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Best Coyote Poems

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

The Owl and the Coyote
A lonesome coyote howled deep in the wood
And a MOST unwise owl somehow misunderstood
Oh, alas and alack!
She rashly hooted back
(And she hooted as hard as...

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Categories: coyote, funny, nature,

Premium Member Coyote Tears
It’s cold here in Central Texas
Winter has laid its hand upon us
The night is clean and pure
With just a whisper of oak and mesquite fires

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Categories: coyote, winter, wisdom,

The Coyote

Gray brown coat hidden by the dark
slinking through each stark shadow
a lone howl caught and repeated
they hunt together this night
tracking their prey with sharp noses

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Categories: coyote, animal,

Premium Member The Flame
The Flame, aflicker, licks and flays,
illuming evening’s negligees
With braided curls she swirls and sways,

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Categories: coyote, life, light,

Premium Member Looney Tune
Max is mad at Molly
Samantha’s sore at Seth 
Freida’s freaking out at Frodo
While  Hobbits hold their breath

Jack jokes about poor Jill
She hits him with...

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Categories: coyote, angst, conflict,

Creature In The Night
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,

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Categories: coyote, animal, howl, moon, mystery,

Premium Member Massacred Nation
The year 1890
December 29th
Wounded Knee, South Dakota
My tribe lost their lives

The USS 7th
On their orders so
To round up the Sioux
Railroad herd them and go

Us Lakota...

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Categories: coyote, native american, war, cousin,

Premium Member Night Street
The dank petrichor of grainy night,
meters stand like gravestones, 
the obsidian avenue slick as a sapphire,
windowed granite rising in sharp cut shadows,
wind gusting, tumbleweed clouds...

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Categories: coyote, imagery, night, rain,

Premium Member Cat's Wild Adventure
Cat's Wild Adventure

So, once upon a time, there was a cat
that had no real home, and all alone,
she'd wander here and there amid the yards

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Categories: coyote, adventure, cat,

Premium Member Winter Let's Us Hold Our Breath
Winter let's us hold our breath,
and pause just inside the door,
we spend more time at window frame
watching the snowflakes fall.

The slumber of trees and cars

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Categories: coyote, seasonsmay,

Premium Member Animal Crackers
A giraffe approached
We necked

An elephant met me on the jungle path
I stored many thoughts in his trunk

A monkey smiles at me
Now I have no more...

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Categories: coyote, animal, children, fairy,

Premium Member Quest for Gold
painted desert lay before them
hills with rings of gold and amber clay
few plants, scarce water
just a coyote or roadrunner

on horseback they rode
dreaming of hidden gold

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Categories: coyote, native american,

Premium Member A Fugue of Passing Fancies
an orchestrated night glitters 
to the wand wave of the maestro unborn
sweetness licks on liquorice sticks 
fingered on silver keys

the moon melts like a honey...

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Categories: coyote, nature, night,

Premium Member first halloween
children's laughter...
a boy and girl carve out
a jack-o-lantern

Deep orange pumpkin gutted
The scent of roasted brown seeds

the small lantern's grin and eyes are lit
by flickering candle...

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Categories: coyote, halloween,

first halloween
children's laughter

a boy and girl carve out

 a jack-o-lantern


deep orange pumpkin gutted 

the scent of roasted brown seeds

gasps - -

the small lantern's grin and...

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© jack horne  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: coyote, halloween,

A little dog
Once I roamed through the woodlands 
With my large old shepherd companion.
We walked fearless, through redwoods and pines, 
Through vines and ferns 
To the top...

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Categories: coyote, timeold, dog, dog, old,

PDs Inner Animals
The Fox a cunning sort 
Racing through the fields
Hunting not just for sport
Sly and sure, steady is he

The Wolf a beautiful beast
Uses timeless instinct
Proud of...

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Categories: coyote, animals

Song to the Moon-Repost
The moon hung red in the sky,
too heavy for the sky to uphold
she leaned against the rooftops;
the stars glittered in fear about her.
I walked beneath...

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Categories: coyote, dedication, imaginationhope, moon, sky,

Premium Member The Chase
On the plains in the Texas panhandle
The fight for survival is real
As I watched from the derrick 
On a short smoke break
A scene rather harsh...

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Categories: coyote, animal, death, nature,

Cowboys, Made of Awesome
Some modern folks, when they hear his name,
will roll their eyes and look ashamed,
thinking the cowboy is uncivilized,
with his hats, and guns, and round-up rides.

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Categories: coyote, america, appreciation, celebration, fun,

When We Were Gods


While thunder clapped for an encore,
we put on iron boots
and danced in puddles
that reflected the obsidian
of Raven's crick-craw chorus
between the ripples.

I splashed with rod in...

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Categories: coyote, history, mythology,

You feel your body falling in blackness.
You snatch your shoulder to the right.
The nausea stops.
The bottomless pit is hell.
Do not enter the midnight.

Up in the...

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Categories: coyote, america, anger, angst, animal,

A Lover's Symphony

I heard a crackling 

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Categories: coyote, memory, nature, night, passion,

Home Anywhere For The Holidays
The bright Christmas lights on my city house are so colorful and traditional,
hopefully when I get my high utility bill I won't become too irrational,

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Categories: coyote, christmas, holiday, home, humor,


I took a trip for fun, 
between the Earth and Sun, 
slid quietly between,
the star sun's scarlet sheen,
from its radiant show,
and in...

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© Edlynn Nau  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: coyote, earth, humor, moon, relationship,