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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.
Archeology
...I recall wind and sky. She gently tugs me from the earth, carries my emptiness away. An era rides a sleep-walking tortoise. I count footprints in an Alzheimer's ward. Rain clouds are my dreams. Time buries its layers. I am undern......Read More
Categories: tortoise, poetry,
Form: Free verse



Foreign haiku
...ne funnyly and dearly? the rest is in snail his likeness and unlikeness now, in the twilight a noise breaking tortoise even here? may be the next counting in the snow is the rest of pan Africanization?. ......Read More
Categories: tortoise, love,
Form: Haiku
Anonymous haiku
...ay be dawn approaches? and what I may- guess from these yellow and white flowers- heavily jasmined don't worry tortoise don't worry snail in the rain if the rule spreads to mountain Kumbi- through. ......Read More
Categories: tortoise, love,
Form: Haiku
Monkey business
...y fire sweet smell of wild honey a hive of flavours of molasses wash down milky white green corn we're going on tortoise-paced on fast food centipedes, scorpions rocking our pillows going green for the season, shedding the load of......Read More
Categories: tortoise, africa, animal, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
The Tortoise
...I told her marriage was an institution. She went mental. I consoled myself with shooting the tortoise. It was for the best. There was no way it would win the greyhound derby. She was beyond reason. I was bring......Read More
Categories: tortoise, giggle, happy, humor, humorous,
Form: Free verse



'Twas Not Beauty Killed The Beast
...he truth Some might call them lies The Wolf in clothing of a Sheep The Tortoise and the Hare Ugly Ducklings, Beanstalk boys with Golden Goose to snare If but one ther......Read More
Categories: tortoise, fate, love, symbolism,
Form: Rhyme
HYPOCRISY
...The adulterous housewife point fingers at the prostitute down the street How sluggish is the tortoise said the snail yet slow in her own little shell The toad has no stool to offer who preaches so? The squ......Read More
Categories: tortoise, judgement,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member How Huxley Sees the World
...e to life in sleep electric light colour bursts forth from a perspective unique a hare morphs before us we are the tortoise It, is gathering like a hunter comprehension and knowledge from the hippocampus fortress performing with s......Read More
Categories: tortoise, art, future, humanity,
Form: Free verse
melancholy blues on creaky floor of dead skin
...y existence is nothing but a vapor far removed from former glory i now have a life sentence at a snail's pace with the tortoise winning at hare brained speed i slide down black hill mountain......white is the bloody fire of regret and sha......Read More
Categories: tortoise, blue, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A WILL OF ITS OWN
...n. It flows midnight to noon from December to June And then back again, day after day; An illicit affair between tortoise and hare In a hickory-dickory way. I borrowed a scene from a screenplay I wrote. Now I'm repaying the loa......Read More
Categories: tortoise, time,
Form: Lyric
Hare Brained part 3
...ill, It ... wasn't ... the ... bunny. For, just plodding along, As though heading somewhere, It was Sheldon the tortoise, They saw over there. Well, such a commotion, What a hullabaloo. None of the animals Knew quite what ......Read More
Categories: tortoise, 10th grade, 6th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Hare Brained part 2
... Sheldon's thinking be slow, Just because that's, how he gets where he goes. You'd be mistaken for calling, him Tortoise Gump, And the blood wasn't warm, that through his veins pumped. So, while coming in first, Would mean he......Read More
Categories: tortoise, 10th grade, 6th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Hare Brained
...Part 1 Once upon a time, And very long ago. Lived a rabbit and a tortoise, Or so the story goes. And if you have the time Take a seat, pull up a stool, And I'll tell you of the day ......Read More
Categories: tortoise, 10th grade, 6th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Land Dweller and Red Gee
...Land Dweller, the tortoise knew he would love this young bull named Red Gee. He had loved the bull’s father, grandfather, and great-grand......Read More
Categories: tortoise, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A CHILD AND HER PET
...             There, goes my pet true.             Tortoise, crawls on carpet,blue.              Please, not in my shoe.                           5/12/2021 ......Read More
Categories: tortoise, child, giggle, pets,
Form: Senryu

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