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Best Mule Poems

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


Premium Member The Old Man and the Mule
The old black man came riding up
On a wagon pulled by a mule
In the wagon he had a plough
And some other old rusty tools
As best...

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Categories: mule, animal, culture, funny, imagery, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member How To Harness A Cantankerous Mule
'Tis well known that mules are a very stubborn breed,
So 'tis well to keep that point in mind ere you proceed!
They've been known to bite...

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Categories: mule, animals, funnymay,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Christmas Mule
So many years had passed, he was the offspring of a horse and ass. 
Quickly discounted, the young mule was sold over and over again...

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© DM Babbit  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mule, animal, god, mother son,
Form: Narrative
Stubborn as a Mule
A mule got a species change operation and made a real ass of himself....

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Categories: mule, animal, funny,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member Fantasy World
Was it real or in a dream
Wizards and kings, chocolate ice cream
Dinosaurs roamed from early morn
Flying zebras and a unicorn
Dancing in the sky from star...

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Categories: mule, fantasy, imagination, cat, earth, me, universe,
Form: Couplet



Do the Math
Fifty stars
and
thirteen stripes
Wavy patriotic mathematician
do the math ... 
Subtraction or addition,
what will the numbers be,
37 or 63?
Slavery took away my parents’ human rights,
and their children’s...

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Categories: mule, america, history, math, truth,
Form: Narrative
Barefoot Boy, with a Fishing Pole.
 A man I am and near my end.
I have other men to call me friend.

And women round me for the lust
And four leaf clover...

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Categories: mule, faith, inspirational, me, work, fishing, me,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Anzac Day
Across starboard bow the cliffs drew nearer,
  into harm's way mighty battalions drove -
men and mule upon cold waves of terror
  stormed the...

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Categories: mule, anniversary, dedication,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member I Love My State of Oregon
Oregon’s, wildlife, mountains, lakes, and bogs
Fields of green, awaken refreshed at dawn
Where salmon runs the rivers blue to spawn
Drawn wandering above the sea of fog...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mule, environment, love, rain, weather, winter,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Etch A Sketch
Poverty stands close ready to knock
Bare essentials just those
Much love, human companionship
Lessons in life imposed

As a boy he learned to work
He didn't love it but...

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Categories: mule, father,
Form: Rhyme
Creating a Negro
On the bank of the James River,
Virginia Colony, 
a proposal was conceived to constrain the African fire.
The ploy, a real achievement in the West-Indian settlements.
In...

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Categories: mule, angst
Form: Lyric
Let Rip the Farts of Love and War

I love to fart, it stands me tall,
the raucous rumbling, belly bell,
all look around with eyes aghast,
to witness such a mighty  blast.

when before the...

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Categories: mule, humor,
Form: Verse
The Ultimate Army
Jehovah of Armies
made a count one day
of all His weapons
keeping man at bay

of non leathal weapons
He gave the skunk his stink
and a little less harmless
the...

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Categories: mule, allegorymay,
Form: I do not know?
The Bard of the Cotton Fields
Attached to the trees,
...of his mind’s fascination.
Caressing virgin pages 
With a borrowed pen.
Trapped in a time...
...of being owned by someone.
Where freedom was only, 
for the...

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Categories: mule, black-african amerfreedom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I HEARD THE WISE WORDS
I HEARD THE WISE WORDS

The day wise words were spoken
It was over near the beaten path;
Where I first heard them uttered.
“Beware of the fool in...

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Categories: mule, judgement, perspective, religion,
Form: Prose Poetry
Love, Yes Love
Never much money did my grandpa have,
but love, yes love, was all around,
his weathered skin, and calloused hands,
showed the world, he was a hardworking man.
With...

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Categories: mule, family, food, friendship, happiness, life, love,
Form: Free verse
Hillbilly 7 Wonders
The 7 wonders of the world 
Is quite a sight to see
But it don't compare to what we have
In the hills of Tennessee

Uncle Zebs cow...

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© Larry Belt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mule, funny
Form: Rhyme
Our final parting at school
I was with her at School,
but She got lost in a crowed.
I remained there at School,
With Tear drops on the ground.

Tararaah...Tararaah...
Rain drops on the ground.
In...

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© M La Mellz  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mule, best friend,
Form: Rhyme
Patience



When I hear you say, “have patience,”
I want to tell you about the wheel and the mule -
when both stop, both die a little.

Then there...

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Categories: mule, poetry,
Form: Blank verse
If I weren't afraid
If I weren't afraid, I'd become a rainbow mule, 
and run through the field and eat all the sunflowers 
If I weren't afraid, I'd go...

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© CS Rose  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mule, adventure, fear, freedom, imagination, life,
Form: Blank verse
i am my mother's daughter
i am my mother's daughter 
a little bit flighty
kind of a tomboy
feminine and ladylike
when you want to be
counting on my hand
the times i saw you...

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Categories: mule, daughter, hope, life, love, mother, me,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Nephilim (A Flash of Light)
So strong and abrupt an ancient race
With lusts and sins they raided this place
These men of OLE, few say did see
The sons of angels, no...

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Categories: mule, confusion, faith, history, time, men,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member American Osmosis
American Osmosis

Jamestown was the source of this
Movement that swept across the continent
At first the ships were left behind
And people used what they could find
A mule,...

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Categories: mule, adventure, history
Form: Free verse
Hard Headed Women
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Categories: mule, adventure, cowboy-western, fantasy, girlfriend-boyfriend, happiness, imagination,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Indentured Logger- Swap Quatrain
 
Ten doggone years I've sawed your trees.
I quit. I'll saw my own darn z's.
I'm done with blood and sweat and tears;
I've sawed your trees...

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Categories: mule, abuse, anger, bullying, farewell, freedom,
Form: Quatrain