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Best Constrictor Poems

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

Dream Constrictor
Afraid of the choke,
Terrified birds and mammals:
Cringe, as ripples loom....

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Categories: constrictor, animal, fear, nature,
Form: Haiku

Ancient Constrictor
Gleaming, constricting-
   Swallowing Ancient worship
      Anaconda creeps.

* Anacondas were once, and perhaps still are, revered and worshiped as

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© Amy Green  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: constrictor, animals
Form: Haiku
Boa Constrictor
Miss Mary Prince
Was not seen since
She brought home her boa constrictor
I guess the snake did more than lick her.

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Categories: constrictor, sorrow,
Form: Clerihew
boa constrictor
 Boa Constrictor 

 This is turning into a diary of a slow death I had another fall
I was taking picture of some Interpretable bushes...

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Categories: constrictor, adventure, cancer, candy, car,
Form: Bio
Premium Member Aspiration

Antoine had crashed once again when tempting the desert
Freedom fighter laureate poet daredevil testing the call of


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Categories: constrictor, hope,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member LOVE IS
Love is the cacophony of life,
the stillness of your lover’s breath in sleep,
the boa constrictor hug of a grandchild,
and the outstretched arms of Christ.


2nd place/multiple...

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Categories: constrictor, love,
Form: Free verse
Privy Call
So here's a who's who is the Zoo,
Sue the snake petter, that's who,
She was hugged by the Boa Constrictor,
Who could eat her but only licked...

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Categories: constrictor, funny
Form: Limerick
Animal Magnetism
A pet more exotic I'd wanted.

A pet to be groomed and then flaunted.

not a dog or a cat

something cooler than that!

I began my search feeling...

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© jack horne  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: constrictor, animal,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Animal Magnetism
A pet more exotic I'd wanted.
A pet to be groomed and then flaunted.
Not a dog or a cat -
Something cooler than that!
I began my search...

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Categories: constrictor, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Boa
Like a boa constrictor
the intimations of mortality
remind me every day
not to take a backwards breath,
to keep my lungs filled
to the deepest point,
be open to the...

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Categories: constrictor, allegory
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Challenge Of Eating French Onion Soup
My favorite dining place in town is a place called La Baguette.
'Tis a quaint French café and I haven't found its equal yet.
They serve the...

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Categories: constrictor, food, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
The Queen Bee
A fountain of dryness
Deserts flow cloud belly to the arid brown.
Inside the fountain, the bottom of zest,
The penny lay await, eye wide, no dreams died.


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Categories: constrictor, beautiful, beauty, nature, princess,
Form: Free verse

I wish I were a frog sunning myself on a lily pad
No cares or worries to drive me...

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Categories: constrictor, allusion, funny, humorous, irony,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Raindrops and Rainbows
depression squeezed like a boa constrictor
taking most of the joy from her life
struggling through the Great Depression
she dropped out of high school, went to work

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Categories: constrictor, mother, mom, kiss, mom,
Form: Free verse
Sappho Translations
Sappho fragment #155
translation by Michael R. Burch 

A short revealing frock?
It's just my luck
your lips were made to mock!


Sappho fragment #156
translation by Michael R. Burch...

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Categories: constrictor, girl, girlfriend, love, lust,
Form: Epigram
Being Still
Being Still 

To be still here with you is the best place to be
Listening to my heart
Inside you I take a peak
From whence comes this...

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Categories: constrictor, christian, friendship,
Form: Free verse
fast food 2
If you think the first restaurant was bad,
Well this one Is worse,
There’s a dead guy in the kitchen,
Brought in by the hearse.
Boogers in the burgers,

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© Craig munn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: constrictor, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Legless Reptile
The Legless Reptile 
The ruin made of stones ended up a home, rock by rock rebuilt 
on a hillside overlooking a valley of gentle dreams...

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Categories: constrictor, animal,
Form: Burlesque
Shel Silverstein
I am intrigued by Shel Silverstein
His passion and his works
His obscure way of rhyming
Making fun of other's quirks

Unique, unusual, surprising
Funny and clever is a given...

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Categories: constrictor, peopleworld,
Form: Rhyme
Tight End
Beatin' this path 'til my heart stop
cause any moment my heart. could. stop.
Swear any day my chest might pop
So sit tight, bout to open up...

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Categories: constrictor, age, allusion, anxiety, books,
Form: Rhyme
the night is a suitcase
you will never know where you forget it
or lose it,
the night is an overstuffed  suitcase
that you never know when it will open wild,

i saw...

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Categories: constrictor, africa, age, analogy, april,
Form: Free verse
Poison Ivy of Assumption
Poison ivy of assumption
a seed transforms into vines
your very branches tread fine lines. 

Cut off the ones that offend you. 
Watch as the ivy desecrates...

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Categories: constrictor, allegory, anti bullying, dark,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pet-Sit Panics
Where were you when the lights went out.  

In my world I work in little clumps.
Today I worked outside for instance.
I planted a few...

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Categories: constrictor, animalshouse, house,
Form: Quatrain
They Caught Me Young
They Caught Me Young

The first cut is a cut so deep-
Internalising this impression
Has made me stir and creep
With invariable precision!

Great Writers caught me young
Whilst an...

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Categories: constrictor,
Form: Verse
Here it is again
That sudden uneasiness
The alarms are going off in my body
My heart begins to pound
The blood rushes to my head
I can't think clearly

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Categories: constrictor, anxiety, feelings, me, poetry,
Form: Prose Poetry