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Best Buffalo Poems

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

White Buffalo
elder's spirit born
white fur roams among brown capes
pale face prophecies...

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© Abe Lopez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: buffalo, life, native american
Form: Haiku

Indian Ink
“Indian Accent”

Hear the whispers inside

Chanting from long ago
Echoes come and go
Losing time in a soft eternal glow

A beautiful and delicate autumn mountain scene
Dry blue eyes...

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Categories: buffalo, abuse, autumn, death, deep, freedom, journey,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member listen for the drum

listen to the drum,

talking to the dance

listen to the elders, 

whispering their chants

listen to the hooves, pounding on the plain

listen to the birds, prophesying rain


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© P.S. AWTRY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: buffalo, appreciation, culture, environment, native american, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Portrait of Nature
Each element of who she is, is scattered on the grass, 
with the scent of earth, the drop of rain, 
where dew reflects a sky...

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Categories: buffalo, earth, nature,
Form: Free verse
The Peephole that is the Moon
An infinite door of midnight blue;
glowing peephole that is the moon.
Dare I look before turned to dust?
Yes, dear friend, I surely must.

In the midst, a...

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Categories: buffalo, faith, god, heaven, hope,
Form: Rhyme


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: buffalo, africa, animal, nature, water,
Form: Haiku

The Big Five—Africa’s pride in the vast open wild
Buffalo, Rhinoceros, Elephant, Leopard and Lion
Their prey—scattered Impala, Kudu and Waterbuck
On hardened dust… their...

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Categories: buffalo, analogy, introspection, proposal,
Form: Heroic Couplets
Ghosts of the Sun Dance-Part 1
Ghosts of the Sun Dance

1. The Path

A quest dating back through our history
Surpassing the flesh, a spiritual path
Human endurance, road to mystery
Dark trail winding through...

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Categories: buffalo, spiritual, sports, endurance, drug,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Sugar and Spice
Spicy experiment! 

Victoria secret bra
Love, toy with hidden pleasure 
sweet surrender to my taste 
grenade ecstasy. 


Spicy taboo!

Sticky forbidden kisses
buffalo breath down my neck 

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Categories: buffalo, beach, passion, romance,
Form: Dodoitsu
Premium Member Song Of A Cherokee Princess -
Cherokee chamber,
where a pow wow stampeedes preconceptions of inheritence,
from Her beaded neck charms of chance & chains of change
glisten from opulent offerings of roots, corn...

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Categories: buffalo, native american, dance, for her, dance,
Form: Romanticism
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: buffalo, environment, future, how i feel, nature,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member A BUSH FIRE
One scorching afternoon,
A sudden splintering sound...

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Categories: buffalo, animal, fire,
Form: Rhyme
Notes on Dating a Latino: What You Don't Learn in High School Spanish Class
One. Latino boys like Buffalo Wild Wings. It isn't clear why, but it's definitely emerging as a pattern.

Two. Latino boys are persistent. When he asks...

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Categories: buffalo, boyfriend, culture, cute love, humorous, love,
Form: List
Premium Member Winds of Time
Across the land, and in the wind, a way of life would end
Who could have known, when sons were born how deep the blood would...

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Categories: buffalo, loss, native american, people,
Form: Free verse
Grow Old With Me
Breathless beauty shine bright tonight

 my loving arms will hold you tight

no wind, no storm, no evil tide

will whisk you away from my side

I'll fly...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: buffalo, love,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member My Zoo From A to Z
Alligators, Aardvarks; Arctic fox and hare. Also Armadillos and Asses will be there!

Bobcats, Beavers, Boars; One Blue whale will do! Bovines and a Booby (maybe...

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Categories: buffalo,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member Bengal
I move with stealth, assurance 
Muscles taunt beneath striped coat
Footpads softly caress the ground
My home
My sanctuary
The grasslands and forests of India
Men refer to me as...

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Categories: buffalo, nature,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Jammin - spreading positive vibrations - Bob Marley tribute
Sun is shining as I sing my redemption song.
Hey lady, no woman no cry, lets spread one love.
Jammin', spreading positive vibrations so strong,
like three little...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: buffalo, inspiration, inspirational,
Form: Pantoum
Pure Of Heart
Wise Grandfather Shaman, 
I am pure of Heart,
I bathe beneath the Moon, 
and dry beneath the Sun,
I listen to the Wind,
I run with the Deer,

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Categories: buffalo, native american, heart, grandmother, grandfather, heart,
Form: Free verse
North American Indian - Contest
Native American people had  a set rule of living
The men hunted and protected
The women, cook, child mind and made clothing
To maintain both was an...

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Categories: buffalo, history, , cute,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Lakota
I'm very small
I am called Standing Tall
My story to be read as i live through it all.

Our Dakota lands are forest and vast
Where our ancestors...

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Categories: buffalo, cowboy-western, death, history, life, loss, native
Form: Rhyme
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: buffalo, song,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Mystical Lore of the ThunderBeast

Great Spirit whispers on breathing breeze; 'It is time',
puce plume in saffron noon signals hunt's aborning,
ThunderBeasts' harrowing hooves erupt Great Plains grime,
soon will ail, widow's...

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Categories: buffalo, death, native american, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member An Iowan's Heart
The sweet green hills of Iowa were once my home
Till I moved west where buffalo once used to roam.

I now live in a valley, mountains...

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Categories: buffalo, places,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Warrior's Sorrow
When I sit my horse on hilltops, I find,
I cannot see the buffalo no more.
As whites have come and made the plains unkind.
Soiled all wondrous...

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Categories: buffalo, sorrow,
Form: Rhyme