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Best Hippopotamus Poems

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


Premium Member AFRICAN ANTHOLOGY
walking gracefully  ~
with a pendulum movement
a herd of giraffes   ~

the mass migration
crocodiles at the river
food for the taking

gazelles are running  ~
a...

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Categories: hippopotamus, africa, animal, nature, water,



Premium Member Horse From Mars
HORSE FROM MARS

It came from the sky, a gray silver stallion.
I looked up high, and I have also seen a dragon.

With so many things in...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hippopotamus, adventure, day, flying, funny,

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

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hippopotamus, children, kindergarten, preschool,

Premium Member Hippopotamus
When he sits
He crushes the evidence
Corrupting the human mind
...

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Categories: hippopotamus, africa, allegory, animal, christian,

As I Paddled the River Nile
As I paddled the river Nile
I met a monstrous crocodile. 
She smiled at me enticingly.   
I smiled deferentially.  
Through large white teeth...

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© John Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hippopotamus, adventure, funny, me, me,

Harvey the Hippo
Harvey the Hippo

Harvey is a huge hippopotamus
Who bathes in a bay that is bottomless
HIs mouth is as large as a riverboat barge
And he weighs ten...

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Categories: hippopotamus, animal,

The Wild Kingdom
Antelope
Brown Bear
Cat
Dolphin
Elephant
Flamingo
Goose
Hippopotamus
Iguana
Jellyfish
King Snake
Leopard
Mink
Newt
Opossum
Puma
Quail
Rat
Snail
Tiger
Uakari
Viper
Whale
X-ray Fish
Yak
Zebra...

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Categories: hippopotamus, animals

Playing gin rummy with a Hippopotamus
Playing gin rummy with a Hippopotamus,
I know it seems oddly preposterous.
To be straight up honest, I've lost 4 rounds!
My oath upon it, as strange as...

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Categories: hippopotamus, animal,

Premium Member Sweet Dreams, Princess
Daddy read another fairy tale and nightly prayers were said.
He tenderly kissed his little princess and gently tucked her in bed.
Pausing to gaze upon her...

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Categories: hippopotamus, child, dream,

Premium Member A Pony From Mars
HORSE FROM MARS

It came from the sky, a gray silver stallion
I looked up high behind the stallion was a dragon

With so many things in this...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hippopotamus, adventure, conflict, confusion, day,

Only Found Here
This is the land
known for its unique diversity
You don't have to search very hard,
just look around at the different exotic trees
The baobab and the coconut,
the...

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Categories: hippopotamus, africa, animal, beautiful, tribute,

My First Pet
My mommy said today
that I could get a pet one day.
I gave her a kiss
then started making my list.

Maybe I could get a giraffe
it would...

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Categories: hippopotamus, animal, children, fun,

Pardon Me
The digestive system, what can I say, 
A favorite to exercise many times a day. 
It’s always working whether awake or asleep, 
And most of...

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© LR Waldman  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hippopotamus, science,

Christmas at the Cuckoo's Nest
CHRISTMAS AT THE CUCKOO'S NEST

Of all the holidays that come and go
Christmas is the one that we love best.
No matter how crazy, it just goes...

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Categories: hippopotamus, celebration, christmas, crazy, holiday,

Premium Member Sweet Dreams, Princess!
Daddy read another fairy tale and nightly prayers were said.
He tenderly kissed his little princess and gently tucked her in bed.
Pausing to gaze upon her...

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Categories: hippopotamus, children

Premium Member hippopotamus
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Categories: hippopotamus, imagination,

The Nervous Hippo
A hippopotamus walked the tight rope
Wobbling to and fro he did grope
To find some balance as he peered beneath
The spectators looked like ants in their...

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Categories: hippopotamus, children, giggle,

Want A Hippo for Christmas?
Hippopotamus
Only one of these will do!
Want one for Christmas?



Inspired by the song I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas...

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Categories: hippopotamus, funny, holiday

Slump Swamp Stream
An unfortunate calibre is a turtle turning in a towel. Vast vistas vacate villages videoing vests vehemently And all the time the sleeping beast snores...

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Categories: hippopotamus, weather,

Hippopotamus Lunch
Everyday I have lunch
With a pink hippopotamus
The menus always the same
Tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwiches 
Oh, and Diet Cherry Coke 
Cause he likes the...

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Categories: hippopotamus, funny, humor,

Premium Member Hippo and the Dodo
The Hippopotamus and the Dodo Bird wanted to paint pictures on the rocks.
They truly loved what humans did and were called pictographs.
Now the Dodo bird...

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Categories: hippopotamus, allegory, fantasy, imagination, life,

The Stunning Christmas Wishes
Better be ready Santa
I have the best wishes upon these stanzas

A flying cow for Christmas
And don't forget the hippopotamus for the adjust

Caroling jingling jingle which...

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Categories: hippopotamus, christmas, fantasy, funny, flying,

Premium Member God's Grand Designs
Strolling thro' the zoo today, gazing at the various creatures,
I marveled at their shapes, colors and other distinctive features.
Some were graceful and sweet, others were...

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Categories: hippopotamus, animalsgod, god, , cute,

Premium Member What If
What if God hadn’t planned the world,
in his exact and perfect way?
He might have left out all the flowers,
that brighten up the day.
If he hadn’t...

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Categories: hippopotamus, childhood, funny

Premium Member Schizophrenias Temple- Hope I am Making Sense
The suffering inflicted when I was George Bush
I’ll gladly take back.
This is my calling to give back to society.
Love and fulfillment are fakes, I’ll not...

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Categories: hippopotamus, i am, imagery, imagination,