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Best Platypus Poems

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

Platypus Takes Shelter
A platypus is living down under
He has a great fear of loud thunder

  When it rains, he takes shelter
  Makes a quick helter-skelter


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Categories: platypus, animals, funny
Form: Limerick

Premium Member Duck Billed Platypus
The duck-billed platypus is odd and, if the product of a god, 
it's difficult to understand, why such an animal was planned, 
but maybe when...

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© Lee Leon  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: platypus, animal, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Platypus Facts
Look a platypus
Proof evolutions a lie
And God is insane...

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© Nathan D.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: platypus, faith, hilarious,
Form: Senryu
Platypus Syndrome

                The debate rages,


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Categories: platypus, confusion, mystery
Form: Senryu
The Platypus

If I only saw the beak,would I believe it too be a duck,
If I only saw the tail,would I believe it too be a beaver,

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Categories: platypus, introspection
Form: Free verse

To a Platypus
My dear Ornithorhynchus,
Why do you confuse us?
Neither mammal nor bird
You are a creature absurd.

You are a mammal they say
Yet yellow yolked eggs you lay
And suckle...

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Categories: platypus, animal,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Platypus
The elusive, furry platypus,
Is a surviving monotreme,
Living above and below the water, 
Of any Aussie stream,

Where it lives a pure autonomous life, 
With a bric...

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Categories: platypus, animal, creation, cute love,
Form: Quatrain
Is Platypus a beaver? Or is it quacking duck  
Not proper as pet
What to feed this bizarre thing that is odd as 
An Australian,...

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Categories: platypus, absence,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member A Devil's Dalliance
An Devil's Dalliance

It was just one of those mornings?
Or at least I think it was, that is,
if I had created “morning’s” yet.
All my little angels...

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Categories: platypus, angel, creation, heaven,
Form: Free verse

The sun has almost breached, across the Eastern sky,
The little birds feel it first and begin their morning cry.
Their orchestral chorus is transcending as...

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Categories: platypus, morning,
Form: Rhyme
Loch River Valley
Where the forest is still virgin and the lyrebirds often call,
the bronze-wing comes to drink, and the ferns are growing tall, 
there are deer prints...

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Categories: platypus, nature, river,
Form: Rhyme
Friends of Wattle Creek
For many years, the creek, ran passed as a drain,
Polluted and unloved; a poisoned murky vein.
A favoured dumping place, for household unwanted things -
out of...

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Categories: platypus, environment, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Brand New
"Brand New"

I'd be damned to quit
Putting out some brand new s***
With a brand new drip
In my a step a brand new skip

Brand new tint
Steering wheel...

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Categories: platypus, dark, how i feel, meaningful, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member On the Sixth Day
On the Sixth Day

On the sixth day God created the animals
Oh what fun creating the animals;
Rolled up each sleeve to create all the animals
On the...

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Categories: platypus, animal, bird, creation, fish,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member My Aging Illusion
a quote from Montaigne: (1533-1592):
"Si on me presse dire pourquoi je l'amais, je sens que
cela ne se peut s'exprimer, qu'en repondant:
'Parce que c'etait lui; parce...

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Categories: platypus, absence, age, allegory, bereavement,
Form: Free verse
Let Me Roam
Oh let me roam where the scenery's green,
Where the willows droop down and the bell birds teem,
Across the gullies where the wallaby's been,
Just let me...

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Categories: platypus, song,
Form: Lyric
An island continent down under too grand to just ignore,
A land of coastal water where sandy beaches line the shore,
Ragged range and dusty plain colliding...

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Categories: platypus, inspirational,
Form: Verse
A Time Honoured Stretch of a River
There’s a time-honoured stretch of a river
that’s a cog in the natural wheel
flowing longer than mans’…
time upon earth
and home for the blackfish and eel.

They say...

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Categories: platypus, nature, river,
Form: I do not know?
I see it through the mountain mist,
From craggy rock it springs its fall,
Its spray of whiteness reaching out
Cascading off a sandstone wall.

A lyrebird is calling...

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Categories: platypus, environment, imagery, mountains, nature, , Lullaby,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member P D How Foxxy is She
What in the world is she gonna do
A trip made to the Atlanta zoo
The white silver back
Might cut her some slack
And teach her more than...

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Categories: platypus, funny
Form: Limerick
She was warm to the touch
Cold to the bone
A sheepskin clutch
With a heart of stone
Her gentle webbed hands pulling, she drowns him
And he’s seeking solace...

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Categories: platypus, love hurts, lust,
Form: Rhyme
Mother nature
Plants and animals,

 birds n' bees. From

 a sycamore tree to

 a suckling honey Bee.

 The duck-billed Platypus,

 the Mongoose. From a

 giant Elk to...

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© Andy Craig  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: platypus, imagery, insect, life, mother, nature,
Form: I do not know?
Telagram for Mr. Tiamat
Excuse me sir, but 
I always tend to wonder when
I think of you and
your awesome powers, your
infinite wisdom...

What in heaven or earth were you thinking...

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Categories: platypus, faith
Form: Free verse
Fresh yummy blueberries

a dolphin in the sea

the turquoise sky above us

a platypus in a tree.

A recycling bin in your garage

a little aqua colored bird

a sapphire...

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© Diya Jain  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: platypus, color,
Form: Light Verse
See below for title
Insomniac attack is back or Animalistical (I'm not even sure that is a real word but F.I.(that is an anachronism that means fudge it( unless...

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© Nathan D.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: platypus, absence,
Form: Parallelismus Membrorum