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Best Groundhog Poems

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


Premium Member Groundhog Day
This February will not usher spring,
wisteria like grapes hung on their roods;
more pewter shadows does the season bring.
Now I've misplaced all the beatitudes

to lambent grasses...

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Categories: groundhog, nature, winter,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member Groundhog Day
Deemed significant culturally,
a fantastic and old comedy
is this film I love,
which is the tale of
a weatherman played by Bill Murray.

This weatherman Phil has been sent
to...

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Categories: groundhog, humor,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Groundhog Day haiku
white skies . . .
a grumpy groundhog
emerges

© Connie Marcum Wong

*I wrote this a few years ago, but don't think I ever posted it?



...

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Categories: groundhog, animal, celebration, seasons,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Groundhog Day
On the Firth betwixt Carlisle and Deep Creek
  so the crown is worn and the trumpet blares!
A King and his Fool of common fates...

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Categories: groundhog, friend, fun,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member BLACK SUNDAY 21st OCTOBER 2018
Twenty first of October in two thousand and eighteen
Was the worst disaster poetry soup had seen
Poems wiped off the website as all the poets slept
When...

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Categories: groundhog, computer, humor, poetry,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member A Silent Song
"A Silent Song"

Mirror Mirror on the Wall
Blessed or cursed
Morning shave
Coffee please
Write a verse
Remembers last night’s dream
Grabs a napkin, spills his spleen
Shoves it in his pocket
Walks...

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Categories: groundhog, imagery, romance, romantic, romantic love,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Table for One
Insistent starkness claims a leafless day
Where morning breaks with silent calm and dread
The slope of field is framed, behind the glass
reveals a fallen tree, with...

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Categories: groundhog, artautumn, lonely, morning,
Form: ekphrasis
Premium Member A Bit of Lofty Chit Chat
Greetings from Canada dear readers !  Let me cajole you with a wee bit of fun
and ardent banter.  Well, obviously I am Canadian...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: groundhog, fun,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member I live in the woods
I live in the woods.
A forest.
Much of it is untouched.
Humans have not been in it for hundreds of years.
Habitat for the wild ones.
We have seen...

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Categories: groundhog, animal, nature,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member January
Juggernaut winds howling south;
Arctic colds, chill, in their mouths.
No respite through winter days
Unless north creep sunshine’s rays.
And the groundhog comes too late
Relegating to its fate
Year’s...

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Categories: groundhog, animal, fate, january, nature, seasons, wind,
Form: Acrostic
The Shed
We purchased a shed for our yard.
To fill it was not very hard -
The sleds and the bikes
And the things no one likes
With a flimsy...

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Categories: groundhog, home,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Dreams of Spring
*It is Groundhog Day


As a breath of mild winter blows
Warm air arrival with melting snow
Dreams of spring emerge - when, - no-one knows

The groundhog tries...

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Categories: groundhog, dream, love, spring,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Ground Hogs and Roses

soft roses, held in bloodless fingers,
bleed a scented redness
caressed by lusts ache
masquerading as a gentle touch

each petal  a charade
a “loves me – loves me...

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Categories: groundhog, valentines day,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bounce


A small tree sits among 
bouncing sparrows.
At this time of day
a groundhog may appear 
over the edge of something earthy.

The world arrives each day
blaming no...

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Categories: groundhog, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hunting for Spring
We’re so tired, of winter’s, snow and ice,
For too long, we have been, within our house, winter’s price.
Why won’t you come, to visit us, and...

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Categories: groundhog, dream, imagery, longing, nature, seasons, spring,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Punxsutawney Phil
Punxsutawney Phil is not seeking his shadow.
He's peering out to find his lady love.
If she appears he'll woo her to his burrow
And we can deal...

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Categories: groundhog, weather,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Wound That Never Heals
Science can’t save you, neither can religion,
at least Popper and Niebuhr, philosophers and poets,
are entertainers, which is why actors and athletes
are paid so much. Thanks...

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Categories: groundhog, christian, husband, mother, music, night, prayer,
Form: Verse
Premium Member A Girl Called Fate
He never had the luck
nor the down of an evanescent duck,
in this world where the dice is thrown
just another gamble which side of the track.
In...

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Categories: groundhog, angst, , fate,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member January thoughts
January’s start. . . 
I hibernate in my cave
with bare thoughts

January’s end. . . 
may February’s groundhog
see its shadow...

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Categories: groundhog, january,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Fatal Attraction
"Fatal Attraction"



The letter was typewritten
IBM Selectric, 
No final salutation
in italics
“With love”, 
but it was there nevertheless
invisible
electric
“VC”
Bleeding Bold Black 
thick cursive stroke
With knife point calculation
An arrow...

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Categories: groundhog, dark, imagery, psychological,
Form: Free verse
February Funny Bone
                        ...

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Categories: groundhog, adventure, childhood, education, fantasy, children, funny,
Form: Limerick
Eyes looking back at me
Gazing into my bathroom mirror
My eyes looking back at me
Anguish and misery, all i see
Years just like groundhog day
Never seeing it any other way

Life is...

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Categories: groundhog, introspection, life, me, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Global Warming Tanka
Encased in thick ice
Sparrow shivers, sad demise
Flowers had emerged
Once colorful, now turned brown
Snowy carpet for Easter

Frozen bunny dies
Easter egg hunts ‘neath snow mounds
Sun plays hide...

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Categories: groundhog, angst, animal, easter, weather,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Movie Mayhem---and I'm Exhausted
"American Grafitti" took me back again to High School in the 1960's
"Back to the Future's" nifty hot rod took me back in time and almost...

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Categories: groundhog, funny, me, me, high school,
Form: ABC
AWAKENING FROM WINTER'S LETHARGY
Folks in rural Pennsylvania think that Punxsutawney Phil
is, by all means, that happy and friendly groundhog
that predicts the beginning of spring on a forest log;...

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Categories: groundhog, dog, spring,
Form: Rhyme