A Hat, A Goat and A Boat
by Ingrid Showalter Swift
For the love a cat...she would eat her hat
She would marry a goat...and go to sea with no boat

She would gladly forsake...any human handshake!
but for...

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Categories: animal, appreciation, cat,
CAT LADY
by Anisha Dutta
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Categories: animal, appreciation, cat,
BLACK and WHITE
by Anisha Dutta
      BLACK and WHITE
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Categories: animal,
Premium MemberJumbo The Elephant
by Jack Ellison


Does anyone know how Jumbo The Elephant died?
Hit by a freight train, succumbed quickly, no dry eyes
Poor thing had no chance
His soul made a ghost...

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Categories: animal, food,
When ignorance is bliss
by Julian Scutts


I can't complain with all this grub I'm getting
from dawn's first crack until the sun's last setting.
I'm glad  to be the happy son of...

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Categories: animal, death, dog, fantasy,
Grubby Puppy
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Nighty night-night
	my sorry little blighter
It'll be all right
	if you can be a fighter
The devil is a-comin'
	he'll slug you with his fist
You'll see him swift a-runnin'
	to...

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Categories: animal, beauty, blue, color,
White is Your Jasmine
by Probir Gupta
White is a pigeon
And the snow at your window
White is your jasmine
Leading me towards tomorrow

White is the bubble
In your rippling pool
Where the shadows ample
Assemble in...

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Categories: animal, food, funny, humorous,
Snacks
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
I tried to eat a baseball cap
A dreidel and some lumber
Some beetles and a monkey trap
And now this swell cucumber....

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Categories: animal, dog, farm, humorous,
Premium MemberTHERE IS A BRIGHTER SIDE - IMAGE 3
by JAN ALLISON
FEELING SHEEPISH

I’m learning to be a sheep dog
But sadly they’re stuck in a bog
One second they’re eating
The next they’re all bleating
A shepherd I truly am...

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Categories: animal, humor, insect,
Premium MemberThe Ant
by Geoffrey Brewer
THE ANT
Every crossword buff will know 
That the ants are real hard workers
If you look at how they go
It would seem that they’re no shirkers

But...

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Categories: animal, cat, crazy,
Premium MemberCrazy Cat Lady Maybe
by CayCay Jennings

Initially, Lady adopted just the gray One for love and fun.
A pal gifted another, a kitten who needed a Mother.
Though spayed, One let Two nurse...

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Categories: animal, art, cat, cute,
Cat Lady Shadow Cat Looking for his Friends, Polecat, Copycat, Bobcat, Wildcat, Allie-Cat and Tomcat
by rick Cox
Shadow-Cat = Cat Afraid oF the Dark needs Teddy-Bear-Cat 
Polecat = a pole dancer Cat-House 
Copycat = looks like you do Carbon Copy House-Cat

Bobcat =...

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Categories: animal, dog,
Premium MemberThere is a Brighter Side
by Victor Buhagiar
So I fell madly in love, who can complain?
My sheep lassie was after all no plain Jane.
I know I've lived a life of a runaway,
How...

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Categories: animal, bullying, friendship, fruit,
There is a brighter side
by Frankii Fame
Picture#1 -"No! means NOTHING to a duck-
(A duck chasing a young girl across a yard)


Today, I went to the pond 
to sit and eat a...

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Categories: animal, appreciation,
The Difference I
by Mario Vitale

we each achieve through our sweet relief
a cause to be sweet between the sheets
out of the seventh sign take things in fine
the swift bulwark of...

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Categories: animal, appreciation, loneliness, nature,
Premium MemberThe Matinee Viewing of a Cow at Sea
by Amy Sell
Sitting by the bay during a weekday watching the water I thought a manatee I observed
Just beneath the surface, it came up for just a...

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Categories: animal, beauty,
Premium MemberThe Beautiful Dolphin
by Laura Loo
Beautiful mammals just like you and I,
                Dolphins are warm...

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Categories: animal,
Snakes in the Grass
by Matthew Anish
Beware people 
   there are snakes in the grass
They are hiding in places 
    where you would never expect them...

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Categories: animal, image, memory,
A cat stood on the wall
by Beatriz Gomes
A cat stood on the wall to law me: 
the pain of unknown haunts him, I think;
The view interacts the long, soft green
The witness outside...

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Categories: animal, humor,
Premium MemberThe Penguin
by Geoffrey Brewer
THE PENGUIN

The penguin’s no slouch, he’s a winner
By sartorial standards no sinner
He’ll emerge in a trice 
From the Antarctic ice
Already dressed for dinner...

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Categories: animal, boy, christmas, winter,
Premium MemberA pet for Christmas
by Roy Pett
Excited, expecting a new arrival, a new pet,
being an eight year old boy an animal lover,
father arrives box in hand, I greet him full
of anticipation,...

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Categories: animal, funny, humor, humorous,
Mr Ugly
by Sushmita Kalashikar
There comes Mr. Ugly again,
With his long tongue sticking out,
He walks with a sway of his hind,
‘though his hind is quite stout!

He makes a very...

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Categories: animal, happy, ocean, water,
Darling Dolphins
by robin davis
In a large sea of clear blue
A beautiful creature will stun you
With its cuteness and sweet ways
Swimming freely through the days
Eyes so gorgeous -- full...

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