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Best Centipede Poems

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


Heart of a Centipede

You got a hundred lovers,
including me
Every one of us 
give you something that you need
But you really only need us after that,
when your fire starts...

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Categories: centipede, love hurts, metaphor, sad
Form: Dramatic Monologue



Premium Member Centipede Dismay -TROCHEE
Centipede so tiny crawls
trekking on a fence
hundred legs, he never falls
I watch in suspense…

My two feet are bad, you see,
pain comes when I walk.
Should I...

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Categories: centipede, animals, funny,
Form: Verse
Centipede Scare
A centipede found its way into our home
My hairs stood on end for hours on end! 

And while we tried learning about it on Google...

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Categories: centipede, fear, giggle, insect,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Dr Suess and his Shoe Store





                  "I  LIKE NONSENSE, IT WAKES UP...

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Categories: centipede, children, silly,
Form: Rhyme
You, Me and the Open Sea
Just you, me and the open sea,
in a boat with a big white sail.
We’ll ride the surf and laugh with glee,
said the centipede to the...

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Categories: centipede, children, boat, , Lullaby,
Form: Rhyme



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

Tom...

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Categories: centipede, dance, humorous, insect, romance,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Where Beauty Lies
I saw a dragon flying overhead
In fascination watched him flap his wings
Then suddenly, he was a thoroughbred
Whose smokey breath came out in giant rings

How gracefully...

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Categories: centipede, imagination, simple,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member REINCARNATION THINKING
REINCARNATION THINKING?

Life is like a coloring book
with few or many pages
filled with complex 
outlined images.

We are given a box of crayons
and are asked to color...

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Categories: centipede, creation, death, feelings, life,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member In Belladonna Berries Love Was Paid
With lies you tried to hide your furtive eyes~
but breadcrumbs left impressions you betrayed,
and finding out the truth behind your guise
did shatter loving life that...

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Categories: centipede, betrayal, heartbroken, lost love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Willy, One Leg
Willy the one legged centipede
Often would wish that he could be freed
He should be so speedy and whizzing about
But not with his one little leg...

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Categories: centipede, insect, nursery rhyme,
Form: Couplet
No One The Same
A lady bug sat on a a leaf one day
When a long came a centipede that asked her to play
No no i couldn't do that...

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Categories: centipede, children, life, love, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member OVERLOOKED BEAUTY MY PRETTY MAGGOTS
OVERLOOKED BEAUTY MY PRETTY MAGGOTS

Beautiful as the tan, brown, red, black, white centipede be;
Beautiful worm-like the fly egg geometrically pretty to me;
Moist shiny, slimy don't...

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Categories: centipede, analogy, confusion, cool, creation,
Form: Couplet
3 Step Poetry

It springs upon you.
Gleaming clawed metaphor
struggle to unhinge.

Many-legged adjectives 
commence to crawl over the page
similar to a robotic centipede
but bigger, shinier, brasher.

Then the seductive purr,
the...

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Categories: centipede, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Walk
A bulging extremity,

a feminist integrity,

a swaggering centipede,

the cops arresting me,

my dick the right size,

the bang coming out of your eye's,

the sensitivity upon demise,

the dew and...

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Categories: centipede, graduation, growing up, heart,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Dr Suess' Shoe Store


LISTEN, LISTEN! I have BIG NEWS
Dr Suess has a store just full of SHOES..
A GAZILLION shoes I'm sure there must be
Line them all up, bet...

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Categories: centipede, children, funny, halloween, longing,
Form: Rhyme
First Spring
little hands clap
at first sighting
of a butterfly

little face smiles
at first sighting
of a sunflower

little fingers wriggle
at first sighting
of a centipede

little arms flap
at first sighting
of an eagle

little...

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Categories: centipede, baby, butterfly, grandchild, granddaughter,
Form: Haiku
A Duck's Dilemma
Sometimes I feel like a duck out of water,
The greener grass is the water when I fly
And the water when I am natant.

My feathers equally...

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Categories: centipede, humorous, water, water, perspective,
Form: Light Verse
THEY SAID BY THIS TIME WE WOULD ALL HAVE CHIPS IN OUR HANDS
THEY SAID BY THIS TIME WE WOULD
 ALL HAVE CHIPS IN OUR HANDS

Sharp- tack like.	 Smart- in the way of the whip.
Not just another pretty...

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Categories: centipede, angst, people, science, science
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Holi-dazed poetic musings
Poetic musings in the post holi-daze


Living downstairs from the centipede
one dreads the hours of waiting
for the “other” shoe to drop.


the bottom half of the moon...

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Categories: centipede, humor, muse, silly,
Form: I do not know?
RIDDLE
If a giraffe
with a sore throat
is worst
than a centipede
with a sore feet 

What is worst 
than a homeless
spider ?...

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Categories: centipede, philosophy, psychological,
Form: ABC
To Becky With Love
Blinky Bill, and the wonder of all fairy tales
Snuggle Pot and Cuddle Pie and Hump Back Whales
Vegemite, ice cream, and violent crumble bars
Waltzing Matilda and...

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Categories: centipede, children, hope, easter, life,
Form: Rhyme
Stone of St Croix Island
Carefree in leisure time, one blasé tourist, 
almost happy, I once had collected a complicated stone;
after the sunny hours had ended and last opportunity
for keepsakes...

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Categories: centipede, africa, dream, faith, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Something's Bugging Me
Looking at a tiny ant, I thought,
"Shall I kill thee or shall I not?"

When a mosquito my hand did bite,
I hit out at it in...

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© Jo Daniel  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: centipede, fun, insect,
Form: Rhyme
Hodge Podge Four
(More Pun-ishment)

The difference between a Fine and a Tax
is really easy to tell!
A Fine is a tax, for doing wrong!
A Tax is a fine, for...

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Categories: centipede, funny, life,
Form: Rhyme
Halloween's Song
Its your Halloween rave, having your mascaraed
With all your best friends from back in the day
Liz Lauren and Blake and while they're dressed like skanks
I'm...

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Categories: centipede, adventure, angst, animals, anniversary,
Form: Lyric