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Best Grouse Poems

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


Premium Member STIFLE
Try opening your ears and shutting your beak
You never listen, incessantly you shriek

So now that my claw has stifled your chatter
I’ll give it to you...

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Categories: grouse, angst,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Peat-whisky dreams

Evening finds ascension
on a red grouse wing;
the brilliant copper sky 
fades to twilight beam.
 
 
It wafts the weathered flora
of a season’s ending term,
as young...

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Categories: grouse, love,
Form: Rhyme
Without A Clue

The guests were partying in the big house
a burglar sneaked in armed with a lead pipe
Mrs. White in the kitchen bastes a grouse
Colonel Mustard had...

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Categories: grouse, games,
Form: Sonnet
Lagos
Lagos drags herself to work
She wakes and she burns
Sleep-drunk her belly churns
With footfalls on her tired back

Fumes rage from cars and trucks
Chimes in traffic hiccup
After...

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Categories: grouse, places, time,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Cowboy Hoe Down
On a Sunday in the evening
The old barn becomes a hall
Social place where every weekend
The town folk go for a ball.
 
The inside is decorated...

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Categories: grouse, dance,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Wild Rugged Wuthering Moor
How I love the  Wuthering heights rugged landscape
Of the wild savage moor
As I stand upon a rocky outcrops
High on a windswept Tor.

Under the ...

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grouse, adventure, beauty, creation, nature,
Form: Free verse
In The Forest that Surrounds
Deep in our forest woodland,
	where white tailed deer roam free,
I thought to take a moment,
	to listen quietly,
to the whispered sighing,
	of breezes in the trees.
As pleasant...

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Categories: grouse, animal, nature,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Wily Goat
The purple on his chin was tellin'
there was just no use to lie.
That pesky, good for nothin' goat
had eaten Mother's pie.
She  had set it...

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Categories: grouse, petsbrother, brother, mother, time,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Amidst Highland Glens
"without a care in the world the Grouse freely roam"

A quiet hush abounds amidst the scenic Highland Glens
Whilst saltire skies above silhouette a Golden Eagle...

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Categories: grouse, animals, nature
Form: Free verse
Ann Romney's Blouse
Mitt Romney’s wife was criticized
(Though she was not defensive)
Because she chose to wear a blouse
Considered quite expensive.

She wore it on a TV show
So she would...

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Categories: grouse, people, political,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Where The Antelope (Used To) Play
Where the antelope used to play is now shopping malls and plats.
Man in his insatiable greed has encroached upon its ancient habitats.
Not so very long...

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Categories: grouse, nature
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Slanging it up Down Under
In the land of Oz, we're all fair dinkum,
Every bloke, Sheila and Healer too.
By crikey mate, if you get us started,
You'll regret the day I...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grouse, fun, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Sylvia's Double Life
She bustles
her boys out of bed
grouse, groan, growl
groggy gripes
snarky snipes, as they squabble
their way to breakfast

Packs their lunch
crunch, smack, munch, they eat
hurry boys-
catch the bus
flurry...

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Categories: grouse, crazy, fun, humor, humorous, mother, people,
Form: Free verse
Indigenous Creatures of My Writing Desk
There is an antique writing desk
in my little study
handed-me-down
from generations of would-be
writers in my family

And there are ancient creatures
from days gone by
living in this old...

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Categories: grouse, anxiety, feelings, humor, humorous, imagination, nonsense,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THREE CATS IN A HOUSE
Three cats did share the same house.
Two sweet but one was a grouse.
Two got along great but the third t'was love/hate.
But there isn't a mouse...

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© Judy Ball  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grouse, animal, cat,
Form: Limerick
The Last Purple Pixie
Once upon a time, Prunella
dwelt amid a magic wood
a dainty pixie most rare
whose temperament wasn't good

Last one of her purple line
in that dreary, dreaded glen
where...

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Categories: grouse, fairy, fantasy, humor, humorous, magic, nonsense,
Form: Rhyme
The Jovial Baboon

There once was a jovial baboon 
who loved to put music to spoon 
he came to my house 
quiet as a grouse 
until he pulled...

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Categories: grouse, animal, appreciation,
Form: Limerick
Muffle's Scuffle's
My friend came home to come inside.
Where he knew that warmth and love abide.
And he could sate his appetite.
And know that it will be alright.

He...

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Categories: grouse, cat,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Old Ford
MY OLD FORD


I once had a '50 Ford
I bought it just because I was bored
It had been setting in a farmer's field
Where it had stopped...

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Categories: grouse, adventure, funny, old, old,
Form: Rhyme
The Lament
Solomly the mist drifted aimlessly,
cloaking moor and heather, the 
curlew and grouse silenced by
the haunting of a solitary piper.
Kilt clad from rocky outcrop,
the lament Land...

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Categories: grouse, loss
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Cowboy Hoe Down
On a Sunday in the evening
The old barn becomes a hall
Social place where every weekend
The town folk go for a ball.

The inside is decorated ...

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Categories: grouse, dance, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member PLAYTIME



Dreary dreams drift
Sorry schemes sift
Lousy lines lift


Frenzy frames face
Gifts glimpsing grace
Troubling times trace


Play pretty poise
Verge vibrant voice
Chant clever choice


Mind moving mouse
Grip gaining grouse
Book beaming browse


Stay...

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Categories: grouse, blessing,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Vanishing Animals
(African populations are being killed off by war,
famine, disease, and neglect...when will we try to help them?)

Time,
stretching out, encompasses curtains,
on distant savannas, of shimmering heat.
And...

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Categories: grouse, angst, life, loss, natural disasters, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fried Chicken
Durin' my nearly four-score years I've had many a grand repast,
But there's one delicacy that will never, ever be surpassed!
There ain't nothin' like a huge...

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Categories: grouse, food, funny, old, old,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Heat Unrelenting
Fires are springing up all over and blazing across the land.
The brave firemen working hard are severely undermanned.
The wheat crop, rippling in the breeze, is...

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Categories: grouse, adventure,
Form: Rhyme