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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.

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let it rain
...ot is tied, so not for Crescent moon another man’s star die let it rain and beat hard, and crash the shell of dubious tortoise let it beat conflicts into comfort, till greed dies of loneliness let it beat tomorrow into today, and led in......Read More
Categories: tortoise, africa, anger, betrayal, brother,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Satire Fun
...ach laughing scorner There was a speedy racer, called the hare He was so fast, thought he'd have time to spare The tortoise whooped his butt The hare shouted some smut I won't repeat it. No way I'm going there! I read the tale abo......Read More
Categories: tortoise, humor, silly,
Form: Limerick
The Tortoise
...The tortoise sits like a bump on a log The people think his mind's in a fog. But really, he's seen more than you think. E......Read More
Categories: tortoise, animal,
Form: Rhyme
IF ONLY I COULD HIBERNATE
...|~~~Great feelings of expectation with every passing day~~~| If only I could hibernate just like my tortoise Alfred the Great For Alfie has the best idea snuggling down this time of year Tumm......Read More
Categories: tortoise, sleep, spring, winter,
Form: Shape
IF ONLY I COULD HIBERNATE
...e cloudless bluest sky Great feelings of expectation with every passing day If only I could hibernate Just like my tortoise Alfred the Great For Alfie has the best idea Snuggling down this time of year Tummy full And time to sleep ......Read More
Categories: tortoise, sleep, spring, winter,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Happy Birthday Michelle
... Who Would I Bring Back? We the People, our Secret Selves The Transcendent Ms Vincent beckons Morris the Thesaurus Tortoise to leave his shell and ride Arabians to Zebras and write Cities of Sonnets, Graduations, Fascinations, allite......Read More
Categories: tortoise, birthday, happy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Mrs Phasing Teacher Extraordinaire
...rs. Ph’s energy to you. A lifelong learner, she knows every creature from Galapagos Island. Marine iguana, penguin, tortoise, blue-footed booby all gently smile’n She has run with the bulls, bungee jumped, skydived over the Amazon. If......Read More
Categories: tortoise, school, teacher, teachers day,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Princes
...e home, mother's gingham kitchen apron by her new lit warming fire, mother's towel rub and hair tidy with her brush and tortoise comb. ......Read More
Categories: tortoise, adventure, childhood, fear, mother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Zen Death Haiku II
...Today, catching sight of the mallards crying over Lake Iware: Must I too vanish into the clouds? —Prince Otsu transl......Read More
Categories: tortoise, death, imagery, life, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Yours Truly, Peregrine Falcon
...ands of feet high! I'm a solitary speed demon of a bird. Don't even think Cheetah; I'm so fast that cat moves like a tortoise to me. Land or air, I am indeed the fastest animal on the face of the planet. Pardon my vaingloriousness!......Read More
Categories: tortoise, animal, bird, humor, imagery,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Time Tortoise Patience
... Cranked a surprise with his jack in the box Chained stays my flower in chastity locks ......Read More
Categories: tortoise, candy, desire, fun, funny,
Form: Limerick
MISTRESS EXPEDIENT
...plate of food Her gems she gave for painted steel Sacrificing her bed for a one night stand I heard she pulled her tortoise from it's shell And drank the thought of a better home Her green serpent preferred the mud And bore a grudg......Read More
Categories: tortoise, africa, corruption,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Please Don't Try And Push Me
...e to find myself, To work out where I fit in. Please don’t try and push me, Just let me go at my own pace, As the tortoise proved to the hare, There’s more than one way to win a race. Please don’t try and push me, Don’t assume th......Read More
Categories: tortoise, growing up, growth, i
Form: Rhyme
Not Scared OF Addiction
...w I've been up on that high horse nice and safe protected like a highness to then the turtle that swims and then the tortoise with wings you live in a shell whilst i wear armour you abide by laws and don't do things through psychology ......Read More
Categories: tortoise, addiction,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Crying Thirst
...elief Recieved splash on entry consoles Cracked river banks scary belief Drought had claimed rain, abhorrant theif Tortoise rise islands of today Spy submarines just yesterday Sponge edges flake, sandskrit their rage Scathing hast......Read More
Categories: tortoise, environment, rain, recovery from,
Form: Dizain

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