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Best Armadillo Poems

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

Premium Member 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

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Categories: armadillo, bereavement,
Form: Rhyme

Armadillo II -- The Requiem
It was dark and dreary, and the dawn had not yet 
begun to break, as I walked down the steps 
to fetch the paper while...

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Categories: armadillo, animals, age, light, sound, dark, age,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Armadillo In My Garden
Armadillo ruins
Flowers that are kept with care
So ugly creature...

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Categories: armadillo, animals, funny
Form: Haiku
Armadillo: A Child
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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Categories: armadillo,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Attack of the Armadillo
Armadillo digs
Japanese Beetles grub gone
One good trait check...

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Categories: armadillo, nature, science
Form: Haiku

Premium Member Fat Armadillo


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Categories: armadillo, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member 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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Categories: armadillo, allegory,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Armadilly Billy, The Slingshot Kidster
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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Categories: armadillo, adventure, fantasy, funny, imagination, leaving, uplifting,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member I Winter In Fallen Ash Of Burnt Dreams
I Winter In Fallen Ash Of Burnt Dreams

I winter in fallen ash of burnt dreams
an armadillo, shell removed eyes blinded.
As time crawls on, midnight moon...

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Categories: armadillo, dark, deep, grief, loss, sorrow, voice,
Form: Rhyme
Floridian Rat
Big armadillo
invading my privacy
you are a leper...

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© Ijm seven  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: armadillo, animal, hyperbole,
Form: Senryu
Premature Ex

An old Ethiopian veteran of the love wars 
once told a newlywed Kenyan kid:
If you want the infant marriage to survive,
make it to the golden...

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Categories: armadillo, allegory, marriage, philosophy, truth,
Form: Burlesque
Premium Member My Ruthless Dreams COLLABORATION
Up early and off to school I must go
Full of pep and not too slow,
That was then when I was young
This is now a...

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Categories: armadillo, animal, death, dream, humor, school, teen,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Thirteen-Toed Lover
When you stuck your paw out from that shelter cage,
Did you have any idea whose sleeve you clawed?
Did you see a heart you needed to...

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Categories: armadillo, animals, loveheart, heart, love,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member I'm A-hangin' Up My Spurs
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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Categories: armadillo, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
 HOME. By Ted Bundy

There is a place not far from here where purple maggots are the size of deer, pink frogs are there wearing...

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© Ted Bundy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: armadillo, animals,
Form: Prose Poetry
Historic Creature From Jurassic Park
After seeing Jurassic Park
A scant few minutes after dark
I dropped my burger and froze in fright.
There, lurking and almost hidden
Formidable and forbidden,
Stood a hideous sight!


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© James Tate  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: armadillo, animals
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A Pill For This A Pill For That
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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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: armadillo, addiction, angst, health,
Form: Free verse
you are my amorous armadillo
you reflect in the clouds that billow,

    and when i am lonely
    i think of...

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© bill frew  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: armadillo, animals
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Stunning Armadillos
Trees still shade the road
where Gramps and I once rode
in his old green car -- I drove --
on dusky early evenings
in my fifteenth year.
We stopped,...

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Categories: armadillo, angst, childhood, family, introspection, life, me,
Form: Narrative
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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Categories: armadillo, funny, humor, humorous, imagination,
Form: Rhyme
The Scent of Water
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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Categories: armadillo, change, creation, environment, home, miracle, natural
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Order and Progress: The System of Her Existence
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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Categories: armadillo, community, earth, education, environment, history, nature,
Form: Ode
Premium Member The Aardvark and the Pangolin
The Aardvark and the Pangolin,
Romantically, had been entwined.
But infidelity, was in the air,
Aardvark, had a new suiter in mind.

Pangolin, did challenge his rival,
The Anteater with...

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© Kevin Shaw  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: armadillo, animal, betrayal, character, funny love, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Chipmunk Kid
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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Categories: armadillo, adventure, fantasy, funny, humorous, imagination, old,
Form: Light Verse
Old Rusty Metal Things
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.


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Categories: armadillo, absence, adventure, age, depression, earth,
Form: Free verse