Best Hyena Poems
Below are the all-time best Hyena poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of hyena poems written by PoetrySoup members
Of Road Rage and the Poetrysoup Profanity Policy
hyena, anger, conflict, culture, funny,
As Joe was biking down the side of the road
He ran across a chap with a dearth of driving skills.
Or more accurately, the...
hyena, angst, anti bullying, anxiety,
Mongrels gyrating on the edge of town
This it now- its going down
The chant electric, the doomsday count
It matters not that no one speaks a word
A BUSH FIRE
hyena, animal, fire,
A BUSH FIRE
One scorching afternoon,
A sudden splintering sound...
So many shades of green
visitin me aunty Cushla
For the first time in Ballybay
I found meself beside a signpost
An I stopped to find me way.
It was then I spied a...
An Old Hyena Stalks the Pack
hyena, animal, culture,
Lurking in the darkest shadows,
she looks for one of us to hound,
trying to catch a little glimpse
as she staggers along and limps
Spittle and drool keeps...
The Mariner's old salted-air skin, leather tight,
on a mast-hard frame of bones
and flash flood rushing blood,
faces ice-fed winds bouncing his ship
and helm cockeyed on...
I'm No Ballerina
My name is Charles Francis Messina
I can dance - but I'm no - ballerina
My toes are too small - and I'd tumble and...
hyena, abuse, anti bullying,
The next isle over
hyena, fun, heart, life,
There I was.
Inside a crowded Toys R Us
On a mid-Winter’s evening
Abrasively loud 5 year olds
And depressed fathers
Ready to throw their “angelic” brethren
Into life-size Nerf basketball...
hyena, africa, earth, people, drug,
A dusty street, commuters meet
A taxi crowded, a route decided
Street vendors sell, plastic from China
Fresh fruit, dead meat, flies from hell
A cellphone rings,...
Four Africa Poems
hyena, adventure, africa, travel, universe,
Full moon uneasiness
Veranda dining, seven course style,
One day after my thirty sixth birthday,
I dine alone, in a poem.
Waiting for the Moon to pass to wane...
The Zebra she walks through the African dry
Unaware of the mare, under Montana sky
A World far away yet somehow so near
With similar interest and...
So that was how the beautiful piece of heaven they had on earth stopped existing
hyena, adventure, animals, death, fear,
We live in a world full of anger, hate, mistrust, fear and hypocrisy, but it wasn’t meant that way. Once upon a time, thousands of...
hyena, africa, courage,
worn like a killer bite around the neck
It breathes in unison with a heaving chest
offers protection like having eyes on the back
of the head...
ALCOHOL: FRIEND OR FOE
Led to believe
you'd help me achieve
the grace of a ballerina
a voice operatic
from my usual asthmatic
cackle like a laughing hyena
I endured your...
Dar es salaam where I live means heaven of peace
But to me she has proved as well to be a haven of peace.
A peaceful place...
Animals found in a zoo
Zebra, Yak, Xenopus, Walrus, Vulture, Urial, Tiger, Snake, Rhinoceros, Quokka, Peacock, Orangutan, Numbat, Muntjac, Lion, Kudu, Jerboa, Iguana, Hyena, Guan, Frog, Elephant, Dromedary, Camel, Bison,...
The Dinner Party
hyena, children, funny
The elephants were feeling down
As pachyderms oft do.
The cockatiels were quite depressed
The chimpanzees were too.
The mood among the jungle crowd
Was in short quite low,
apology to misguided feminists
hyena, class, horror, political, truth,
Clinton on steroids—Fiornina
She shreds truth like a hyena
Let's make the world right
No—she’d much rather fight
As the killer in the arena
Can Hillary have the...
Each time i scolded and abused you
It send fear into your humble heart.
High tense in the mind with high wind.
I made you cry under...
hyena, animals, loss, love, naturelove,
If your love was like the Namib;
Mountainous and bare,
Would you dig deep for water?
Would you scour the ridged crevasses there?
For something that moved,
Within and without,
Isolated and surrounded by her worst enemies
The lioness fought hard, but her fate was sealed
"You're gonna die tonight kitty kat" one...
Salt Lake Expression II
hyena, art, feelings, film, hip
Caring is cool, my poetry is revolutionary,
im scaring a school, the team is on my back and i carry them to,
the promised land,...
In My Language
hyena, funny, birth, language, sound,
In My Language
This you might not know is a conversation,
It’s a conversation not of persons.
This is a conversation of multiple languages.
If you could observe the...
Aeonia part 1
hyena, angst, girlfriend-boyfriend, loss, sad,
Vestal purity, all men succumb- the Virgin whose eyes stare silver beams- crystallizing his very soul....