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Best Zebra Poems

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


Premium Member The Zebra Mystique

I want to ride a zebra

and race the rays of radiance
through heat-waves sailing gradients -

a folly wild - a mood untamed
elated hands in bristled mane
unbridled...

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Categories: zebra, adventure, animal, dream, fantasy, freedom, fun,
Form: Rhyme



Zebra
Allow altruistic artistry among ailing american adversaries.
Bartering begins before begging beasts break brothers.
Capture calamity controlling catastrophe calming castration.
Dedicate decisions directed down dreary deaf disillusionment.
Eradicate equality...

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Categories: zebra, parody, people, social, kindergarten,
Form: ABC
Zebra crossing
One by one
          We follow each other 
Come humps and bumps in life
   ...

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Categories: zebra, life,
Form: Free verse
Zebra
My father is black,
my mother is white
These be the birthright
of my stripes
I'm despised by blacks,
I'm hated by whites
All because of my zebra stripes
I live in...

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Categories: zebra, animal, color, hate, love, symbolism,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member ZEALOUS ZENA ZEBRA
Poor little Zena zebra was feeling oh so sad
She was born an albino, which made her look bad

Zena desperately wanted to fit in with the...

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Categories: zebra, animal, discrimination, fantasy, kids, humorous,
Form: Couplet



Don't Bother Me
Don't bother me with conformity
don't bother me today-
with things I should (or shouldn't) do
or what I shouldn't say!

Don't bother me with conformity
my house is not...

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Categories: zebra, community, funny, how i feel, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
I Love Horses: A--Z
I Love Horses: A--Z

A is for... Appaloosa. They have 
blankets on their rumps. 
B is for...Belgian. They work 
hard and can pull up stumps. 

C...

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Categories: zebra,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Hocus Pocus
Hocus Pocus

Poets are like magicians.
They trick the heart into feeling, 
“things” they had no idea, were there at all. 

Sadly poets don’t always know how...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: zebra, 12th grade, abortion, abuse, allah, america,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Came By
I Came By…
(to see you)

You don’t see me. 
I see you, everyday. 
I am afraid to say hello. 
You may say good-bye. 

I just want...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: zebra, beautiful, chocolate, cinderella, heartbroken, holiday, holocaust,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Alphabet
A a 	big A little a
                   What...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: zebra, children, kindergarten, preschool,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member Die Another Day
“Die Another Day”


“Your mission, should you so deem it,
Is to infiltrate ALL Fluff Clusters in K.A.O.S. Headquarters
And bloody well steam it!”


“The Place is a hazardous...

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Categories: zebra, fantasy, fun, imagery, imagination, parody, woman,
Form: Free verse
Wild Cherries
A giant snowball in springtime
From twenty yards out the sound and smell
Closer now; breathing her numbing scent
Listening to the drowsy hum
of greedy and jealous bees
forced...

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Categories: zebra, devotion, nature, nostalgia, tree,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member On My Own
On My Own

It is early in the day for most. 
I am just going to sleep. ‘
This will make many people angry. 
But at times,...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: zebra, abortion, absence, abuse, addiction, allah, angel,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Another One Down
Another One Down
And another one bites the dust. 

Marriage. 
My friend, my neighbor, the lady next door, 
Rampant miscalculations of being too nice, 
two people...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: zebra, appreciation, betrayal, divorce, drink, grief, heartbreak,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member A BUSH FIRE
A BUSH FIRE  
               
One scorching afternoon,
A sudden splintering sound...

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Categories: zebra, animal, fire,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Angels Sing
Angels Sing

I hear them, 
all the time. 
When I pick up my child, 
and hold her close, 
her breath…
Harps; lovely,
faraway, 
and distant.

When I go to...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: zebra, angel, christmas, confidence, granddaughter, grandmother, grandparents,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Call Your Mother
Call Your Mother

Pick up the phone...
do it now. 
If you can.
Later if you must, 
I trust that you, 
know the difference. 

She never put you...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: zebra, abuse, confidence, earth, encouraging, fishing, grandfather,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Faith Means Believing
Faith means believing
If there is a chance in the million
You could be the one who gets it

Faith means giving yourself the benefit of the doubt
Being...

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Categories: zebra, faith, inspiration, pride, self, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
I'm Disabled, Not Stupid
Some people can be so ignorant
I know they're not to blame
They see me in my wheelchair
And say “Aw, isn't it a shame”?

I say “Hello, I’m...

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Categories: zebra, discrimination,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member What's New at the Zoo
Paula parrot is my name. I once was wild, but now I'm tame
A chatterbox who likes to talk! 
Some news to share? Let's take a...

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Categories: zebra, animal,
Form: Personification
I Committed Suicide
I Committed Suicide
I stretched out weary hands. 
Melisa, who considered me 
like a big brother, quickly ran away from me. 
My heart writhed unto me;...

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Categories: zebra, allusion, anxiety, betrayal, children,
Form: Free verse
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: zebra, animal, children, fairy,
Form: Couplet
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: zebra,
Form: Abecedarian
Colors - Black and White

Life is in pieces of black and white 
Like a chessboard 
The moonlight shines through darkness of night 
Like a barcode 
~
Noah chose a raven,...

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© Jo Daniel  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: zebra, color,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Unquotable Quotes VIIIL: SEXUAL HARASSMENT - the feminist kind
Unquotable Quotes VIIIL : SEXUAL HARASSMENT* - the feminist kind

(*”aggressive pressure or intimidation”: Is it really “any different” in most cases in the act, judging...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: zebra, beautiful, crush, cute love, desire, humor,
Form: Free verse