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Gerbil Poems

Gerbil Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of gerbil 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 gerbil.

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It is like a Christmas present for the whole family
‘It’s like a Christmas present for the whole family!’

My nephew is ecstatic about the impending birth of his new brother or sister. The baby is due in the middle of December and he, being only five and still full of...Read More
Categories: gerbil, baby,
Form: Haibun



What If Destiny
What If Destiny... 
Deeded Mine Singular Default Mode To...

Communicate (temporarily,
     strictly and hypothetically)
     merely allowing me to burble
essentially rendering, limiting,
     and fixing me tubby nonverbal,

where frustration ensued -
...Read More
Categories: gerbil, 12th grade, absence, betrayal, child, goodbye, obituary,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member A Guinea Pig Is Dead
In 1985, we had three daughters.
They were 5, 10, and 11.
So life was fun, of course.
Each daughter had a gerbil.
Flopsy, Crumbone and Taylor.
Don’t ask me which is which.
They are rodents.

I broke my leg on a Thursday.
In 5 places, trying to...Read More
Categories: gerbil, 7th grade, 8th grade, fun, funny, humor,
Form: I do not know?
Gerbils Poem
Gerbils poem

Two black eyes
Peep out of the bedding
A quivering nose
And not much more
A tail as thick
As a bit of string
It is a gerbil
Is it not?

Two blue eyes
Look into my bedding
Arms and legs
And a good deed more
Clumsy and huge
I wonder why
It...Read More
Categories: gerbil, animal,
Form: Name
Premium Member CIRCLE OF LIFE
As a baby, love comes in soft and simple ways
A warm bottle, a hug, fresh sheet on which she lays.
The toddler, she matures, begins to fill her days
Walking so she can grab the toys with which she plays.
By five our...Read More
Categories: gerbil, baby, child, daughter, growing up, life, mother,
Form: Monorhyme



Ode to my Gerbil
I’m scum, I know, I am an ass
I knew through cardboard you could pass

You chewed and chewed a great big hole,
I wish I knew you had a soul

You ran and laughed, but what you saw
It stomped you flat, it was...Read More
Categories: gerbil, absence, cat, death, grave, parody, poetry, tribute,
Form: Ode
Word Squirrel
Rodents can be loquacious
That includes your average gerbil
They love to prattle, chat and blather
They really are quite verbal

Hamsters are talkative too
Just as garrulous as can be
With running mouth and wheel to match
They are a sight to see

But I am loath...Read More
Categories: gerbil, animal, children, education, kid, words,
Form: Rhyme
Meowing Cat 2
The gerbil is not food
She doesn't like you
You pounce and prey upon my friend
The gerbil is not food
You paw at her, but she will bite
Your claws will never hold her tight
The gerbil is not food
She doesn't like you

...Read More
Categories: gerbil, pets,
Form: Triolet
The Two Gerbils and the Wheel
This is a story of sharing. This is a story of caring for one another and placing other's needs above our own. 

Once upon a time there were two gerbils in a gerbil cage. One gerbil said to the other...Read More
Categories: gerbil, animal, character, environment, children, kids, peace, together,
Form: Narrative
Gran's Got Gerbils
 The following poem is based on a true story 

We were sitting down one evening when the phone began to ring,
“Hello mum,” said Father, “Can I help with anything?”
Grandmother then answered, “There’s a gerbil in my house!”
“Do you really...Read More
Categories: gerbil, childhood, family, father, children, funny, mother, grandmother,
Form: Rhyme
the accumulant
as a child
the amazement with little things,
the wrapper on the present,
(instead of the present itself)
shiny objects & furry fuzzies,
all brought with them an
enjoyment which couldn’t be held onto---
crumbling brittle &
swiftly falling through the hands with the
consistency of 
grains of sand.

the...Read More
Categories: gerbil, life,
Form: Free verse
Tron
Energized by light
run with power
The opponents become pawns on a grid
A universal world in our imaginations
Spinning at the speed of light
Not a gerbil running on it's wheel

Made by a creator
Which one day will self destruct
Vanishing among a sea of stars
An...Read More
Categories: gerbil, science fiction
Form: Free verse
Recollections of a Pekingese
Recollections of a Pekingese

Remembering she loved me so.
Alone and frightened in that shop,
Hidden like a gerbil, laying low.
While wishing someone kind would stop.

I barked and yapped when she came near.
Because I knew she'd loved me so.
With sparkle eyes, she held...Read More
Categories: gerbil, animalsme, me,
Form: Quatrain
ode to a gerbil
little gerbil in a cage
running your wheel but full of rage
hate being locked up all the day
waiting for your big escape
wondering what it would be like to play
in the heat of the sun's rays...Read More
Categories: gerbil, animals
Form: Rhyme
Life As A Gerbil
I would like to thank you for your visit.
I have removed these poems for a distant future book publication.
I believe we poets, can make a difference
in this world. We live in the 21st century,
we have tools( technology), we have our...Read More
Categories: gerbil, fantasy
Form: I do not know?
Wide Awake II
Insomnia isn't what this is...body feels the antithesis
   too many synapses tap dancing late
A recital of thoughts that wont disapate
  Body idle despite the cranium cartwheels--The heart feels ..
     much like a gerbil...Read More
Categories: gerbil, angst
Form: Free verse
My Girl Anna Conda
She is long, lean and very much into exercise
In body building contests, she always takes top prize
Now she is training for a Triathalon
Her mother coaches her from her car eating Bon Bons
She tells her it takes self discipline to succeed
As...Read More
Categories: gerbil, me, car, me,
Form: ABC
The Runaway Gerbil
There was a hole in your cage
And out ran you
Head held high and laughing
Like a gerbil would do
You hid behind the dryer
And maybe slept a few
And had a merry time
Thinking we couldn't catch you
You grazed on paper
And snacked on the...Read More
Categories: gerbil, adventure, animals, children, funny, pets,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
pays
pays to be me,in defeat,do you scream.lean, plaeser,a hellbent 
ceaser,weezer,the band,my biggest fan.so?who are they/they repay from 
scratch,did it catch?where are they?doing it/when?where/give in,care.see the 
lights,fantastic,creme de creme,me agnastic.wastic,pretty boy,give it up,give to 
loins.foil man,where's the gerbil?...Read More
Categories: gerbil, funny,
Form: ABC