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Possum Poems | Examples of Possum Poetry

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

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List of Possum Poems

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The Meals On The Other Paws M. L. Kiser Tanka possum, animal, cat, food, nature,
Premium Member Poem Say It Ain't So Jack Ellison Rhyme possum, autumn, color,
Possums Matthew Morton Free verse possum, conflict, fate, pride, society,
Premium Member Poem Possum Song Janet Bingham Prose Poetry possum, animal, art, city, forgiveness,
Oops, It Was An Accident Pandita Sanchez Rhyme possum, anxiety, hilarious, youth,
Theater of Utter Charm Part 16 Walter Alter Free verse possum, how i feel,
Premium Member Poem Human Locusts Brian Johnston Rhyme possum, america, corruption, evil, science,
A possum of worldly descent Oh my Chris Green Rhyme possum, fun,
My Pet Possum randy johnson Rhyme possum, animal, humor, pets,
Down By The River Larry Bradfield Rhyme possum, humorous,

Playful Thinking
by Abdul Malik
I like to go and check out the Heaven before I die
So first I will garner needed good deeds and earn my salvation
then I would...

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Sijo | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: possum, heaven, hope,

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SENRYU 4-16-2018
by John lawless

motionless
a ponderous possum mime
duping death

John G. Lawless
©4/16/2018
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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: possum, society,

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Crimson In Sunshine or In Shadow
by Eve Roper
A vision, crimson wave
full of laughter pushing through
manor shore, stunning roses
in its beauties grace flew.

Yesterday not forgotten
lay infectious from bottom blossom,
up like leaves in autumn
sun's...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: possum, autumn, rose,

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Such A Stupid Showdown
by James Horn
Such A Stupid Showdown

Cause was closed about stupid showdown;
My poems are the greatest  all over town,
And also best,
Then the rest;
In self pity other poets...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: possum, allegory, analogy,

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P
by James Edward Lee Sr.
Positively P
Positional
Pleasing
Prominence P
Poster child for...
Porcupine
Penciled 
Purple colors P
Disney character of cartoon carrots
Roman gladiators flying parrots
Eating possum, squirrels, rapid frogs
Flying saucers chasing three-legged cats
As I run...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: possum, anxiety, character, humorous, imagery,

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Howling at the Moon
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Black market product truckload ... 
illegal cargo of tax-free merchandise,
and plenty boxed liquor of trouble
Leather clad tattooed dirty violet blonde
riding shotgun,
with a Rambo knife hugging...

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Ode | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: possum, allusion, dark, death, violence,

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Possums on the Run - Part 4
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
"Possums on the Run - Part 4"

Stars in the sky, 
he sits on his back steps,
he’s thinking of all his dreams,
his one true love, his...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: possum, childhood, daughter, father, life,

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Sucking On Straws
by James Edward Lee Sr.
Sucking On Straws

I used to suck on  nickels and dimes;
Metals tasted like saltine crackers
Swallowed a couple pennies many of times;
I just gag throw up...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: possum, crazy, feelings, funny,

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MY YETI
by Curtis Moorman
MY YETI

I have a giant sized Yeti
I keep it quite well field
While searching for spaghetti
Instead, I found an orange

It was only halfway pealed
So I put...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: possum, food, humorous, imagery, imagination,

suicide is a permanent fix
by daisy tyrrell
The light shines on the knife like a spotlight
When I hold it I hear it screaming at me to end the fight
This life isn't something...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: possum, anxiety, depression, sorry, suicide,

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Blowout Flat Tire At the Cemetery Steer Clear
by James Edward Lee Sr.
     Blowout Flat Tire At the Cemetery Steer Clear

While on the corner of the street I adhered
A injured open wounded possum...

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Monorhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: possum, cheer up, conflict, horror,

Old Pawn Shop Guitar
by M.P. Shaudd
In a window down on Main St.
Sits an old pawn shop guitar
Its strings are like a slinky
And its finish has been marred

But when a dreamer...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: possum, appreciation, dream, guitar, memory,

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In the Darkness of Night
by Julie Leigh Rodeheaver
In the darkness of night
I decide to go and explore
I hear the owls hoot
And the bats fly by

I see the glow
Of cats eyes
In the dark
In...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: possum, animal, beautiful, beauty, bird,

Scuttlebutt
by Abdul Malik
I like travelling a lot 
that’s why people are
often giving me guilt trips.

I like to drill and dig holes
that’s why people always bore me.

I like...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: possum, confusion,

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Playing Possum Poker
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Politics is a cat-and-mouse poker game,
	     Some play it well,
others not so much
Amateurs show their hidden hand,
they got an easy-to-spot tell
But...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: possum, corruption, political, truth, wisdom,

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Road Kill
by James Edward Lee Sr.
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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: possum, america, betrayal, blue, boy,

Alice's House
by Donal Mahoney
Redbud and dogwood have blossomed
above the tulips and jonquils where
Alice's house used to be.

A possum and raccoon nose around 
where the garage was before the...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: possum, nature,

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Woe Betide The Forgetful
by millard lowe
Woe Betide The Forgetful…
Though the body be weary and tired,
the soul burns with everlasting energy.
To where we have come,
much farther remains to go.

The Moses exodus;
Noah’s...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: possum, allegory, analogy, black african

Wouldn't You
by Fritz Purdum
I want a sassafras root beer soda
my head on Mount Rushmore South Dakota
I want a brand new pair of brown shoes
get my name on a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: possum, fun, humorous, i love

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Stoplight Fireflies
by John lawless
Stoplight Fireflies


Stoplight fireflies blink yellow
over vacant intersections

Owls whisper on the mist
mime-like field mice listen

Soft surf muffles side step
clatter of crab legs

Feral eyes swallow
waning moonlight

A possum...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: possum, night, summer,