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Manatee Poems | Examples of Manatee Poetry

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

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List of Manatee Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem A Current News Spawn PAT Adams Quatrain manatee, character, history, humorous, imagery,
Premium Member Poem Rehashing History: Ponce de Leon and the Mermaid Jim Slaughter Light Verse manatee, history, humor,
Premium Member Poem The Matinee Viewing of a Cow at Sea Amy Sell Rhyme manatee, animal, appreciation, loneliness, nature,
Premium Member Poem Gentle Manatee Julie Leigh Rodeheaver Free verse manatee, animal, nature,
Premium Member Poem Manatee Julie Leigh Rodeheaver I do not know? manatee, animal, care, encouraging, endurance,
Premium Member Poem The Aquatic Savior Madison Demetros Free verse manatee, animal, childhood, love, memory,
boys in speedboats Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen Haiku manatee, animal, boat, hurt,
BENEATH THE SURFACE Poetryof Providence Verse manatee, boat, creation, earth, fish,
Premium Member Poem Death by Manatee Carolyn Devonshire Rhyme manatee, humorous,
The Land Of Rhyme Remembered Red OMara Couplet manatee, cute, fantasy, sea,

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A Manatee's Pace
by Sara Kendrick
Awakened with need to visit restroom, did make that run
Dizziness hits with faintiness, feelings of passing totalily out, falling
Ambulance was called early in morn; Princess...

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Quintain (English) | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: manatee, health,

The Good and the Bad - Paper or Plastic
by Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen
Discarded plastic can bring creature alarm.
On the head of a manatee, it has no charm.
Paper comes from trees, lost habitats, poor bee.
Is it just convenience...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: manatee, animals, nature, people, poetry,

for the holiday suicides
by andrew delapruch
ever hear those obnoxious individuals claim that a lot of
people killing themselves around the 
“holidays” is a myth?
ever see them walk with self-righteousness
as if they...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: manatee, life, thanksgiving, thanksgiving, time,

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Manatee 'Neath Bridge
by Carolyn Devonshire
manatee 'neath bridge

endangered species rebounds --

sighting evokes joy




*Entry for Carol Brown's Nature Haiku contest...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: manatee, animals

The Talisman Ride
by Marie Harrison
The Talisman Ride
The Talisman rides by my side
My life is over there’s nowhere I can hide
The lone crow does a fly by as we ride
A...

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Monorhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: manatee, fantasy

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Working Up to the Hallelujah Chorus
by Carolyn Devonshire
Whenever I feel the dirge
Moments, days that pass without hope
My pleasure begins to emerge
The moment I pick up the old fishing pole

So much negativity is...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: manatee, happiness, sportsriver,

The Sailors' Mermaid
by Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen
The Sailors' Mermaid

There once was a manatee named Mary.
She, a mammal was not very hairy.
One day while at sea.
She said this shouldn't be!
So, she bought...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: manatee, animals, funny

PLEASE SAVE US MANATEES
by Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen
PLEASE SAVE US MANATEES
     By The Poets Listed After the Poem

Practically perfect people in speedboats tease us manatees.
Long ago, as “mermaids,”...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: manatee, nature, recovery from..., sad,

The Gentle Manatee
by Adell Foster

In southern waters
as an endangered species 
the manatee swims...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: manatee, animals

Fluid Miracle
by John Foster
Sea mother awaits
The warm water is breaking
Manatee calving...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: manatee, animals, life, mother,

TORTUGA (SEE TURTLE-RED-SEATURTLEGREEN)
by H MANTEL
...He swims
in two Centuries
His cold War
of water
An Aeonor, a "one-in-a-thousander"
Survives
- BabyBoomer -
Slowmotioning poisemass
Ballet-imposing-intrepid
like a colossal Pet!

Above & below
Fouled
by plastic Jellyfish, sets 'n nets, 
Toxoids &...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: manatee, animals, death, nature, sad,

Manatee or Mermaid
by Johnette Loefgren
Goodbye .....
she whispered from afar
The wind took words away
and scattered them
 along the beach
where lovers used to play

 I chased the syllables and nouns
I gathered...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: manatee, funny, on writing and

Waterlover
by Melissa Schwartz
Through murky waters
a manatee sees me;
brave he is,
but knows not 
my kind
or does,
has shouldered mine,
the reckless,
careless.

I look down at wet feet
planning escape from
eyes that yank...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: manatee, animals, nature, sorry,