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Best Turtle Poems

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


"...the Voice of the Turtle"
It must be springtime
for she lumbers by her nest
below the fig tree.

Hatchlings soon appear
to scamper into the sea.
She cries out to, "Watch

for eagles above!"
then turns...

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© Sue Mason  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: turtle, devotion,
Form: Haiku



Premium Member A Long Loud Sigh
genius?
sometimes you are in its minimal spotted light...sometimes!
other times you just know you've been touched and you freeze,
moved but frozen...like a stranger it moves in,...

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Categories: turtle, introspection, drug,
Form: Free verse
Kiss Loneliness Goodbye written by Tim Smith and Seren
I sit here and ponder the days that have past
The many loves that I had, that just didn’t last.
One really sticks out, wish I had...

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Categories: turtle, loneliness, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cloud - Recited
http://youtu.be/X5lfjFatgZU

Floating in the sky...
Changing patterns fill my eye...
What will you become?

Vagabond and wanderer...
Riding wind so high,
No matter where it blows.
You thumb your way to places
I...

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Categories: turtle, me, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Crazy Thoughts No 1
Why do they call it 'tourist season'
If you're not allowed to shoot 'em
Seems like a great opportunity
To end the over crowding problem

If a house fly...

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Categories: turtle, funny, silly,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member old fashioned writing
there is a path leading to a journal of time, 
it reveals beauty within verses of fine rhyme- 
it shields her pain when she desires...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: turtle, poetry,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A Slippery Day
Winter descended upon the prairie plain
Pelting the ground with freezing rain
Nipping, biting this cold morning air
Thin layers of ice coated everywhere

You get out on the...

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Categories: turtle, adventure
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The City Zoo
A cute gentile pig in New York
plays hopscotch over turtle hurdles
which eased her bunny
until a smack talking turkey announced,
'Did you hear how the skunks in...

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Categories: turtle, animal, friendship, fun, silly,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE ZEST OF A BOY
He toddles toward the pebbles, tumbling the smooth stones over
in his four year old palms, rubbing them like Aladdin’s lamp, tossing
them back into the mix,...

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Categories: turtle, child,
Form: Free verse
Clown aT The Abyss
Italian restaurant; pasta and wine - red, like the eyes of a bat,
Screeching from a cave, dark as the eyes of a snowman,
Coal plucked from...

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Categories: turtle, allegory, conflict, confusion, corruption, identity, natural
Form: Free verse
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: turtle, native american, dance, for her, dance,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member GOODBYE, MY LOVE
After the snowfall but before the lily blossoms,
you were this woman who left by choice. All natural decisions 
made from a place of despair. Darkness...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: turtle, death, goodbye,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Soup is On
If finding good times is your wish
And poetry your favorite dish,
Then visit us. The soup is on!
It’s piping hot and never gone.

And with so much...

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Categories: turtle, song,
Form: Light Verse
Sugar Shack
My love, please take me back
To your sweet sugar shack 
Sitting on the soft sand beach
Paradise is within reach

Rolling waves crest, so dreamy
Briny air, wafting...

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Categories: turtle, ocean, paradise, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Silent Song
"A Silent Song"

Mirror Mirror on the Wall
Blessed or cursed
Morning shave
Coffee please
Write a verse
Remembers last night’s dream
Grabs a napkin, spills his spleen
Shoves it in his pocket
Walks...

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Categories: turtle, imagery, romance, romantic, romantic love,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Ebb of Life - Earth Element
Since a small child, I have been one with Earth,
Green winding tendrils have captured my very heart;
I would follow my father with innocent mirth,
A love...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: turtle, earth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Teal Harbor
Idle porcelain boats 
are seagulls 
floating
on a teal harbor
blond moorings
cast like kelp
Sails stiff 
as egrets
glide slowly
toward 
a cerulean channel
Atop turtle islands
pastel cottages
are pearls gleaming
on oyster...

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Categories: turtle, beach, bird, boat, ocean,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Love Stanzas
Love Stanzas

I write of celestial moons and flying carpet rides, 
Of seasonal hues and rising tides. 
I write when golden sunlight fills the skies, 
And...

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Categories: turtle, anniversary, devotion, love, sea, soulmate,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Drive In
 Morning sunrise through the sleepy eyes of a young boy bringing
anticipation of sundown and a starlit night
while the chevy still slept in front of...

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Categories: turtle, life,
Form: Free verse
Teenage Mutant * Ninja Turtles!!
TEEN AGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES!!

One day I came home with the flu.
My mother gave me a bowl of stew

All I can say is that the...

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Categories: turtle, animals, food, funnyday, me, day, me,
Form: Couplet
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
There's four ninja turtles
Cleaning up the streets
Trained in the art of ninja karate-e
They hide down in the sewers
Watching for criminals
Could it be for real or...

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Categories: turtle, adventure,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Animal Crackers
A giraffe approached
We necked

An elephant met me on the jungle path
I stored many thoughts in his trunk

A monkey smiles at me
Now I have no more...

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Categories: turtle, animal, children, fairy,
Form: Couplet
Barefoot Boy, with a Fishing Pole.
 A man I am and near my end.
I have other men to call me friend.

And women round me for the lust
And four leaf clover...

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Categories: turtle, faith, inspirational, me, work, fishing, me,
Form: Couplet
I Cry Alone
Time passing all around in the air
Seemingly so without even a care

On the ground an empty turtle shell
Off to swim the vacant waterless well

Watching from...

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Categories: turtle, angst, introspection
Form: Couplet
Prison-Boy
Prison-Boy came home one day
To find his love had gone away.
When he asked "why" with tears in his 
eyes this is how his love replied:
"If...

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Categories: turtle, love, love, boy,
Form: Rhyme