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Best Opossum Poems

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

The Virginia Opossum has
A funny little piggy nose.

She keeps her babies in a pouch,
And climbs with her opposing toes!


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Categories: opossum, animals, children, funny
Form: Epigram

Premium Member "Opossum Pouch Sanctuary"
Non, hairy, haven,
The momma possum’s bosom,
Purse pouch vouches safe,
For babies facing drama,
Momma's death by car trauma!

In Honor Of: Chris Aechtner & Contest: Sanctuary

Baby opossums are...

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Categories: opossum, naturecar,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Leaves
Leaves are beauty of the Master’s touch
…beds of leaves for homes of squirrels and such

Bunched by opossum in the hollow of an old oak ...

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Categories: opossum, nature, autumn,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Objurgatory Crow
Objurgatory crow lookout
Cawing to obdurate friends
Telling them to flee fall garden
Opossum grins by Persimmon
Because berries gone as are figs
Every animal has eaten fill
Ready now for...

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Categories: opossum, nature, seasons,
Form: Acrostic
The Wild Kingdom
Brown Bear
King Snake
X-ray Fish

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Categories: opossum, animals
Form: ABC


Winter, Spring, Summer and Autumn
Changes rarely or often
Occuring by the top of the river mouth and at the bottom
Near and far from fruits and vegetables...

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Categories: opossum, poetry, rap, word play, words, work,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mother Nature's Tapestry At Her Best
She is an unsung, unaware, unbridled, unsuspecting scene, deep in the woods, lost in time.
Not ventured into by hunter, or explorer for nigh onto thirty...

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Categories: opossum, environment, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Falling in Love with a Raccoon
The raccoon was brazen
Bold, devilishly handsome
I fell in love quickly
I know. Raccoons are no good for opossums
But the heart wants who the heart wants.

We met...

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Categories: opossum, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Look What You are Teaching Them
"I saw some road kill on my way over," she said.
She had a horse laugh. "Just a dumb raccoon," she added.
I leapt over the sink...

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Categories: opossum, 11th grade, 4th grade, 5th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Miss Foxy and Hound
Miss Foxy and Hound 

The fox senses spring,
The hound is too tired to fight,
Conflict delayed, friends.

The hound hides in wait,
How smart are you, Miss Foxy?

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Categories: opossum, adventure, animals
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Sub-atomic particles
Sub-atomic particles
the atoms they form
molecules, cell organelles
cells, machinery of life
organs, organisms
communities and ecosystems
planets, solar systems, galaxies
galactic clusters and their inverse
black holes the doors to other

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Categories: opossum, community, earth, god, language, life, poetry,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Choosing Safe Hands
Like you,
I make choices each moment
of each day.
we review those choices each dreaming moment
of enculturing memory.
We choose within a range
of permacultural resonance
--regenerative polycultural long-range potential...

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Categories: opossum, destiny, happiness, health, humor, love, nature,
Form: Prose Poetry
A fellow named Joe
There was once a fellow named Joe 
Who saved money for an expensive bow           ...

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Categories: opossum, adventure, animal, autumn, bird,
Form: Limerick
Sun up Sun down
Sun up to Sun down the pace of life does not slow .
Day fades to Night in this never ending fight.
One week down, a thousand...

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Categories: opossum, anxiety, beauty, change, confusion, creation, life,
Form: Narrative
The Tulip Fairies
Deep in the land of the Cumberland
Where the moonbow blushes the sky
The tulip fairies were dancing
As the tune of the loon filled the sky

Dearest Nell...

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Categories: opossum, fantasy, childrensweet, sweet, , Lullaby,
Form: Rhyme
The Trolls Come Out At Night
Some cat entered my room one night
I thought it was a ghost
It smelled like something had just died
But I must oblige my guest as the...

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Categories: opossum, adventure, animal, bullying, cat, conflict, courage,
Form: Quatrain
If I Were a Blood Sucking Parasite
If I were a blood sucking parasite
I'd hide in the stilt grass and wait
For the next feast to walk by.
Usually it's a deer or opossum,

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Categories: opossum, nature, on work and working, political,
Form: Free verse
Across the River, West 'tis that 
at the cliffs & clefts of Victoria above
blackish waters slick as Legislation, of Verrazzano
& not-so-merried ferries, the promontory sits...

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Categories: opossum, allegory, history, native american, philosophy, places,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Plants and Things
For every drop of rain that falls... they say a flower grows.
Well, at my house I’ll need a lot, with dogs at play, you know.

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Categories: opossum, funny, imagination, nature, love,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member "Bravo Brock"
Into the midst of the hen flock 
Brock my brown leghorn flying cock
Mediterranean breading stock
Flew off the roost to dock

When  barnbyard dust settled you...

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Categories: opossum, funnyred,
Form: Monorhyme

I’ve got some questions; the truth if you please
I’d like to know – does a penguin have knees
Can a rhinoceros – if he has a...

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Categories: opossum, animal,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Big Bad Joe, Cowboy Husband
Every morning at a quarter to six, I can hear my he him trotting down the hallway to the bed where I lay, shriveled up...

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Categories: opossum, anger, confidence, crush, cute, cute love,
Form: Ballade
Cacti Games
In the desert, succulents sun themselves; they’ve no need to work.

Full of drink they bask; playing Opossum for predatory eyes.

Any flower, wild or in a...

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Categories: opossum, earth, environment, flower, nature,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member Let The Animal Band Commence
Animal kingdom was invited to join the forest meadow
Band orchestrated by the deniable dictator, diabolical gorilla king
Causing loads of premature bragging from delighted grand-animals.
Deliriously enthusiastic...

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Categories: opossum, animal, fun, humorous,
Form: Abecedarian
bedtime stories
My eyes screamed as the blinding yellow light latched itself modest self upon me.
It happened so fast—so unexpectedly.
At first, my mouth watered as the taste...

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Categories: opossum, depression, feelings, hope, how i feel,
Form: Free verse