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Farm Poems

Farm Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about farms. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for farm.

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Super Nova
Well I say, I was glad to know ya
Before the earth goes super nova
I’m glad I got to Nova Scotia
Driving through Manitoba

Well I can say I had a good time
While the sun, ya she shines
Wineries and the finest wine 
Binding...Read More
Categories: farm, death, environment, life,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member My friend, Boaz
Oh, you've met my friend, Boaz
   He works in the pumpkin fields, you say
I don't remember there being any pumpkins there

Well, he's quite a tall fellow, blond hair, blue eyes
   You say his eyes are blue,...Read More
Categories: change, farm, friend, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Plops in a Pasture

sunny day
plops in pasture
fun begins when you throw them at cousins

...Read More
Categories: farm, god, spiritual,
Form: Tetractys
Carl Marx
Carl Marx
created the communist 
he created communism

because looking at the capitalist world
he realized that eventually,
a very few wealthy 
people would control the world

well everybody else 
became slaves to their money
that's pretty much what we have now
the very wealthy

Getting wealthier 
we...Read More
Categories: farm, inspiration, international,
Form: Narrative
A Tragical Tale

She has a fever.
I leave her dozing fitfully on the veranda.
Halfway to the woods there is a farm gate
where she will often squat
and piss.
The grass is brown, but still thrives,
strangely adapted to uric rain.
Paris the giant poodle is here,
his nose...Read More
Categories: farm, poetry,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Six Notebooks of Summer
Like Thoreau I sought out Walden’s Pond
For me, it was my grandmother’s field of soybeans
Lost in the bowels of a small gray shed I fancied a cabin
I stumbled on it when I was eight, an explorer, in the summer.

It became...Read More
Categories: farm, nostalgia, write, writing,
Form: Narrative
Palm Sundae
A Milk Maid on McDonald's Farm
Incited a sense of alarm
Her grip on an udder
Made all the men shudder
And that was just part of her charm!
...Read More
Categories: farm, lust,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member A Terrifying Night
Birds seen flying together in large flocks tonight
Words of warning sounds emit as coos and cackles
Herds of cows start running toward the barn door light
Blurred together as a murder of black crows and grackles

Snow starts fiercely falling down from the...Read More
Categories: farm, fear, horror,
Form: Lento
My brothers can you hear me, my sisters can you see?
I want to be a part of your world, if only you'll let me be.
I promise not to hurt, I promise not to harm.
I promise to give you all I...Read More
Categories: farm, peace,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Dear On The Ridge
There was a dear who had a ridge that she perched from
It was where she felt welcome 
Below there was a road 
Where cars must go. 

They would be driving in singles and pairs 
Going too fast that gave my...Read More
Categories: animal, autumn, car, death, desire, farm, gothic,
Form: Rhyme Royal
Premium Member Intellectual Snobbery
When I was in grade school
I was, already, 
on my leftbrain dominant path
toward acting the intellectual snob.

This, in large part
my best offense,
my trump card, sadly,
against marginalizing prejudice
of our community's non-farmer economic
and political Elite;

The few kids
whose parents went to college
and/or inherited...Read More
Categories: appreciation, emotions, farm, gender, health, integrity, peace,
Form: Political Verse
Sinking feeling springs eternal
Sinking feeling springs eternal...
courtesy sucker punched by vehicular travails

Truckload of banshees muffled
as more'n yours truly wails
he feels wheely tired
as one after another
significant snafu devilish

troublesome impish of the
poe pervert car -
tell driver unveils
scarier than Stephen
King's macabre tales
one illusory monster with

(by Scott)...Read More
Categories: farm, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Free verse
country roads
there they are the country roads
the heavy dew shimmering like gold
under the trees the early mist
has not yet risen with its gracefulness

the farmers machines are parked on black soil
only next year will they need to be oiled
the wind ranging in...Read More
Categories: day, farm, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Katie Osprey And Her Best Friends
Katie Osprey looked up from the ground 
And she knew this was no way to end a night on the town 
“Why did you dump me onto the Garden floor” 
Which made her four-legged love come back from the in-gate...Read More
Categories: farm, appreciation, christmas, class, dream, feelings, friendship, horse,
Form: Rhyme Royal
Premium Member Clark Came Courting Loralei
Loralei’s green eyes flickered in the dark,
Noticed by males, especially Clark.

