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Hippopotamus Poems | Examples of Hippopotamus Poetry

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List of Hippopotamus Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Nostalgia For Yesteryear Of Boyhood matthew harris Free verse hippopotamus, 10th grade, 12th grade,
Premium Member Poem Hippopotamus arthur vaso Lyric hippopotamus, africa, allegory, animal, christian,
Premium Member Poem Short Ribs H: Who you callin' fat Jim Slaughter Light Verse hippopotamus, animal, humor,
3 featuring Lyric Man Nick Trim Rhyme hippopotamus, children, kindergarten, nonsense, smart,
Himalaya's Foot Print Robin Carretti Free verse hippopotamus, confidence, dream, emotions, journey,
Authenticated Addressed Partial Letter Circa 1970 part two matthew harris Epic hippopotamus, 10th grade, 11th grade,
HIPPOPOTAMUS Poetic Flame Limerick hippopotamus, fun, metaphor,
Premium Member Poem AFRICAN ANTHOLOGY Tom Cunningham Haiku hippopotamus, africa, animal, nature, water,
Premium Member Poem Animal Crackers and Chicken Soup Jim Slaughter Rhyme hippopotamus, childhood, humor, mothers day,
irritable bowel syndrome exacerbated courtesy of prunes matthew harris Free verse hippopotamus, 12th grade, anxiety, dark,

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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: hippopotamus, animal, children, fun,

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RECURRING NIGHTMARE
by Line Gauthier
(form 5-7-5 kawanagi)



imaginary
overenthusiastic
hippopotamus 



posted in March, 2018...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hippopotamus, animal, dream, fantasy, fear,

wild beast
by jan hansen
A Wild Beast

Hippopotamus 
Is of no interest to me
Lives in muddy ponds
Since no one wants its
Considerable teeth
It is left alone
To harass innocent tourists
Who assume
It is...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hippopotamus, adventure, africa, allegory,

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Bite Off More Than They Can Chew
by James Horn
Bite Off More Than They Can Chew

How can someone be chocked up who we knew;
Have them Bite Off More Than They Can Chew;
Terrible diet;
Should not...

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

What If Thanksgiving Celebrated 365 Days A Year part ii
by MATTHEW harris
   to dirt poor anonymous guerillas G.I. Jane or G.I. Joe
   who cross paths with each other, 
   even...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hippopotamus, america, appreciation, autumn, celebration,

THE OATH
by Mohamed Manzur Bah
Wife: I cannot stop to say I love you inasmuch as; I am breathing the love Oxygen. I find the world is so tight without...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hippopotamus, true love, wedding, wife,

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Hippopotamus Lunch
by Mike Hauser
Everyday I have lunch
With a pink hippopotamus
The menus always the same
Tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwiches 
Oh, and Diet Cherry Coke 
Cause he likes the...

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

Harvey the Hippo
by alan balter
Harvey the Hippo

Harvey is a huge hippopotamus
Who bathes in a bay that is bottomless
HIs mouth is as large as a riverboat barge
And he weighs ten...

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

Consciousness
by Dalton Ogletree
1/9/17


With this no harm I meant
Life is marvelous

Faster than rocketships
Entering a higher level of consciousness
Around nautilus, hippopotamus other species and hominids
Another song I give
While realizing...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hippopotamus, poetry, rap, word play,

My Lost Rib is Lost
by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
My lost rib is lost
Girls reject me everywhere
some raise their noses when they see me
In the college they ran away from me
claiming my socks smell...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hippopotamus, allegory,

A one two three is neither a one to one or a two plus six
by Taoi Chanan
Oh great. It is time to build a snowman in a fire place. Just ensure even placement and it is imperative to use the fire...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hippopotamus, anniversary, april, august, baseball,

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Only Found Here
by Freddie Robinson Jr.
This is the land
known for its unique diversity
You don't have to search very hard,
just look around at the different exotic trees
The baobab and the coconut,
the...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hippopotamus, africa, animal, beautiful, tribute,

hippopotamus having hyperactivity
by Taoi Chanan
Hyperthermia can be caused by standing in slip streams in sluice dumps. It never really fails if ice water can run a lake from a...

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

Slump Swamp Stream
by Taoi Chanan
An unfortunate calibre is a turtle turning in a towel. Vast vistas vacate villages videoing vests vehemently And all the time the sleeping beast snores...

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

Slumpy swamp steam
by Taoi Chanan
An unfortunate calibre is a turtle turning in a towel. Vast vistas vacate villages videoing vests vehemently And all the time the sleeping beast snores...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hippopotamus, animal, arabic, art, beautiful,

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Couscous
by John Anderson
Preposterous hippopotamus laughs at scandalous rhinoceros. 
Precipitous, calamitous cumulus leaks rain on head.
Furious, igneous volcanoes spurt copious lava, aqueous and amphibious into sea. 
But despite...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hippopotamus, food,

Pardon Me
by LR Waldman
The digestive system, what can I say, 
A favorite to exercise many times a day. 
It’s always working whether awake or asleep, 
And most of...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hippopotamus, science,

unification understanding undergrowth underwater uniquely underwent unselfishly unified
by Taoi Chanan
Funnily it is the shame of sham that shampoo runs away down a drain. Oh dear. What an absolute disaster for the many supporting bottles...

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

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Schizophrenias Temple- Hope I am Making Sense
by Funom Makama
The suffering inflicted when I was George Bush
I’ll gladly take back.
This is my calling to give back to society.
Love and fulfillment are fakes, I’ll not...

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Dramatic monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hippopotamus, i am, imagery, imagination,

barons of bees
by Taoi Chanan
A hippopotamus in a tree is never the same as a forty foot sunbathing prawn with sunglasses. For in the eyes of the cool breeze...

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