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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 - 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 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
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

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 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

Premium Member Giant Animals - The Elephant
Giant Animals - The Elephant

We have great animals upon this Earth
of varied size—they live on land or sea.
Domestic ones we love for all their worth;

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Categories: elephant, animal, emotions, tribute,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member The Elephant in the Room
3 polished oak fans,
Swirling in robotic unison

High maintenance socialites,
Sipping on Merlot fallacies

Lemon yellow coated walls,
Like their smiles

Comparisons of dangling Porsche & Bentley keys
A glorified day...

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Categories: elephant, funny, humorous, life, metaphor,
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
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

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
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 Couplets
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
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
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 Dinosaurs

fossil of all time
creatures of mother nature
mysterious death

bones found in the dirt
deep under the Earth's surface
museum makes money

no pity chasing...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: elephant, history, life, mystery
Form: Haiku
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 ticking 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
may share...

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Categories: elephant, environment, future, how i
Form: Quatrain
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
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 When Nature Came To Life, Oh My
In the dog-days of summer, from a long time ago
there are bear-hugging moments I often recall
It's like leafing through pages,  of a ram-shackle book,

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Categories: elephant, child, childhood, nature, summer,
Form: Free verse
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
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
Premium Member NOT JUST ANOTHER PROF, short version

The September I met him remains etched in my mind
One by one the minutes rolling by ever so slowly
I sat in class awaiting an explanation...

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Categories: elephant, introspection, school, teacher, tribute,
Form: Free verse
Education is the liberator from poverty
Education you 're the champion of the poor 
You're a roof under which people who love you shelter 
You open the eyes of the ignorant,...

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Categories: elephant, africa,
Form: Personification