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Best Otter Poems

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

The Spirit of Otter Lake (roundel)
At Otter Lake, whilst welkin starry clear,
A ghostly wail bruits eerily despair,
And eyes appear alit like embers near,
At Otter Lake.

Avaunt, the trappers pray, bedim thy...

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Categories: otter, history, lost love,
Form: Roundel

Premium Member Fire in the Heart
Forbidden, deep inside her heart it grew.
It needed only one spark to ignite.
Repressing it was what she had to do.
Extraordinary was the ember’s might!

Incessantly, she...

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Categories: otter, pain, passion,
Form: Sonnet
Hares Hill
Posting early on a dozing suburban 
Mays warming morning rises and 
Gently wakes.
The dewy hares move through the
Earthy till,
Small dry twigs the nesting pigeons

Blue-high sky...

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Categories: otter, may,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Inclination of Glass Cannons
Shuttling beyond the lay
Of the land that may
End at the water,
Splash and fish, tide and otter.

War birds knocking stars from Heaven,
Wolf packs moving, six or...

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Categories: otter, dark, future, humanity,
Form: Quatrain
Wavelets On The Pool
Tiny wavelets on the pool today,  a gentle
breeze and raindrops fall with a rhythmic
pitter patter. The ducks and wildfowl pay
no heed, around the sedge...

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Categories: otter, naturewater, water,
Form: Imagism

Premium Member Small Habitats...Repost
In the marsh the cattails sway,
Brave brown brushes standing tall.
Feet firmly planted in their muddy bed..
Giving shelter there to big and small.

Here the blackbird builds...

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Categories: otter, natureearth,
Form: Rhyme
Year 3000 extinction

Will the human race actually feel triumphant 
with the extinction of our African elephant,

why don’t humans believe it’s preposterous 
that Earth only homes two hundred...

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© Roy Pett  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: otter, animal, destiny, lost, sad,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Following

Following the tumor blooms
that muted my throat and gut,
I duct taped my mind
to the wordless, I put my head down 
charging at daggers, and
thanks to...

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Categories: otter, poetry,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Love's Lonely Song
The surf pounds against cliff.
I beat my pillow moaning. 
You are gone, your heart of stone
not swayed by my tears.

Onoko*-san, the bringer 
who has seeded...

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Categories: otter, love,
Form: Dodoitsu
Little Sister Do You Remember
Do you remember 
When the moon
Danced with sun
On an early spring morning
When we use to rise
Like eagles in the sky
When we skipped
Like an otter in...

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Categories: otter, sister
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Down the Urban Trail
The air is crisp, cold weather
that you can sink your teeth into.
It's midwinter with a brief break
between rainy weather fronts.

My fat limping dog and I...

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Categories: otter, allegory, introspection, life, naturedog, dog, hope,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What Have I Seen

Sunrise, late winter
skunk smell
turkey flock
playful otter, too.

The white heron
a great blue,
white phase,
in the abandoned beaver pond.

Purple clematis
its long-awned achenes
in globose heads
spidery, fiery, extravagant fruit!

To identify...

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Categories: otter, allah, girl, nature, peace, prayer, war,
Form: Verse
Water, Water
‘Water’ seems a fitting title
of this rhyme on something vital
for the beings we take care of
and the others we’re aware of.
Life on Earth depends...

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Categories: otter, earth, environment, life, nature, poets, space,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Canto XXII Hell translation part 1
Horsemen moving camp I already saw ,
And storming to show themselves then to start,
And too sometimes for escape  withdraw;

Fast runners I saw in your...

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Categories: otter, fantasy,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Butti The Tortoise
Butti the tortoise from the zoo has flown the coop

   Your brother Tutti misses you, you little poop


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Categories: otter, animals, funny
Form: Limerick
Personal Worth 
Everyone has value. Everyone has been called for such a time as this to use their unique gifts and experiences to serve others...

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Categories: otter, spoken word, sympathy, words, writing,
Form: Free verse
Some Limericks...
She’s out there chasing a cricket

Through bush, through shrub & through thicket

Together they hop

Fugitive, cop

But when she gets it, she just wants to lick it!

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Categories: otter, animals, funny, holiday, husband, life, on
Form: Limerick
An Inuit's Longing For Home
Oh that I could speak with the Northern Lights,
And commune with the Spirits therein.
Or dance to the tunes of the Arctic wastes,
Return to a life...

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Categories: otter, nostalgia,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member We Are Endangered As Well!
I researched the earth's endangered species list and this is what I found.
There's everything on the list from A to Z - rare species just...

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Categories: otter, funny
Form: Rhyme
During a Round of Golf at Pebble Beach
On Pebble Beach's seventh green
I paused to watch an otter.
He dove, cavorted, spun around,
An acrobat on water.
Then lolling, drifting, eyeing me
He twitched brown nose and...

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© David Bose  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: otter, golf, humor, nature,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Fisherman's Wife
The surf pounds against cliff
I beat my pillow moaning 
you are gone, your heart of stone
not swayed by my tears

onoko*-san the bringer 
who has seeded...

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Categories: otter, longing, lost love,
Form: Dodoitsu


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Categories: otter, fun,
Form: Limerick
Princess of the Sea
Beauty of the ocean
Mermaids they are,
They belong to the sea -
Have you seen one so far?

With long hair till their feet,
They dive in and out...

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© Sneha RV  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: otter, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme



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Categories: otter, cheer up, children, nursery rhyme,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Soul Stance River - 33
Fort Clatsop is up and true,
50 feet square, with a smokehouse, pallisades, barracks and two gateways
furnished from the aromatic and reliable wood of the great...

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Categories: otter, adventure, business,
Form: Epic