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Best Alligator Poems

Below are the all-time best Alligator poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of alligator poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member See You Later Alligator
He was six. Brown hair, brown eyes, with a round freckled face that longed.
His mommy had died two days earlier, in a tragic accident on...

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Categories: alligator, angst, boy, care, caregiving, death, my
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Chasing the Alligator
CHASING THE ALLIGATOR
 
		We have lost our sense of humor.

		We chase the alligator 
		down Front Street,
		past Mollies Convenience Store
		and the County Clerk- Recorder Office.

		He’s taken...

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Categories: alligator, satire,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Alligator Soup Please
Conversation with a Five Year Old
Would you like some alligator soup?
I don’t know. What does it taste like?
Alligator
Well, sure I guess I will have some.
Great!...

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Categories: alligator, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member My Alphabet
A a 	big A little a
                   What...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: alligator, children, kindergarten, preschool,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member Plastic Paradise
Time’s ticking for whooping cranes
wild buffalo and prairie dogs.
For their losses outweigh their gains,
displaced by cattle sheep and hogs.

The elephant and the blue whale
may share...

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Categories: alligator, environment, future, how i feel, nature,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member Greenhorn Cowpoke
He pulled up to the Triple "T" Ranch in a shiny Cadillac.
In his trailer was an Arabian steed with the finest tack.
He wore Tony Lama...

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Categories: alligator, green, humorous, work,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Animal Crackers
A giraffe approached
We necked

An elephant met me on the jungle path
I stored many thoughts in his trunk

A monkey smiles at me
Now I have no more...

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Categories: alligator, animal, children, fairy,
Form: Couplet
z is for Zaria , ABC of Disney Characters Contest
A is for Akela of Jungle Book fame
B is for Baloo from Jungle Book the same

C is for Cinderella what a pretty sight
D is for...

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Categories: alligator, children,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Brother to a brother
Brother brother
My brother
Mi Hermano
Man of La Mancha
Fat cat donning
A  gray flannel suit
Slim shades
Fake alligator shoes
Brother brother
Mi Hermano
Sitting behind a desk
Making decisions
For erroneous reasons
 brother...

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Categories: alligator, dedication, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member RAINFOREST ANTHOLOGY
from three miles away
the unmistakable sounds~
of howlers chorus  

a slithering snake. 
crushing prey without mercy~
green anaconda  

small eyed black caiman
twenty foot alligator ...

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Categories: alligator, animal, insect, nature, rainforest, river,
Form: Haiku
Kids Love For Animals
       Kids Love For Animals ( Poem )

Children’s favorite shows are of animals
I have hours in a playlist that...

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Categories: alligator, adventure, animal, children, cute love, kids,
Form: ABC
Swamp Life: Human Nature Contest
Swamps are like places where dinosaurs roam  
shadowed by ancient moss-draped trees.        
A prehistoric world in shades...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: alligator, life, nature,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Hobo Walking Past Our House
Hobo Walking Past Our House

He looked like man walking with rocks in his shoes,
a bit edgy, with shadows flitting about.
Dark clouds about him, sending the...

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Categories: alligator, childhood, journey, memory, mystery, symbolism, time,
Form: Sonnet
A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To School
A funny thing happened on the way to school,
I swear I saw an alligator in Ms. Mary's pool.
I kept on walking but it looked at...

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Categories: alligator, childhood, fun, funny, school, silly,
Form: Rhyme
The Dragline
THE DRAGLINE  for Pete Brett 

One hundred foot boom 
 7-½-yard bucket 
The tracks are like 
 Ones on the tracks of a tank
They...

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Categories: alligator, family, dance, me, old, light, dance,
Form: ABC
Poet Destroyer vs JamesGareth
Poet Destroyer vs. James Gareth

Are you done taking your nap?
I read a few of your poems
You got it wrong, they are not crap
First I want...

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Categories: alligator, anger, anti bullying, me, slam, sweet,
Form: Free verse
The Hunt
After Legend got blown up along with
all of the city zombies,
I was now the sole survivor and sick and tired of 
hiding out at Hobby...

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Categories: alligator, adventure, humor, murder,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Mama Bear
Do not mess with Mama Bear; leave her cubs alone
Or the life you place in peril, could well be your own.
Papa Bear can be ferocious...

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Categories: alligator, child, children, love, mother daughter, mother
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Don't take Her For Granted
Easier Than Loving Me

You could steal a star out of the sky
make rain fall upside down.
Or sit yourself in a corner
in a building that's built...

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Categories: alligator, appreciation, character, dedication, devotion, encouraging, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Home Anywhere For The Holidays
The bright Christmas lights on my city house are so colorful and traditional,
hopefully when I get my high utility bill I won't become too irrational,
and...

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Categories: alligator, christmas, holiday, home, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Santa in Florida
Santa in Florida

By Elton Camp

In Florida, Christmas ain’t so grand
Santa’s sleigh won’t slide on sand
And not many children there stay
Most of the folks are old...

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: alligator, funnyold, old,
Form: Rhyme
Urban Legend-Gators in NYC
Two teens shoveling snow that February day,
wanting to hurry up so they could play,
quickly shoveling heaping piles of snow,
into an open 1935 NYC manhole,

Seeing something...

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Categories: alligator, animal, new york, remembrance day,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Christmas With Relatives

My happy Aunt Petootie
comes clomping over.
Your mother says you write poetry now.
Her eyebrows are angry.

Uh-huh. I admit.
She is in full glare mode now.
Why? 
Because I...

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Categories: alligator, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Light Verse
To the haters
Your mental are cold
But others are bold
Their mind is like gold
But you are so old
So, fold a tissue
And hold it tight  
Or you will...

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Categories: alligator, 9th grade,
Form: Ballad
To Be A Friend Pleaser
I heavily recall two times when I had made you cry,
Both of which bewildered and moved me
My response was that of disbelief, and regret
And never,...

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Categories: alligator, change, character, confusion, devotion, friendship, growing
Form: Narrative