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Short Basilisk Poems

Short Basilisk Poems. Below are examples of the most popular short poems about Basilisk by PoetrySoup poets. Search short poems about Basilisk by length and keyword.


Premium Member You Can Run On Water
Running on top of water?
Sure, I can.
No, you cannot!
Watch me.
I’ll be Dwammed!
The green basilisk puts out her hand for the five dollars.
Which is just heavy enough to drown her.
The chimpanzee smiles as his five dollars rises to the top.
Third time today.
 
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Categories: basilisk, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th
Form: Light Verse



Die Twice Exclamation Mark
Die twice exclamation mark.
Torment signaled basilisk
farce. 

Die twice rolled, 
freezing my snake eyes!

What a Soul you have!
And all your body a slit in 
my perception,
a cut to deepen my ignorance
of what little I see of you.

Better I get a taste
than swallow you whole.

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Categories: basilisk, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Last Gasp of a Basilisk Witnessed by Five Italians
As Michael slay the dragon under God's command
Reni and Palumbo outstretched their hands
As that ancient serpent was finally cast away
Young Jacopo the dyer painted all the day
As the seraph vanquished the devil forever
Raphael began his draught board endeavor 
Finally the mighty spear had met its principal foe
And the brush met the canvas for Giordano...

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Categories: basilisk, allegory, destiny, evil, faith, god, surreal, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
A Rattling Rhyme
O, Basilisk keeping across the unsinkable surface of water,
desperately fleeing the terrible hunger of monstrously ravenous mouths,
supported by ripples of light,
as adrenaline, faith and delight appear to allow the impossible task of traversing the river of night, as the bluegills below the remarkable sight of a lizard escaping a death of forsaken repose effervesce with a watery awe,

is an ingenuous talent as yours unremittingly earned?

Aug 28, '18...

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Categories: basilisk, animal, anxiety, death, happiness, night,
Form: Rhyme