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Poem Details | by Karen Croft
Categories: animal,

Life of a Cat

Pitter patter paws

A cozy warm place to sleep

Purring up a storm

Poem Details | by Warren Doll
Categories: animal, funny, rain, weather,


rain drops hit still pond
surface ripples spread outward
tickling frog bellies

Poem Details | by M. L. Kiser
Categories: animal, appreciation, beautiful, earth, environment, image, nature,


Dragonfly, shiny Windup toy, in flight, you dance Among the cattails.

Poem Details | by Peter Rees
Categories: animal, dark,

Nocturnal Foxes

screams pierce the night
primeval mating
wise owls winking

Poem Details | by Charlie Knowlton
Categories: animal, silly,

Haiku Senryu Thief

                          from henhouse          
                          poached eggs

Poem Details | by Kim Rodrigues
Categories: animal,

Pleasured By Dip

sun on orange fur stripes shimmy into coolness the tiger he rawred* 9/3/2020
*my word for his gentle roar

Poem Details | by Charles Messina
Categories: animal, moon, nature, stars,

where the reindeer lay

sparkling from the moon 
icicles on evergreens
'neath the starry skies

Poem Details | by Linda Alice Fowler
Categories: animal, bird, celebration, food, red, tree,


red-breasted cherubs
	nestled within mistletoe ~
		holiday feasting

Poem Details | by Kim Rodrigues
Categories: animal,

Nine Mirrors

square of nine mirrors
admiring his reflection -
the kitten’s labyrinth

Poem Details | by Cynthia Jones
Categories: animal, imagery, inspiration, january, nature, poetry,

Leopards -Rhyming Haiku-

Sneak up on their prey very silent and deadly don't get in their way. Copyright © Cynthia Jones Jan.12/2015

Poem Details | by Laura Breidenthal
Categories: animal, change, conflict, courage, death, freedom, sad,

How Fast It Dries

the jaguar's tear
slides off his single whisker
clouds do sigh

three offspring
dragged into the river's teeth
one remains

they both stretch
the moment of sorrow lost
life leaps on

Poem Details | by Gene Bourne
Categories: analogy, animal, autumn, bird, death, earth, emotions,

Haiku 5

In its final soar 
Finds the limb it learned to fly 
Lands, to fly no more 

Gene Bourne


Poem Details | by Joseph Soper
Categories: animal, appreciation, nature, sea,


satin silver skin skimming sea swims seamlessly seldom seen surprise

Poem Details | by Anne-Lise Andresen
Categories: animal, cute, nature,

- Haiku X 182 - Newborn Lamb -

newborn in april

                                  short visit on frozen ground

                                              - not 100% wool

Sun :) - A-L Andresen :)
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Poem Details | by Jan Allison
Categories: animal,

Time To Dine

renard slyly skulks in the leafy undergrowth success… dinnertime! Renard - traditional french word for fox 27th May 2015

Poem Details | by Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen
Categories: animal, freedom, horse,

Wild Horses

Wild Horses

A woman alone
Watching wild horses gather –
Her stallion set free.

Copyright 12/22/2016

Poem Details | by M. L. Kiser
Categories: animal, bird, nature,

The Luck of the Draw

The tiniest egg Sanctuary for new life; Dinner for many.
Entered in contest: Enter the 'Premiere haiku contest II: Anything Goes ' Poetry Contest; sponsored by: Chris D. Aechtner

Poem Details | by Baalak Baburo
Categories: angel, animal, appreciation, best friend, love, pets,

Warmest Welcome

Through the door, running
Hair flowing magically
Welcomes me, my dog.

Poem Details | by Regina Mcintosh
Categories: animal, bird, moon, nature, night,

Who Are You

mysterious owl beneath a shimmering moon who, who, who are you? Owl Haiku Poetry Contest Sponsored by: Robert James Liguori October 15, 2021

Poem Details | by Maria Williams
Categories: animal, bird, flying, moon,

The Silent Owl

The silent owl swoops Silhouette on Silver moon Prey unsuspecting

Poem Details | by Warren Doll
Categories: animal, weather,


on the plain
eats voraciously
cattle stampede

Modified haiku form for Non Traditional poetry contest.

Poem Details | by Norman Crocker
Categories: animal,

Frogs Croak

Frogs sing in Japan
too bad they croak in Tennessee
it's geography

Poem Details | by Kyle Maples
Categories: animal, nature,


Songbirds loose small chirps,
Tiny enough to slip through
Momentary rain.

Poem Details | by Jan Allison
Categories: animal, nature, sea,

Seal Watch

azure blue ocean grey seal sunbathes on dark rocks picture perfect scene I witnessed this scene this morning when we were doing a recce for a walk with are doing tomorrow with people with visual impairment 3/1/20

Poem Details | by Gregory Richard Barden
Categories: animal, beauty, bird, friendship, sea,

Little Wet Wings

~   hummer, far at sea -

                              wee wings, my steadfast comfort ...

               first mate ... of rare worth.   ~

Poem Details | by Anne-Lise Andresen
Categories: animal, nature,

- Haiku X 188 - Heather -

blueberry bushes

                                autumn heather fields branches

                                           - precious jewelry

Sun :) - A-L Andresen :)
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Poem Details | by Bernard Chan
Categories: animal, cat, city, light, moon, night, sleep,


Cats on moonlit roofs, Stilled, watching the city sleep, Fireflies in their eyes.

Poem Details | by Kim Rodrigues
Categories: animal,


a second moon-blink
reveals a band of coyotes ~
backyard gypsies


Poem Details | by Anne-Lise Andresen
Categories: animal,

- Haiku X 213 - In the Moss -

scary predictions
                             it shoots quickly with head spin -
                                    checking the makeup

Sun :) - A-L Andresen :)
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Poem Details | by Barbara Gorelick
Categories: animal, spring,

Spring Explosion

In a hidden glen
         A fawn stands on trembling legs
             Jay broadcasts the news


Poem Details | by Andrea Dietrich
Categories: animal,

Frog Haiku

my pad or your pad

croons the frog to his lady. . .

prince charming awaits

March 12, 2018 for  Mick Talbot's Haiku contest: theme "frog"

Poem Details | by Paige Hind
Categories: animal, beautiful, bereavement, care, cry, deep, voice,

Wolf In The Rough

The howl beseeches—
Crying for its true mate; it’s
Not a hungered prowl.

Poem Details | by Oliver Mckeithan
Categories: animal,


Border collies highly intelligent-sometimes two edged sword

Poem Details | by Caren Krutsinger
Categories: animal,

Squirrels Wait For Seed

birdhouse in the wind
stringy light trails of birdseed
discreet squirrels wait

Poem Details | by Eve Roper
Categories: animal, flower, nature, water,

Glint In Day's Sun

lavender tendrils 
ripples on depthless water
deer snaps his head up