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Pelican Poems

Pelican Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of pelican poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for pelican.

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Sinister Dew
halo cross pelican
kite raptor
compost scout Santa...Read More
Categories: pelican, animal, christmas, words,
Form: Senryu

Kindergarten Retire
pelican misery steam
epilogue note
wise sheriff pedestal...Read More
Categories: pelican, wisdom, words,
Form: Senryu
Pelican Clout
iron dome roost
kiln bruise
spoilt rattle crease 
...Read More
Categories: pelican, words,
Form: Haiku
Day of death embarrassment and condiments
To say today has been a strange day would be an understatement. It started off this morning when I went into the den where our eldest cat, Paint, was meowing up a storm. I petted her head a few times...Read More
Categories: pelican, cat, cheer up, death, funny, humorous, sad,
Form: Narrative
The Elusive Danny Kruger
Why Danny, so cute, but elusive
Ornamental and yet unobtrusive
Preferring to stay
At the end of the day
In locations a tad more exclusive

Why Danny, you see, while there's cheese
In the pond and the voters to please
You could pop in to town
Take the...Read More
Categories: pelican, absence, community, cute, england, funny, political, satire,
Form: Limerick

Premium Member Pelican Bay
They came and arrested me.
Crime of passion they say.
Now, I'm doin' life at Pelican Bay,
never gonna see another free day.
She cheated and lied
then she died, while sayin'
she never loved me. 
I'll live with the pain of the crime,
every minute of my...Read More
Categories: pelican, jealousy, prison,
Form: Free verse

I shall not go astray 
My paradise garden awaits 
It bares of plenty 
Autumn’s breath fills the air
My spirit is young 
My soul is calm 
I harvest joy
From wherever it comes
A lively rainforest 
Of pelican, scarlet macaw and tucson

The willow...Read More
Categories: pelican, bird, blessing, christian, confidence, courage, cry, encouraging,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pirate Queens Toothache
A Pirate queen on the Dixie Queen 
Had a toothache truly bad and mean 
They docked for a day 
In Pelican Bay 
Sorry choppers now happy and clean
...Read More
Categories: pelican, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th
Form: Limerick
The 2nd Most Intelligent Species On Earth

We have had a good run,
peerless under the sun,
sired the likes of Einstein, 
Da Vinci and Beethoven,
though such genius is lost
on the bear and the pelican. 

But perhaps our greatest gift 
to this our common home, 
is not the civics...Read More
Categories: pelican, computer, earth, environment, future, history, humanity, technology,
Form: Free verse
Alcatraz Lighthouse
Behind a fence no public view
First built in eighteen-fifty-two
Destroyed by quake, rebuilt anew
Keeps ship from crashing on it’s rocks
Named for island’s bird, not a few
Spanish word, Pelican, of flocks

...Read More
Categories: pelican, bird,
Form: Rhyme
bird haiku
bird raises its wings
insect in grass stirs to look
and is gobbled up

checking all around 
bird steals remnants of dog food
then flies to the trees

tucking in its wings
pelican dives and misses
fish scatter laughing

soaring in the sky
vulture though hideous looking
gracefulness in flight...Read More
Categories: pelican, bird, nature,
Form: Haiku
Amelie Beth Harris Born December 1st MCMLVII
Amelie Beth Harris - Born December 1st, MCMLVII

A bouncing baby girl did await,
asper occasion
     about nine months
     ex post facto,
     when vibrant parents
     eagerly...Read More
Categories: pelican, age, appreciation, bullying, celebration, humor, relationship, sister,
Form: Elegy
creature couplets
The giraffe
Haughty and fond of herbivorous feasts,
Tends to look down on his wee fellow beasts.

The elephant
Thin outer ears are gargantuan-sized,
Tickling the ivories isn't advised.

The pelican
Genus of water-bird with a long beak,
And in his throat there is food for a week.

...Read More
Categories: pelican, animal,
Form: Couplet
kill spider great shore read option
host gross might hold follicle
name demon friend pelican rose...Read More
Categories: pelican, write, writing,
Form: Senryu
Her mom died when she was young…and though she survived the ordeal
she still misses her when she remembers her…
some wounds will never heal.

She remembers how her mom loved pelicans…how they soared on the breeze like a kite…
How she loved all...Read More
Categories: pelican, angel,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Pelican Pete
A pelican called Pete,
Whom tuna, would not eat;
Flew down to hot sand,
Some sand crabs to land,
Now Pete has some very blistered feet!
...Read More
Categories: pelican, animal, bird, fun, funny, humor, ocean, sea,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Blueberry Festival In Sioux Lookout
Blueberry Festival In Sioux Lookout

Travel north of the Trans-Canada 
On Highway seventy-two,
And cross the Frog Rapid Narrows 
Of the English River system
To enter Sioux Lookout, 
On Pelican lake, 
“Hub of the North” 
And gateway to Lac Seul.

Legend has it and...Read More
Categories: pelican, celebration, culture, joy, summer, travel, uplifting, vacation,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's Poem 33 in Interrogation Rooms 1980-82 by T Wignesan
 Translation of Eric Mottram’s Poem 33 in Interrogation Rooms by T. Wignesan

33.  on a vu un homme courir/ de la scène de crime un homme est maintenant en train d’aider/ la police avec leurs instruments/ devrais-je dire l’enquête...Read More
Categories: pelican, america, conflict, culture, , literature,
Form: Free verse
Elasticated red cabbage
“Everybody duck, everybody run, and everybody hide. Quickly now. Hurry. IT is happening now. All run run run” In haste the message spoke. Radiating booming voice from the tissue box placed in the middle of the living room floor. All...Read More
Categories: pelican, analogy, animal,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Pelican Soup
Pelican Soup

I will not partake of your Pelican Soup,
Not even a drop or a very small scoop.
This culinary dish is quite absurd,
A consommé of a large billed bird.
...Read More
Categories: pelican, animal, bird, food, fun, nonsense, silly,
Form: Rhyme
Charging charting challenging chatting cheetahs
A motionless moronic monster was mingling and mumbling with mangy mannered clothes. The attire would have suited a clever closeted cloakroom but as sales were up there was simply no room for a great big monster body with googly eyes....Read More
Categories: pelican, basketball,
Form: I do not know?
A roller disco
A three ton python in a pair of roller skates can go very quickly around a room. But scores of pelican dashes on a music sheet can dive, dip and dunk in many a styrofoam cup so all must be...Read More
Categories: pelican, animal,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member two for Mandy
Upon this marsh these reeds this fen
A couple, birds mating pelican
The scene the complementing is so clear
Like a hunter my stare does leer
The male flaps wings to protect his mate
With reverence I take off in haste
If the girl who drew...Read More
Categories: pelican, love,
Form: Free verse
The old pelican
Is perched atop
A railing at the end
Of Sunny Isles pier,

His wings
Spread, his body teetering
In a salty breeze
As if in mid-flight,

But with all the motion
Of the universe
Rushing about him

Like a propeller
And steering
In the currents of the sea,

Yet absent a...Read More
Categories: pelican, animal, beach, bird, how i feel, irony,
Form: Free verse
The pointed ears of a snail can be quite ornate really. Especially if adorned with precious stones as earrings. Buffaloes bulbous brows bear banging bunions. Marvellous. Just marvellous it is to watch the glass moving etiquette of a toque faced...Read More
Categories: pelican, art,
Form: I do not know?