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Best Porcupine Poems

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


Premium Member The Black Hills wept for Thee
The Black Hills wept for Thee

East of the Black Hills of South Dakota, 
On the Pine Ridge Reservation,
Live a proud tribe of Oglala Lakota, 
Part...

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Categories: porcupine, betrayal, blessing, children, december,
Form: Ballad



Premium Member A BUSH FIRE
A BUSH FIRE  
               
One scorching afternoon,
A sudden splintering sound...

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Categories: porcupine, animal, fire,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Earth As It Is
These are the times
I sit and ponder at the beauty of it all,
amazed at the bounty of my blessings
Overburdened with foolish reminiscing
For the time has...

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Categories: porcupine, animal, appreciation, beauty, blessing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bigfoot and I
I have no cause to lie,
my memory is clear.
The night was cool, the moon rising.
Fresh scents from a passing rain captures the air.
My campfire kept...

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Categories: porcupine, remember, stress,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pablo Neruda translation: Every Day You Play
Every Day You Play
by Pablo Neruda
loose translation by Michael R. Burch

Every day you play with Infinity’s rays.
Exquisite visitor, you arrive with the flowers and the...

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Categories: porcupine, aubade, beauty, dog, for
Form: Free verse



Pig a billa
Pig a billa

Good tucker is ol pig-billa,
Porcupine Echidna hey,
Favourite food of Aboriginals,
Has him own spears anyway,

Track him cross the hot red sand,
Which way does he...

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Categories: porcupine, adventure,
Form: Ballad
Would You Be My Concubine?
I've asked this of many women,
And get strange looks towards my way,
And in all honesty,
I think I ought to say,
What the hell is a concubine??
Is...

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: porcupine, funny, love, parody, me,
Form: Diamante
Warrior Poets

We warrior poets
calligraphy ride boldly into the foggy fray
Our ancient, iron-will pens
are always getting battle-tested
time and time again     by cloudy blot...

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Categories: porcupine, dedication, poets, tribute, truth,
Form: Epic
Botched Artwork Saves Town
Botched Artwork Saves Town

Sometime last year, in late August 2015, something unusual went viral..
It was an ancient picture on the wall, vastly unlike its original...

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Categories: porcupine, appreciation, beauty, blessing, celebration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Arrogance This World We Think We Made
In Arrogance This World We Think We Made

Dark wings fell from the snowy mountain ledge
Down the hill into the porcupine hedge
Lying there whimpering in last...

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Categories: porcupine, art, deep, humanity, introspection,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Shielded in Love
I don’t have asbestos fingers and my blisters come from the garden
Toiling the soil and growing fine ingredients for such gourmet cuisine
Like ‘throw it all...

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Categories: porcupine, appreciation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Canopy and Economy
Sun and traffic - day economy.
Six a.m. drive to plywood mill. Too tired
to be angry. Each day a step
toward death. What is being accomplished? The
small...

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Categories: porcupine, baby, day, history, jobs,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Blitzkrieg : A Kookaburra Laughs
“Now behind the eyes and secrets of the dreamers in the streets rocked to sleep by the sea, see the titbits and topsyturvies, bobs and...

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Categories: porcupine, dark, destiny, dream,
Form: Free verse
Drinking and Playing
Drinking and Playing


Drinking and drinking Irish whiskey and red wine
They all thought they saw a spotted giraffe recline
Statistics say play
Oh ya, come what may
then they...

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© Theresa CW  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: porcupine, drink, fun,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Netflix, Hulu
Neftlix, Hulu, autumn elaeagnus
thorns, small hairy buds, twigs hyper-lenticelled
fruits supposedly edible, leaves elongated, oblong
xerophytic but found in wetland
introduced species, some say invasive

Xbox is invasive
Hulu is...

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Categories: porcupine, dream, fear, february, people,
Form: Verse
THE TURKISH TURKEY
For this Turk Turku is a 1-horse
city but he has got to have horse
sense. He will not be as happy as a peacock in Turkey.
Hindi,...

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Categories: porcupine, animal, bird, fish, food,
Form: Burlesque
After the Flood: 2011
That day, rain brought death.
Raging torrent swept away
Lives, homes, happiness.

TV images,
Bring impotent sympathy
For loss, shock and tears.

On a nearby shore —
Little blue boat, torn in...

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Categories: porcupine, blue, boat, loss, natural
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Trembles and Thrills
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There's an active young lady who swills
every drop that adventure's cup spills.
If it's filled to the brim,
she will start at the rim
and swim down til...

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Categories: porcupine, adventure, courage, fun,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Talking Mirrors
I'm a fairly active charter member
of Connecticut's Medical Marijuana Program,
qualifying because I'm also one of the oldest HIV+ survivors in the U.S.

In fact, 
not a...

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Categories: porcupine, earth, health, humanity, humor,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member To Oscar on His 13th Birthday
His the archer's bow - straight his arrowhead -
  on foot and trails swift as the running deer.
And long his hair the eagle feathers...

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Categories: porcupine, birthday, native american, son,
Form: Sonnet
Madame Scarecrow XXX
Madame Scarecrow


First hair spa and salon returned complexion
I sat cross legged before my boss blushingly
Fingers quickly transcripting notes
While eyeing him coyly
With fashionista smudged moony eyes
Thought...

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Categories: porcupine, beautiful, hair, romance, silly,
Form: Burlesque
Premium Member Villanelle: For one life lived through mistakes how many defy death
Villanelle: For one life lived through mistakes how many defy death

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: porcupine, death, life,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Animal Stories
The ten fat mice
ate loads of rice,
with lots of spice
but then needed water with ice!

There was a snail
who lived in a green pail.
One day he...

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Categories: porcupine, funny, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
One Hunch Of A Tale
My cousin owned a beagle,
A horny ol' dog;
He hunched everything in sight,
Even a hollow log

I looked out on the lawn,
What do you think I'd see?
That...

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Categories: porcupine, cousin, funny, humorous, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Hurt my Darling
Tell me if it is true, 
She too has a heart that can hurt
Hurt her for me, Hurt that girl
And I will saunter to soothe...

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Categories: porcupine, lovesweet, me, sweet,
Form: I do not know?