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Best Can Of Worms Poems

Below are the all-time best Can Of Worms poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of can of worms poems written by PoetrySoup members


A Can of Worms
Oh no’ I’ve really opened a can of worms!
An expression used by many that brings mystery some cans not the norm.
In life things, just little...

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Categories: can of worms, faith, inspirational, spiritual, universe,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member OMG, That's So Cliche
It's raining cats and dogs on a dark and stormy night -
with such a stroke of genius, a poet starts to write.
Inane clichés he's banging...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: can of worms, poetry, satire,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Bridge to Nowhere
There are so many things I've said and done
And many more I've never....
I should not have crossed that bridge that spans
The raging, angry river
What can...

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Categories: can of worms, introspection, lifewords,
Form: Rhyme
Going Fishing on a Summer Day (Nonet Trilogy)
          Going fishing with a cane pole and
        ...

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© Betty Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: can of worms, happiness, life, nature, old,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Ain't An Ornery Yahoo - Colloquialisms
Ain't  An Ornery Yahoo
 
Old widow lady of ninety-two
Lives by herself with nothing else to do
Except sit in her chair next to the window...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: can of worms, bullying, woman,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member duck's plea
There is a fly 
in the oinkment 
Someone ate pork chops , 
the duck is in 
a plucking bad mood, 
threats of assassination 
and shooting...

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Categories: can of worms, humor, humorous,
Form: Free verse
The Sex Sensation
I was told that sex stimulates mutual emotion,
out of curiousity, I decided to quiz a whore
she told me sex is a business and she craves...

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Categories: can of worms, me, sensual, wisdom, woman,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member Me & Little Sister Fishin'
Pigtails, cowboy belts and new summer jeans.
A long ride to the lake. I can't wait to get fishin'!
I have to take Sis? Mooom . ....

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Categories: can of worms, adventure, childhood, sisterday, fish,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member talk to the hand - for contest
y'all know me-     I'm in the poem biz     
and it is a no brainer   ...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: can of worms, poems, poetry, word play,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 4 lines License
In the silence of dawn and fishing license in hand

Poles, line, and can of worms the boys dispatch
To the lake with big hopes of full...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: can of worms, fishing, food, friendship,
Form: Verse
Premium Member I Knowed It Was Summer When
I have many fond memories growin' up on the farm as a boy.
Such simple pleasures in times more sublime brought me great joy!
I knowed it...

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Categories: can of worms, childhood, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Death
Michael and Carolyn came home again
Their busy lives disrupted by death's end
Not knowing they'd encounter love unrestrained
By coming home for mom's funeral to attend
Life has...

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Categories: can of worms, death, life, love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Controlling energy
Voices of the silent whispers echo deeply disturbing fact 
debates hold principle those with brains tear down structures 
human rights ignored opening up a can...

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Categories: can of worms, betrayal, conflict, corruption, deep,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member An Old Man Fishing
I watched the old man mosey to his favorite fishing spot.
Ahead of him his faithful dog capered at a lively trot.
No fancy fishing lures for...

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Categories: can of worms, nostalgia, old, dog, dog,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Win- Lose or Place--Colloquialisms
Writing for contests, is often a crapshoot!
Some may be teasers, and others no brainers.
Results often open a new can of worms,
though sponsors with backbones, will...

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Categories: can of worms, word play, words, writing,
Form: Free verse
Preparation
                       


To reach...

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Categories: can of worms, childhood
Form: Dramatic monologue
BEYOND THE CLOUDS
When the clouds appear so calm,
Glaring golden like glazing metal,
The world sees much less than nothing,
Understanding far less than the paranormal;
Begotten by the surest knowledge
Creeping...

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Categories: can of worms, bereavement, betrayal, life,
Form: Free verse
IF YOU CAN BEAT IT, JOIN IT
It's not easy being homeless, have nothing to put into your yawning feeding entrance
Sometimes you have to do what you have to do, but how...

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Categories: can of worms, life,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Grandma's House
My grandma on my daddy's side
Was poor as ol' Job's dog
She had 9 kids, at 10 bells chime
They stacked like firewood logs
Them feather beds, which...

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Categories: can of worms, appreciation, family, growing up,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Who Dunnit
I'm squirming in a chair of oak,
with narrow arms.  My buttocks numb,
and all the while the clock ticks on.

While folks are grim, with furrowed...

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Categories: can of worms, confusion, innocence, judgement,
Form: Free verse
The Merry-Go-Round Inside
I hand you an apple, and you are off
on a delightful spin of possibilities.
The first thought is identification,
the next, perhaps, one of degree.
Do you wish...

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Categories: can of worms, allegory,
Form: Free verse
The Babe with the Power
**************************
* you remind me of the babe  *
* what babe?              ...

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Categories: can of worms, angst, daughter, motherme, power,
Form: Rhyme
DEBRIS AT THE GOLDEN GATES
Tainted wits... blurred in 
clarity, 
a madman's coronation... our 
country's plight. 
atlas, we are home, choked in 
parity 
another to our last 51, the 
journey's...

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Categories: can of worms, sorrow, sorry, sympathy, time,
Form: Ballad
Newly Hired
Ended up in trouble and can't be denied;
Was only opening up from deep inside
Expressing what my opinion had been
Which ended up being a mortal sin.

As...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: can of worms, philosophy, poetry, poets,
Form: Couplet
Aye, Aye and A Mistress contest
Inspired by Deborah Guzzi's contest
3 poems alliteration, acrostic, and ABC poem together on one page.


Sunshine
Under blue skies
Naked flesh revived
Sensually stimulating
Hours become minutes
Intimate revelation of self
Nap...

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Categories: can of worms, funny
Form: ABC