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Best Pelican Poems

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

Premium Member Pelican Bay
Pelican Bay

My rookery home

                Nursery rocks    ...

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Categories: pelican, natural disasters
Form: Senryu

Mother Pelican Bleeds
three starving children...
ripping flesh loose from her breast
she does what it takes

*Louisiana State Flag
Tim Ryerson

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Categories: pelican, patriotic,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member a pelican
a pelican dives 
the stillness of ebb tide

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Categories: pelican, nature,
Form: Haiku
Sailor Bill And The Pelican
Sailor Bill decided to sail
Around the world where others had failed,
With him his trusted right hand man,
Cedric, the pelican.

Cedric would give him plenty of warning

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Categories: pelican, animal, children, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Her mom died when she was young…and though she survived the ordeal
she still misses her when she remembers her…
some wounds will never heal.

She remembers how...

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© Jim Yerman  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: pelican, angel,
Form: Verse

Premium Member ocean commotion
wind lifts salty air
scent of the sea fills my hair --
fishing without care

pelican dives fast
shrimp on the hook was my last --
strips the bait I...

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Categories: pelican, nature, sea,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Birds in Tuxedos - A Collaboration
Verses in italics by Jesse Whitehead
Verses in normal font by Timothy Hicks

birds in tuxedos
marching through snow
stifled laughter
a pair of short legs
behind the coats

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Categories: pelican, animal, beauty, change, imagery,
Form: Rengay
Premium Member A Cry for Help
My name is Peter the Pelican
I'm nothing special at all
I fly around as I'm supposed to
But this day I was close to a fall

Every day...

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Categories: pelican, animals, life, loss, sad,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Coastal Sunrise
O’er the sea.
Prismatic waves
Reflect painted sky.
Colorful ripples dance,
Pelican silhouettes glow
With halos of pink, orange, gold.
As the orb climbs higher in the sky,
Bright light casts its...

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Categories: pelican, nature,
Form: Etheree
Premium Member creature couplets
The giraffe
Haughty and fond of herbivorous feasts,
Tends to look down on his wee fellow beasts.

The elephant
Thin outer ears are gargantuan-sized,
Tickling the ivories isn't advised.

The pelican

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Categories: pelican, animal,
Form: Couplet
Nasty Aussies
Nasty Aussies

Nasty critters do we have 
Under the Southern Cross
Deadly Funnel Web Spider
Deadly Blue ringed octopus

Box jelly fish might get you    ...

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Categories: pelican, adventure
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Yet Another Silly Rhyme
The horse pranced
The penguin danced
The Nightingales sang in tune
The dog barked
In the dark
The cow mooed at the moon

The pelican swallowed
The fish hollered
The owl said twit...

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Categories: pelican, 10th grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ballad of Trinidad
 Remember when days were long
   and all de children do is play;
 or how de burnin sun hot like fire

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Categories: pelican, family, home, youth,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Birthday Girl, Heart Throb Swirl -

She is many things,
like what Spring brings to shivering wings,
creatures like us sing from her touch, fly to her much,
feeding from the everlasting song her...

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Categories: pelican, beautiful,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Haiku 8 - Pier Sentinel
aqua water swirls

salt sprayed air licks dry sea oats

quick pelican gulps

Copyright, September 18, 2014
Faye Lanham Gibson...

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Categories: pelican, bird, sea,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member The Fishing Trip
I thought lets go fishing
fancying a fish pie
or maybe fish and chips
that would do the trick

I set off, rod and bucket
full of worms in my...

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Categories: pelican, bird, fish, fishing, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Welcome To The Party
Welcome To The Party
Written by:  D. Collins 9/8/14

Welcome to the party black, white, yellow, and brown.
Where you can get “Hippy” and let your hair...

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Categories: pelican, inspirational,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member I Am A Horned Owl
Owls Personification Form Contest
Sponsor: Eve Roper

I SIT SILENT during the day.
I FLY FREELY during the night.

Being nocturnal I catch prey only in the night,
by day...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: pelican, animal, bird,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Bless these Creatures
Hurricane’s torrent forced the river to rise high
Bursting dam left catfish laying on rocks now dry
Writhing and gasping for breath in arid air warm
Lord, bless...

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Categories: pelican, animal, storm,
Form: Kyrielle
Who keeps the sharp-beaked, soaring gull
on its long journey south?
And who the wide-winged pelican
afloat now on the froth?

What hands shape water's flowing course
where thirsts are...

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Categories: pelican, faith, nature, universe,
Form: Couplet
The Tahitian sparrows won't sip,
The Albatross won't dive deep,
The pelican, the islander
Poorer than before,
Has to suffer and keep...
The agony...inside him and her,
And the world at...

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Categories: pelican, abuse, environment, hurt, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Little Darlings
I met her in a bar in Trinidad,
  a mother to the sisterhood of three;
sweet darling girls of yours what fun we had

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Categories: pelican, friendship, i miss you,
Form: Sonnet
Dinosaur Thriving
The pelican shape

Looks like a pteradactyl...

     A genetic mate?...

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Categories: pelican, animals
Form: Haiku
A Pocket Full of Rocks
 Funny Story and unfortunately true. When I was in Prison at Pelican Bay State prison in Crescent City, Ca., one of the ways I...

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Categories: pelican, funny, introspection, lost love,
Form: Cowboy
Ocean Walk - Part 1
Walking along the ocean shore
Kicking up the golden sand
I feel the warmth of the rising sun
On the back of my freckled hand  

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Categories: pelican, nature, ocean, summer,
Form: Ballad