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Animal Poems

Read wonderful animal poetry on the following sub-topics: acrostic, cruelty, death, farm, funny, haiku, kids, metaphor, nature, passing away, rights, rhyme, shape, and more. Read a definition and example (where appropriate).

Note: The forms for these poems were selected by the poet. Often poems are assigned the wrong form. Please confirm the accuracy of the poetic form before referencing the poem.

List of New Poems

PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Furry Four Legged Family Member robin davis Rhyme animal, family, friendship, happy,
Premium Member Poem Pain of Loss Edward Ibeh Kimo animal, emotions, grief, loss,
My Depression Stacy Shaw Rhyme animal, creation, depression, destiny,
Premium Member Poem A Gifted Pig Named Polly Gregory R Barden Light Verse animal, fantasy, flying, humorous,
It's a New Circus Timothy McGuire Rhyme animal,
Premium Member Poem Grundlebean and the Squadgiboo Bear Nina Parmenter Light Verse animal, fear, fun, nonsense,
Premium Member Poem Dancing Bears Dear Heart Free verse abuse, animal,
Premium Member Poem His Reverie Gary Smith Rhyme animal, howl, moon,
Richie Timothy McGuire Rhyme animal, love,
Premium Member Poem THE NOBLEST OF SLAVES Judy Ball Couplet animal,
Premium Member Poem The Predator Judy Dunbar Rhyme animal, dark, death, image,
Premium Member Poem Son of a Butcher arthur vaso Free verse angst, animal, art, education,
Premium Member Poem BRING ON THE DANCING BEARS Line Gauthier Rhyme adventure, animal, celebration, fun,
The Mole allen beilschmidt sr. Haiku animal,
Raw Ten Luck Rico Leffanta Limerick animal, funny,
A question of Identity David Smith Imagism allusion, analogy, animal, boy,
When Moms Away The Cat Will Play M. L. Kiser Rhyme animal, cat, funny, humor,
Premium Member Poem Puppy - A Tanka Poem-- James Edward Lee Sr. Tanka analogy, animal, dog, love,
Premium Member Poem Quantum Discovery Steven Delauder Free verse animal, creation, dark, earth,
A quiet camp Dominic Middleton Free verse animal, silence, sun,
Wolf V's Sheep Indiana Shaw Couplet animal, philosophy,
Sheep - 21 Syllables Indiana Shaw Couplet animal, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem Giant Turtles of Galapogos Maurice Rigoler Light Verse animal, word play,
Meet the Carbonemys Tracy Henderson Free verse animal,
Premium Member Poem WHALE SONGS Kim Rodrigues Lanterne animal, sea,
The Easter Bunny Barbara Brewin Rhyme animal, chocolate, christian, easter,
Garden Hedegehogs Barbara Brewin Rhyme animal, autumn, garden,
Premium Member Poem TOSSING MINTS IN A T-REX MOUTH Kim Rodrigues Light Verse animal, humor,
Premium Member Poem The Lingering Ling Cod Whit Deschner Light Verse animal, fate, humor, moving
tick tock Eugenia Fain ABC animal,
Premium Member Poem NIGHT'S CREATURE--JQ nette onclaud Jueju animal, happiness,
Poem from critique: Cat Jack Webster I do not know? animal,
haiku-stream swell Warren Doll Haiku animal, boat, nature, rain,
Premium Member Poem Providential Picnic Carol Connell Haiku animal, fish, nature, water,
Let Dawn Linger Kilalo Mwashighadi Verse animal, appreciation, art, color,
The Crazy Kitten Ethan Hassler Prose Poetry 9th grade, animal,
Squirrel Girl Timothy McGuire Limerick animal, love,
Sailing Goat Timothy McGuire Limerick animal,
Turtle Fight Timothy McGuire Limerick animal,
Her Foxy Boy M. L. Kiser Free verse adventure, animal, dog, fantasy,
Elderly Addicted Feline M. L. Kiser Kimo animal, cat, image, imagery,
We Wish You Were Here Dana Redricks Ballad animal, appreciation, betrayal, blue,
Premium Member Poem lion people Anthony Slausin Senryu animal, people,
Premium Member Poem The ol Yankee and the Woodchuck Maurice Rigoler Light Verse animal, humor,
Ode to a Dead Black Rat Wanda Daugherty Prose Poetry allegory, angst, animal, crazy,
A wish to sink Ibohal Kshetrimayum I do not know? absence, anger, angst, animal,
Premium Member Poem The reason my dog ignores me Lewis Raynes Personification animal, funny, humor, humorous,
Pigs And Pugs Pixie Dust Rhyme animal,
Black Armada mel Ludovici Free verse anger, animal,
re remembered jan oskar hansen Blank verse analogy, animal, assonance, autumn,

About This Page

Animal Poems. Above 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.

Animal Poem Example


Alphabetical animals all around:
Angry army ants,
Busy buzzing bees,
Carousing calico cats,
Dancing dolphin duo,
Eerie electric eels
Fancy feathered flamingos,
Graceful grey geese,
Harmless hairy hamsters,
Interesting itchy insects,
Jolly Japanese jellyfish,
Karate kicking kangaroos,
Lonely little lizards,
Many mischievous monkeys,
Numerous nearsighted newts,
Old ornery otters,
Pretty pink pelicans.
Quick quacking quail,
Rockin’ Red Robins,
Slimy sea slugs,
Terrifying Tibetan tigers,
Upstanding undulating umbrellabirds,
Vicious vandalizing vultures,
Warbling white whipperwills,
Exotic examining extraterrestrials,
Yellow yoked yaks,
Zonked zoo zebras.

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