Famous Cockroach Poems by Famous Poets

These are examples of famous Cockroach poems written by well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous cockroach poems.

These examples illustrate what a famous cockroach poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate). The poems may also contain the word 'cockroach'.

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by Moore, Marianne
 Another armored animal--scale
 lapping scale with spruce-cone regularity until they
form the uninterrupted central
 tail-row! This near artichoke with head and legs and grit-equipped
the night miniature artist engineer is,
...Read More
by Sexton, Anne
 Frau Doktor,
Mama Brundig,
take out your contacts,
remove your wig.
I write for you.
I entertain.
But frogs come out
of the sky like rain.

Frogs arrive
With an ugly fury.
You are my judge.
You are my jury.

My...Read More
by Service, Robert William
 I opened wide the bath-room door,
And all at once switched on the light,
When moving swift across the floor
I saw a streak of ebon bright:
Then quick, with slipper in my...Read More
by Sexton, Anne
 Roach, foulest of creatures,
who attacks with yellow teeth
and an army of cousins big as shoes,
you are lumps of coal that are mechanized
and when I turn on the light you...Read More
by Flynn, Nick
the imagined center, our tongues 
grew long to please it, licking 

the walls, a chamber built of scent, 

a moment followed by a lesser moment 
& a hunger...Read More
by Bukowski, Charles
 one of Lorca's best lines
"agony, always
agony ..." 
think of this when you
kill a 
cockroach or
pick up a razor to 
or awaken in the morning
face the
sun....Read More
by Flynn, Nick
 Bees may be trusted, always, 
 to discover the best, nay, the only 

human, solution. Let me cite 

 an instance; an event, that, 

though occurring in nature, is...Read More
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