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Best Emu Poems

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


No Necking Emu
“Hi Sexy”, I said to 
The giant beaked black emu;
The next thing I recall,
Big yellow beak heading
At me, full speed ahead
And I quickly stepped back.

Stalled...

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Categories: emu, animal, bird, funny, nature,
Form: Diminished Hexaverse



Run Away Emu
There were three men who chased an emu.
He apparently escaped from the zoo.
Came the fourth with a net.
The emu he did get.
Last I heard the...

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Categories: emu, animals, funny
Form: Limerick
Nature's Single Dads - The Australian Emu
Nature’s Single Dad:
The Australian Emu :
The first 55 days

Emund is busy
preparing his
dance-floor for
partners who’ll put
him to the test. 
His pedigree line
has proven with time

that it...

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Categories: emu, bird, birth, brother, caregiving, creation, dad,
Form: Rhyme
Nature's Single Dad - The Australian Emu 2 THE DAYS CONTINUE
NATURE’S SINGLE DADS:
THE AUSTRALIAN EMU

The next sixteen months:

CRR-ACK ~ “That’s loud,” he exclaims getting up on his legs, so knobbly and thin.
He looks down to...

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Categories: emu, caregiving, dance, dedication, family, father, fear,
Form: Rhyme
The Emu
Afar and beyond the ravines and glens
Two glares have stared to reach

I have jumped, sprung, and climbed
Fluttering only an illusion

I raced the fawns, squealed 
With...

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Categories: emu, allegory, animals, inspirational, life, satire,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Morris the Thesaurus Tortoise
Ocie the Ocelot liked words a lot!
As a tot, words like dot and trot hit the spot
Then, getting older, the folder on her shoulder grew...

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Categories: emu, children, humor, words,
Form: Light Verse
Sunrise Breaks on a Morning Camp
It’s been a long day beneath hot sun,
with sunset looming and daylight done,
came across water with a stand of trees,
deep in shadow with a zephyr...

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Categories: emu, bird, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Witchy Poo From Dunedoo
I'm Witchy Poo from Dunedoo,
I'm a flaming outback witch,
You won't see me rounding cattle up
Or digging in a ditch.

I like to cast spells,
Just like those...

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Categories: emu, children, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member What's New at the Zoo
Paula parrot is my name. I once was wild, but now I'm tame
A chatterbox who likes to talk! 
Some news to share? Let's take a...

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Categories: emu, animal,
Form: Personification
Premium Member My Zoo From A to Z
Alligators, Aardvarks; Arctic fox and hare. Also Armadillos and Asses will be there!

Bobcats, Beavers, Boars; One Blue whale will do! Bovines and a Booby (maybe...

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Categories: emu,
Form: Abecedarian
Beware of Chucky Duck
Lake Eliza 2...
Out near dusty Lake Eliza
Lived sweety tart, where flies are
Sucked oddly Emu eggs some sunny days
Like a dozen egg appetiser   ...

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Categories: emu, adventureold, old,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Battle of Beersheba
With thanks to Alfred Lord Tennyson.


"Charge" they said, and charge they led
    from out of a dry desert wadi;
 every man of...

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Categories: emu, hero, inspirational, war,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Flightless Birds
Says the ostrich to the emu with sigh,

   "We have a pair of wings yet cannot fly!

      I...

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Categories: emu, bird, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Flight - less -
Flight (less) 

Flight is a gift from God - The Bald Eagle spreads her wings 

The Emperor Penguin is a novel sight,
With an crown of...

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Categories: emu, animals
Form: Free verse
HOME
 HOME. By Ted Bundy

There is a place not far from here where purple maggots are the size of deer, pink frogs are there wearing...

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© Ted Bundy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: emu, animals,
Form: Prose Poetry
Maralinga
Maralinga, Maralinga,
 where the white mans fire still burns,
Where atomic radiation made the little creatures squirm,
Where walked old Nooran Gurra with the Emu fella dance,
Where...

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Categories: emu, adventure,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Australia as I knew it
                        By...

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© Bob Moore  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: emu, identity, memory, people,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Big, Big Bird
I saw a big bird today at a local zoo.
Its habitat is akin to that of a kangaroo.

It was glaring at all as if to...

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Categories: emu, funnybird, bird,
Form: Rhyme
How The Sun Was Made
Before man, there was only twilight upon the earth. The earth was divided by two realms, realms, not kingdoms; one above the earth, the Sky,...

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Categories: emu, bird, birth, earth, education, faith, fire,
Form: Free verse
WHAT'S IN A NAME
WHAT’S IN A NAME

My Name? 
I'll set the record straight, right now for what it's worth
Wordancer was not the name my mother gave me at...

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Categories: emu, confusion, friendship, imagination, mystery, me,
Form: Rhyme
Jabberwocky Redux
Jabberwocky Redux
 
                  After reading too much Aquinas
...

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Categories: emu, confusion
Form: Free verse
AUSTRALIA'S BECKONING CALL
Can you hear the distant echo of the 
hauntingdidgeridoo,                ...

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Categories: emu, places, song-friend, friend,
Form: Ballad
Budgeri Jim
BUDGERY JIM
About the 1880s Joe came to the Hebel area...
He passed by an Aboriginal camp...
Saw one sick man a lying there..
Bad food gave him the...

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Categories: emu, adventure,
Form: Ballad
donger
Just dehydrate a dead dingo's donger, 
till it isn't any longer,
grind it down till he is feeling speyed,

Porkupine is great, on the Aboriginal plate,
a favourite...

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Categories: emu, adventure,
Form: Ballad
Witch Doctor & Budgery Jim
BUDGERY JIM
About the 1880s Joe came to the Hebel area...
He passed by an Aboriginal camp...
Saw one sick man a lying there..
Bad food gave him the...

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Categories: emu, cowboy-western
Form: Ballad