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Gorilla Poems | Examples of Gorilla Poetry

Gorilla Poems. Below are examples of poems about gorilla. This list of poetry about gorilla is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of gorilla poetry. This list of works about gorilla is a great resource for examples of gorilla poems and show how to write poems about gorilla. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Gorilla Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Return To the Highland Mist Gregory R Barden Free verse gorilla, animal, language, love, memorial,
Premium Member Poem Let The Animal Band Commence Caren Krutsinger Abecedarian gorilla, animal, fun, humorous,
The Number 1 Slam Poem Nick Trim Rhyme gorilla, slam,
A funny thing happened on the way to the zoo Timothy McGuire Rhyme gorilla, animal,
Premium Member Poem Verbal Diarrhea Jack Ellison Limerick gorilla, angst,
Gorilla Timothy McGuire Personification gorilla, animal,
Premium Member Poem I am On Fire For Poetry Soup Right Now Caren Krutsinger Free verse gorilla, friendship love, how i
Village Champion Isaac Asante Epic gorilla, adventure, africa,
Premium Member Poem Lunar Ticking Freddie Robinson Jr. Free verse gorilla, allusion, dark, symbolism, word
Premium Member Poem It s not a he, neither a she but it Faraz Ajmal Epic gorilla, dark,

Peeps eed To Come Together Part Two
by Mario Vitale
there is a fountain hidden with peace in our society to set mens hearts free
folks its time we came together no matter what the weather...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gorilla, art, autumn, baseball, beauty,

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Monkey Puzzle
by Kevin Shaw
Monkey Puzzle

Orangutan Apes and Chimpanzees
Fool around in Monkey Puzzle Trees
The Gorilla doesn’t care
A Baboon wouldn’t dare
Puzzle with Monkey's and Chimpanzees
...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gorilla, animal, fun, nonsense, silly,

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Born and Bred
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Goshen ghettofied,
born and bred
Yeah, I’m the teen darkie
with the big nose
and the nappy head
Rolling with my homies
on an asphalt bounce,
with the music on blast
Yeah, we’re...

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Dramatic monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gorilla, identity, perspective, racism, truth,

Going Ape
by george seal
    There once was a man from Manila,
    Who said, i'm the best lady killer.
    His...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gorilla, animal, fun,

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Phat Pocket Lean
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Let me tell you ‘bout this cosmic cat,
somebody you really oughta know
Got the coolest walk,
the hippest talk
When he enters the danger zone,
his heartbeat slows ...
Giving...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gorilla, character, cool, fun, image,

A Gorilla and a Butterfly
by Danielle Lagace
I am the great powerful gorilla,
and all of the creatures fear me below!
I am known as the great Attila.
NO ONE has dared call me slow!!

I...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gorilla, animal,

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Preponderance of Guilt
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

50-50
was the divorce court decree
She and I both bear the blame,
yet, why does an 800-pound gorilla
preponderance of guilt
weigh heavy on the back of me?
I know...

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Dramatic monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gorilla, divorce, marriage, perspective, sad

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Godzilla's Cousin: COLLABORATION
by Dale Gregory Cozart
Susie's pet name was Wanda-zilla
and hailed from jungles near Manila.
Her poetry was swill
so to pay all her bills
she did strip shows for native gorillas.

She went...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gorilla, humorous,

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Patricia
by Jack Ellison


Have a new friend, her name is Patricia
From the start, she's befriended this old gorilla
Her writings impress me too
They're fresh and new
How fortunate am I,...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gorilla, friendship,

at the city zoo
by DC Bursey
 a bell would ring
when it was time for food
it was a depressing chime for 
for a gorilla named old grey who 
lost his teeth...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gorilla, fun,

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Free Smiling World
by Funom Makama
1. A constant smile is the alabaster
for struggle’s ornaments be made faster
average looks with a smile can be labial
its absence points to problems so filial,
may...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gorilla, angst, anxiety, fairy, fantasy,

Odyssey from Africa 6e 7a
by Phil Salmon
CHAPTER 6 (e, continued)

Though without communication 
Spoken in symbolic language 
Their gorilla hosts perceived it
And made ready for the parting
 
In a solemn mood of sadness
All the hominids...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gorilla, adventure, africa, history, identity,

Odyssey from Africa 6c
by Phil Salmon
CHAPTER 6 (continued, c)

Several of the primate children 
Sat together in the branches 
Of a tree; they did not notice 
Danger silently approaching 
 
Through the leaves a brown and...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gorilla, adventure, africa, imagination, mythology,

Caged Gorilla
by Mark Giles
Why am I here 
this isn't my home 
I do miss my mountain
and the trees where I'd roam 
and what of my family 
where have...

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

Odyssey from Africa 6b
by Phil Salmon
CHAPTER 6 b (continued...)


Glowing insects and night-crawlers
Shuffling on the ground below them
Moments later they were sleeping 
Near their hominid companions 
 
In our present day,...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gorilla, adventure, africa, animal, community,

Odyssey from Africa 5b 6a
by Phil Salmon
They could hear the mighty felines
Running in a line behind them
Han and Kwona and the children 
Knew that they were being herded
 
These great sabre-tooth cat hunters
Were...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gorilla, adventure, africa, history, identity,

Active Emotions
by Geraldine Taylor
https://m.soundcloud.com/user-921599710/active-emotions

The aardvark who was ashamed looked at the floor
The ant that was angry banged on the door
The bee who was bold ventured on a quest
The...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gorilla, children, education,

Mountain Gorilla
by Colin Jeffery


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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gorilla, animal, nature, tribute,

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Orangutan and the Chimpanzee
by Kevin Shaw
An Orangutan said to the Chimpanzee,
“I’m bored and tired, hanging in this tree.”
Going to pack my bag and move to the States,
Live with Gus Gorilla,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gorilla, adventure, funny, nonsense,

The systematic sugar stirs soup
by Taoi Chanan
A parasympathetic parody in a par is neither equivalent to a vineyard crushed into a jar or a hammock in a cartwheeling car in a...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gorilla, angel, april, aubade,