Penguin Poems - Below
are popular examples of all types of penguin 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 penguin.
we are not amused Categories: penguin, muse, Form: I do not know?
my muse threw
the food i made
no burnt toast
once i confused
my muse with a
all over again as she
turned into a Pete
1978 Martin dreadnought
once when i refused
but she already
knew for shes
wrote a...Read More
outdoors Categories: penguin, blue, boat, boxing day , boy, brother, Form: Blank verse
Once, I walked on newly fallen snow
It was sobering,
but then it got cold, and feet froze
enough of sobering.
Thick, woollen socks and boots
I’m not an outdoor man
Traversing the North Pole is not
For me, I’m not a penguin.
I like...Read More
Funky Penguin Categories: penguin, animal, humor, Form: Light Verse
A funky penguin stated,
my tux is stupidly outdated,
I want a look that’s tacky,
gaudy, loud, and whacky.
I look too diplomatic,
in a formal dinner straitjacket.
Black and white is so passé,
it’s for fuddy-duddies, I say.
I want something glitzy,
to dazzle other penguins dizzy;
something flashy...Read More
pop quiz Categories: penguin, muse, Form: I do not know?
Why do I love you?
a) your amazing eyes
b) your wonderful smile
c) your adorable penguin feet
d) your fantastically shaped hips
e) all of the above
Pen Gwen Categories: penguin, animal, art, humorous, nonsense, silly, smart, word Form: Rhyme
Her name was Gwen
and she was a poet
but Gwen was a penguin
so Gwen couldn’t show it
Gwen couldn’t pen things
no hands on her wings
She was no pen Gwen
the poet penguin...Read More
conquered Categories: penguin, muse, Form: I do not know?
was it Categories: penguin, muse, Form: I do not know?
she woke after
a night of
were no longer
the ground but
curling as if
a witch in
of Oz but
had a fin
seeing the believing Categories: penguin, muse, Form: Iambic Pentameter
so i can see
my bikini fits
perfect to my
as my penguin
feet waddle me
out to wad
in waters calm
in the sun's
me smile while
on a beach
soft as a bed
but not for
her dream...Read More
Capturing Miss Toody Categories: penguin, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th Form: Rhyme
Flamboyant search for a woman who had lost her mind.
Luckily she was outrageous and quite easy to find.
Her rainbow hair and the braided elephant she rode
Were clues easily deciphered, faster than Morse code.
She wore a turquoise hat, with a noisy...Read More
birds of a feather Categories: penguin, muse, Form: I do not know?
she said she
had feet like
that i was
the only human
being that loved them
but being selfish
she stand at
I do...Read More
Song for 24 Categories: penguin, age, anxiety, growing up, Form: Free verse
Here it is, another Monday to pass
a compass, a compassionate compass
appear in my possession
a far-fetched wish but please materialize in my palm
bring a friend if you must
someone you trust, so I can relay the sentiment
point in me the direction of...Read More
what a bird Categories: penguin, muse, Form: I do not know?
if she did
rat with wings
Shanana Categories: penguin, dedication, dog, joy, Form: Sonnet
Sweet Shanana, a golden dog gal,
Is my dogs’ best pal.
Dubbed Shana, in Polish it means “golden hay”,
She’s the delight of her humans each day.
When we meet for all three to play,
She’s silly and obliging, letting my feisty dogs get...Read More
field guide 7 Categories: penguin, muse, Form: I do not know?
if i could
be a bird
waddling out on
or the nearest
it looks like
i'm wearing a tux
how do you know
Walking Like A Penguin Categories: penguin, silly, Form: Limerick
Since getting old, I now walk like a penguin
Wobbling describes it, could be water retention
All that being said
More that I dread
A load in my nighty causing much hypertension
The Farmer And The Fox Categories: penguin, funny, humor, humorous, Form: Rhyme
A Farmer built a chicken coop
from extra wood and wire.
To satisfy the pent demand
for eggs from many buyers.
He hoped to make some money
by giving hens...Read More
Gallery Categories: penguin, art, history, imagery, symbolism, Form: Ballad
Oil stains on canvas,
thumbprints on the frame,
the price dangling from the bottom
on a string and paper tag.
Sculpture in the corner,
penguin eggs in clay,
all piled in a random pattern
on a plate made of glass.
black and...Read More
Shifting The Power In Venus Categories: penguin, 10th grade, 11th grade, 6th grade, 7th Form: Lyric
Proudly the white tummies purposefully sauntered forth
Orange arrow beaks decidedly pointed
Stubby feet not nearly strong enough to hold them up
Yellow mirrored eyeballs, reflecting the sun
In sheer giddiness, frightening the menfolk.
I stopped the wagon train and gave them a stern...Read More
Jeremys Girls Categories: penguin, animal, pets, Form: Rhyme
Jeremy loses each girl that he gets
Because they all take second place to his pets
Keeping this one around meant he had to get rid
of all of his pets, so here's what he did...
He buried his worm and drowned his...Read More
Penguin Parents Categories: penguin, parents, Form: Rhyme
Two penguin parents and their chick
Are bringing people ‘round
To ogle at their lifestyle
And the happiness they’ve found.
Australians are delighted
At the airing of this tale
For the parents, Sphen and Magic,
Are both penguins who are male.
Their obvious affection
Led their keepers to decide
The Voice of a Palpitating soul Categories: penguin, mental illness, strength, Form: Rhyme
Dear penguin bearers,
Your fears are my letters.
Your attacks are my words.
Your choking is my ink.
Your voice is my language.
Your trembling is the content of my story.
Your agony is the magnitude of my magnum opus....Read More
Rules of Dispassion Categories: penguin, happiness, joy, love, wisdom, Form: Romanticism
Look ... but don’t touch
Touch ... but don’t taste
Taste ... but don’t enjoy
Enjoy ... but don’t ever show it
A dispassionate display,
cold dish served on an...Read More
Miracle after Miracle after Miracle Categories: penguin, miracle, nature, universe, Form: Rhyme
Early one morn the sun did sink
in the west as the moon arose
And Farmer Jones inspected his rose
of purple corn, which began to dance
Shedding sheaves, donning pants...
While in the barn, the cow was neighing
Tic Talk Categories: penguin, time, Form: Rhyme
Your heart is like the penguin on a clock, it goes tick talk
Time moves like the wind moves through a tree on a windy day
One minute we are here and the next we are gone
We waste our time when we...Read More
Banana Republic Appeal Categories: penguin, imagery, perspective, political, word play, Form: Narrative
Peel back the onion tear squeals
coming from a televised live politico lynch rally
See the sound byte rubber duckie
his favorite effigy combustible hits
Penguin strutting presidential seal
got a billy goat attitude, kicking rude gutter alley
A moving goalpost sway dis plucky,