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
If I Were an Elephant
elephant, africa, animal, dream,
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...
THE ELEPHANT AND THE ANT
elephant, allegory, animal, change, cute,
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...
- Wings On An Elephant -
elephant, metaphor, poetry,
You can try
yes you can
putting wings on an elephant
yes I know you can
Poesi without love
13.03.2015 A-L Andresen :)
Copyright © All Rights Reserved
- Everyone who...
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.
Elephant in the Room
elephant, angst, people,
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...
elephant, africa, animal, nature, water,
with a pendulum movement ~
a herd of giraffes
the mass migration
crocodiles at the river~
food for the taking
gazelles are running ...
A Love Letter to My Friends of India
elephant, community, friend,
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...
Just a tree - a Requiem
elephant, conflict, earth, heartbroken, humanity,
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...
elephant, friendship, love,
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...
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 –...
elephant, funny, me,
POPPIES & MUSHROOMS
I desire a beautiful sky.
One to inhale with my big brown eyes.
Fly like a kite,
under the midday light.
WRITTEN IN THE SAND
elephant, analogy, introspection, proposal,
WRITTEN IN THE SAND
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...
Who I Am
Grandpa's Fishing Hat
hope and joy
more poetry books
Babar, the Stuffed-Elephant
McCoy Cookie Jars
ties I don't...
PLANE CRASHES FATE TAKES OVER
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,
The City Zoo
elephant, animal, friendship, fun, silly,
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...
Pride of the Motherland
elephant, adventure, history, hope, life,
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
elephant, children, kindergarten, preschool,
A a big A little a
elephant, environment, future, how i
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
elephant, bird, nature, ocean, snow,
black and white landscape
a colony of penguins ~
standing and waddling
in the oceans depth
lives a black and white giant~
orca killer whale
He Was Once a Politician
elephant, father, life, political, sadfather,
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...
elephant, child, childhood, nature, summer,
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...
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!
Antoine had crashed once again when tempting the desert
Freedom fighter laureate poet daredevil testing the call of
Every season changes
elephant, angst, animal, assonance, beautiful,
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...
Now It's Our Turn
elephant, crush, dance, girlfriend, high
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...