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Best Rhinoceros Poems

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


A Rare Rhinoceros
A Rare Rhinoceros
 
Nothing seems so rare as a robust rhinoceros
Trying to point long nose into business like us
And incredible case in point never could...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rhinoceros, humorous,
Form: Couplet



Yellow Rhinoceros---for Josie
Yellow Rhinoceros

I once saw a yellow rhinoceros
And everyone said, "That's preposterous!"
But soon they all went
Because of the scent
He'd farted and it smelled like phospherous!

deborah burch©
6/14/2012...

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Categories: rhinoceros, animals, children, funny,
Form: Limerick
The Rhinoceros That Roared
~The Rhinoceros That Roared~

The Wrinkled skin of the Rhinoceros
Steel hard, no man can penetrate
The young buck on the tourist bus
Thought if he killed one, his...

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Categories: rhinoceros, children, funny, girl,
Form: Quatrain
Spelling Rhinoceros
    
Rhinoceros can not spell its name
African beasts aren't made that way 
No pen or paper on the savanna green
3 big toes...

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Categories: rhinoceros, adventure, africa, animal, conflict, confusion, nature,
Form: Free verse
WRITTEN IN THE SAND
WRITTEN IN THE SAND

The Big Five—Africa’s pride in the vast open wild
Buffalo, Rhinoceros, Elephant, Leopard and Lion
Their prey—scattered Impala, Kudu and Waterbuck
On hardened dust… their...

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Categories: rhinoceros, analogy, introspection, proposal,
Form: Heroic Couplets



The Unicorn Dedicated to Pd For her Birthday
~The Unicorn~
There is a woman who has a passion
Not for a man and not for a fashion
Her passion is for a horse, a horse with...

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Categories: rhinoceros, friendship, bible, bible, horse, passion,
Form: Quatrain
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: rhinoceros, animal, destiny, lost, sad,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member No Slaughter
Swimming in the river were some elephants 
They were giving themselves a bath 
And over by the river bank 
Was a lonesome male giraffe
 
From...

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Categories: rhinoceros, animal,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Believe In Unicorns
Now don't think me mad
Or one of those crazy chicks
Because I believe that Unicorns
Really did exist
Don't roll your eyes
Or make that face
Just humour me
And I...

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Categories: rhinoceros, animal, faith, history, horse, mythology,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Musing or Amuseing Part 2
	I like it when I go with one of them as I don't have to drive and I can enjoy 
God's  wonders.  Yesterday...

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Categories: rhinoceros, imagination
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Elephant
Enormous gentle beast
Equals man's compassion.
Each has powerful strength,
Ears that have massive size.
Elongated nose helps
Enrich all its senses.
Earth's largest animal.

9-18-16
Pleiades E Poetry Contest
Sponsor Kim Merryman

Note:
Compassion and...

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Categories: rhinoceros, animal,
Form: Verse
A visit to a zoo
Zebras are stripy I’m sure you can see,
Yaks chewing cud as slow as can be, 
X-ray tetra in the aquarium are seen,
Warthogs with curly, white...

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Categories: rhinoceros, animal,
Form: ABC
Only Found Here
This is the land
known for its unique diversity
You don't have to search very hard,
just look around at the different exotic trees
The baobab and the coconut,
the...

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Categories: rhinoceros, africa, animal, beautiful, tribute,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Terminator
One leaf falls
holographic illusion
across time the Terminator travels
to shape Sarah Connors' destiny.
Heart attack
a common enough destiny
as common as young men discussing girls' tits.
The Constitution
is the...

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Categories: rhinoceros, child, dark, destiny, food, heart, sensual,
Form: Verse
Animals found in a zoo
Zebra, Yak, Xenopus, Walrus, Vulture, Urial, Tiger, Snake, Rhinoceros, Quokka, Peacock, Orangutan, Numbat, Muntjac, Lion, Kudu, Jerboa, Iguana, Hyena, Guan, Frog, Elephant, Dromedary, Camel, Bison,...

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Categories: rhinoceros, animal,
Form: ABC
Premium Member Some Haiku Silliness


Looked outside and a
Lavender rhinoceros
Was staring at me

Some call me loopy
That's a compliment to me
Silly people rock

Every time I sneeze
I piddle in me trousers
And poop...

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Categories: rhinoceros, humorous, me,
Form: Haiku
It's A Zoo Out There
ANIMAL FOOTLES

JOYFUL FISH
Happy Crappie

SMART CHAMELEON
Lizard Wizard

DRUNKEN RHINOCEROS
Rhino Wino

UPBEAT DOLPHIN
Chipper Flipper

OVERWEIGHT CHIMP
Chunky Monkey

BUNNY'S ADDICTION
Rabbit Habit

ALE FOR A DOE
Deer Beer

A GEEKY  OWL
Bird Nerd



written January 26th for...

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© Deb Wilson  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rhinoceros, animal, funny,
Form: Footle
Pets
PETS

I am upset:
When I asked Dad for a pet
He raucously laughed,
Told me I was daft,
And repeated my request
To every guest -
Who was thoroughly amused
Making me...

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Categories: rhinoceros, animal, child, confusion, desire, father son,
Form: Rhyme
MERCILESS SLAUGTHERING
Rhinoceros and elephants
are hunted for their horns...
there are very few extant:
profit has a malicious intent!

Predators are to blame for the merciless
slaughtering...they attack these harmless,
huge animals...

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Categories: rhinoceros, africa, animal, horror, sad, social,
Form: Rhyme
A Giraffe's Tale
A Giraffe’s Tale

A 20 foot giraffe walked up to the balcony window
Searching for some croissants and tea
What he found caused quite a stir 
As a...

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Categories: rhinoceros, adventure, animal, children,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member God's Grand Designs
Strolling thro' the zoo today, gazing at the various creatures,
I marveled at their shapes, colors and other distinctive features.
Some were graceful and sweet, others were...

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Categories: rhinoceros, animalsgod, god, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Keratin
shiny rhinoceros horns on your hands 
hair grows in beautiful strands 
not horn but nails and same as hair 
your flesh ripped by white black...

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Categories: rhinoceros, adventure, childhood, death,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member What If
What if God hadn’t planned the world,
in his exact and perfect way?
He might have left out all the flowers,
that brighten up the day.
If he hadn’t...

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Categories: rhinoceros, childhood, funny
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Footles (part 10)
(Time for a set of Footles again!)

Moldy Hostess Treat

Stinky 
Twinky

Star Sprayer

Twinkler
Sprinkler

Sharp-dressing Dad

Snappy
Pappy

Drunkard Rhinoceros

Wino
Rhino 

Seasonal Runner

Winter
Sprinter

Cleaning Freak

Hyper
Wiper

Complaining Hit Man

Griper
Sniper

Flautist Pickpocket

Piper
Swiper
...

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Categories: rhinoceros, funny
Form: Rhyme
More Horn Humdrum KISS Poems
More Horn Humdrum KISS Poems

Will have total, complete trust in my security
Once I know it does not have a single impurity.

When with God I want...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rhinoceros, humorous,
Form: Couplet