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Animals Poems - Poems about Animals

Animals Poems - Examples of all types of poems about animals to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for animals.
Premium Member Graceful Deer -- Tanka Contest
Deer are so pretty As they stand against the snow And they are graceful As they leap over fences To come to the stream and drink...Read the rest...
Categories: animals, nature, winter,
Form: Tanka

Premium Member Butterflies Rise Up
butterflies rise up thunderous clapping of wings the rose bushes sway Russell Sivey...Read the rest...
Categories: animals, life, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Out On the Porch
out on the porch listening to nature does the owl hoot Sara? From the book entitled "I Heard the Owl Call My Name" By Margaret Craven Kwakiatl native American tribe's belief when death is imminent that the Owl calls...Read the rest...
Categories: animals, death, life, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Honeybee Haiku
Busy behives Several painful stings Is it really worth it? Written for the Questionku contest. Third Place....Read the rest...
Categories: animals, nature, pain,
Form: Questionku
Whispers of An African River - Mana Pools National Park
Ripples of blue and silver dance impala males jump and prance In a land where imagination roams to and fro and the waters of old eb and flows Dust holds memories from near and far The sky, escarpment, and water...Read the rest...
Categories: adventure, animals, nature, travel,
Form: Blank verse

Come wrestle with a gator! Said the poster at the fair. With tape around its mouth, it looked Pathetic in its lair. Yet in a cage adjoining it, A tortoise ambled 'round, Its movements sure and steady, One foot lifting off the...Read the rest...
Categories: animals,
Form: Rhyme
Africa 2 Acrostic
AFRICA 2 Adoration of sunlit bold high plains Frozen herds torn from creation’s page Rocking tribal fears—who’s got the reins? Innocents are hurt while tempers rage Call for voices high and voices strong Africans say hide when things go wrong...Read the rest...
Categories: animals, philosophy, places, tribute,
Form: Acrostic
Goodbye, My Pepe Taco
Ah, Pepe! My Pepe-Taco ! My Little One! ...Read the rest...
Categories: animals, loss, pets, blue,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Of Fawn and Fairy
Inside this forest so bright and mild a fairy lived her name, Wonder Child For all the forest knew of this girl to which they knew she would change the world A fawn she crept upon one day it sensed no danger no need...Read the rest...
Categories: animals, mother, beautiful, beautiful,
Form: Rhyme
Predator In Me
Predator In Me Lurking in the shadows Somewhere, hiding in the dark, I move with such deadly grace Eyes filled with a glowing spark. Muscles ripple beneath my coat Strength to be matched, I know, Agility and speed as I run Threaten me,...Read the rest...
Categories: animals,
Form: I do not know?
Dog Gone Languages
Dog Gone Languages All dogs bark except the Dingo Humans think they know the lingo But truth be told – reality It’s a different sound in each country In Arabic – hau-hau, how-how Armenian – haf-haf In Cantonese – wow-wow, wong-wong Bulgarian –...Read the rest...
Categories: animals, education, pets,
Form: Rhyme
Great I Have Worms
I dig beneath the autumn leaves among the earthy rot To free an earthworm situated there its freedom to fresh air Thus I grasp the wiggler- tis slimy and wet-it wiggles all the more And place it in...Read the rest...
Categories: animals, childhood, autumn,
Form: Free verse
Farewell Jimmy Cricket
Alone in my room... Bored and hungry With no food to consume I look at a corner... A cricket "Hello, Jimmy, it's an honour." My room became his... My new room-mate My heart was filled wit bliss Day 3, knocked off at five Jimmy still...Read the rest...
Categories: animals, nature,
Form: Elegy
Living the Dream
My nightmare is so vividly I dream, The dream, it feels so true to me...reality it seems. Exhaust and smoke are all I breathe...the air is full of smog... The job I do is thankless toil, but...Read the rest...
Categories: animals, fear, food, funny,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Watch Your Step
Each footstep, thunders Near by, sunning rocks, tremble Neurotic turtles!...Read the rest...
Categories: animals, funny,
Form: Haiku

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