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Buffalo Poems | Examples of Buffalo Poetry

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List of Buffalo Poems

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Premium Member Poem BEEF ON WECK Kim Rodrigues Epulaeryu buffalo, food,
Premium Member Poem A BUSH FIRE JENNIFER PROXENOS Rhyme buffalo, animal, fire,
Premium Member Poem In Search of Harmony While We Wait Sunlite Wanter Dramatic Verse buffalo, god, hope, perspective,
Her Happiness Gerald Greene Free verse buffalo, happiness, nature, wife,
Flannel, Made of Awesome David Welch Rhyme buffalo, appreciation, autumn, cool, fun,
Premium Member Poem Buried on Sour Ground Freddie Robinson Jr. Dramatic Monologue buffalo, death, grief, native american,
Premium Member Poem RightBrain Revolution Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse buffalo, beautiful, health, integrity, peace,
Premium Member Poem IN THE WILD JENNIFER PROXENOS Rhyme buffalo, adventure, africa,
Premium Member Poem Kill Bill arthur vaso Free verse buffalo, art, evil, funny, giggle,
Premium Member Poem We Went to the Zoo to See all the Animals Marc Acrich Prose buffalo, animal,

Anemic Checking Account
by matthew harris
This Citizen Banker 
     safely in his compound doth attest,
sans donning his typical 
     gabbling and trumpeting...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: buffalo, 10th grade, 11th grade,

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Once Upon A Reservation
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Back in the height
of our pre-millennial military-industrial
post-revolutionary days
of competing excess...

No, love,
Stick with
Once upon our Sacred Times...

Once upon a time
here in the US of Northern Americas
we...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: buffalo, destiny, education, environment, green,

old foundation
by RD McManes
amidst the tangle of trumpet vines
young saplings and half rotted stumps
where buffalo grass is near head high
an old stone foundation silently rests

it bore the full...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: buffalo, farm, growth, inspiration, nostalgia,

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The Patina of an Old Cowboy
by John Gondolf
His skin like the patina of worn out leather,
burnt and cracked from many hours in the sun.
Across the wide plains in the hot Texas weather,
he...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: buffalo, old, retirement,

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Kinetic Days And Nights
by Kim Rodrigues
old things look different in the light of latter years.
latent appeal of patina, driven by kinetic days and nights.
bronzing of biblical bravery with no forensic...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: buffalo, age,

My Best Friend is a Buffalo
by Timothy McGuire
I wonder if you know,
My best friend is a buffalo,
We drink some beer and share a smoke,
I listen to his stories and he laughs at...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: buffalo, animal, friendship,

Cowboys, Made of Awesome
by David Welch
Some modern folks, when they hear his name,
will roll their eyes and look ashamed,
thinking the cowboy is uncivilized,
with his hats, and guns, and round-up rides.
That...

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Cowboy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: buffalo, america, appreciation, celebration, fun,

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AFRICAN ANTHOLOGY
by Tom Cunningham
walking gracefully  ~
with a pendulum movement
a herd of giraffes   ~

the mass migration
crocodiles at the river
food for the taking

gazelles are running  ~
a...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: buffalo, africa, animal, nature, water,

MAY DAY
by Rico Leffanta
May Day is Lei Day
Where Hawaiian flowers grow
May Day is Pay Day
In places that I know
May Day is Play Day
In places where I go
May Day...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: buffalo, celebration, day, giggle, holiday,

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Dissembling Offerings
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

He never brooked a lie that couldn’t be spoken
Spiffed up with a good spit shine
Tin promise made was a buffalo wooden token
Re-tale sale, it ain’t...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: buffalo, character, identity, people, psychological,

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Firefly
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
"FIREFLY"


 Resolution Blue Redwood Ribbons  
Campfire flames rise
Bluegrass ripples
Rattlesnake sighs
Holy Rapture 
the Union is close
Riding bareback 
Unbridled
passion waves high
with her sweet-lipped 
fast-talking
Grey Confederate Ghost
Tangled...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: buffalo, love, romance, sensual,

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Jammin - spreading positive vibrations - Bob Marley tribute
by Silent One
Sun is shining as I sing my redemption song.
Hey lady, no woman no cry, lets spread one love.
Jammin', spreading positive vibrations so strong,
like three little...

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Pantoum | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: buffalo, inspiration, inspirational,

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They Call This Social Justice
by Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings
Once our land stretched from coast to coast
and the drums of the people beat proud
we were mighty and we were strong
    ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: buffalo, how i feel,

Can You See
by Bette Bavington
My child asks. What do you see in the walls?
My reply was I can't see anything at all.
My child pointed and said Look Mom there's...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: buffalo, adventure, art, beauty, education,

An Indian Trance
by Earl Schumacker
Spherical drums caressed by skins of buffalo
Stretched to their limits large on hollowed wood
Beat out with thunder, the heartbeat of the Earth
Define the universe, the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: buffalo, abuse, appreciation, discrimination, identity,

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Drought
by Tom Cunningham
dried up water hole
dehydrated buffalo
vultures are circling ~

Written on 11th March.
...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: buffalo, africa, animal, death,

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Howdy Doody Conversation
by Greg Gaul
"Puppets like me, we never age,
Nor do I think I'm some sort of sage.

However, I've noticed troubles over the years,
I'd like to talk about them...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: buffalo, allegory, character, humorous, nostalgia,

Cherokee symbolism
by Chelci Biggs
Everything symbolizes, 
and has a deep meaning.
Like dreamcatchers catching,
 our newborn babies dreams.
It hangs above the cradle, where we lay.
Down our baby sleeps
In the wind...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: buffalo, dream, life, native american,

Passes
by Harriet Shea
Touched, bewildered, captured, among
 thoughts wandering across my mind, holding
 intoxicated memories of yesterday, when
 laughter rang through life..

 Freshness flew through hearts of people
...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: buffalo, art,

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Weapons In America
by James Horn
America has always been noted for its Wild West and gun slingers.
Stage coach robberies and killing Indians was also in center of attention. Killing off...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: buffalo, allegory, analogy,