Hyena Poems | Examples of Hyena Poetry

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
DARE ME NOT Olufemi Oloye ABC hyena, butterfly, confidence, courage, crazy,
Premium Member Poem Maned Ruler Joseph May Rhyme hyena, animal, nature,
The Mixed Up Zoo roger turner Light Verse hyena, 3rd grade, children, silly,
Premium Member Poem MRS BOBBITT TOSSES HER HUSBANDS CIGAR Kim Rodrigues Light Verse hyena, humor,
Premium Member Poem My Cry Jannie Breedt Free verse hyena, angst, anti bullying, anxiety,
Village Champion Isaac Asante Epic hyena, adventure, africa,
Premium Member Poem Our Zoo Mike Hauser Rhyme hyena, analogy, fun, life,
High Purr Billy Biography Sketch front tuss piece matthew harris I do not know? hyena, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Lion of Judah Maxie Macdonald Narrative hyena, bible, faith, jesus,
Tigress in the kitchen Solomon Ochwo-Oburu Quatrain hyena, metaphor, tiger,

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Fear
by Probir Gupta
It's true
Bunking its task
in the blue sky
Golden sunshine
Lies down morose
In sorrow
Laying its head on the tree trunk
Looking pale
It surprises me
As I see it smeared
With ashes...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyena, anger, anxiety, confusion, environment,

Odyssey from Africa 10b
by Phil Salmon
CHAPTER 10b, Hiatus, continued

Till a pebble thrown by Matto
Struck the creature on its forehead 
And it hissed in indignation 
Slinking off into the darkness 
...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyena, adventure, africa, history, mythology,

Odyssey from Africa 9c10a
by Phil Salmon
CHAPTER 9c

Swift a sand shark spiraled nearer
Baring teeth it eyed them coldly
Han spun full about and kicked it
In the center of its body
 
But at...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyena, adventure, africa, history, mythology,

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FLY RIGHT HE SAID
by Vicki Acquah
Straighten up -
Fly right-
My canvass queen.
You are not a butterfly
that flickers and flouts
all about,
Flesh muse:
I can't use
you as your
drunken monkey,
has arisen bickering about
 as you...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyena, drink, drug, humorous, relationship,

The Hyena
by Kelli White
Cackle cackle friend or foe
Four legged creature after a doe
Carnivorous lusting flesh and bone
Cackle cackle lustrous loud tone
Front legs long back legs short
Pointed snout hunters'...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyena, identity,

Reflection
by john chizoba vincent
take your time and tell what time it is,
to the ever wishful watching world cry. 
Where do dreams come from to mind? 
How do dreams...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyena, abuse, africa, allegory, anniversary,

Hyena called hyenas
by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
Hyena called hyenas
to teach them humility
but a fight broke out

They shouted and fought
other animals laughed loud
many broke their ribs

The Hare told them
Do not wear oversize...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyena, lust, satire,

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The Mariner
by Frederic Parker
The Mariner's old salted-air skin,  leather tight,
on a mast-hard frame of bones
and flash flood rushing blood,
faces ice-fed winds bouncing his ship
and helm cockeyed on...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyena, adventure,

New Beginning Page 12a
by Owen Yeates
Groundhog Day

What's your point of view? 
Is it a case of Deja Vu?
Is it Groundhog Day again
Going round causes me pain
No it’s just another week
Same...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyena, celebration,

Cannibal Carnivore Carnival
by Walter Alter

now there’s a tongue twister
which has sunk weighted by disbelief
to the bottom of memory
this is a rescue attempt for 
eyes trapped behind closed lids
underlying rather...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyena, how i feel,

The School Boy Anthem
by john chizoba vincent
I will learn to read tomorrow
When the teachers are not around
When facebook becomes book face
and instagram, pages of a textbook
Then,  my boom will be...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyena, abuse, africa, age, art,

The brave
by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
The brave in this world
rarely die on death-bed
as the cowards globe-run
and meander in hiding

Yes. The brave fall off
as broken leaves and pods
from trees of the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyena, power, satire,

Test day
by Sunwoo Kim
The classroom of judgement awaits at my school 
And I felt like a dumb little fool 
For I have not studied for the test ...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyena, school,

Hyena
by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
Hyena
tired and hungry
cried loudly near kraal
saw little hope for a meal
prayed


...

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Cinquain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyena, allegory, america, political,

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My Prayer
by Jannie Breedt
What will it take for you too see?
What will it take for you to answer me?
I walked in the glade
Tall grass waving so melancholy
Musical notes...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyena, absence, miss you,

Ugly Butterfly
by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
Ugly butterfly looks at me
Color-crowded, shouting
Body-dirty
Eyes-a collage
Legs-strings
Mouth- vulgar
Ears-waxy
Wings-full of ashes
Abdomen-floozy
Flight-clumsy
Smell-offensive
Laughter- of a hyena
Heart- four pebbles
Everything-ugly, ugly!
...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyena, allusion, power,

An Old Hyena Stalks the Pack
by Marti Sutherland
Lurking in the darkest shadows,
she looks for one of us to hound,
trying to catch a little glimpse
as she staggers along and limps

Spittle and drool keeps...

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

The making of an Empire
by Marco Kalunduka
Empires forged from the suffering of others reign supreme
Their sweat is the mortar between bricks holding the structure in place
Their minds brainwashed not to dare...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyena, strength, war,

Underwear of thorns
by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
Ugly and painful life I live
No one may know about it
Down there is fixed underwear
Enshrined with sharp thorns
Rigging me into life of agony
When I try...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyena, africa, allegory, political,

Life's too short
by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu


Life's too short to spend it as a lion
Go out and carry the banner of peace

Life's too short to spend it as a mole
Go out...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyena, allusion, analogy, imagery, leadership,



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