Inspired by Giraffes

Poems | Music | Inspirational / Hortatory Writing | Other


Poems by Jessy Randall and Daniel M. Shapiro some on giraffes.

"The giraffe's tongue is long and gray.
No one wants a kiss from a giraffe.
Except Stanley."

"Giraffe" by Yoshihiro Okumura, from The Richmond Review.

"Giraffe" by Don Mulford from "Poems that rhyme for senior citizens."

"Turquoise Giraffe" by George Woolley.

"My Giraffe" by Rory Ewins.

Giraffe poem in a list of other poems from Zoo Songs, Poems and Fingerplays.

"Giraffe Calf" by A. A. "Papa" Talbert and illustrated by Salvo "Uncle Man" Arione.

"The Giraffe Vincent"written by G. E. Farrell, "Poetry Lane."


t1t4's "Boring Sounds" described as:

"(possibly grating) sounds set to synthesized dialog about one of t1t4's favorite animals, Giraffa Camelopardalis. Fun for Sunday morning drives in fraternity friendly areas."

Inspirational / Hortatory Writing

Amazon. Building a House for Diversity: A Fable About a Giraffe and an Elephant Offers New Strategies for Today's Workforce by R. Roosevelt Thomas, Marjorie I. Woodruff and R. Roosevelt, Jr. Thomas

"Learning to Get Back Up" Inspirational words by Craig B. Larson adapted from a Illustrations for Preaching and Teaching from Leadership Journal.


Amazon. American Museum of National History Fine art print.

The Giraffe Project is a non-profit project that encourages people who "stick out their necks" in courage.

Evie's fabric painting (?) of a giraffe.

The Giraffe Manor, Nairobi hotel built in 1932 by Sir David Duncan.

LibraryThing: Catalog your books online.

If you enjoy this site you may also like these other sites by me:

Komodo Dragon Central. Comprehensive information on the Komodo dragon of Indonesia.

Flying Squirrel Central. Complete guide to flying squirrel species the world over.

Echidna Central. One-hundred links about that obscure, odd, spiky monotreme.