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Best Beetle Poems

Below are the all-time best Beetle poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of beetle poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member DINNER FOR A DUNG BEETLE

An article about a dung beetle
Says they devour matter that’s faecal
Imagine eating pooh 
It’s what dung beetles do
The fetor of their breath must be lethal!

08-19-17
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Categories: beetle, animal, humorous,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member AUTUMN AT THE HEART
AUTUMN AT THE HEART

She’s a world has gotten drowsy
Evolving face of autumn
Like gold    then scarlet    amber
Like blood from beetle...

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Categories: beetle, autumn,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WHO IS THE GIANT OF THEM ALL
WHO IS THE GIANT OF THEM ALL

Animals or humans, who is the giant of them all?
Bearing a two sheathed wings, the Hercules Beetles
crash the Titans...

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Categories: beetle, animal, character, imagery, nature, scary, ,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member A Hug for the Bug
Many insects creep upon this earth,
and hardly anyone refers to them as “nice”
or writes a poem reflecting on their worth!
Spiders sometimes make me jump as...

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Categories: beetle, insect, , cute,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member Haiku 9 Life
lodgepoles pines fall 
dead, beetle attack, new life
emerges -- aspens
...

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Categories: beetle, death, hope, life, tree,
Form: Haiku



IN THE DENTIST'S CHAIR
IN    THE   DENTIST’S   CHAIR

Lean  back and just relax
Put on these protective glasses please
Injection  -  ...

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Categories: beetle, adventurefootball, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To a Firefly
You flit around the marshes and in places warm and wet.
as a beetle you’re about as bright as any bug can get!

You have a tiny...

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Categories: beetle, insect,
Form: Couplet
A Cloud
A grey cloud in holes
flew in the sky alone,
headed for its dole
all the time along.

Brilliant sunlight spots
fell onto the ground.
Jumped as little balls,
run as a...

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Categories: beetle, nature,
Form: Rhyme
felled tree

Dear swollen-trunk maple, deemed 
diseased by the saw-happy tree guy, 
you who have stood silently, supposedly 
slipping your ailment through your roots 
to the neighboring...

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Categories: beetle, life, tree, space, tree,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member The Strangest Birthday Present I Ever Received
I was brought up on a smallholding when I was a lass
We needed something to help us cut the vast expanse of grass
I wanted a...

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Categories: beetle, humorous, pets, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Glorification
If bristles are mouth
I shall use them to praise
And my hairs are mouth
I shall use them to praise
For He's leading my way upon the choice...

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Categories: beetle, appreciation,
Form: Rhyme
Professor Paddock of virology
                 Professor Paddock of virology was a stocky man
...

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Categories: beetle, fun, nonsense,
Form: Limerick
A Weighty Problem
The little thrill as the wave’s ripple in
Making the hairs stand up, on the surface of my skin.
The kiss of the sun with its warm...

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Categories: beetle, funny, water, sun, water,
Form: Light Verse
A Struggling Poet
they're not speaking to me now, the Muses; 
they're being stubborn, 
witholding information, like beetle-browed accomplices - 
their mouths pulled tight as drawstring purses. 
they...

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Categories: beetle, angst, on writing and wordsme, longing,
Form: Free verse
Bigging it up

The family sat (mum, dad, child and the cat)
as they did every Friday for lunch
no-one uttered a word, and all that one heard
was a fork...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: beetle, childhood, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Moon's Rise, Man's Fall

A colorless sunrise, 
this moon...tonight.
Nothing she has to
forget.  Nothing to ready
for. 

There behind the swamp's
trees. Soon to fall -
from rot
from age
from beetle
from beaver
from wind.
Still,...

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Categories: beetle, death, moon, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Punch Buggy Drunk


    Zero to a hundred
    Smoke between the ears
    An amygdala doing donuts
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Categories: beetle, change, mental illness,
Form: Light Verse
Dead Inside
It's a slow decay
So slow at first I don't notice
The rot
The smell
The maggots

Little worms feasting on the flesh of all that used to be good...

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Categories: beetle, death, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beachside Food and Drink Slinks
A is for algae, red, green, blue cells, soaking up sun, sliming teeth 
B is for bacterial mat, clumping underneath, earliest born, never asleep

C is...

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Categories: beetle, adventure, animal, beach, death, food, life,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Insects A to Z
A is for Ant, tiny but stout, they can lift fifty times their own weight,
B is for Bee, reaps nectar for honey; may opt to...

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Categories: beetle, kids, science,
Form: ABC
Premium Member THE UN-BEETABLE BUG
THE UN-BEETABLE BUG


Simplicity, elasticity, beauty in the thirties,
not like some sedans, ugly and beastly

This popular car and it's history from the past,
from it's World War...

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Categories: beetle, age, art, beauty, car, red, visionary,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member YIPPEE-KI-YAY
There was a black beetle named May
Who lived with a  frog in some hay
Together they would roam 
Adventures far from home
Singing yippe-Ki-yay all day

...

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Categories: beetle, earth day, giggle, humor,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member How am I to Live
I praise You the great Triune God:
 the Father, Son and Holy Spirit
who was; who is; and who will be
forever and ever through the ends...

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Categories: beetle, inspirational, uplifting, son, me, jesus, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The politician's roll
If I were a fly on the wall.
I'd dwell in the government hall.
I'd observe all  their ravings and rants.
As they determine the fate of...

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© Joe Inka  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: beetle, political
Form: Rhyme
Sun Thief
Once upon a time, there lived a boy called Simon.
He was an ordinary boy who did what ordinary nine year old
boys do: collecting bugs and...

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Categories: beetle, conflict, fantasy, imagery, mystery, myth, power,
Form: Narrative