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Best Giraffe Poems

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


Premium Member My Spirit Animal Is A Zoo
Beware the morning tiger
Before his first coffee
     Look out for the afternoon lizard:
     Ectotherm on the sidewalk...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: giraffe, animal, tiger,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member My Alphabet
A a 	big A little a
                   What...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: giraffe, children, kindergarten, preschool,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member A BUSH FIRE
A BUSH FIRE  
               
One scorching afternoon,
A sudden splintering sound...

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Categories: giraffe, animal, fire,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Zoo's Who
Paula parrot is my name. I'm from the wild, but now I'm tame
A chatterbox who likes to talk! 
Have news to share? Let's take a...

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Categories: giraffe, animal,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Animal Crackers
A giraffe approached
We necked

An elephant met me on the jungle path
I stored many thoughts in his trunk

A monkey smiles at me
Now I have no more...

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Categories: giraffe, animal, children, fairy,
Form: Couplet



Who's Who
Who's who in the New York Zoo? 
Said the clown with a funny face.
Many different cultures.
Within the human race.
Who's who in the New York Zoo?...

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Categories: giraffe, city, culture, new york,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WILDLIFE'S VICIOUS GAME -- PIC 2


A ghastly cadaver drops, for whose noble sake?
To ravish the grandeur of wildlife
In the dead of night; to mangle
Creation’s gift and its soft flutters,
Where each...

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Categories: giraffe, animal, death, environment,
Form: Verse
Arrivals
Unblouse  your breast
Where to nuzzle and warm
Areola to moisten and mouth
Urgency need, I scarce was born
Unclothe me in all unrighteousness
Sing for me no lullabye
Fetus...

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Categories: giraffe, baptism, beach, celebration, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ANIMAL ANTICS
A tall giraffe at our local zoo 
Got neck ache, (as giraffes often do) 
With his neck being so long 
The pain was terribly strong...

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Categories: giraffe, animal, fantasy, fun, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Give A Man A Sea-Kitten
Give a man a sea-kitten,
And you feed him for a day.
Teach a man how to sea-kitten,
And PETA will make him pay.

I guess there isn’t much...

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© Gael Attal  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: giraffe, funny, nature, seafish,
Form: Rhyme
Active Emotions
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The aardvark who was ashamed looked at the floor
The ant that was angry banged on the door
The bee who was bold ventured on a quest
The...

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Categories: giraffe, children, education,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Poetic Crimes
 Poetic Crimes 

On and on
they go
the vaccine makes three heads
and sixteen toes

An elephant trunk
and five giraffe necks
not to mention a terrible
desire for Bill Gates...

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Categories: giraffe, america, angst, crazy, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member OUR WILD LIFE BECKONS

The mighty roar of the King of the
Bush at the crack of dawn,
Its majestic sound, being the first
Thing you hear, as you yawn,
And the laugh...

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Categories: giraffe, animal,
Form: Free verse
Poetic Licence
Poetic Licence

I've been granted my Poetic Licence,
Which allows me to write as I find.
Exaggeration here, embellishment there,
A free spirited open mind.

With vivid inspired imagination,
I see...

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© Kevin Shaw  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: giraffe, adventure, animal, imagination, symbolism,
Form: Rhyme
WE . . .NOT FRUSTRATED(Prof. Olufemi Bamiro)UIVC
WE . . .  NOT  FRUSTRATED

Those whose mouth  speak and ooze 
Only fire of a voluble vibrating vocabulary 

Those whose sin is...

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Categories: giraffe, devotion, faith, inspirational, peoplefire,
Form: I do not know?
Premature Ex

An old Ethiopian veteran of the love wars 
once told a newlywed Kenyan kid:
If you want the infant marriage to survive,
make it to the golden...

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Categories: giraffe, allegory, marriage, philosophy, truth,
Form: Burlesque
Stretchy Neck
Behold the neck of a giraffe
Long enough to make you laugh
Can stretch over the fence in zoo
To find munchy leaves to chew
Of it's length I'm...

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Categories: giraffe, animals
Form: Lyric
Premium Member On the Sixth Day
On the Sixth Day

On the sixth day God created the animals
Oh what fun creating the animals;
Rolled up each sleeve to create all the animals
On the...

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Categories: giraffe, animal, bird, creation, fish,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Animal Trade
On Africa's Great Plains the animals roam free
And you can see them close up when on safari
Rhino, elephant, giraffe and gazelle
Lions, hippos and monkeys as...

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Categories: giraffe, africa, animal,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member NOAH'S APPRENTICE ON THE ARK


Mark Clarke was the gentlest man of Denmark 
Yet considered by all a most unlikely patriarch
He was proud being Noah’s apprentice on the ark

Mark was...

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Categories: giraffe, animal, bird, caregiving, dark,
Form: Monorhyme
creature couplets
The giraffe
Haughty and fond of herbivorous feasts,
Tends to look down on his wee fellow beasts.

The elephant
Thin outer ears are gargantuan-sized,
Tickling the ivories isn't advised.

The pelican
Genus...

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Categories: giraffe, animal,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member No Slaughter
Swimming in the river were some elephants 
They were giving themselves a bath 
And over by the river bank 
Was a lonesome male giraffe
 
From...

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Categories: giraffe, animal,
Form: Rhyme
Bronco Don and Bally Watson
Bronco Don Johnson and Bally Watson...

Oh they speak of Bally Watson and the Dirran boys don't laugh...
Yet they tell in whispers how his ear was...

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Categories: giraffe, adventureold, horse, old,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Collaborating with Trixie my Muse
So many possibilities parade up and down the perimeter of the page.
Some wiggle their petootsies at me; one sticks out her tongue.
Being super confident, adorable,...

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Categories: giraffe, muse,
Form: Rhyme
It's a New Circus
A funny thing happened under the big top
Heard a great ruckus and decided to stop
Stuck in my head and a commotion rages
I saw animals free...

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Categories: giraffe, animal,
Form: Rhyme