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Carp Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormFormCategories  
Morning Perambulations of a Carp Maurice Rigoler Light Verse Light Verse carp, analogy,
Morning Perambulations of a Carp Maurice Rigoler Light Verse Light Verse carp, analogy,
Haiku Happening allen beilschmidt sr. Haiku Haiku carp, sun,
Premium Member Poem GOODY GOODY Brian Strand Verse Verse carp, food,
Premium Member Poem Speaking style Ahmed Sheik Koya Rhyme Rhyme carp, spoken word,
Premium Member Poem The trout and the turtle Uwe Stroh Free verse Free verse carp, adventure, analogy,
Fishes From Heaven - for If I Had A Secret Life Contest Terry Flood Rhyme Rhyme carp, appreciation, death, fish, fishing,
Premium Member Poem The Secret Life of a Mighty Bald Eagle Lu Loo Rhyme Rhyme carp, animal, imagination,
Premium Member Poem Carp Fishing in Michigan Robert Trezise Jr. Free verse Free verse carp, devotion, fish, fishing, friend,
Premium Member Poem Wear Your Courage As A Glove, Never Fear To Speak Robert Lindley Carpe Diem Carpe Diem carp, confidence, encouraging, faith, happiness,
Premium Member Poem Bruce Stephe Watson Free verse Free verse carp, philosophy,
Respecting animal species fauxcroft wade Free verse Free verse carp, beautiful, flower, insect, inspiration,
A Proud Woman Mario Vitale Free verse Free verse carp, art,
What'll we Drink Now Lindsay Laurie Rhyme Rhyme carp, humorous,
Premium Member Poem TOXIC Leon Enriquez Quatrain Quatrain carp, allegory,
haikai - ANOTHER DAY IN MY GARDEN Mick Talbot Haiku Haiku carp, nature,
Premium Member Poem Hurtin' Jim Edward Ibeh Limerick Limerick carp, fishing, humor,
A half hour garden safari recorded in haiku Mick Talbot Haiku Haiku carp, nature,
haibun Mick Talbot Haibun Haibun carp, garden, nature,
04-22-18 - A haiku ANTHOLOGY Mick Talbot Haiku Haiku carp, nature,
Attilas Axe Donna Ahsinger I do not know? I do not know? carp, character, emotions, how i
Killifish Jessica Amanda Salmonson Rhyme Rhyme carp, animal, fish, fishing, food,
The girl and the Fish Bev Stewart Free verse Free verse carp, animal, childhood,
Premium Member Poem A Test of Alliterative Conscience Gershon Wolf Sonnet Sonnet carp, destiny, fate, motivation, psychological,
the polar bear cheyanne lewis Rhyme Rhyme carp, animal,
Premium Member Poem a barren soul Lu Loo Rhyme Rhyme carp, angst, music,
Love Went Back To Wallingford Bridge Jonathan French Narrative Narrative carp, love, nostalgia,
Premium Member Poem Rainbow Clouds of Pain James Edward Lee Sr. Light Verse Light Verse carp, abortion, adventure, anxiety, birth,
OOniversal OO Taoi Chanan I do not know? I do not know? carp, absence, adventure, angst, anti
Premium Member Poem Flying Fish Jack Ellison Limerick Limerick carp, fish,
I am lost Chris Green Free verse Free verse carp, beauty, nature,
Premium Member Poem City of Lakes James Marshall Goff Narrative Narrative carp, happiness,
Token Monarchy Michael Coy Free verse Free verse carp, work,
Premium Member Poem High Noon at Karnak Debbie Guzzi Free verse Free verse carp, history,
Premium Member Poem Harp and Sharp James Horn Limerick Limerick carp, angst,
Without a coming spring Chris Green Free verse Free verse carp, lost love,
Premium Member Poem my take on the bible catherine labeau Free verse Free verse carp, bible,
constellation of cattle Taoi Chanan I do not know? I do not know? carp, arabic,
Premium Member Poem Golden Haired Lady Connie Marcum Wong Free verse Free verse carp, beautiful, nature, seasons, daffodils,
Painted Mountain shaunda lindsay Rhyme Rhyme carp, beauty, nature,
Addicted Matthew Cao Light Verse Light Verse carp, friend, simple,
narcissus and the carp, a tanka Gail Foster Tanka Tanka carp, crazy, fish, flower, humor,
My Mother Land ravi babu Free verse Free verse carp, mother son,
Since I Was Five Robert Horton Rhyme Rhyme carp, childhood, emotions, sad,
Premium Member Poem The American Eagle Rhoda Monihan Rhyme Rhyme carp, america, bird, culture, history,
The Chestnut Legacy Anthony Crisafulli ABC ABC carp, anger, angst, best friend,
THE FUN SEASON Andrew Crisci Rhyme Rhyme carp, depression, sports, stress, summer,
Premium Member Poem Vision Quest Carol Eastman Light Verse Light Verse carp, family, fantasy, fun, funny,
POEMS YOU WON'T LIKE RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY I do not know? I do not know? carp, fun, universe,
Premium Member Poem Spring Seren Roberts Abecedarian Abecedarian carp, celebration, spring, daffodils,

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Carp Poem Example

Fresh Water Goldfish Whales

Hubby will NEVER let Dragon and me go to a pet store! Ever! Again!
It started when we needed Dog chow for all our really big dogs… then…
Dragon found the fish, with some being sold for only 15 cents apiece…
We were told; they’re sold for others to eat. Oh, No! Say it isn’t so! EEP!

Now, we believe, in save the whales, and every other gall darn thing.
And Dragon and I believe that the heart grows with everyone added in.
We were ready to cry, so we made a simple Momma and Dragon, foray.
We decided to save two more lives and then to bring them home. Yeah!

Don’t know how it happened, our plan got out of hand, but it was so grim!
We went back, many times, buying them all, filling our tank to the brim,  
We spread the word, to help the goldfish, and so others hearts could grow.
Hubby said they had to go, so we gave them to people every where, so… 

With 4 remaining, we decided to keep them at our house, safe and sound.
But low and behold, they kept growing quickly bigger, as they swam around!
Dragon wanted to take the goldfish for a walk, and to play with Santa Jack.
And the penguins kept coming around, looking for their midnight snack!

OK, maybe we didn’t think this thru, Yet, Tho, Still, Something wasn’t right!
They’re growing way to fast! From a 10 gallon tank to 150… In a week? 
OK! Dragon what did you do? You took your Elvin magic gift, given to you?
OK! Spit it out! What did you do! You sprinkled the four fish, a little, did you?

Oh! NO! So we put them into the lake! And before The Elfin King was found…
We had the first Fresh Water Goldfish Whales, ever were or are… to be found!
We started the first Midwest Whale herding society, and when the Elvin King…
Was found, He & Grandpa Troll, were joyously rolling, in tears, on the ground!

By this time, like Dragon, they needed tons of food to eat…so we decided  to…
Rent them out, to eat Asian Carp, who are, menacing, destructive & misguided!
Darned if it didn’t work! You know! Serendipity, low and behold! The answer!
The Agricultural Department was happily beside themselves… That is after…

They got over, that quirky and somewhat strange, Goldfish Whale, thingy part!
So, life goes on happily, especially for those Goldfish Whales munching on carp.
And yes, they’ve finally stopped growing, I am happy to say, and have big hearts.
And those menacing Asian Carp won’t be such a menace, from now on... Today!

As, ‘Alls well, that ends well’… and with great relief… I am wont to say...
And now Nobody's eating these babies, after Dragon had his way!

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