She captivated him in every way.
He reminisced about her most of the day.

Truth told, she was totally unaware.
Of his bold prowess, and that he did care.

He came courting and met...Read More
Categories: farm, 10th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Cherry and Plum
Ruby Farms, farm of the sunset,
With a blooming riot of roses,
Is at the shadow of indigo night-
The hour of the deepest color!
The hues are intense as passion,
And darkly fine, as aged wine.
Beautiful, sweet violets are
Blooming near vine clad wall.
And grapevines...Read More
Categories: beauty, color, farm, flower, nature, nice, sunset,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Child and the Buffalo
The Stars and Moon had long been friends
    But this was set to change.
As the Moon just up and walked away
    Moving swiftly out of range.
And what was left was dark and void
 ...Read More
Categories: farm, courage, innocence, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member From Iowa Farm Stock
I come from Iowa farm stock.
We are healthy. Built on big feet.
We do not complain. We keep going.
We work in blizzards ignoring them.
We walk into mud up to our crotch, to save cows.
Hard work is the answer for everything.
And prayer...Read More
Categories: family, farm,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Horse Farmers
A horse came over to say
Without its usual neigh.
That he'd kick a farmer's pants
If one continued to dance,
To the sound of munching hay....Read More
Categories: anger, animal, anxiety, farm, fun, giggle, humor,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member when animals talk
It was Solar eclipse that weak,
Strange things suddenly unfolded,
All the animals began to speak,
But my wife was dumb founded!

For the first time in my married life,
Nearly twenty years and a nine,
Not a word from my loving wife,
Not a sneer, not...Read More
Categories: farm, animal, anxiety, bird, cat, depression, mental illness,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Please Listen
If my mother says her pain is a ten, it is a hundred.
On a scale of one to ten.
She is a farm girl woman.
Never complains about anything
Taught early
To be strong and stoic
One of seven children
Taught to keep her feelings to...Read More
Categories: farm, mother, pain,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member My son is protecting me
Standing on a cliff, overlooking the ocean
   Waves roll in, lapping up against the boardwalk
Toward the horizon gulls soar, occasionally 
   Swoop down to scoop up a small fish...

The rhythm of the ocean's pulse
  ...Read More
Categories: farm, father son, freedom, jewish, ocean,
Form: Free verse
As time and space stretches its vision,
the experience creates different decisions. 
While inquisitive has still its sphere,
the idea of old age draws near.
Whatever said by poets and sage,
the consequence of time is measured by age.
The waning and waxing of many...Read More
Categories: farm, 11th grade, 12th grade, appreciation, introspection, literature,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Beef Potatoes and Pie Please
Beef. Potatoes. Pie. 
If not that, nothing.
He would not even eat.

Lasagna? No. 
Spaghetti? Eye roll.
He would rather eat confetti.

Beef. Potatoes. Pie.
That was my Dad’s idea of dinner.
An Iowa farm boy, he wanted these three things at every meal.

Except breakfast.
Breakfast could...Read More
Categories: farm, dad, food,
Form: Free verse
What's new with me Matthew
What's new with me...Matthew?

Well for starters Nationwide
road service emergency
one man cutting crew
with battery charger in tow knew
exactly why no juice (think electricity),
his hunch found trunk light kept lit,
an innocent looking (to me or you)
lady's handbag accouterment,

fifty shades of blue
stuck out...Read More
Categories: farm, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, adventure,
Form: Free verse