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Bison Poems - Poems about Bison

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Premium Member Bison: A Sculpture
...od you were born and shaped, given bulk and weight and power, roughed in a pelt as if of bronze. Archetype of all bisons, in you lives the once ever-restless, thunderous herd. Millions fell, sacrificed to a railed westward road, ......Read More
Categories: bison, art,
Form: Light Verse

Premium Member Dreams of the Shaman
...ting with foxes hunting field mice Cougars patrol the canyons for Passing Elk following the water Wolves stalk Bison Claiming the lame, the young, and the old Tens of thousands of Sunrise pass Before Adam arrives with his Ev......Read More
Categories: bison, creation, history,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Winter
...inding storms streak by Above forsaken lodge tower sequoias like sentinels safeguarding an empty citadel Hungry bison scrapes damp earth for green grass then uncovers a nourishing well Immaculate summits shed kaleidoscopic c......Read More
Categories: bison, seasons, senses,
Form: Rhyme
The Circle of Life
...ce, down the broad painted chest, pooling on the back of a saddle-less horse. He could taste the sweetness of the bison meat, causing him to drool, even though it had not crossed his lips in years, perhaps decades. He could see th......Read More
Categories: bison, blessing, native american,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member HAIKU IV my childhood bed near midnight train rumbles past-- bison stampede dream ......Read More
Categories: bison, childhood, dream,
Form: Haiku

Premium Member Remember November
...ys less time Great pines snuggle close together Know what’s in store, snowy weather The bison coats, grow much thicker Suns going down, even quicker Silent nights, reflect lonely strea......Read More
Categories: bison, allegory, allusion,
Form: Lay
Oglala Lament: December, 1890
...We cannot eat lies or feast on empty promises No more than the bison, starving in the desert sand We cannot clothe our children as we run from the Wasichus Our teepees torn an......Read More
Categories: bison, prayer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Am Eagle
...f the magnificence of such things! Shimmering lakes (from which later for lunch I'll snag a trout)! Below, herds of bison and groups of deer with fawns gamboling about! Heard are dulcet hymns of water rushing o'er stones in meanderin......Read More
Categories: bison, bird, creation,
Form: Personification
Leave Time To Wander
...ool. Then a cabin that was used by Teddy Roosevelt, found history wandering, just going where I felt. Nearby was a bison ranch, a fitting spot I guess, with meat at better prices then all of the rest. Leave some time for wanderin......Read More
Categories: bison, appreciation, how i feel,
Form: Rhyme
Herd of Bears
...olled up my windows, and then drove into the park to explore. There were deer and elk and some arctic wolves, some bison and a cougar feeding, and some caribou wandering about, it was pleasant to be there and seeing these critters......Read More
Categories: bison, animal, fear, life, light,
Form: Rhyme
Gloster Javelin
...ritain which stands ready and willing in defence No longer safe from the tenuous Russian reach Of Bear and Badger and Bison bombers Silver painted monsters each carrying Huge thermonuclear city killing bombs And long range stand off mi......Read More
Categories: bison, conflict, flying, military, technology,
Form: Free verse
slavery and reparations all done
...he Jewish people's perhaps the longest & cruelest, With smaller holocausts to spouses, persons, populations (including bison) Yes, in 1860, my ancestors were shanghied into South Africa - Zulus were self-confident, with land, cattle, goo......Read More
Categories: bison, africa, america, analogy, black
Form: Bio
Inventive Humans
...We invented the spear, and the mammoths were dead. Then our flintlocks and muskets filled bison with dread. Next came chainsaws and oil: planting bones in the soil. What new wonders I wonder will spring from......Read More
Categories: bison, animal, humanity, humorous, irony,
Form: Limerick
Bull-Bison Rodeo, Part II
......I must’ve passed out not long after that, in the hospital people did say that bison and bull went for ten minutes, before the tired, and both slunk away. The people called it the best rodeo tha......Read More
Categories: bison, adventure, animal, fun, humor,
Form: Narrative
Bull-Bison Rodeo, Part I I was somewhere just east of Yellowstone, the sun settled, it soon would be dark, in the shadows I saw a great bison grazing on grass, just outside of the park. He was a tall and robust animal, with huge horns and a big, shagg......Read More
Categories: bison, adventure, animal, fun, humor,
Form: Narrative

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