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Snake Poems | Examples of Snake Poetry

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

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List of Snake Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem What Did God Do On The Seventh Day Robert L. Hinshaw Rhyme snake, god, humorous,
Premium Member Poem Cat Mama's One-Up Each Other Caren Krutsinger Light Verse snake, cat,
Premium Member Poem Never on the Map of My Life Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings Free verse snake, dream, nature,
Vroom Men Hood matthew harris Enclosed Rhyme snake, 10th grade, 12th grade,
The Wonder Of It All Mario Vitale Free verse snake, art,
Why Lightning is Beautiful Valentina Iljina-Pechenova Free verse snake, children, nature,
Premium Member Poem RAINFOREST ANTHOLOGY Tom Cunningham Haiku snake, animal, insect, nature, rainforest,
Premium Member Poem Dawn takes wing Gershon Wolf Rhyme snake, animal, morning, sound,
Was Snake Once A Dragon M. L. Kiser Free verse snake, animal, fantasy, imagery, imagination,
Snake Bite Catelyn Meeker Rhyme snake, absence, best friend, betrayal,

Dolls
by Vinnie conforti
Why is Catrina so fake?
She is like a snake. 
She attracts all men,
Especially ken. 

Why is Catrina made of plastic?
Her personality isn’t fantastic. 
She has...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: snake, death of a friend,

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Last Tour
by Gregory R Barden

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thin tires crease the wind,

keen to skin an asphalt snake ...

miles, now gone ... and years.


~




Written and submitted on October 1, 2018
For the "Biker's Dozen"...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: snake, appreciation, life, meaningful, nature,

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Image
by Maurice Rigoler

Like a snake, the shiny hearse 
bellies down the street,
its long body of cars slow in tow....

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: snake, imagery,

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My Garage Is A Snake-Magnet
by Caren Krutsinger
My garage is a snake-magnet.  We have lived in a variety of places, 
And I have never encountered any attracting dwelling like this before.
The...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: snake, life,

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Time I Carve For Myself
by Caren Krutsinger
	
I hear the alarm and I think what? Not already! I have been up and down all night.
My usual pattern, I am used to it...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: snake, woman, women,

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Remembering Mrs Sully
by Caren Krutsinger
Remembering Mrs. Sully always makes my face break out into smiling mode.
Her face was as craggy as a grave, there was an aluminum tooth on...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: snake, character, hilarious,

INSTINCT
by Tony Hargreaves
The garden hose struck terror in our cat.
His instinct saw a snake, a serous threat.
But what does this word instinct really mean
and is it to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: snake, birth, life,

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Looking For A Place To Hide
by Caren Krutsinger
A gentle midnight echo, resounds through the upper trees in the woods in a tinkling way.

It is barely heard among the reeds where I reside...

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Personification | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: snake, animal, fear,

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Help give me strength
by Gordon Alexander
HELP me I'm struggling today
These thoughts won't go away
Help me I feel so sad
Am I really that bad a dad

Angry at the slightist of things
Losing...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: snake, anger, dad, how i

Observations From a Messmate Stump
by Lindsay Laurie
Here I sit on the stump, of a dead messmate gum,
where house-keeping is poor, for the cleansed human mind;
the dead is not buried, so the...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: snake, nature,

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Pizza' God's Heart
by Roof Missing
Every child that is born gets a slice of God's heart,
But a fetus can't have one; You sure you're so smart?
Though some folks disagree (do...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: snake, faith, inspirational love, science,

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Backyard Spooky Scare
by Sandra Haight
Backyard Spooky Scare


The night hung still beneath the clouded moon,
       and from our deck, we watched the hazy glow.
The...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: snake, image, night, scary,

Facing Fear
by curtis johnson
I once suffered a strong arm robbery on a dark Chicago street. Halfway down the block, I saw two young men turn the corner and...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: snake, chicago, fear,

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A Trembling Rose
by Brian Johnston
A Trembling Rose!

Such a trembling rose! She has something to hide,  
Feigns her cough hoping Prince will remain by her side,
Though she loves him,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: snake, art, love,

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Slithering Meat
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Reptile meat got a foul swallow
The creeping things they eat
emit putrid vapors ...
vocal odors lemmings do follow

Falling off the cliff
into the mouth ...
Bask in the...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: snake, corruption, dark, truth, wisdom,

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Snake Eyes
by Edward Ibeh
High rolling gambler
A reversal of fortune
He came up snake eyes


Date written and posted: 09/15/2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: snake, 11th grade, poems,

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I pondered lonely in a crowd
by Kevin Shaw
I pondered lonely in a crowd

I pondered lonely in a crowd
Fat Goats spy over Dales and Ghylls
Then all at once I saw a Shroud
A Ghost...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: snake, parody, poems,

Professional epitaphs
by Wendy Watson
A compilation of professional epitaphs

NO MORE CLOSE SHAVES

This grave with barber Bob is blessed
He was a cut above the rest!


PANED REFLECTIONS

Here lies the glazier, Peter...

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Epitaph | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: snake, humorous,

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limestone Heart
by Anthony Slausen
limestone hearted eaten away 
by God's eternal, feral rain 

stalagmite preachers in full royal bloom
igniting fanged candles to temper gloom

memories overgrown with thorny throated weeds
half-hearted...

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

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Idaho
by taai tekai
The greatest of symposia! POTATOES!!!
Feast mind and mouth on the Snake River this fall
A russet, red, white, yellow ‘n purple ball
Fingerling friends to mash in...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: snake, america,