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Rattler Poems | Examples of Rattler Poetry

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List of Rattler Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Baal-peor Revisited Freddie Robinson Jr. Enclosed Rhyme rattler, religious, spiritual, truth, wisdom,
Snake 101 Carol Davis Free verse rattler, animal, fear,
I Was Rattled Dean Wood Cowboy rattler, fear,
Premium Member Poem Earth Praise Ronald A. Williams Imagism rattler, animal, beauty, christian, creation,
THE UNIVERSE IS IMMENSE norberto franco cisneros Prose rattler, death, life, metaphor, peace,
Premium Member Poem from rising to setting millard lowe Free verse rattler, bereavement, black african american,
Intro J Hamilton Gist Free verse rattler, deep,
A Cowboy's Last Will Larry Bradfield Cowboy rattler,
The Nefarious Scream- The Dark And Twisted Contest Balveen Cheema Elegy rattler, adventure, vacation,
MY WIFE LOMET RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY Limerick rattler, fun, humor, nonsense,

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THE TUMBLEWEED LULLABY
by cherl dunn
Oh lord hear the lonesome cowboys lullaby, singing beneath
The vast prairie open sky.
Hush, do they not lull the restless cattle to sleep, by a soft
Undertones...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattler, history, imagination, inspirational, international,

Snake Chess
by DON JOHNSON
The night was dark an stormy,
The Billy goat went blind,
It flew into a barbed wire fence
 and  tore its never mind, {anonomous?}

Ole Don he...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattler, adventure,

A World of Laughs
by Richard Palmer
Look around,embrace life,smile,
Even if it's only once in a while,
Gods' world,acres of entertainment,
Learn to laugh,enjoy your environment,
Umbrellas out,the birds are soaring,
Two parrots pecking,so adoring,
The king...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattler, funny, happiness, inspirational, nature,

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That Day
by Charles Henderson
She lives in the desert
with skin the color of sandstone
and the texture of an orange.
She’s a man’s man if you ever saw one.
Her carbine seems...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattler, lost love,

Humans
by Manoj Kumar
Simple faces complex feelings
Smiling eyes hiding intentions dangerous
A dagger in one hand, the other extended in greeting
These are a few traits of this race

Slithering towards...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattler, introspection, loss, people, allah,

The Confession of Dodge Martin
by Tony Lane
A lonely rider traversed the sand upon his sturdy mount, 
Beneath a sky so filled with stars that no man might ever count. 

A dangerous...

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Cowboy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattler, cowboy-western, death, house, brother,

Urban Dervishes
by Frank Penicaro
Tattoo arms,felony charges.


He found a woman after prison who also had a 
nine year old child.

Spaz mother

tongue choker

saber rattler

thrill shooter.

she fell in love with a...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattler, angstlove,

Tamales
by Robb A. Kopp
Hot tamales door to door
Knocking on doors along the sun baked street
Ten inch sub rotting on the dusty ground
Souls breaking under my feet
In pile of...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattler, allegory, philosophy, political, religion

The Most Scared I've Ever Been
by Tirzah Conway
Cruising along on my horse
Relaxing-enjoying the ride
When all of the sudden, out of nowhere
My mare jumped off to the side

She went left and I went...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattler, angst, animalsme,

Rattler In a Good Mood
by Amy Green
Rondezvous with death
You hear the rattle warning
Move back so slowly
One strike, no getting away-
Snake chose to be nice today.


A. Green...

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattler, animals

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D. H. Lawrence was a Better Man
by Ray Dillard
D. H. Lawrence was a Better Man

I read about his snake 
And was quite impressed with the 
Alliteration and symbolism he used
To express that moment...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattler, animals, education, introspectioneducation, voice,

Iron on Blue
by Jayne Eggins
On a rattler from Sydney
the windows push down,
rocking me gently 
all the way home


Streaming the land 
flashes me by,
hushing my body 
wheels thump the night


Cigarette...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattler, nostalgiame,

Old Red
by Ronald Bingham
         Old Red 

There was this old dog that hung around our neighborhood. 
Everybody just called him...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattler, animals, caregiving, friendship, happiness,

Poisonwood
by Glen Enloe
Deer linger in the bitterbrush
Below the gambel oak—
The brittle fern shows no concern
For killdeer or cowpoke.

The miner’s candle lights our way
Now lost in limber pine—
The...

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Cowboy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattler, cowboy-western, imagination, introspection, nature,

The Walk
by Gary Jones
As I walk through the misty rain drenched woods 
I hear the whispers of my ancestors drifting through the trees

I have past here time and...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattler, death, mystery, me, old,

Death Rattle
by Johnette Loefgren
    I am a shallow grave
snakeskin that my brother saved
rattler waiting in a cave
Death Rattle

    Scales falling from my...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattler, death, loss, brother, brother,

The Day Old Queenie Died
by Glen Enloe
We were having a chivaree for Bob
And his brand new wife, little Laurie Lee,
When Betsy ran up from the barn and sobbed
That old Queenie was...

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Cowboy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattler, animals, cowboy-western, death, life,