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Armadillo Poems | Examples of Armadillo Poetry

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List of Armadillo Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Hotel Magritte James Milici Free verse armadillo, surreal,
Premium Member Poem Short Ribs A: Gourmet or Gourmand Jim Slaughter Light Verse armadillo, humor,
Animal attraction David Willey Light Verse armadillo, animal, rude, sexy,
Armadillo Aa Harvey Bio armadillo, faith, girlfriend, love, marriage,
Premium Member Poem The Sex Life Of An Armadillo Jack Ellison Rhyme armadillo, mystery,
Premium Member Poem My First Pet K. T. Pearson Rhyme armadillo, animal, children, fun,
Premium Member Poem The Sex Life Of An Armadillo Jack Ellison Free verse armadillo, education,
Premium Member Poem What I'm Doing Today Marc Acrich Prose armadillo, magic,
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Premium Member Poem Premature Ex Freddie Robinson Jr. Burlesque armadillo, allegory, marriage, philosophy, truth,
Premium Member Poem The Aardvark and the Pangolin Kevin Shaw Rhyme armadillo, animal, betrayal, character, funny

Alice's House
by Donal Mahoney
Redbud and dogwood have blossomed
above the tulips and jonquils where
Alice's house used to be.

A possum and raccoon nose around 
where the garage was before the...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: armadillo, nature,

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ARMADILLO
by Judy Ball
Roly poly armor plated,
Clumsy gated beast.
Looking for a juicy worm,
A creepy, crawly feast.

Sleeping mostly through the day,
Prowling at night,
seeming quiet, docile, shy,
He can put up...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: armadillo, animal,

Armadillo Home
by Donal Mahoney
          Rush Hour, Chicago


Early evening traffic's
rather heavy.
Autos armadillo home
 
along the Outer Drive
as out of mouths...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: armadillo, chicago,

Floridian Rat
by Ijm seven
Big armadillo
invading my privacy
you are a leper...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: armadillo, animal, hyperbole,

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The Seeing Blind Man And His Whispering Dog
by Mike Hauser
There's a blind man on the corner
That keeps staring at me
As the dog that's sitting by his side
Keeps whispering in his ear

I know their talking...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: armadillo, funny, humor,

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WANTED -THIEF CATERPILLAR
by Daniel Turner
Looking under a leaf
In search of a caterpillar thief
Pinched a tomatoes cheek
Oh what a creepy creep

He's a very deliberate critter
She cried that hairy worm bit...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: armadillo, funny, humor, humorous, imagination,

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Order and Progress: The System of Her Existence
by Funom Makama
She carries one of the heaviest pregnancies in the world
with more species of monkeys than any other region.
She stands huge in her territory
with a unique...

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Ode | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: armadillo, community, earth, education, environment,

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I'm A-hangin' Up My Spurs
by Robert L. Hinshaw
Hank had cowboyed and rodeoed fer nigh on forty years,
Ridin' in sleet, rain and snow a-herdin' cantankerous steers.
His hide was tough as leather and his...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: armadillo, humorous,

Old Rusty Metal Things
by Evan Bradfield
Dust devils harass the ground,
Sweeping up accessible layers of earth 
Stagnantly rooted in their stake 
Of vast uncaring land along train tracks in the desert.

The...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: armadillo, absence, adventure, age, depression,

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Wong Road Taken
by Cona Adams
(With apologies to Robert Frost)

Four feet to the sky, he lay
in an attitude of surrender
confessing his sins
of hunger, of greed
of slavery to his quest
for surprise,...

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

The Scent of Water
by theresa stephens
Desert dust devils reign supreme
Swirling in conditions extreme

Dry, cracked river bed yawns wide
Depleted source long denied

Armadillo negotiates
Lost to his instinctive traits

He halts to sniff a...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: armadillo, change, creation, environment, home,

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Armadillo
by John lawless
Armadillo


Armor placed upon a knighted
Rat, defender of the gold, not the
Man whose crown adorns it.
Addled pretender to the throne,
Dunce, in hidden jesters robe
Ill bred, ill...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: armadillo, allegory,

LAMENT
by Nola Perez
Dead armadillo on the road
It bodes unwell 
Two vultures attending...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: armadillo, death,

A Pill For This A Pill For That
by Peter Dome
A pill for this
A pill for that
A pill for your pet armadillo
dog or Rat.

A pill to make you sleep
A pill to wake you up
Drunk with...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: armadillo, addiction, angst, health,

The Kingdom of Genghis
by Fritz Purdum
So I asked my little Kublai with his big sad face
Where are the doggy toys that once litter the place
No chewy ball, no pull rope...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: armadillo, dog, fun,

Armadillo: A Child
by Joseph Matose
Armadillo: A Child


Abundant Savannah Anthills
Are my Mother’s breast
From which I suck my fill.

Supine, breast upturned,
I suckle nipple jutting upwards
Oozing life to the thirsty...

From one to...

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

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The Armadillo
by Curtis Moorman

THE ARMADILLO

There was an armadillo
That came from Amarillo
He discovered an 18-wheeler
To really be a killer
Now the armadillo from Amarillo
Lies in death on a concrete pillow
Perhaps...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: armadillo, bereavement,

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The Chipmunk Kid
by Carol Eastman
A hot breeze blew the other day, as the Chipmunk Kid rode into Troll Lake Town.
He rode on the oldest, slowest steed, that I had...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: armadillo, adventure, fantasy, funny, humorous,

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The Armadillo
by Sara Kendrick
The armadillo
In his protective thick shell
Holds not a candle
To the armor protection
Built around his emotions  

Holds not a candle:

Meaning:

To compare badly to a know...

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: armadillo, inspirational,

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Armadilly Billy, The Slingshot Kidster
by Carol Eastman
Armadilly came galloping into Troll Lake, bent on seeking a new life, to unwind.
He’d rode out of the Badlands, leaving only a trail of blowing...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: armadillo, adventure, fantasy, funny, imagination,