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Best Caterpillar Poems

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

Premium Member Caterpillar dreams
Ah what wondrous happenstance,
For a worm to reach by chance,
The form of a beautiful butterfly,
And sip the dew dew drops where they lie,
On silken petals...

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© Judy Ball  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: caterpillar, nature,
Form: Rhyme

caterpillar dreams
of wings and sweet nectar -
while munching tough leaves...

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Categories: caterpillar, butterfly, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Hey Jude - Dedicated to Winged Warrior
Hey Jude, love is like a butterfly - just let it be.
You've got a ticket to ride, go where you should be.
Love is a revolution...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: caterpillar, love, music, tribute,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Gone
she was a caterpillar,
i her cocoon

she was the music
i her dance

she was the rose
i her thorns

she was lost among the stars
i showed her the moon


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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: caterpillar, analogy, lost love, love
Form: Free verse
Premium Member M-M-M First Kiss

Oh, how wonderfully innocent
and juvenile, 'twas for me.
You, scooting surreptitiously.
closer and closer to me.
Like a soft, gentle caterpillar,
slithering and smiling.
Making its way home in the

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Categories: caterpillar, car, first love, growth,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Chrysalis
Genesis: God’s plan unfolding
Father, with the Word, creates;
Spirit on the water hovers
God, how great and wise you are!


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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: caterpillar, god, jesus,
Form: Quatrain
The Butterfly Flutters By
The Butterfly Flutters By

On a steamy, sun-drenched, summer Sunday,
tree leaves delightfully dancing to the tune of 
a warm, welcoming, wandering breeze blowing,
metamorphosis now complete, 

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Categories: caterpillar, beauty, butterfly, garden, nature,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member My Alphabet
A a 	big A little a

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: caterpillar, children, kindergarten, preschool,
Form: Abecedarian
Ohoo, little butterfly
Ohoo, little butterfly........
(Poem for children)

Ohoo little butterfly, what a beautiful sight of you
Flying so high and circling around the trees
Your wings are so beautiful with...

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Categories: caterpillar, butterfly,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member I Am Whammy

It was a lovely summer 
the garden was filled with butterflies. 
Whammy the caterpillar was full of joy. 
He climbed the tallest stalk in the...

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Categories: caterpillar, beauty, fantasy,
Form: Narrative
The Butterfly You Cannot See

Once a caterpillar between a dream and reality thought she could be beautiful
~so on she dreamed...
Creating a shell to protect
under the bright new moon

The Cocoon~


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© Cindy Lu  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: caterpillar, introspection, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sylvia's Flower Garden
Musky fragrance inundates
my nostrils as I enter 
the garden center:
a rhapsodic feeling
in idyllic surroundings.
The air is humid
like an Amazon garden,
heat barely tolerable
making my glasses misty.

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Categories: caterpillar, flower, garden,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Fox Was A Kit
A fox was a kit and a dog was once a puppy.
Don’t throw a fit, but a fish was never a guppy.
A horse was a...

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Categories: caterpillar, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Summer

For children, summer is swing sets and slides,
ice cream or snow cones, carnival rides,
the school bell’s last ring as kids flee the school,
hot dogs at...

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Categories: caterpillar, summer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Amidst Potent Floods
Though thunderous noises besiege me
And menacing flames threaten my being
I will gaze upon wondrous works of creation 
And trust that I should not fear

Amidst potent...

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Categories: caterpillar, faith, inspirational, life,
Form: Free verse
A Life Well Lived
 Living the most complete life--
 No man deserves less or more from living than another
 From a tiny drop of nectar, a flower blooms

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Categories: caterpillar, life,
Form: Free verse
For those who have considered suicide when who they are is not enough
For the days when your skin feels inadequate
And you want to escape from it
When you've scrutinized every fiber of your being & want to trade...

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Categories: caterpillar, courage, depression, love, power,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member 2 Corinthians 5:17 - A New Creation
An orphan dressed in sin stained clothes,
I was lost and without a clue,
until Jesus freed me from all sin's woes,
washed me clean and made me...

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Categories: caterpillar, bible, change, faith,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member The Butterfly Flutters by
As I stand on the shore of lake Huron in Ontario, Canada 
Marvelling at all the beauty with autumn at her peek
I see what I...

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Categories: caterpillar, miracle, nature,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Go Ask Alice
Ah, Divine influence, it has come to many, so they say,
as to their nameless or named God’s they do pray.
The light came to Carroll, he...

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Categories: caterpillar, allegory, devotion, fantasy, introspectionmen,
Form: Quatrain
Brewed tea
Wife and myself
Nothing between us
He was metamorphosed 
Into a frog
When his wife had left him
I needed
A lonely woman
Thousand years back
She shivered
In yellow sun
Struck by...

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Categories: caterpillar, god, grave, water, wedding,
Form: Haiku

(Dedication: For Regina Riddle)

Tree caterpillar crawling
Strong windy debris;
Blown over the bough


Violet blossoms
Vine decorations dancing;
Sun and breeze move


Joy wears a face:
Your smiles highlight;
Dazzle of morning


Hasty scribblings

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Categories: caterpillar, blessing,
Form: Haiku
Kids Love For Animals
       Kids Love For Animals ( Poem )

Children’s favorite shows are of animals
I have hours in a playlist that...

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Categories: caterpillar, adventure, animal, children, cute
Form: Free verse
Wimpy Kid with a Big Imagination
Shadiness adores you
Bleakness is exhaustin’

Now, I’m so fatigued and my volume is set way low
Because you tore me down with social media craze…
You were there...

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Categories: caterpillar, deep, children, hope, meaningful,
Form: Free verse
There was a little caterpillar on a limb
she felt disgusting, ugly and all alone 
A moth came by and said”why so grim?”
She replied and said”...

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© Alexis Y.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: caterpillar, butterfly, friendship, love,
Form: Rhyme