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Tortoise Poems - Poems about Tortoise

Tortoise Poems - Examples of all types of poems about tortoise to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for tortoise.
Dialogue
..."Great Sculptor! In your presence I am, With my forehead Touching the ground. I am here With entreaties You alone can bear." "Pour them at my feet. But do not forget It's ripe corns only Th......Read More
Categories: tortoise, deep, hilarious, humorous, symbolism,
Form: Free verse



Let God Be You
...God needs your faith otherwise he disappears behind your eyes and you both go blind. There are ancient inspectors looking into your kidneys and liver. Their horn-rimmed glasses peer from unde......Read More
Categories: tortoise, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Overplayed Hand
... Having an inflated ego is detrimental to living a good life It's a self-serving trait that can lead to tragedy and strife One who's overconfident is arrogant, his hubris is rife Overplaying his ......Read More
Categories: tortoise, conflict, how i feel,
Form: Monorhyme
Crispy Critters
...Oh where oh where, Are the Tortoise and Hare? They're not over here, And they're not over there. One of them was fast, The other was slow. You'd spy one another, Wherever you'd go. Walkin......Read More
Categories: tortoise, environment, fate, life, mystery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Night Light
...Night Light David J Walker My home is where there Is no night My home is Where the sun is lit A seat where only I may sit But never any light My home becomes A starship That......Read More
Categories: tortoise, allegory,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Even Slugs Need Hugs - Nursery Rhyme
...It seems I was stuffed with some wool and some foam And then I was sent to this ‘in between’ home My purpose is now to give heartstrings a tug Alas that’s not easy… because I’m a slug I feel li......Read More
Categories: tortoise, nursery rhyme,
Form: Rhyme
Edible oil now expensive
... Farmers, too, might not escape hell For acting Bad Drama too well, Price of oil raising as they sell Daring one to on TV tell... Nigerian Farmers for hell, Their forests for now Tortoise She......Read More
Categories: tortoise, change, cry, food, money,
Form: Rhyme
Black sheep
... In a family, The Black Sheep The cleaner ones forces to weep With acts that make the skin creep And they wish they'd put him to sleep... Black sheep with his embarrassment In the public fu......Read More
Categories: tortoise, character, cry, image, people,
Form: Rhyme
A new girl
...Hair like corkscrews, crazy curly and short, pulled into two plaits, begging to be let free. With her eyes wandering about, she sprouts a smile on my face, as she boards the bus, her bag li......Read More
Categories: tortoise, friendship, innocence,
Form: Free verse
The Electric Candle
...The electric candle flickers its soft amber light, it is a beacon in the middle of the night. The tortoise- shell cat is curled into itself to sleep, its bed a pile of dark red pillows for its d......Read More
Categories: tortoise, autumn, beauty, blessing, color,
Form: Prose Poetry
Nostalgia
...When the snow falls, Stabbing my heart with cold, I long for my mother's hearth That shielded us from the harmattan. I perceive the aroma of burning logs And the golden flame that cooked our foo......Read More
Categories: tortoise, africa, feelings, longing, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tortoise and Haradactyl
...Rabbit brags crazily; Tortoise plods lazily. Rabbit gets sleepy, see. Tortoise wins Easily. Work ethic is lacking; Rabbit gets shellacking. Relentless, forward, there. T’s out fro......Read More
Categories: tortoise, adventure, animal,
Form: Other
Premium Member giant tortoise
...a giant tortoise living to be one hundred galapagos beast ......Read More
Categories: tortoise, 10th grade, 4th grade,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member The Frog Rides the Tortoise
...Have you seen the frog with the polka dotted umbrella? I do not believe I have, I told the tortoise. Is it very wide? He is apparently a dapper well-dressed, greenish fella. And he has a pheasant ......Read More
Categories: tortoise, 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Rhyme
Circle
... A large round terracotta pot is broken. It sits upright in the long grass. where a slab of clay has crumbled away. A tortoise dwells there now. The cracked pot still provides shade for......Read More
Categories: tortoise, poetry,
Form: Free verse

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