Top 100 Poems About: ANIMAL

In this page, poems on / about “animal” are listed.
  • 1.
    Jubilate Agno (Excerpt)

    For I will consider my Cat Jeoffry.
    For he is the servant of the Living God duly and daily serving him.
    For at the first glance of the glory of God in the East he worships in his way.
    For this is done by wreathing his body seven times round with elegant quickness. read more »

    Christopher Smart
  • 2.
    A Night With A Wolf

    Little one come to my knee !
    Hark how the rain is pouring
    Over the roof in the pitch dark night,
    And the winds in the woods a-roaring read more »

    James Bayard Taylor
  • 3.
    The Crocodile

    How doth the little crocodile
    Improve his shining tail,
    And pour the waters of the Nile
    On every golden scale! read more »

    Lewis Carroll
  • 4.
    The Chambered Nautilus

    THIS is the ship of pearl, which, poets feign,
    Sails the unshadowed main,--
    The venturous bark that flings
    On the sweet summer wind its purpled wings read more »

    Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • 5.
    The Fly

    Little Fly,
    Thy summer's play
    My thoughtless hand
    Has brushed away. read more »

    William Blake
  • 6.
    The Moose

    For Grace Bulmer Bowers

    From narrow provinces read more »

    Elizabeth Bishop
  • 7.
    Skunk Hour

    (for Elizabeth Bishop)

    Nautilus Island's hermit
    heiress still lives through winter in her Spartan cottage; read more »

    Robert Lowell
  • 8.
    Baby Tortoise

    You know what it is to be born alone,
    Baby tortoise!
    The first day to heave your feet little by little from the shell,
    Not yet awake, read more »

    David Herbert Lawrence
  • 9.
    The Owl And The Pussy-Cat

    The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea
    In a beautiful pea green boat,
    They took some honey, and plenty of money,
    Wrapped up in a five pound note. read more »

    Edward Lear
  • 10.
    Ode On The Death Of A Favourite Cat Drowned In A Tub Of Goldfishes

    'Twas on a lofty vase's side,
    Where China's gayest art had dy'd
    The azure flow'rs that blow;
    Demurest of the tabby kind,
    The pensive Selima, reclin'd,
    Gazed on the lake below. read more »

    Thomas Gray
  • 11.
    To A Mouse

    Wee, sleekit, cowrin, tim'rous beastie,
    O, what a panic's in thy breastie!
    Thou need na start awa sae hasty,
    Wi' bickering brattle! read more »

    Robert Burns
  • 12.
    The Sheep-Child

    Farm boys wild to couple
    With anything with soft-wooded trees
    With mounds of earth mounds
    Of pine straw will keep themselves off read more »

    James Dickey
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