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Best Bug Poems

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

Premium Member To A June Bug
My front porch welcomes your return each year.
Built like a Sherman tank with wings - the night
is filled with music to the springtime ear,
the buzz...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bug, first love, nature, spring,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member DON'T BUG ME
Tom went to the ugly bug ball
Strange insects invaded the hall
Folks dressed up as fleas,
Cockroaches and bees 
The smile on his face said it all


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Categories: bug, dance, humorous, insect, romance,
Form: Limerick
Baxter Bug and the Purple Orb
Baxter was born in a meadow 
under a rotting plank
with hundreds of brothers and sisters
in a home both darkly and dank.

His momma was a June...

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© J. Summers  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bug, insect,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Devils Deadly Dime
Devils deadly dime

The sign said no grown-up at the playground.
Tripping on a penny, like a mime!
My hand is in my pocket with the dime I...

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Categories: bug, abuse, day, irony, judgement,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Wonderfull William
I recognized you in an old photo
taken long before I knew you
You were among the ancient ones
The ones on whom you depended
You were brother, son,...

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Categories: bug, birthday, celebration,
Form: Narrative

Premium Member Spring Clings
Splendiferous skies
Sunflower sunrise
haystacks of lilacs
pastel daisies play
with robins and jays

fragrant grass finds
bunny behinds
cotton lambs coo
earth's lush rebirth

a spring dream
until my
face hits a

bug filled



Poem of the...

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Categories: bug, animal, insect, nature,
Form: Diminished Hexaverse
Your Fly Is Down
I know
I know
You didn't mean to let me in
And you

Could have crushed me like a bug

Instead you caught me
Saved me
Trapped me
Ogled me through the glass

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Categories: bug, break up, insect, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Drink The Kool-Aid
Chug-a-lug, Chug-a-lug – 
no matter the fly in our
President's mug, the bug in 
his reflecting on
his ailing brain, and it's obvious
volume shrinking:

Those mindless, confusing...

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© Joe DiMino  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bug, christian, evil, leadership, political,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member As June's Sun Sets

In the middle of June when the fireflies swoon,
          And the warmth of the sun lingers...

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Categories: bug, appreciation, beauty, childhood, insect,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member To Honor My Hero
  To honor my hero. 
    A wee superhero. 
      Has shoplifted my heart 

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bug, hero,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Cuddling Cricket
It’s not enough to have a Dragon plus his penguins and pigeons, too?
Darn it! I had a limit, until a cute Cuddling Cricket found my...

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Categories: bug, baby, fantasy, funny, growing
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Chantale's Birthday Party
Late to the party we arrived at seven
At least we showed up before eleven
Sweet Ginette, joined us both at the door
A bottle in my hand...

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Categories: bug, birthday, celebration,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Roses are Red Collab-26
These Limericks were written by many different PS poets who are all remaining anonymous.  If you would like to add one of your own...

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Categories: bug, anti bullying,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Tickle Trout
In the cool of the evening he laid there basking 
as my fingers touched the gleaming surface of the pool.
Deeper i penetrated till my hand...

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Categories: bug, adventure, food,
Form: Narrative
Drawing Blood: Join In
There's a pesky mosquito hoverin' around our ears
If he keeps it up he'll soon be splattered in smears
T-Buzz tries to draw our blood
When he gets...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bug, humorous, insect,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member JAN ALLISON
I prefer to be called Jan … only my mum calls me Janet
Makes me feel like a naughty child and I am never naughty!

Just started...

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Categories: bug, me,
Form: Acrostic
Nothing more than a pretty smile - repost
Nothing more than a pretty smile - repost

There she was chasing a rabbit 
with 1 am coffeecakes and weak tea
She didn’t notice I was watching

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Categories: bug, adventure, fantasy, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Leave Me Alone
Leave me alone, I yelled to the kitten
The almost adult one that stood on my head
It’s four in the morning and where is it written

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Categories: bug, animal, appreciation, love, pets,
Form: Rhyme
Butterfly dream

"I dreamt, I was a butterfly or was I, 
  a butterfly dreaming . . ."
But I was only the cocoon grub,
 attached to...

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Categories: bug, adventurebutterfly,
Form: Rhyme
Wish I was a snake slithering in the grass
     or a big black spider on a pane of glass
Or a cobweb...

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Categories: bug, girl,
Form: Rhyme
Shades of green

Emerald green that shines on
gleaming green jewel bug
Algae green of the serene pond
And there swim the shoveler ducks

Harlequin green from areca leaves pinnate
Softly grins when...

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Categories: bug, earth, green, happiness,
Form: Rhyme
Corona virus

Corona virus sent to try us 
Unnerve  Confuse  deplete  divide us 
It comes to scare it comes to kill 
The vulnerable the...

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Categories: bug, death,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Suicidal Humanity
Our supposed modern scientific genius
May in fact just be our last fatal weakness.
This technological house of cards we've made
Left humanity walking along the edge of...

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Categories: bug, angst, business, earth, environment,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Zoo's Who
Paula parrot is my name. I'm from the wild, but now I'm tame
A chatterbox who likes to talk! 
Have news to share? Let's take a...

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Categories: bug, animal,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Sweet Little Lady
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: bug, cute, insect,
Form: Rhyme