Nature Poems

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Ah Nature, ever the poet’s go-to when blocked. Here are some of my attempts to catelogue each red tooth and fearful symmetry.

        Poems about Birds:

Aves Republica

Aves Unblazoned

Barrow Bird

Carol of the Robins

Corvus niger

Counting Magpies

Love Birds

A Malady of Arms

Plenty to Crow About

Ravencross

Swan Song

        Poems about the Countryside:

Brownfield

Dig

Dune

Endless Rolling Fields

Everything from Shells

The Fork in the Road

Foxing Day

Fruits of the Verge

A Glut of Collectives Nouns

Harvest Song

Harvest Traffic

Musings on the Nature of Hadrian’s Wall

Stonesand

The Tillers of the Ground

Traps

        Poems about Dinosaurs & Reptiles (& Fossils):

Adders & Ladders

Ammonites & Moabites

Anti-Venom

Everything from Shells

Jurassic Lark

Naming the Serpents

The Pillars of the Earth

Sleeping with the Armoured Fishes

Tellurians

Traps

        Poems about Evolution:

All Life Is Here

And Saw That It Was Good


Armour

The Blacktop Jungle

Cold Fish

Evolution Chant

Do Kings Play Chess On Fine Green Silk ?

The Green & The Red

Life in the Colonies

Radio

There is no Plan A

        Poems about Fishes & Other Sealife:

Ammonites & Moabites

Asterisks

Beside the Seaside

The Benthonaut

The Blobfish

Cold Fish

Cocky & Fishy

Coral

Jellyfishes

Life in the Colonies

R-Type

Sonnet of the Portuguese


Swimming Head

        Poems about Human Biology:

A-wub-duh-dree-furr

Anatamour

The Bug

Carriers

Darker Later

God Bless You !

The Golden Future

Hairshirts

Human Nature of the Beast

Intwinned & Intwined


Lockdown Locks

Microbiota

Mine For Life


No Laughing Matter

Ode to Laze

Pens Down

A Poet to His Surgeon

Psycho-Allergy

Rhino Dancing

Sleep of the Blessèd

Soul Lights

Starve the Addiction

Sweet Placebo

“Tell me more of this Earth thing called kissing”

Thy Name is Edom

Twinge Whinge

Unhappy Feet

The Valentine Virus

Virgin Birth

Watching You Idle

We Are Legion

        Poems about Insects:

The Ant-Days of Summer

Butterfly Bushwacked

Butyrumusca Getii

Flinders

Flymènco

Harlequins

An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles

Kosher Insecta

Mayfly Days

One Spot, Two Spot

Song of the Straight-Wings

Summer Guest

Telling the Bees

        Poems about other Invertebrates:

Hundredfoots

Isopod Nod

Nothing with a Face

Pond Life

See, Eligance !

Wiggle Wiggle

        Poems about Mammals:

Attacat

The Barons of the Jungle

A Cat in Hell’s Chance

Cattle Prattle

The Change

Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office

Damnatio ad Bestias

Felis schroedingi

Foxing Day

Infestations & Negotiations

Longhold Tenancy

Mongeese

Sheep Mayn’t Safely Graze

Weasel Words

Where the Hounds Lie Low

        Poems about Microbes:

The Blacktop Jungle

Everything from Shells

Four Thousand Million Years in the Making

Infestations & Negotiations

Microbiota

Retro Virus

The Valentine Virus

Z. apocalypsus

        Poems about Plants:

Balding Trees

Bashful Bulbs

Blackfingers

Brackicide

Butterfly Bushwacked

Cherry-Picking

Cyclamens

An English Country Garden

Euphoric Euphorbia

Gordianwort

Hallmark Horticulture

The Hand Not Bitten

Kalanchoe

Last in Flower

Lightweight Bulbs

Mistlemass

Moveable Feast

Nicholmas Daisies

Nothofagus antactica

The Parable of the Mustard Seed

One Plant’s Meat is Another Man’s Garden

The Other June

The Parable of the Mustard Seed

Pollarding

The Practical Gardener

Rhubarb Mutterings

The Root of All Evil

Schrödinger’s Cactus

Scorpion Grass

The Sisters McBloom

Suburban Spruces

Sun Serfs

Trees in Threes

Tumbleweed

Weedfingers

        Poems about Spiders:

Arachnophilia

Arachubiquita

Daddy Longlegs

I Spied a Spider

Moult Litter

Poisonhead

Spiders, Incidentally

        Poems about the Weather & the Seasons:

April Smarts

Autumn Layers

Charge

Day of the Dead

Downpour

The First Bounce of Spring

The 1st Day of Autumn

Forever Autumn

Gods’ Breath

Heavy Weather

Inbetween-Rain

Just January

Last in Flower

Lift Thou Up Thy Rod

The Longest Day of the Year

The Name of the Wind


Nicholmas Daisies

Open Season

Revolution of the Seasons

Season’s Fleetings

Snow Angels

Snowfall in London

Song of Summer

Sparkle in the Rain

Storm Warning

Summer Begins at Midsummer

’Tain’t the Season

Twenty-Eight Alone

A Year without a Summer