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Best Elephant Poems

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

Premium Member If I Were an Elephant
Across the Serengeti plain our matriarch would lead,
Dining on the guarri fruit, and gum acacia seeds.
Upon our sweet green namesake grass our bellies we would...

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Categories: elephant, africa, animal, dream,
Form: Verse


There once was a little mighty ant
Who was extravagant and arrogant 
Known to be exorbitantly militant 
She was so combatant and petulant
They nicknamed her My...

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Categories: elephant, allegory, animal, change, cute,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member - Wings On An Elephant -

You can try

yes you can

putting wings on an elephant

yes I know you can

Poesi without love

is impossible

13.03.2015 A-L Andresen :)
Copyright © All Rights Reserved

- Everyone who...

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Categories: elephant, metaphor, poetry,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member There is an elephant in the room
The big headlines cause sensation,
Media’s chosen information.
Manipulative, they entomb
the big elephant in the room.

Stress is put on the suggestive
keeping tongue and the mind active.
They sweep...

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Categories: elephant, silence,
Form: Kyrielle
Premium Member Elephant in the Room
A lack of oxygen, a stifled room
A pregnant pause, apparent gloom
Bitter sighs and angry growls
Upon her face "It's not my fault"
His wrinkled brow, "I'm not...

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Categories: elephant, angst, people,
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: elephant, africa, animal, nature, water,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member A Love Letter to My Friends of India
When I think of India, I think of dark eyed beauties,
their foreheads painted with decorative red dots,
and I see them moving deliciously in beautiful bright...

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Categories: elephant, community, friend,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Just a tree - a Requiem
Someone who knows
Said You were an old ancient Tree,
But at the time, it didn’t really matter, 
Or seem important to me.
I knew You only for...

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Categories: elephant, conflict, earth, heartbroken, humanity,
Form: Free verse
You said age's only a number, beauty's skin deep
Wise words to live by, now if I could only sleep
Humor never can be taken away, have...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: elephant, friendship, love,
Form: Rhyme
Person, Woman, Man, Camera, TV
Identify an elephant
And I will shout, “Hooray!”
For you’re so smart you could be
Leader of the U.S.A.

Another test to prove your worth?
Repeat this after me –...

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Categories: elephant, smart,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Pink Skies

I desire a beautiful sky.
One to inhale with my big brown eyes.
Fly like a kite, 
under the midday light.
Join me...

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Categories: elephant, funny, me,
Form: Couplet

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: elephant, analogy, introspection, proposal,
Form: Heroic Couplet
Premium Member Who I Am
My Inventory:

high-performance yo-yo
poetry books
fishing poles
ice-fishing hut
pocket knife
sharpening stones
life's artifacts
Grandpa's Fishing Hat
hope and joy
Guardian Angel
wooden snow-sleds
more poetry books
camping gear
Babar, the Stuffed-Elephant
McCoy Cookie Jars
nature field-guides
ties I don't...

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Categories: elephant, life
Form: List
It was Christmas Eve and I was at the airport,
Not a soul in sight, almost deserted, it was 10.00 pm,
Only two hours before Christmas day,

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Categories: elephant, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The City Zoo
A cute gentile pig in New York
plays hopscotch over turtle hurdles
which eased her bunny
until a smack talking turkey announced,
'Did you hear how the skunks in...

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Categories: elephant, animal, friendship, fun, silly,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pride of the Motherland
Riding an elephant
Down the narrow trail looking triumphant
Scanning the golden landscape
Like Hannibal with enemies in flight
Sight from a lofty height
King of the jungle moving
With lioness...

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Categories: elephant, adventure, history, hope, life,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member My Alphabet
A a 	big A little a

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: elephant, children, kindergarten, preschool,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member Plastic Paradise
Time's run out 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

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Categories: elephant, environment, future, how i
Form: Quatrain
black and white landscape
a colony of penguins ~
standing and waddling

in the oceans depth  
lives a black and white giant~
orca killer whale   


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Categories: elephant, bird, nature, ocean, snow,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member He Was Once a Politician
That's not my elephant! my father said to me
Mine is pink with wings, funnily, he likes to eat spaghetti
I think I'll call him Ella, named...

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Categories: elephant, father, life, political, sadfather,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Animal Life
In the dog-days of summer of so long ago
there were bear-hugging moments I like to recall
Like leafing through pages of ram-shackle books,
that are dog-eared, and...

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Categories: elephant, child, childhood, nature, summer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Halloween Party at the Zoo
I met friends at ten o'clock for our rendezvous
so we could attend a Halloween party at the zoo.
What weird costumes and sights came into view!

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Categories: elephant, halloween,
Form: Monorhyme
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: elephant, hope,
Form: Free verse
Every season changes
The asphalt driveway is blackened over by rain 
sand bags lie in the corner of the garage in case water creeps in, some sheep scurry...

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Categories: elephant, angst, animal, assonance, beautiful,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Now It's Our Turn
You're smiling ...
I'm staring at you
I know you know that I know
That you like me ... that you REALLY like me
Wendy told me, and Linda...

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Categories: elephant, crush, dance, girlfriend, high
Form: Free verse