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Crocodile Poems

Crocodile Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of crocodile poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for crocodile.

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Pearly gates

If I’m brought before Saint Peter,
Put on display in a clear glass crate,
Nothing hidden up my sleeve,
Except a hammer, I jest to escape. 

He approaches me out of nowhere,
Ask him for a chat while we wait,
In a soft...Read More
Categories: crocodile, death, depression, fate, god, integrity, judgement, truth,
Form: Rhyme

When I am gone
'When I am gone'

One beautiful day
As the sun sets with a dark smile
Millions of shooting stars will mourn,  
And loved ones will drown in tears

I am strong and alive today
Smiles live on my lips
But severe pain is hidden on...Read More
Categories: crocodile, 12th grade, 5th grade, 8th grade, 9th
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Never Never Land
Sad broken boy
When will you become a man
You try flying high
wishing you were Peter Pan
But you don’t understand 
the stuff you’re putting in your veins
 is taking you to a Never Never Land 

That pain you hold
you’ll never ever escape
with...Read More
Categories: crocodile, addiction,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Wishing Well

"Wishing Well"

Plain Jane blew her wishes 
down a wishing well

Lit long white bless'ed candles
dipped in holy water 


Crocodile tears from Hell
Witches hold hands together

Stand united
show and tell

Plain Jane 
knows her subjects inside out

Sisters plain and simple
holding hands 


standing...Read More
Categories: crocodile, muse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Standing On The Sill Of Dead Window
No tranquility in the morning breeze
No serenity in the rising sun
No romanticism I find in the drizzling
No love of colors wraps my heart in the brightest moon

Now venomous snake is crawling on the living paths
Democracy is now hugging the hidden...Read More
Categories: crocodile, political, vanity,
Form: Free verse

Motivating Moses
When Moses parted the waters
The mud squished up to his garters
So a crocodile said,
"If you'd rather be dead
Then guess where I'll chomp for starters!"...Read More
Categories: crocodile, bible, religion,
Form: Limerick
Rabbit-Probably Not

Poems are just words?

Yours and mine and planet earths

Poems though do make us think

Like who said that and did you wink

I though care not for my words

I do though care for yours and yours

And if we can just make life...Read More
Categories: crocodile, fun,
Form: Free verse
The Crocodile Heart
The murk of crocodile skins -- which starry eyed elves wanted their soothing chilly breath at twilight?

Pluto, Ouranos, Neptune slowly burn you till every starburst of your bone calcium is returned to the mangrove lined lazy river

Your death, the unquiet...Read More
Categories: crocodile, beauty, color, earth,
Form: Free verse
My Bleating Heart
Modern day scoffers say,
only the strong will survive
That the weak will be eaten alive
Only T-Rex,
cold-blooded logic will thrive

The talking serpents e-vol hiss, 
instincts of compassion and kindness won’t abide
Forgiveness is viewed as fleece clothing
to bear skins 
sin cloaked in naked...Read More
Categories: crocodile, religious, spiritual, truth, wisdom,
Form: Narrative
African scene
ancient creature sinks
murky shallows obscure death
crossing perilous...Read More
Categories: crocodile, africa,
Form: Haiku
Crocodile Medicine
I always said that when I die,
I would love to return as a butterfly.
One with yellow, velvet dominions,
Fragile and lofty pinions.

I confused freedom of flight,
With a more placid folly of delight.
I fancied a short life of absurdity,
Rather than one of...Read More
Categories: crocodile, animal, growth, mythology, native american, nature, spiritual,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member November Blues

Once more the seasons turn to time for change
The sun adjusts to lower its trajectory 
The fates have cause once more to disarrange
Emotions and confer an elan-ectomy

As many have observed two things are certain
Although we...Read More
Categories: crocodile, humor, seasons,
Form: Sonnet

 Oh why oh why doesn’t ostrich fly
The lion roared oh why oh why 
He has the feathers 
He has the wings
And all of those  other birdie things 

Along  came the monkey 
Who pretended that he knew...Read More
Categories: crocodile, animal, best friend,
Form: I do not know?
Water Trance
"Silence is the general consecration of the space.'' (Herman Melville)

Every river whispers the secrets of the land

Tragedies, future-past

Set has scattered to the Nubian winds

Undeciphered hieroglyphs of the Fates

The sacred scrolls of destinies, future-past

Entering the silence of the space

Broken filaments of...Read More
Categories: crocodile, baptism, bible, future, imagination, insect, mystery,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Holding the bag
Reading Shakespeare, I used to smoke Ophelia’s garland for a better understanding: crow-flowers, nettles, daisies and long purples that liberal shepherds give a grosser name, but our cold maids do dead men's fingers call them. Fingers caused hypnogogic hallucinations, daisies...Read More
Categories: crocodile, literature,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member The Hypnotist
The Hypnotist

My mind cannot fall under your spell
Vehemently resists outside control
When I click my fingers, Elvis Presley
Swivel your hips, blue suede Rock n Roll

My will is much stronger than yours
No persuasion can make me your fool
When I click my fingers,...Read More
Categories: crocodile, education, psychological,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Poetry in potion
He still haunts my dreams both night and day 
My bruises healed but the terror still stays 

Numerous Flash backs of being used 
So I wrote a spell just for the abused 
       ...Read More
Categories: crocodile, hurt, magic, strength,
Form: Rhyme

The Boy is  three,  his sister, two

I can’t hear your water
Make it bigger 
The windows are colorful
Rainbow indigo
Like a pillow 
Because it’s colorful 
Why you say that  to me?
Why why why?
I’m gonna go in this cave
This cave...Read More
Categories: crocodile, adventure, children, fun, imagination, innocence, nature, water,
Form: Narrative
A deep pit, a crumbling edge,
at the bottom, a pool swarming with sauropods.
There is someone, a boy.
I shouldn't have taken the child here.
I'm slipping, taking him with me;
he won't let go of my hand.
We are sliding on the scree.
A gun...Read More
Categories: crocodile, poetry,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member See You Later

                        You are the coolest guy sporting a hip hairstyle
       ...Read More
Categories: crocodile, 5th grade, grandson,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Sea-ing eye-to-eye
in our bathtub,
eye to eye
floating on
suds and such,
mind to mind…
wandering ..
bubbling thoughts
   without foundation,
merely bland lips and blush.

danger lies
   on the other side of...Read More
Categories: crocodile, fun, humorous, sensual,
Form: Light Verse
Start little but yet dare dream big. 
Crocodile, worms and insects, 
eats when little but 
now deer, buffaloes kills and eats 
And if the lion is slack it can become food.
But It starts on insects! 
Start something today and dream...Read More
Categories: crocodile, encouraging, endurance,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The elephant who lost a shoe
‘Great Scott, shucks and darn, I’ve gone and lost a shoe’
cursed the elephant followed by ‘this simply will not do!’
‘The blasted thing is far too loose, I should have had it mended!
So, whoever has found my shoe must now be...Read More
Categories: crocodile, humorous, silly,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Melancholy Michael
Melancholy Michael is my friend.
He comes to town and blue always begins.
We play our flutes to uplift his bad mood,
But he relishes his sadness solitude.

Melancholy Michael, so depressed.
Hangs his head down lower than the rest.
So gloomy and sad, he’s miserable...Read More
Categories: crocodile, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 8th
Form: Rhyme
Standard Dump
I don’t want your standard man; don’t dump your standards on me. 

You want your standard man? It’s got nothing to do with me. 

You and your standard man got nothing on me, even though you think you are, I’m...Read More
Categories: crocodile, people,
Form: I do not know?