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Giraffe Poems | Examples of Giraffe Poetry

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List of Giraffe Poems

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Something New Chris Green Rhyme giraffe, humor,
Premium Member Poem Be Thankful Janet Bingham Rhyme giraffe, bible, blessing, character, christian,
Premium Member Poem A BUSH FIRE JENNIFER PROXENOS Rhyme giraffe, animal, fire,
Something New Wendy M Rhyme giraffe, cheer up, family, humor,
Premium Member Poem Molly Our Football Star Caren Krutsinger Free verse giraffe, 10th grade, 7th grade,
Premium Member Poem Syllable Count Witchcraft Caren Krutsinger Free verse giraffe, write,
Shiver Brianna Hobson Free verse giraffe, childhood, family, father, house,
Premium Member Poem We Went to the Zoo to See all the Animals Marc Acrich Prose giraffe, animal,
Feathered Field of Dreams Unfulfilled Slam Christopher Flaherty Free verse giraffe, dream, slam,
Premium Member Poem Short Ribs G: A Gaelic Fashion Statement Jim Slaughter Light Verse giraffe, animal, humor,

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Did You Know
by Jack Ellison

Grapes explode when put in the microwave
Judge Judy makes $45 million a year
Now if that doesn't thrill you or rot your socks
There ain't much that...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: giraffe, fun,

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Wide Awake Now
by Caren Krutsinger
My impetuous pirate self-jumps up to play
I snarl and yell at her to just go away
She laughs as I hide my hazel eyes from her...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: giraffe, how i feel, humor,

epigram
by jan hansen
Saying

I used to say the elephant, people and the giraffe are not needed. 
How wrong I was the elephant reminds us how small we are...

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Epigram | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: giraffe, allegory, allusion, animal,

A funny thing happened on the way to the zoo
by Timothy McGuire
A funny thing happened on the way to the zoo,
You won’t believe it but I’ll tell it to you,
I was driving there and what did...

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

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No Slaughter
by charles messina
Swimming in the river were some elephants 
They were giving themselves a bath 
And over by the river bank 
Was a lonesome male giraffe
 
From...

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

ANIMAL TALK
by MOSES KISIANG'ANI MAKHAKHA
when I open the eyes, and squint properly
From above the Chetambe, and watch around fairly
I think is a nice , but together spent rarely
I want...

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Personification | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: giraffe, anti bullying, betrayal, character,

Giraffes
by Zachary Putman
Great are the savannahs
It's amazing to see them
Right where you always roam
Always in search of food
From the treetops you look down
Far and wide is your...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: giraffe, africa, animal, appreciation, earth,

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Maned Ruler
by Joseph May

  A hyena lets out a chilling laugh
 As lionesses feed on a downed giraffe
 The felines will be outnumbered soon
 By these vile...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: giraffe, animal, nature,

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The Okapi
by Janice Canerdy
Some like to see bunnies, so hoppy,
with small twitching noses and floppy,
cute ears—or a llama,
the cause of such drama;*
but I’d rather see an okapi!

Stumped viewers...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: giraffe, animal, appreciation,

ON BEING HUMAN
by L. J. Carber
It's hard being a human being,
much easier to be a lion or dog
or a giraffe or even a fish, and
much more fun to be an...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: giraffe, analogy, angst, appreciation, dream,

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I Wish I Was
by James Edward Lee Sr.
I Wish I Was

You know if I were an animal
I'd wish that I was
I wish I was a giraffe
For only then I could eat of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: giraffe, analogy, animal, appreciation,

HOME,THE BEST
by Lamech Obare

I miss home,
Home where am cordially welcome,
I miss the best treats,
Treats like that of a king,
Ooh Mama,am coming home soon.

The roasted giraffe meat,
The boiled duck...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: giraffe, africa,

Fish Makes a Wish
by Timothy McGuire
If I were in a tank I'd make a wish,
That God hadn't made me a goldfish,
I'd be an eagle up in the sky,
Floating free and...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: giraffe, animal, fish,

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Canada Is America's Canopy and More
by James Horn
Canada Is America's Canopy

Remember recently this told to me;
Canada has been America's canopy;
Lakes and streams,
With many dreams;
Both together are best place to be.

Jim Horn

Supply of...

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

The Mixed Up Zoo
by roger turner
Of all the places
I have been
This is the strangest
That I've seen

It is called
The mixed up zoo
where the animals
Just will not do
Exactly what they're supposed to...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: giraffe, 3rd grade, children, silly,

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A Lucky Escape
by Tom Cunningham
a fleeing giraffe ~ ~
hungry lion pride give chase 
kicks out and escapes  ~...

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

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Window Washer Committee
by Caren Krutsinger

A grayish blue beluga whale arrived two minutes too late.
The whole committee yelled "no"  before half past eight.

Fifteen minutes later, a filthy, smelly camel...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: giraffe, 6th grade, 7th grade,

Call Me Shorty
by Sonia Walker
Call me shorty,
I have to look up
because everyone is taller
except for children who are smaller.

Call me shorty,
I might not be a giraffe,
being petite means not...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: giraffe, humor,

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My First Pet
by K. T. Pearson
My mommy said today
that I could get a pet one day.
I gave her a kiss
then started making my list.

Maybe I could get a giraffe
it would...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: giraffe, animal, children, fun,

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Ivie Twombley 1884-1913
by stark hunter
Ivie Twombley
1884-1913

Lottie Gordon and me were always together.
Joined at the hip, most folks would say;
You never met two ladies quite like us.
If you had known...

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Epitaph | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: giraffe, death of a friend,