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Short Possum Poems

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


Yuk
beautiful
baby possum
roadkill...

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Categories: possum, animal,
Form: Haiku



Possum
Beautiful possum
lying in the street
buzzard food...

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Categories: possum, angst, animal, irony,
Form: Senryu
loco wildlife 2
look at
that possum
gratefully
playing Jerry
Garcia...

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Categories: possum, muse,
Form: I do not know?
Poetic irony
orange persimmons
rain down across the lawn
a possum lies dead...

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Categories: possum, animals
Form: Haiku
Petey opussum II
Petey 'possum, pirates pipe
picked a persimmon, puckered
his profile...

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Categories: possum, animals, childhood
Form: Alliteration



Premium Member SENRYU 4-16-2018

motionless
a ponderous possum mime
duping death

John G. Lawless
©4/16/2018
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Categories: possum, society,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Beware The Bug
Beware the bug playing ‘possum; especially if it bites or stings!
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Categories: possum, animal, earth, environment, garden, insect, nature, planet,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member Possum
babies on her back
     the possum crossed the river
          a log was her bridge     
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© Bill Baker  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: possum, animal, baby, mother, river, scary,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member TODAY - live
Today
       I saw a possum
                            ……playing “live”


John G. Lawless
©1/5/2022
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Categories: possum, animal, humor, word play,
Form: Monoku
Evening Wings
evening
sleepily awaiting the sound
of her wings
startled by a white possum
advancing across the woods...

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Categories: possum, animal, bird,
Form: Tanka
Every Shut Eye Ain't Sleep (Haiku)
Hanging by its tail, 
on the limb of the oak tree, 
possum feigns slumber



Comments:(Playin’ Possum)
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Categories: possum, animals, life, nature
Form: Haiku
Case of the Possum
Playing dead
Devil rides piggback
Wishing ignorance, oblivion
Stupid?

Stick to guns
Jesus means everything!...

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Categories: possum, faith, introspection
Form: I do not know?
The Koala
The koala is cute and cuddly
On leaves she likes to chew
She also has a tummy pouch
Like the possum and kangaroo
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Categories: possum, animals, children, nature, , cute,
Form: I do not know?
Forgotten Plague
grandfather 
died in the forgotten plague
of the last century*
I sit musing under the cherry
startled  by a white possum 


*tuberculosis...

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Categories: possum, body, grandfather, mom,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member CALIFORNIA WINTER STARS


     Aquamarine, winks.
     Observing them, they do blink.
     A possum, just thinks.

            12/29/2021

      
           RHYMED HAIKU

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Categories: possum, animal, stars, winter,
Form: Haiku
Play Possum
wild possum plays dead
woodpecker knocks on green wood
willow weeps for both
wherever the carcass is
will the vulture there gather


Edward Ibeh- Play Possum-10/28/21...

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Categories: possum, metaphor,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member The Meal of the Night
food for the dark night
trashcans tipped over and emptied
possum family

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
HAIKU CONTEST inspired by BASHO only Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: Damned I-Be...

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Categories: possum, animal,
Form: Haiku
The Hunter
The Hunter

Grandson
Ho-hum
Possum
‘Yum-yum
Preparing the feast, grandson, ho-hum.
Slayer of beast, possum, ‘yum-yum!

© Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen
March 16, 2010
Poetic form: Tyburn
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Categories: possum, animals, food
Form: Tyburn
The Lost Apple
The Lost Apple

Solemn
Blossom
Gleesome
Possum
Ravening beast, solemn, blossom, dead.
Killer of plants, gleesome, possum, fed. 

© Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen
March 16, 2010
Poetic form: Tyburn
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Categories: possum, food, nature
Form: Tyburn
Premium Member Peter Possum -- MP
Peter Possum had a nasty rep
He was so white, he couldn't be hep
  He got him some brown paint
  Said, "I am what I ain't!"
If he'd only unlearn that goose step





Note: MP in the title stands for Military Police...

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Categories: possum, animal, color, satire,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Blossom
Blossom Limerick By: Tom Wright 2004 There once was a girl named Blossom, Whose complexion was really awesome. When I asked for a date, She returned looks of hate, Saying, before dating you I’d eat possum.
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© Tom Wright  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: possum, girl,
Form: Limerick
The Possum Sanctuary
I can almost hear
the tree scream
lopped and cut to the ground
it's base drilled
and poison filled
oozes life for months
until a spent force
the earth and insects
claim the octopus
with it's once mighty tentacles
being devoured....

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Categories: possum, life,
Form: Free verse
Possum
When the possum met with our tire tread
He lay still and we thought he was dead
So we scooped him right up
In a pot for our sup
Let’s just say we were gravely misled







12.13.18
For make me LOL contest
Sponsor - Nina Parmenter...

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© Mark Elam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: possum, funny,
Form: Limerick
no greater love
After she was born, daddy called her “little possum” 
Mama said, “Don’t listen child, you are gonna blossom” 
they never saw her smile 
they said, “It’s not her style” 
When they placed her in the ground, both whispered, “You are awesome” 
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Categories: possum, love, parents,
Form: Limerick
Playful Thinking
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 just play possum for a while and hoodwink death.




~Sijo contest by Deborah Guenther Beachboard.

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Categories: possum, heaven, hope,
Form: Sijo