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Kangaroo Poems | Examples of Kangaroo Poetry

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

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List of Kangaroo Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
The Stench Christine Phillips Narrative kangaroo, america, courage, destiny, encouraging,
Premium Member Poem Serpentine Shadow Dance Freddie Robinson Jr. Burlesque kangaroo, dance, spiritual, wisdom, word
Empire Emphatically Enforces Exercise matthew harris Dramatic Verse kangaroo, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Premium Member Poem Sue, Who Trained with Animals Andrea Dietrich Limerick kangaroo, animal,
Tweedle Dee And Tweedle Dum KENG CHUAN SENG Free verse kangaroo, angst, change, community, future,
Surfing the Gold Coast Rico Leffanta Limerick kangaroo, animal, culture, journey, nature,
Solitary Australia Xuefeng Pan Free verse kangaroo, christian, endurance, immigration, metaphor,
Premium Member Poem Rabbit DNA Freddie Robinson Jr. Ode kangaroo, parents, parody, truth, wisdom,
Woke Up In Australia David Welch Narrative kangaroo, adventure, celebration, confusion, drink,
Premium Member Poem Flogged a Dead Horse arthur vaso Free verse kangaroo, art, psychological, solitude, symbolism,

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Conjuring Up a World
by Suzanne Delaney
1)	A short LETTER to novice poets (highschool level, retirees, etc) e.g.


 “Dear budding poet, … Your love of poetry and words has brought you to...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: kangaroo, poetry, poets, writing,

Down Under Doll
by Robert Pettit
Here I am standing on my feet in North America.
However, the place I would rather be is Australia.
There lives a pretty little woman I adore.
With...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: kangaroo, love, travel,

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Evolution
by Rhoda Monihan
Evolution Not God

It is the case that there is no God,
He does not exist, he is not the one,
He is not there, he’s not everyone’s...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: kangaroo, animal, beautiful, change, cool,

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I ACCIDENTALLY LET ONE LOOSE
by JAN ALLISON
I accidentally let one loose -
I was tipsy and had no excuse
It happened at the rare breed’s zoo
When I decided to cuddle a cute kangaroo

As...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: kangaroo, animal, fantasy, humorous,

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CRAZE DURING FOOTBALL GAME
by Olive Eloisa Guillermo - Fraser
CRAZE DURING FOOTBALL GAME

Up yellows; greens; reds and blue,
tell me! Tell me, who is through?
Passes. Crosses. Headers. Shots.
Volleys, blasters, more scissor kicks
tell me! Tell me,...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: kangaroo, appreciation, football, love, sports,

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Very Interesting Facts
by Jack Ellison

Once read that a kangaroo can't jump
Unless its tail is touching the ground
I've tried it and I couldn't jump either
I too was literally earthbound

Heaviest land...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: kangaroo, humorous,

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Slanging it up Down Under
by White Wolf
In the land of Oz, we're all fair dinkum,
Every bloke, Sheila and Healer too.
By crikey mate, if you get us started,
You'll regret the day I...

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

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A big leap
by Gershon Wolf
There once was a rhino from Timbuktu
Who considered himself a kangaroo--
   He took a big leap
   Landed all in a heap--
Sat...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: kangaroo, africa, animal, music, silly,

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Have You Hugged A Llama Today
by Jack Ellison


Have you hugged a llama today
Or a bunny or a kangaroo
You'll feel all squiggly and giggly inside
And a bit rumpity bumpity too

Not only will you...

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

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Well, I never
by Jim Slaughter
Well, I never played tug-of-war with an elephant
Or kick boxed a kangaroo;

I never arm-wrestled an octopus
Or won the lottery or built an igloo.

I never went...

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

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Pink Joey Oh My
by Emile Pinet


The Pink Joey or Dwarf Pink Kangaroo Paw
when cataloged made botanists...quiver.  
For it's a rare native Australian plant
first found along the Margaret River.

A clumping...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: kangaroo, 8th grade, beautiful, butterfly,

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I WISH I WAS
by Alexis Y.
             I wish that I was a Kangaroo 
    ...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: kangaroo, humor,

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A Cuckoo Kangaroo
by Jack Ellison


Have you ever seen a  kangaroo
Who's a little bit off his noodle
He hops around like a crazy galoot
Who's lost his kit and caboodle

He sometimes...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: kangaroo, silly,

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VERSE LYRICS
by Leon Enriquez



Cluster crisp calm
Brave busy balm


Lovely lines leap
Strange spacious sleep


Feel floral feed
Scent sparkles seed


Kangaroo keeps
Rich ripples reap


Dance dazzles dear
Crisp comfort cheers


Watch wealthy ways
Prize ponders play


Verse vibrant...

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Alliteration | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: kangaroo, allusion,

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JIGSAW PUZZLE
by Leon Enriquez



Friday evening flight,
A touch of urgency,
Changi Airport Terminal One.


Check-in smoothly,
Baggage and all,
A trip Down Under.


Three souls plus one,
Baby in tow plus three adults,
An outback escapade.


A...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: kangaroo, allegory,

jimmy 's true love is misty not nicola LOVEDALE
by gate low
jimmy 's true love is misty not nicola LOVEDALE 26.04.18
 
jealousy is occurring
clearly displaying traits
nicolar is right in this referring
to the one and only stud...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: kangaroo, 9th grade, addiction, allah,

Suessical Gibberish
by roger turner
If a fish
Could make a wish
for what would
this fish wish ?
a wishing fish
you say, tosh tish
but if you were
a wishing fish
would you wish for
a new...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: kangaroo, child, cute, fish, funny,

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Joey The Kangaroo Drummer
by James Edward Lee Sr.
Joey The Kangaroo Drummer

Joey The kangaroo
a marsupial from 
way down under blue 
in his pocket carries a drum

Ahh! But of course he plays
songs Olivia Newton...

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McWhirtle | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: kangaroo, animal, immigration, music,

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Arrested Anger
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

They arrested my anger:
my fingertips, they ink painted
These defiant ebony eyes
were given a sideway rearview 
racial profile
A police photo shoot, 
criminal style
I became a most...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: kangaroo, anger, prejudice, truth, wisdom,

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haikai - a micro anthology - AUSTRALIA
by Mick Talbot

wild Australia
hark... sounds of didgeridoos
mobs of kangaroo

Australian folk...
Aboriginals suffer
arpartied still reigns...

Australian folk...
at one with nature... what's left
arpartied still reigns...

vistas of nature
o that monolith could talk
Australian...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: kangaroo, nature,