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Lion Poems | Examples of Lion Poetry

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

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List of Lion Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem WILL HIS MAJESTY BECOME EXTINCT JENNIFER PROXENOS Rhyme lion, africa, animal, nature,
Premium Member Poem The life of a poet Faraz Ajmal Rhyme lion, dream, imagery, world,
Her Eyes Were Like Fireflies olusegun Arowolo Free verse lion, life,
Premium Member Poem I'm a Lion Jeff Martin Verse lion, confidence, courage, inspiration,
Golden Gates Jordan Foster Free verse lion, beautiful, christian, farewell, heart,
Lucifer Works for God Larry Logan Free verse lion, addiction,
I Put A Spell On You George Stanworth Rhyme lion, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Premium Member Poem Let me take you to heaven Faraz Ajmal Rhyme lion, heaven,
Sleep Inducing Powers matthew harris Free verse lion, 10th grade, 11th grade,
fruit of the feilds Allan Terry Burlesque lion, adventure, anxiety, appreciation, blessing,

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ROARING HUNGRY LION
by James Edward Lee Sr.
ROARING HUNGRY LION

sometimes I go on
as a roaring lion roars
chasing wild pig-bores

what is for dinner
gazelles and jackals do run
away from lion

the king of beast roars
chasing...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lion, adventure, anxiety, how i

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Circles
by Andrew Travis
Forged in fire, born and bred
Like a lion in their heads
Open hand made fist by culture
Circles of violence upon well-worn treads

Prospering, only crows and vultures
Pick...

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Rubaiyat | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lion, allegory, power, red, violence,

Woolly Wolf
by Ginny Hewey
Mixologist witch. You serve a drink but with a nasty twist. You said you despair, as you’ll so easily break a pair? Never a spoonful...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lion, anger, hate,

ELUL EVIDENCED
by Trudy Schrader
Once, an old man sat at a bar
Seemingly, alone in the woods
The Falls were just over there
Above all of his shunned shoulds of good

Too great...

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

Laryngeal Spasm
by matthew harris
(alternately titled: excuse me while aye...
touch the sky, hen derrick lee 
and pull lightly gag.)

September third tooth house sand
     and eighteen...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lion, 10th grade, 11th grade,

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When You're Five
by Emile Pinet


The wind howls, masking barks of a stray dog
roaring like a lion, in growling gusts.
And a child cowers in a dark corner
with his teddy bear,...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lion, 10th grade, age, anxiety,

The Call
by Jean Bush
Oh, who do you call,
My beautiful one?

Rising in iridescent splendor
In the dark side of light against the creeping dawn.

A mourning cry to follow ere the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lion, adventure, africa, animal, cat,

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SUN KISSED
by JENNIFER PROXENOS
SUN KISSED

I live on the continent of Africa,
I’m sun kissed,
I live in Africa under a fierce, blazing sun,
I’m sun kissed,
I live in Africa where the...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lion, africa,

Aye Chalk Lot, A Boot The Latest Scoop
by matthew harris
As a lactose intolerant
     cow whirring lion eye zing
dual (Banjo playing) Manichean
     ("FAKE") keen man womanizing,
faux nymphomaniac...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lion, 11th grade, 12th grade,

Feelings awakening
by Saheed Oshodi

Hi
It's ok to say bye
Cos it's obvious am not the guy 
You would love to be by your side 

Although the bye could make me...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lion, crush, emotions, feelings, first

MOTHER
by RICHARD TABI
Tell them i was here
I carried them in my sack for nine months.
Tell them the ugly pains I encroached.
The fire that was in my chest.
The...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lion, africa, birth, celebration, death,

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Consumed by Expectation
by Sandra Haight
Consumed By Expectation


The lion waits; a tired and lonely beast
sequestered long behind the iron gate
which sternly keeps him prisoner, at least
in body.  But his...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lion, freedom, metaphor,

PRIDE--REVERSE
by olusegun Arowolo
I have a lion heart ,
That makes me hard and soft at the same time ,
Though I do lend or give out sometimes ,but 
I’m...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lion, pride,

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Who--or What--do you think you are
by Gershon Wolf
Who, or what, do you think you are?
  A Bollywood star
    A Turkish bazaar
      An iron...

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Monorhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lion, celebrity, silly, words,

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Heaven
by Holly Hippocampus
Ear has not heard, eye has not seen, 
no servant can conceive of this place.
Streets paved with gold, and rare precious gems,
 the light shining...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lion, christian, heaven,

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Cradle, Cross to Crown
by Donetta Harless
A cradle filled with hay 
Our newborn Jesus lay
Born of the Virgin Mary
Sin of man to carry

From the cradle, Mary knew
What Jesus must go through
A...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lion, blessing, faith, god, heaven,

Fools and Freaks
by Anastasia Stewart
Painted faces of perfect shining smiles,
venetian masks of skin.
They say the ones who believe in love aren’t afraid to sin. 
That they don’t fear falling...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lion, analogy, anxiety, confidence, sin,

Litany of poetic devices
by Florence Ezekiel
The night peevished in silence
Here on the grass I sit-but my heart stood
I hear my tiny thought tingle
It fluttered in my head like the wings...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lion, celebration,

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We Went to the Zoo to See all the Animals
by Marc Acrich
We Went to the Zoo to See all the Animals
 
We went to the zoo to see all of darn the animals that are so...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lion, animal,

Nine Lives Removed From Royal Dig Nitty
by matthew harris
Nine Lives Removed From Royal Dig Nitty ©?ß
(alternately titled: lion eyes hide sharp claws)

Aye attest tubby reincarnated
     from one male Russian...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lion, 11th grade, 12th grade,