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Rattlesnakes Poems | Examples of Rattlesnakes Poetry

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

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List of Rattlesnakes Poems

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THE SUBWAY Nata Augustovskaya Verse rattlesnakes, deep, moving on, travel,
The Desert Alfred Berggren Sonnet rattlesnakes, nature,
Sonnet 1 Danielle Gaitan Sonnet rattlesnakes, animal, pets, , cute,
Premium Member Poem Land of the Palms Frederic Parker Sonnet rattlesnakes, poetry,
Premium Member Poem Divine Empowerment Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse rattlesnakes, culture, earth, health, philosophy,
Premium Member Poem The Grand Canyon Daniel Turner Rhyme rattlesnakes, adventure, america, animal, history,
Twisted mind venita Schindler Free verse rattlesnakes, abuse,
Premium Member Poem I'm A-hangin' Up My Spurs Robert L. Hinshaw Rhyme rattlesnakes, humorous,
Premium Member Poem The seasons inure us to loss Robert Ronnow Verse rattlesnakes, fire, god, heart, history,
Premium Member Poem The Dark Green Conifers Robert Ronnow Verse rattlesnakes, day, green, inspiration, morning,

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The Yodelin' Cowboy
by Robert L. Hinshaw
Hank was a hard workin' cowpoke who really earned his meager pay.
He rode his ass Old Red from early dawn 'til at night he hit...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnakes, humorous,

Everyone is my enemy
by Anthony Beesley
Taught not to trust at a very young age
Lessons like lashes subtracted the sane
Stabbed in the back with one billion rusty blades
Visions they stayed violent...like...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnakes, anger, anxiety, death,

Caught in the creepshow
by Anthony Beesley
It started so savage...at such a very young age
No armor of anger to protect me from pain
Photographic...taking naked pictures of my nightmare paranoia
Can you see...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnakes, scary,

Something in the silence
by Anthony Beesley
Something in the silence...it watches and it waits
A predator of pleasure that thrives upon my pain

Something in the silence...its eyes are everywhere
Like mirrors in a...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnakes, anxiety,

Rattle
by Dah Helmer
The tan ropes are rattlesnakes 
that tie and untie themselves, 
clumps of spines untangled
from earth, loops and S’s
curling, like damaged ribs.

My body is a tight...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnakes, art, dream, senses, wisdom,

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Cowboys in the Badlands
by Robert Lindley
Cowboys in the Badlands 

Out West, across the great divide
great open spaces oceans wide.
Beauty in these badlands does hide
everything fights us as we ride.

Last stop,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnakes, beauty, creation, dedication, freedom,

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TOMBSTONE
by cherl dunn
Whistle does the lone desert winds, flowing downwards from
Boot hill cemetery, in icy chilling breeze full of echoing voices,
From the past, begging for redemptions last...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnakes, fantasy, gothic, halloween, holiday,

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In The Desert
by Robert Lindley
In The Desert


In the desert walks a man with no name
within its barren sands he seeks no fame
Survival is his only wish and only game
all...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnakes, beauty, earth, image, nature,

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Shadow Over You
by Stephen Kilmer
Talk to me

Creosote poisons 
Rattlesnakes bite
And the white bird sings
In the night
There’s a hollow in the night
Following the footsteps
Your eyes are cryptic

You got a shadow...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnakes, evil,

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A Cowpuncher Jawbones With His Horse
by Robert L. Hinshaw
I reckon to us city dudes an' ordinary blokes it seems somewhat strange,
But a cowpoke an' his horse become pards when ridin' the lonely range!
Pausin'...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnakes, cowboy-western, me, me,

This Land is My Land
by Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen
Pastoral country
Where folks wave to passers by--
Farmers plowing

Exit 386
Wal-Mart, fast foods, and hotels-- 
Tourists stop

Modern businesses
Of every type one might need--
The short road to town

Refurbished...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnakes, happiness, life, places, social,

Fruit of the Night
by Robb A. Kopp
Last night exhausted from the day I slept.
Through my subconscious the following crept:
From the chasms of my mind sprang forth a tree. 
Its branches droop,...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnakes, health, imaginationtree, tree,

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Kansas
by Robert L. Hinshaw
I've traversed Kansas more times than I care to remember,
In the searin' heat of August and the chilly cold of December.
I suppose the Kansas Tourism...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnakes, funny, travel

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Just A Matter Of Taste
by Robert L. Hinshaw
I savor a hearty repast of meat and smashed pertaters,
And a salad liberally laced with fresh termaters,
But spare me anything slathered with anchovy paste!
('Tis just...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnakes, food, funnyme,

mountaintop
by Jo Bien
on a desert mountaintop 
coyotes howl at the moon
rattlesnakes slither under rocks
looking for warmth when the night cools

scorpions saunter aimlessly 
looking for prey to sink...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnakes, inspirational

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Cowboyin' Ain't Fer The Squeamish!
by Robert L. Hinshaw
A properly equipped cowpoke is bound to impress the boss.
He'll need a mount of course and a silver-studded saddle fer his hoss.
He'll need some chaps...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnakes, cowboy-westernold, old,

"Sweat Lodge"
by Danny Nunn
Satan over the years has been known for tricks and deception
Not only covering up what he is doing, but what he has done
One has to...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnakes, native americanold, people, old,

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Witchcraft
by Matt Caliri
Now here’s a tale spun with rattlesnakes
Stung into the eyes of motherless guilt
Now turn the head! Open the mouth!
For all to see, and so, too,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnakes, fantasy

Your Future Is Waiting
by Christy Hardy
If I could touch just one part of your soul,
so you could feel joy until your days of old,
how happy I would be knowing in...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnakes, life, love, time, visionary

Vegas Run
by Gary Jones
The highway air feels good today
Heat a risin’ like a mirror

The rattlesnakes on a low bake
Desert sand rides on the warm wind

Nature’s soundtrack like bees...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rattlesnakes, adventure, life, passion,