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Best Donkey Poems

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


Premium Member Pin the Tail on the Donkey-hee haw
Swirl me, twirl me, spin me ‘round
My eyes are covered, subject not found.
Direct me here, then block me there
Smiles and snickers; won’t give a care.
Hates...

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Categories: donkey, confusion, me, me,
Form: Verse



I want your SEEDS
**"And his name was Jack"**

No one perceives what abides above the clouds. 
A giant, a harp, maybe golden eggs. 
I demand to see and feel...

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Categories: donkey, adventure, funny, old,
Form: Free verse
A Letter Home To Rome'
My dearest Claudia, 

     For eighteen months, I've been at this Jerusalem outpost.
     "Tis you and young...

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Categories: donkey, faith, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Plato and Socrates
Dramatic prose for the pompous asses
I throw my Platos at you
If you come any closer
I will Socrates you right in the nose
Demands, demands!!!! The clowns...

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Categories: donkey, appreciation, beauty, humorous, ireland, universe,
Form: Ekphrasis
woman
I am the daughter of eve ,with the strength to create or destroy the world,but you nasty people
Judge and say me as a simple weak...

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Categories: donkey, daughter, heart, life, love, me, mother,
Form: Name



Premium Member INHUMAN MALICE








A father of six he was in his early forties,
struck by cancer
toiling to provide for his children 
with
no property
no land
no animals 
but a loyal old...

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Categories: donkey, evil, world,
Form: Narrative
Granny Panty Annie, the Tranny
Lemme tell ya' about a
*ding-bat skit-zo 
bee-hotch* tranny
named Annie...

I met her one night 
under disco lights 
up at Candies

She was 
starin' at me
grittin' her teeth
aimin'...

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Categories: donkey, adventure, black african american, funny, husband,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member My Alphabet
A a 	big A little a
                   What...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: donkey, children, kindergarten, preschool,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member - Ass In Hole -

        This is the donkey; Alice

            ...

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Categories: donkey, blue, humor, nonsense, pain,
Form: Prose Poetry
SIMPLY ME
Inexpert at rhyme 
or singing in time
I bray like a laryngitic donkey
my artwork's inept 
I'm ham-fisted except
when doodling things that are wonky

Of style I'm bereft...

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Categories: donkey, introspection
Form: Rhyme
You Have To Shut Up
they lurk in corners, safe and dark
until they decide to growl and bark
then point an ugly old crooked finger
spittle drooling on the chin, they linger

arguing...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: donkey, people,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Nativity Charlieku
Joseph
and Mary
traveled on a

donkey
to give birth
in Bethlehem,

but there
was no room
in the town's inn

In the 
silence of
the starry night,

born in
a manger
the dear Savior 

Angel
announces
to the shepherds:

"Today
nearby...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: donkey, angel, birthday, jesus,
Form: Senryu
My Christmas Tree
As I gaze upon my Christmas tree with the ornaments, glitter, tinsel and snow, I see the many presents scattered around. The shiny star on...

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Categories: donkey, blessing, christmas, love,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Running Out of Ideas is Impossible
Running out of ideas?
That is impossible if you have a:
friend
acquaintance
neighbor
co-worker
boss
president
king
queen
TV set
I-pad
I-phone
I-pod
kangaroo
chicken
donkey
toilet paper
monopoly
dictionary
thesaurus
computer
outside
inside
dog 
cat
dresser
drum set
sibling
diary
father
mother
siblings
dragon
butterfly
unicorn
dawn
sky
stars
cosmos
moon
nemesis
goldfish
talent
team
plate
fork
spoon
blanket
bed
sun
moon
stars
spiders web
wasp
bathroom
kitchen
holiday
cousins
grandma
grandpa
car
truck
broom
dustpan
plane
bedroom
child
grand child
brain
imagination
love
life
ufo
or
space aliens


...

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Categories: donkey, write,
Form: List
Premium Member BiPartisan Dissonance
When oppositional cognitive dissonance deflects focus,
it tends to go back to when I deflected focus from her.
She sends me passive-aggressive messages,
bread crumbs leading back in...

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Categories: donkey, conflict, math, parents, political, race, religion,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member howl beyond reason
“Being crazy isn't enough.” ? Dr. Seuss

Jabberwocky's growl
Jabberwocky howl
howl at little girls
howl at the moon
moon with your pants down
moon over Manhattan
Manhattan nights
Manhattan Knights
Knights in White...

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Categories: donkey, analogy, crazy, word play,
Form: Blitz
z is for Zaria , ABC of Disney Characters Contest
A is for Akela of Jungle Book fame
B is for Baloo from Jungle Book the same

C is for Cinderella what a pretty sight
D is for...

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Categories: donkey, children,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member My Christmas Gift to All Soupers
The Story of the Nativity in Rhyme

The night was cold, the journey long
The stars were shining bright,
As Joseph and Mary neared Bethlehem
On that wondrous night

The...

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Categories: donkey, christmas,
Form: Quatrain
FALLING BRIDGES
The greatest miracle in days of yore  
unsurpassed, two millennia past or more 
a carpenter by trade, Joseph by name
was betrothed to Mary, a...

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Categories: donkey, angel, child, confusion, education, god, wedding,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member A Christmas Story
A Christmas Story

He looks at the cards hung over the fire
Suspended in air by the finest of wire
One from his wife, his children and friends
Christmas...

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Categories: donkey, christmas, fantasy,
Form: Couplet
Lately I've Been Feeling Like:
A piano being played
A donkey chasing carrots
A suitor turned suitless
A wise man turned fool

I think you cannot decide
I think you refuse to decide
I think I...

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Categories: donkey, relationship,
Form: Free verse
DESTROYING the KID
  DESTROYING the KID

It’s about time you came around.
I have waited long with my pants dropped down.
Did you say, “CHICKEN!" Mmm, I love chicken.
My...

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Categories: donkey, abuse, addiction, art, bullying, friendship, hope,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Beach Without Water
A beach without any water is a desert
Nachos without any cheese is a chip
A ski slope without any snow is a hillside
Me without you is...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: donkey, life, lovesnow, water, beach, snow, water,
Form: Rhyme
Purge Our Consciences
From my lowly bachelor’s house
Proudly christened ‘Embassy Fair’
I woke up to the chirping of birds
On the trees above and across the vale
And the riverine bushes...

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Categories: donkey, prayer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Donkey's Lament
"Why is it", the donkey mused, "that horses get all the glory?
Seems throughout the ages its the same old hackneyed story.
We go unheralded and are...

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Categories: donkey, animalsangel, angel,
Form: Rhyme