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Best Gorilla Poems

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


Premium Member Tribute to Harambe, The Gorilla
Tribute To Harambe, The Gorilla


Harambe, living in captivity...
mock forest of the Cincinnati Zoo,
within our human world, well as can be,
beneath those peering eyes, that visit...

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Categories: gorilla, animal, death, sad, tribute,
Form: Narrative



GORILLA IN THE KITCHEN
I don't know why she's done it,
She normally is quite sane,
Mum said she bought a new gorilla,
It really is a pain.

She said she put it...

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Categories: gorilla, children, funny, poetry, mum,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Gorilla Face
Countenance quite disturbing, in need of a file
happiness on the flee, one thousand and a mile
nothing to disguise
wrinkles grow in size
wild facial expression slapping a...

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Categories: gorilla, character, humor, humorous, i am, life,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member HE EXPLODED LIKE A PRESSURE COOKER
THE IDIOM I MADE UP IS  - HE EXPLODED LIKE A PRESSURE COOKER

My son has returned to our home
He’s mouthy and just loves to...

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Categories: gorilla, body, break up, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Rain Forest a collaboration
The trees soar high into the sky 
Monkeys dangling, now swing 
filling the air with screeches 
Colourful parrots take to wing 
of reds, yellows and...

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Categories: gorilla, nature,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Spidy Man Dragon
Dragon saw a Spiderman costume at the local department store.
We were there for Dragon Food- You know- little charcoal briquettes.
How else could he keep his...

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Categories: gorilla, fantasy, fun, funny, hero, humor, humorous,
Form: Light Verse
Bring my love home
She's dying over and
over 
From the insanity of
the missing 
The heart will
repair 
Though I wouldn't
dare say this
At the sky she
stares
Continuously
She says life must
go on
I must...

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Categories: gorilla, death, depression, heartbroken,
Form: Free verse
Active Emotions
https://m.soundcloud.com/user-921599710/active-emotions

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: gorilla, children, education,
Form: Free verse
Pranking the Lemurs
The lemurs perched on branches,
Fluffy tails all hanging down;
Their faces looked like rubber
And their fur was russet brown.

There might have been a dozen
In this part...

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Categories: gorilla, animals,
Form: Rhyme
Lunar Ticking
American cosmonaut
	moonwalking
Humanity is tethered to the line,
sweating vacuum fear facing the void
Planet of the apes ...
	backwards talking
Silent film projector reel
spinning in reverse ... time capsule...

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Categories: gorilla, allusion, dark, symbolism, word play,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Godzilla's Cousin: COLLABORATION
Susie's pet name was Wanda-zilla
and hailed from jungles near Manila.
Her poetry was swill
so to pay all her bills
she did strip shows for native gorillas.

She went...

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Categories: gorilla, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Role Reversal
Am I wrong to ponder
Just how inconsiderate we are
From where we used to be
Today we think we're stars

Trust me we're no twinkle
In anybodies eyes,
frankly
Internally we...

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Categories: gorilla, abuse, angst, animal, betrayal, dark, death,
Form: Rhyme
Stuck on You
No need for Elmer's 
Or the strength of Super Glue
The silver tone of Liquid Nails
Or that Gorilla from the zoo

No Scotch, Packing, or Duct tape
To...

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Categories: gorilla, love,
Form: Rhyme
Kung Fu Kong
Sharp as a whip, and not really drunk,
the drunken monk
has the sober monkey on his back.
A cylinder of mighty words
chained to a cylinder of craft...

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Categories: gorilla, conflict,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cousin Bell
Cousin Bell moved into a maisonette,
Was promptly told she could not have a pet
Not a cat or dog
Not a fish or frog
What about a gorilla...

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Categories: gorilla, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Limerick
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: gorilla, animal,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Create What Will Become A Teensy Bit of Me
It began as an idea.
Hopped up on my dendrite highway.
Zoomed through my wide-open interstate and took me on a ride.
I was holding on as hard...

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Categories: gorilla, creation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unwanted Bird
Unwanted Bird

Green… feathers on white. 
Yellow butterflies, everyone sees them. 
I can not explain what happened. 

He hit me. 
Not once, but repeatedly. 
What color...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: gorilla, abortion, absence, abuse, addiction, adventure, age,
Form: Free verse
A Summer Sonnet For Harambe
Harambe was my gorilla boyfriend;
Harambe's greatness you could not deny;
He was met with a most untimely end;
Harambe was one hell of a big guy;

Harambe outshone...

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Categories: gorilla, america, angel, animal, anti bullying, appreciation,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member God's Return Ticket
God's Return Ticket

Did you ever wonder about the Almighty’s criteria or selection process for reincarnation of souls back on Earth? Just think some famous politician,...

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Categories: gorilla, beauty, creation, earth, emotions, god, heaven,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Father Day Gift From Dragon
Father’s Day was coming and Dragon was already, in full mode.
Hubby was his Hero, a true Papa, like in every story ever told.
Everyone was talking...

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Categories: gorilla, fantasy, fathers day, fun, funny, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member THE WITCHES BROOM

It is a witchy tradition to pass down your first broom to
The next generation, but poor dear sweet Mable inherited an eye 
Sore from her...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: gorilla, adventure, halloween, holiday, humorous, imagery, imagination,
Form: Free verse
A Dirge For Harambe
Something Wrong,
I Hold My Head,
Harambe Gone,
Gorilla Dead....

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Categories: gorilla, africa, america, angel, betrayal, black african
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Three Dreams
As a child I had recurring dreams
Of Indians, death and gorilla themes.

The Indians rode on painted ponies,
So real they seemed, they couldn't be phonies.

Turned out...

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Categories: gorilla, death, dream, life,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A Hubby and Dragon Easter
Ever wonder, the sort of things that Dragon and Hubby do when together?
Well never fear, I’m here to explain a Spring Day routine in good...

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Categories: gorilla, easter, fantasy, fun, funny, happiness, happy,
Form: Light Verse