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Best Snapping Turtle Poems

Below are the all-time best Snapping Turtle poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of snapping turtle poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member snapping turtle


the snapping turtle
wandering around asphalt
confuses my dog...

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Categories: snapping turtle, usa,
Form: Haiku



Premium Member snapping turtle-old
Youth's stream of dancing diamonds
a sparkling frolic without ending
a burst of naïve-beauty before the fall
at the brink-the pinnacle of big dreams
youth crashes into the cold...

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Categories: snapping turtle, age, old,
Form: Free verse
Snapper Soup
Turtle soup to some is a sumptuous, sweet stew
Full of flavor, a favorite of families, not a few

Formed from the flesh of fresh turtle, so...

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Categories: snapping turtle, artsweet, sweet,
Form: Couplet
THE POND
During our time spent in old Blue
There was a pond up the road
That we liked to go to
Didn’t matter if it was hot or froze
When...

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Categories: snapping turtle, childhood, family, places, time,
Form: I do not know?
Animals tha I see
es 1/29/2011                       ...

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Categories: snapping turtle, animals, nature
Form: Haiku



Ice Cycle
Who could prepare for madness
As i embrace the moment it's like magic
Hocus-pocus the devil wants to snag me
In the traps he sets for the chosen...

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Categories: snapping turtle, magic,
Form: Free verse
My Own Private Canterbury
When we retired we were so inspired:
To live free and rest from our labors.
This mobile home park has lived up to the mark,
But oh, goodness...

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Categories: snapping turtle, humorous, retirement,
Form: Limerick
Last Night with Gucci
Dark serene
Alone and together
My world in chaos
Vocational anxiety
Financial sobriety
Yet all matters not
As I look to my right
Gaze at my Gucci
Amazed by her will
Her zest for...

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Categories: snapping turtle, dog, eulogy, farewell, goodbye,
Form: Free verse
In Memory of Koi
Claw needed to heal
A brownish snapping turtle
Ate up Momma’s koi...

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Categories: snapping turtle, animals, pets
Form: Haiku
Premium Member The old pond
An old pond full of plops 
with jumping fish and Bobber drops
From my pole, As I cast a line
I sit to watch the clouds blow...

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Categories: snapping turtle, nature, water,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Red and TrueBlue Family--2
My dear Siblings,

I voted for Hillary. 
I would have preferred Bernie, 
but she agreed to much of his platform-especially universal health care and education and...

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Categories: snapping turtle, america, caregiving, health, humanity,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Black Rail
Do you hear the devil's laughter?
low within the marsh waters
rustling high the tree tops
Answer not with prayer
but within a smirk of doubt
Don't tilt the boat...

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Categories: snapping turtle, bird, nature, water, youth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Wade Into The Prairie
I wade into my creek...
I wade into the Prairie
Crayfish scuttle about my feet
I can feel its slippery algaed rocks
slide perilously under my feet.

The sun is...

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Categories: snapping turtle, introspection, life, natureme,
Form: Pastoral
Premium Member Country Lane
I peer back thro' the mists of time and view a country lane,
That meanders thro' the woods and across the Hoosier plain.
I see a country...

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Categories: snapping turtle, childhood
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Summers' Day in Florida
The lake shimmers in the early breeze 
Dancing rivulets of light kissed by the rising sun,
Reflecting passing clouds hopscotching with such ease
It heralds a new...

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Categories: snapping turtle, appreciation, beauty, bird, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Prose Poems
Prose Poems

Something
by Michael R. Burch

Something inescapable is lost?lost like a pale vapor curling up into shafts of moonlight, vanishing in a gust of wind toward...

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Categories: snapping turtle, animal, child, childhood, children,
Form: Prose
Premium Member A Mystery of Nature

spring apples falling
snapping turtle crawls up hill
a month worth of meals

written July 11, 2021...

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Categories: snapping turtle, animal, food, mystery,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member White Pebble
White pebble
midnight pond
society ripples
from coo to caw
tsunami coming from the blaze
batons -n- blood
plastic shields
window shatter
church aflame
bricks and stones
do break bones
as well as names..
God cursed
the shame...

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Categories: snapping turtle, abuse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Only One Alpha Here
a stray has been dumped
my old dog is a snapping turtle of anger
pointedly ignoring the interloping puppy

both think they are the alpha dog
trying to get...

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Categories: snapping turtle, dog,
Form: Light Verse