Best Animal Poems
Below are the all-time best Animal poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of animal poems written by PoetrySoup members
My Animal Instincts
animal, cheer up, perspective,
D-Don’t feed elephants, they’ll take over your room
A-Avoid crocodile tears, they might also mushroom
V-Visit your grand-mere she’s not a wolf in costume
adventure, animal, beautiful, blessing,
~My Nutty Squirrel Poem~
Up in a tree, on a branch
Now you see me, now you don't!
Sneaky and fast, I'm adorable
Now, why would you hunt or...
analogy, animal, earth, fire,
I thirst to taste your solid wood stare
I see you and no one else
Nestling under the stars
Hungry for each others ears
Chasing every comet across the...
africa, animal, nature, water,
with a pendulum movement ~
a herd of giraffes
the mass migration
crocodiles at the river~
food for the taking
gazelles are running ...
An Omen of the Taste of Twilight
animal, death, fate, grief,
the wild magic of this place;
this wilderness I now roam alone
as its lifeblood seeps
..my mournful howls
across time and distance
go unanswered -
Oh, how I...
animal, appreciation, beautiful, celebration,
I am here now
Presence my companion
Rising I put my two feet
On the ground
I give thanks as I open my eyes
To this new day
A divine delicious...
Music To My Ears
animal, bird, dream, image,
Effervescent elation arises and dances to ancient echoes; the rhythm of the drums heartbeat.
Champagne notes bubble into the night sky; night music of...
animal, appreciation, beautiful, bird,
...to the finessed fowl
humming by my ear tell me
Did anyone ever tell you
just how glad they are
to have you here?
Whilst Walking Through the Woods
animal, beauty, bird, nature,
Whilst walking through the woods one day
A crystal brook there, shone so gay
The sun was shining oh' so bright
As brook reflected all it's light
Jesus Was Turkish
age, animal, bible, inspirational,
A strange claim
Of a man of passion
Let the children come to me
For what man would refuse the smile
The innocence of a child
Peacocks and Predators
The raptor and the peacock hence,
Sit pensive on a rambling fence.
The first, inclined to be the host,
Jumped down to claim the nearest post.
The pea averse...
A Winter's Tale
animal, snow, winter,
Biting winds and swirling flakes of snow had finally abated
We surveyed the deep drifts, which lay on the fields
The silvery moon peeped through the clouds...
Another Day Safe From the Harvester's Jaws
angst, animal, fear, freedom,
Out of the burrows and hedges and dreys
Heads came a bobbing in frantic relays.
Rumours were twittered and grunted and squealed:
‘The Harvester’s coming to furrow the...
My nostrils sniff the air seeking,
the various scents tantalising.
Then I smell the bison and throwing
back my head I howl to my pack.
The bison start to...
animal, blue, ocean, sea,
I do not know?
Black like a rare diamond.
White as a snowy peek .
Reflecting off the glistening waves.
Your beauty and grace challenge us.
Mostly free, we morn for your...
The Zebra Mystique
adventure, animal, dream, fantasy,
I want to ride a zebra
and race the rays of radiance
through heat-waves’ sailing gradients -
Bellerophon was sent for by king Lobates of Lycia
And given the dangerous task of slaying the Chimera
A fierce creature like a lion with a goats...
The Shape of Dark - A Murder of Crows
angst, animal, death, desire,
murders rise on nights like these
Rear View Air
animal, farm, funny,
As soon as we got to the county fair
The country odor got through my nose hair
Coz above some milk pails
We encountered cow tails
Which filled our...
If I Were An Elephant
africa, animal, dream,
Across the Serengeti plain our matriarch would lead,
Dining on the guarri fruit, and gum acacia seeds.
Upon our sweet green namesake grass our bellies we would...
Beauty and the Beast
adventure, animal, beautiful, cool,
Across the Bayou Waters
Into vast trails of wilderness
I follow a sound, a sullen scent
He was out there,
hairy large and in charge
Creature In the Night
animal, howl, moon, mystery,
Where cold stars exist in the dark,
serene winds whisper to trees
and scarce human ears can listen,
lone songs wail in the distance
in frozen moon's silver spotlight,
The Elephant and the Ant
allegory, animal, change, cute,
There once was a little mighty ant
Who was extravagant and arrogant
Known to be exorbitantly militant
She was so combatant and petulant
They nicknamed her My...
Una and the Lion
animal, girl, happiness, innocence,
This world of trouble soon will pass
For there beyond the crystal glass
A lamb and lion tread the grass
Beside a lass, beside a lass
This cord of...