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Best Rattlesnake Poems

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Premium Member A Rattlesnake In Georgia
Haiku one of my first poems on soup
rattlesnake


Georgia rattlesnake
venomous dangerous foe
hidden in garden  

A Rattlesnake In Georgia
Metamorph Revision

To the herb garden meandered
  ...

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Categories: rattlesnake, family, fear, life, nature, garden,
Form: Verse



Premium Member Rattlesnake









Body coiled and ready to strike,
         rattling tail betrays his trap.
      ...

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Categories: rattlesnake, animal, nature,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Preterition About The Rattlesnake
"Granny, tell me about the snake in your garden"
"No, child let's not talk about that rattlesnake with blade in"

"Tell me the story one more time...

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Categories: rattlesnake, life,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Song Of A Cherokee Princess -
Cherokee chamber,
where a pow wow stampeedes preconceptions of inheritence,
from Her beaded neck charms of chance & chains of change
glisten from opulent offerings of roots, corn...

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Categories: rattlesnake, native american, dance, for her, dance,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Sound of Danger
I sense your presence, not seeing
Your shadow flitting about.
Without touching you, I can feel
The booming beats of your heart.
Your sudden scream makes my head throb.
I...

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Categories: rattlesnake, anger, animal, fear, night, pain,
Form: Verse



A VERY WISE WOMAN
I was one of many that had the priviledge
to live with my Grandparents.  The lessons
I learned from them will remain with me for
the rest...

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Categories: rattlesnake, grandparents,
Form: I do not know?
Lost myself in Mexico
Well, I jumped across the earth to the other side
and found myself in a place called Mexico
I wanted to home so I told them lies
about...

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Categories: rattlesnake, adventurehome, home,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Chow Time On The Range
"Rise an' shine you lazy cowpokes!  Time to saddle up yer hoss!
Time to move them moo-cows to summer range!" yelled th' trail boss!
"You've lolled...

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Categories: rattlesnake, cowboy-western, funnytime, mystery, time,
Form: Rhyme
Hillbilly Abduction

One night while I was sleeping
The bed began to shake
I knew right then without a doubt
That I was wide awake

Here they come once again 
To...

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© Larry Belt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rattlesnake, funnyme, night, old, blue, me, night,
Form: Rhyme
Hillbilly 7 Wonders
The 7 wonders of the world 
Is quite a sight to see
But it don't compare to what we have
In the hills of Tennessee

Uncle Zebs cow...

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© Larry Belt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rattlesnake, funny
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - Sound For Deaf Ears -

My ears are deaf
I hate gossip
The emotions of everyday life
without words
Impressions through music
Create depth and more mindfulness

~ The wind in the willow trees has settled...

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Categories: rattlesnake, people, silence, sound,
Form: Free verse
Permanently on Santa's Naughty List
Something happened and my son is pissed.
He found out that he's on Santa's naughty list.
But he's not only on that list this year, he's on...

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Categories: rattlesnake, christmas, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member LITTLE JOHNNIE'S ACHE


Little Johnny came home from school with a bellyache    
Naturally Mom feared the most recent local outbreak
Johnnie thankfully had no fever, she...

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Categories: rattlesnake, crush, growing up, heartbreak, mother son,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Billy The Kid
He traveled alone, rode town to town,
A campfire here, a cowhand there,
Billy the kid kept roving around,
Always headed somewhere,

One certain day he rode into town,
His...

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Categories: rattlesnake, cowboy-westernme,
Form: Cowboy
Thoughts at the Ironing Board
I grasped the steam-iron with left hand,
the right was straightening trouser band;
it felt different, unusual, its hiss and feel,
serpent’s thought made me reel

I imagined it...

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Categories: rattlesnake, wisdom,
Form: Verse
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: rattlesnake, funny
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Soul Stance River - 18
12 hours of excruciating labor pangs have Sacagawea breathing
into the face of Death,
as she violently shakes her head back and forth, teeth clenched,
sweat boiling and...

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Categories: rattlesnake, adventure,
Form: Epic
Coldblooded
His long, sleek, diamond clad body,
more coldblooded than vampires;
no second life offered his prey.
Lying in venomous wait,
he'll rattle you with a warning
while aiming his deadly...

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Categories: rattlesnake, animal,
Form: Verse
The Eel River Tragedy
                        ...

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Categories: rattlesnake, loss, remember, river,
Form: Cowboy
The wrath of a Snake
In the sun you dictate the pace, 
confining me to thick night;  
still you are trampling on my tail.
Cruel man i kiss your heel.
Coyote...

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Categories: rattlesnake, animal,
Form: Verse
Premium Member An Eagle's Wise Decision
Mused the eagle soaring through the air

   "Well! What is that I see way down there?"

      'Twas a...

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Categories: rattlesnake, funny,
Form: Limerick
Red Rubber Boots
I was just five years old,
and Montana springs can be very cold.
It was time to go hunting for some
poor creature, men with rifles bold.

Off we...

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Categories: rattlesnake, growing up, nostalgia, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Firefly
"FIREFLY"


 Resolution Blue Redwood Ribbons  
Campfire flames rise
Bluegrass ripples
Rattlesnake sighs
Holy Rapture 
the Union is close
Riding bareback 
Unbridled
passion waves high
with her sweet-lipped 
fast-talking
Grey Confederate Ghost
Tangled...

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Categories: rattlesnake, love, romance, sensual,
Form: Free verse
I Passed Away Last Weekend
Well, here I am.
I never expected it to happen this soon,
but I passed away last weekend.

Stupid horse,
I told them I didn't like horses,
too much power...

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Categories: rattlesnake, death, funeral, horse, humor, humorous,
Form: Free verse
Confidence
Confidence
Poem 
Lionel Derbyshire

A waste of wonder time
In camouflage
Will wear you down.
No pace , less value
It does not comfort you
Like a warm eiderdown.

Time waste 
You drown...

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Categories: rattlesnake, angst, best friend, confidence, conflict, humanity,
Form: ABC