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Okapi Poems

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Premium Member A Giraffe, an Okapi and a Wildebeest
A giraffe, an Okapi and a blue wildebeest
Walked into a bar hoping to have an horde ‘ore feast
A bongo, an Asian water buffalo came in too.
I’ve decided to sneak out. How about you?

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Categories: okapi, animal, fun,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member The Okapi
Some like to see bunnies, so hoppy,
with small twitching noses and floppy,
cute ears—or a llama,
the cause of such drama;*
but I’d rather see an okapi!

Stumped viewers are always inquiring,
“What’s that creature?” They stare, admiring
this zebra-giraffe,** for
it is neither one nor
the other—and...Read More
Categories: okapi, animal, appreciation,
Form: Limerick
The Bronx Zoo
The coolest zoo to view
With an all-around great crew

The children are running
Tiger Mountain is stunning

Hear the tigers chuffing
See the parents huffing

At Bird World, people are pouring
To see the birds soaring

Take a ride on the monorail
Around the Wild Asia Trail

In the...Read More
Categories: okapi, animal, family, new york, vacation,
Form: Free verse
All that does encompass bespeaks wonder in everything
bubbling brooks and waterfalls does your glory ring
terrestrial and celestial ever fill our eyes with seeing
how can not it's splendor not fill our very being
raindrops in waters with their rippling wake
and mesmerize...Read More
Categories: okapi, bible, earth, god, life, nature, uplifting, visionary,
Form: Quatrain
The Okapi
I went to the Zoo and saw an Okapi,
Unlike the Hare, he did no hippity-hoppy.
But, like his cousin the Giraffe,
It truly had to make me laugh,
Its long tongue kept its ears from getting sloppy....Read More
Categories: okapi, animals, cousin,
Form: Limerick