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Best Sloth Poems

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


Premium Member Admissions of a Sloth
I like to exercise my mind, but how I hate to work.
Whatever needs exertion is the action that I shirk.
Labor with the brain is fine....

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Categories: sloth, funny, workme,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member HE'S AS SHY AS A SLOTH IN A CHERRY TREE
Sidney sloth was so very very shy
He’d hide in the treetops way up high

Hanging upside down so no one could see
He’d painted his toes red...

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Categories: sloth, fantasy, fun, humorous, silly,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Female Pygmy Sloth
Female Pygmy Sloth
By Valerie D. Staton


Female pygmy sloth
Emits emergent mating call,
Males hurry…slowly
...

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Categories: sloth, animal, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Not Dead


It was reported that she had died,
but I saw her
months after the obituary.

She came to me in a dream naturally,
the mind has to be as...

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Categories: sloth, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Zolar the Inet God
(after Edgar Allan Poe's "The Angel of the Odd")

It was a tidy day and I sat, replete, under vellux blankets.
Sadly, my tea was weak, the...

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Categories: sloth, abuse, addiction, anti bullying,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member My Zoo From A to Z
Alligators, Aardvarks; Arctic fox and hare. Also Armadillos and Asses will be there!

Bobcats, Beavers, Boars; One Blue whale will do! Bovines and a Booby (maybe...

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Categories: sloth,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member My Seven ''Deadly'' Sins
Oh pride, pride, I do have pride
Pride of my country, pride in my siblings, and my nephews and niece
I am proud of me too, I...

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Categories: sloth, anger, emotions, life, lust,
Form: Free verse
The New Seven Deadly Sins
I think it's time to do an update
Of The Seven Deadly Sins
Most people do not know them all
Sit down and let's begin
I'm not really religious
But,...

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Categories: sloth, religion, sin,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE JOURNAL

In the dusty cobwebs of my inspirational mind,
I’ve written volumes of scripted details, pondered
Epic thoughts, and let mine imagination roam the
Fields of complete abandonment.
A wild...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sloth, adventure, art, history, imagery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Seven Deadly Sins Revisited
Wrath
Do not be angry with your fellow friend
It tears you apart
And, it puts stress on your heart

Greed
No need to own more than you already have
Resolve...

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Categories: sloth, faith, inspirational, life,
Form: Didactic
Seven Deadly Sins
Suicidal motions following this melody
With pain comes ecstasy
Blood flowing instantly
Forming a beautiful monstrosity

Rage brings insanity
Uncontrollable profanity
The imminent loss of sanity
A horrifying calamity

Anger shadows envy
A need...

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Categories: sloth, addiction, anger, betrayal, cry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Battle of the Gods
In Monolithic monuments are the bringers of the derelict dawn
I see many idolatrous idols, forged in ancient bibliothecal Babylon
Within worshipful winds, that carry words of...

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Categories: sloth, abuse, desire, sin,
Form: Rhyme
Seven
I wish not to see such disgrace,
As that which humankind has conjured
Greed envelopes all into stout fingers
Lust embraces passionate youth
Envy breathes in the minds of...

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Categories: sloth, loss, people, philosophy, social,
Form: Free verse
7 Deadly Sins
7 Deadly Sins

When God showed me a vision,
I was wondering if what it is all about,
He was showing me the greatness, and fullness of life,
Where...

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Categories: sloth, deep, dream, earth, emotions,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Six-Word Couplet Series Encore
THE BULL
His regular emissions
Worthy of politicians

THE ANT
To the anteater
Nothing is sweeter

THE SLOTH
Feel his chagrin
Labelled deadly sin

THE TURKEY
With justified reason
Deplores festive season

THE EEL
Mobile on belly
Recumbent in...

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Categories: sloth, humor,
Form: Couplet
The helm of darkness

THE HELM OF DARKNESS
It was a long fretful watch
Stretching years of secrets divulged 
Ifs and whys splashed everywhere
As one whose yearning eyes awaits

The forms, they...

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© Rukia B.A  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sloth, cancer, dark, depression,
Form: Alliteration
MAYFLY
MAYFLY

I’m shadow’s child,
grown on the lake,
by women on their own.
The reedy cattails, 
and brown mud pots, 
occupy my time.
I’m taller now, 
and skinny too,
like some...

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© Edlynn Nau  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sloth, age, childhood, death, growth,
Form: Free verse
Someplace Else
A falling star met butter fingers, 
  kissed the pavement rain, 
scorched threadbare pocket cloth, 
  dream vapour in the wet. 
Dark smoke...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sloth, introspection, love,
Form: Verse
Angel Returned to Heaven
An angel returned to heaven today
deployed to erase gluttonous hate
from envy's grasp love is pulled away

To bring order to disarray
supplying hope while replacing sloth 
An...

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Categories: sloth, beauty, bereavement, death, death
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member I Shut Down and Die Each Night
I shut down and die each night.
I do not want to entertain anyone.
I do not want to hear my name.
I do not want to fix...

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Categories: sloth, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Awake
AWAKE!

Forebear I beg if I am found obtuse
Not turning from the indigent I see
Should I aver egregious a view
They be ascribed a sloth delirium

My comments...

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Categories: sloth, humanity,
Form: Free verse
Crushed
   Awake on a numb dark night he wonders--
      tired cells of his existence blazing
  on fiery...

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Categories: sloth, anxiety, conflict, dark, hope,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member heaven
catapulted by a magic trampoline I pass the gates of heaven

          no border control

  ...

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Categories: sloth, appreciation,
Form: Free verse
Tropical Rainforest
As the first man alive to be king of a tropical rainforest

I can guarantee this reign will be far from the shortest

What I'm trying to...

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Categories: sloth, girlfriend-boyfriend, happiness, imagination, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Seven Deadly Sins
Screwed XI Contest
Sponsor: Rob Carmack


There's seven deadly sins, I am number one.
When the darkness comes, I am very fun.
My wrath of death seems to follow...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sloth, dark, sin,
Form: Rhyme