Animal Poems

The animal kingdom is filled with almost an infinite variety of creatures. Scientists discover new species and sub species every year. Each one is a wonder onto itself and one could labor for years to uncover its secrets. It is an unfortunate fact that the closest that most of us get to wildlife is through bars at the zoo. Our urban lifestyle has the effect of cutting us off from the glorious world of the animal kingdom. Every animal has a lesson to teach us that we are not hearing. We may think that we have evolved away from contact with animal kingdom, the question is, at what cost?

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Nature Poems about Animals

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Poem Bringing Attention To Whaling
  • by Chelsie Woodhead
  • Published: Sep 2008
Whales: An Innocent Death

As the gentle giants swim through the sea,
Not expecting a thing,
A sharp metal object is heading their way,
And they feel a sharp sting.…

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  • Rating: 4.28
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Poem About Butterflies
  • by Sarah Zylstra
  • Published: 6/23/2014
A Butterfly Life

As the caterpillar sleeps inside its cocoon
Like a baby wrapped in her blanket
She waits and waits until she blooms
Into a beautiful new life …

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  • Rating: 4.21
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This was a touching poem. My daughter had an assignment at school for when she had to bring in an …

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Are There Pawprints In Heaven?

I hear of a place that is made of gold,
a place where we shall never grow old,
But one answer I have not heard at all,
will there be paw prints from my little dog?…

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  • Rating: 4.19
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I lost my Jay on 4-24-2014 at 10:05 pm my house is not the same, my heart has an empty spot in it. …

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Poem Describing Power Of Tigers
Tiger Dance

Sleek, slender, cracking whip
dip, arch, circle,
agile, quick, deceitfully frail,
Is the delicate Art of the tiger Tail…

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  • Rating: 4.1
Poem About National Bird Of The United States
The Eagle Soars

Our American Bald Eagle stands bold and proud
Representing our nation's liberty,
Soaring effortlessly above the shores
Peering down at the majestic sea. …

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Poem About Animals Having Feelings
Animal

I was born one day to the sunny sky;
The light was quite a surprise.
My mother fed me and kept me warm,
While I was small in size.…

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Horse and Rider Poem
  • by Deanna L. Seiden
  • Published: Oct 2007
The Lift

Hoofed feet steadily pound the ground,
furred perked ears carefully swivel round and round.
The wind whips by, masking any distracting sound.

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  • by Antonia Armstrong
  • Published: Mar 2013
Ant Flying Day

With unlocked eyes
and finally sure of her status,
she scrambles alongside the ones,
who've spent their days waiting…

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  • Rating: 3.94
Poem About Eagle Hunting Prey
Fast Food Gone Bad

Floating motionless in the sky
like a still kite, an eagle stalks its prey
with a hungry appetite.
So far, though, nothing is in sight.…

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  • Rating: 3.94

Animal Poetry 1-10 of 18

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