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Rattlesnake Poems | Examples of Rattlesnake Poetry

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

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List of Rattlesnake Poems

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Premium Member Poem Arizona Desert Magic Caren Krutsinger Verse rattlesnake, america, environment,
Premium Member Poem Snake And The Poet Sara Kendrick Limerick rattlesnake, animal,
Catwalk Abdul Malik Free verse rattlesnake, beautiful, woman,
cow patty roger turner Rhyme rattlesnake, america, fun, silly, song,
Premium Member Poem Firefly Leanne Lovejoy-Burton Free verse rattlesnake, love, romance, sensual,
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Premium Member Poem A Leading Man Sheer Terror Free verse rattlesnake, america, anger, conflict, humanity,
Premium Member Poem LITTLE JOHNNIE'S ACHE Line Gauthier Monorhyme rattlesnake, crush, growing up, heartbreak,
Snake 101 Carol Davis Free verse rattlesnake, animal, fear,
Premium Member Poem Daft - Cat Julie Leigh Rodeheaver Rhyme rattlesnake, animal, cat, funny, humor,
No More Than Love colin mitchell williams Free verse rattlesnake, lost love, love, mirror,

DENSED FOREST FEAR
by Whyte Queen
The owls hoot nearby;

The screech-owl calls;

The wolves howl in the distance;

The beetles tap and tap in an endless charade

The cicada seems like it won’t give...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnake, miss you,

LOST IN THE THICK, DARK FOREST
by Whyte Queen
The owls hoot nearby;

The screech-owl calls;

The wolves howl in the distance;

The beetles tap and tap in an endless charade

The cicada seems like it won’t give...

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Imagism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnake, imagination, lost,

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A Brush with Death
by Dale Gregory Cozart
Ever since I first heard 
that phrase
I can't run a brush or comb 
through my hair
without imagining the teeth 
are viper's fangs
poised to kill me...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnake, anxiety, humor,

NO LUNGFULS OF HOPE
by Casey Valencia
NO LUNGFULS OF HOPE

In the beginning, you are uttering sugary words
Words that surprisingly became schmaltz for me
And I used to believe them
Cos I was lame...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnake, beauty, books, christian, friend,

Mishibijiw
by P L Ritz
Wondrous, thunderous Agawa Bay,
Sacred for generations on the north of the lake.
"Keep your hands in the boat Noodwin (Little Wind)."
Say I.
"Why Indede (My Father)?" (from...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnake, myth,

I Passed Away Last Weekend
by David Pekrul
Well, here I am.
I never expected it to happen this soon,
but I passed away last weekend.

Stupid horse,
I told them I didn't like horses,
too much power...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnake, death, funeral, horse, humor,

Too Soon Friends
by Larry Bradfield
Bunny went a hoppin' down to the creek, yessir
Bunny went a hoppin' down to the creek,uh-huh
Bunny went a hoppin' down to the creek
Drank some water...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnake, imagination,

rattlesnake
by Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen
rattlesnake
slithering toward sunlight –
buckshot
...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnake, death, life, nature,

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Life or Death
by Eve Roper
 I killed a rattlesnake Toby was barking at . 

10-12-2016




true story 

I was 35 on a camping trip with friends. Toby belonged to my...

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Monoku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnake, death, dog, life,

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Bad Humors Create Victims
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Good Humors Create Healers

Humorless weaponed officials
applying laws
to challenged and challenging
unarmed natures,
is like expecting a rabid rattlesnake
to advocate with and for patience,
understanding through merciful listening,
to apply...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnake, caregiving, health, humanity, humor,

Six Men Dead - Part 1
by Jim Sularz
© 2011 (by Jim Sularz)
(The true story of Frank Eaton – AKA “Pistol Pete”)

At the headwaters of the Red Woods Branch,
near a gentle slope on...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnake, history,

The Champagne Cork Anomaly
by Baylee Kram
I remember the day, marked with
the bland of each grayer junction’s number,
It was the ascendancy of the sunder,  befallen my eyes .
A grand exchange,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnake, growth, writing,

Confidence
by Lionel Derbyshire
Confidence
Poem 
Lionel Derbyshire

A waste of wonder time
In camouflage
Will wear you down.
No pace , less value
It does not comfort you
Like a warm eiderdown.

Time waste 
You drown...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnake, angst, best friend, confidence,

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Preterition About The Rattlesnake
by Sara Kendrick
"Granny, tell me about the snake in your garden"
"No, child let's not talk about that rattlesnake with blade in"

"Tell me the story one more time...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnake, life,

Twisted mind
by venita Schindler
Your mind is twisted
Up with a rattlesnake
Bite..

One minute the words
Are sweet
One minute your words

Cut deep ' your so moody
You knock me off my feet
Anger management

Is...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnake, abuse,

A Prank That Went Horribly Wrong
by randy johnson
A man became CEO of a corporation, that was his job.
He became a millionaire and that turned him into a snob.
He bragged because he had...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnake, dark, death,

Red eye roaming
by Anthony Beesley
Based on a character from Stephen King's The stand

Like an alien that is lost in an angry land
Sunburnt and scorched in the savage soul sand
I...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnake, horror, humanity,

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Soul Stance River - 18
by Justin Bordner
12 hours of excruciating labor pangs have Sacagawea breathing
into the face of Death,
as she violently shakes her head back and forth, teeth clenched,
sweat boiling and...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnake, adventure,

Now Look What You've Done
by Roderick Molasar
"Now look what you've done,"
She pouted,
In that exquisitely girlish and
Lilting soft voice of hers.
"It's all red and swollen
"And throbbing and wet."

Well, what was a man...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnake, for her, humor, nature,

Life in Arizona - Never Ending Story
by Miss Sassy
Packrat Hell
Life choices
What to do? 
          Shoot ‘em

Desert Heat
Life choices
What to do?
    ...

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Chastushka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnake, environment, funny, life,