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Best Antelope Poems

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


Premium Member Where The Antelope (Used To) Play
Where the antelope used to play is now shopping malls and plats.
Man in his insatiable greed has encroached upon its ancient habitats.
Not so very long...

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Categories: antelope, nature
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member AFRICAN ANTHOLOGY
walking gracefully  
with a pendulum movement ~
a herd of giraffes   

the mass migration
crocodiles at the river~
food for the taking

gazelles are running ...

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Categories: antelope, africa, animal, nature, water,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member The World Around US
Awaking blithe each morning,
with eyes upon the World,
I wonder, are we mourning
with ebon flags unfurled –
or are they but a warning,
some draped like snakes and...

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Categories: antelope, earth, environment, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Walled In
The paint recalls, layered and petulant, groans
mindless in its ground, it decomposes.
Granules of hematite, pale traceries of gypsum,
the crevasses of cave wall are soot soothed.
Layered...

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Categories: antelope, memory, men,
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: antelope, animal, insect, nature, rainforest, river,
Form: Haiku



life with Trump V, VI, VII, VIII
Author's Note: Recite the following using the rhythm and melody of "Home, home on the range where the deer and the antelope play." The first...

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Categories: antelope, song,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Wild Lightning, Spooks and Me
I'm as free as the wind as I sway in the saddle!
I love life!  There's no clutter, nothing to addle!
I give my faithful horse...

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Categories: antelope, cowboy-western, happiness,
Form: Rhyme
Poetry Grass
I blow here in the prairie wind,
A grass that seems to have no end.
A pheasant asked me yesterday,
"How long you been here would you say?"
I...

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Categories: antelope, funny,
Form: Rhyme
The Wild Kingdom
Antelope
Brown Bear
Cat
Dolphin
Elephant
Flamingo
Goose
Hippopotamus
Iguana
Jellyfish
King Snake
Leopard
Mink
Newt
Opossum
Puma
Quail
Rat
Snail
Tiger
Uakari
Viper
Whale
X-ray Fish
Yak
Zebra...

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Categories: antelope, animals
Form: ABC
Dark
It is dark! I could not see
I grasp on the night and I held on to objects that I know not of so tight
Dark! I...

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Categories: antelope, africa, earth, horror, planet,
Form: Classicism
The Dik-Dik's Dilemma

The Dik-Dik is an antelope
Who longs to be a misanthrope

But since he “pronks”, instead of lopes,
He doesn’t really have a hope …





* “Pronk” is the...

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Categories: antelope, animals, funny
Form: Epigram
My Wild West
Out here in "Colo-rah-dee"
It's dry as dry can be
Dustbowls do get rowdy
As far as you can see

Ranchers cook upon the fire
Some coffee and some beans,
There...

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Categories: antelope, cowboy-western, may,
Form: Cowboy
Premium Member Not Exaggerating
A new life it seems 
Has come my way
In the mountains 
And plains of Wy-o-ming

I look out of my window
And Antelope play
Go out to the...

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Categories: antelope, adventure, education, family, funny, house, house,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Best Things In Life Are Free
'Tis often said that the best things in life are free.
Open your eyes and keen those ears and I think you would agree!
When Old Sol...

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Categories: antelope, imagery, life, universe,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Cowboy Poet
Hank had rode the range a-punchin' cattle fer nigh on fifty years,
Ridin' through Texas northers and brandin' cantankerous steers.
He'd herded ornery longhorns along the Chisolm...

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Categories: antelope,
Form: Rhyme
I am Africa, I am man
I am Africa, I am man
Hear my drums, know my heart beat
My sorrow is not metered in iambic lines
Life does not speak that way
So artificial...

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Categories: antelope, inspirational, on writing and words, politicalwater,
Form: Free verse
The Adirondacks
My heart is in the Adirondacks
And day by day i drink the courage
captured in these mountain heights. 
The trail winds across the slope where bramble
lies...

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© Karen Ruff  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: antelope, mountains, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Vanishing Animals
(African populations are being killed off by war,
famine, disease, and neglect...when will we try to help them?)

Time,
stretching out, encompasses curtains,
on distant savannas, of shimmering heat.
And...

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Categories: antelope, angst, life, loss, natural disasters, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Along Roads Less Traveled
Oft' I've traveled on interstate highways to reach my final destination,
With white knuckles grasping the steering wheel in great trepidation!
I whiz along at seventy-five and...

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Categories: antelope, nostalgia, travel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Soul Stance River - 10
September is aging with a cool beauty
and the Missouri seems to be hurrying the expedition
into a world of natural splendor that is impatient to strip...

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Categories: antelope, friendship,
Form: Epic
A Hunting We Will Go
 


I was off to hunt some Antelope;
I taught I saw one down the slope
Not So-ugh-ugh nope-!
Instead it was a Jackalope!
Momma Mia! What a dope!


Copyright...

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© MC MC  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: antelope, funny
Form: Free verse
It's Elementary
The work I did was playing with the angels
We read and painted, dressed up for Halloween as rangers
The Universe so close from dry, paper mache
With...

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Categories: antelope, childhood, education, life, nostalgiawork, halloween, work,
Form: Quatrain
Rain upon Shadow Desert
The wind blows through the ocean between waves and the sky
Through the islands where dragon of Komodo lives it will fly
Wild tiger the soul of...

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Categories: antelope, adventure, fantasy, journey,
Form: Rhyme
Nature of the Beast: : The Black Panther Speaks
 As the only large cat with a voice I roar from within my solitude
 Prowling with swagga and a side of attitude
 My voice...

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Categories: antelope, voice, voice,
Form: Epic
Moment of Peace
Blossoms fall like snow
where deer and antelope play
and spanish moss hangs
...

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Categories: antelope, inspirational, life, nature, peace, uplifting, visionary,
Form: Haiku