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Best Cockroach Poems

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


Premium Member THE COCKROACH
I have a carapace shiny and black,
And when I visit I do more than snack!
I scuttle about in the dead of night,
Never once do I...

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Categories: cockroach, humorous, insect,
Form: Rhyme



COCKROACH CONCERT
All thanks to William Wordsworth, one of our greats

I wandered in my kitchen round
floating high on cocaine broaches
all at once guess what I found
a nest...

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Categories: cockroach, parody,
Form: Rhyme
I WISH I WEREN'T A COCKROACH
I WISH I WEREN’T A COCKROACH
by
JOHN M. ARRIBAS


I wish I weren’t a cockroach, its no fun at all
People stomp on me, if they find me...

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Categories: cockroach, allusion, angst, fantasy, children, funny, humor,
Form: Rhyme
COCKROACH
Across the white of table bread and yellow plated cheese
Upon the black fictitious grapes, it wheezes its disease
It crawls, its scrawny legs cluttering the revulsion's...

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Categories: cockroach, allegoryme, insect, me,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Reaper's Return
The cockroach crawling inside a satin evil darkness
as one clown weeps into silken soft sensual feelings, 
as a blinking starlight beacon awaits a tense message
of...

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Categories: cockroach, dark, deep, emotions, feelings, heart, night,
Form: Quatrain



ADEBIMPE, THE AFRICAN BEAUTY
ADEBIMPE

Going through this life at a frenzied pace
It's clear why we call it human race
I saw a piece of carefully gathered stardust
A desire for every...

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Categories: cockroach, africa, character, eulogy,
Form: Ode
Harlem Blues
It's night now in harlem, time to explore
Snakes are diurnal, rats love their nocturnal
Life, the subway is a swinging door.
A cockroach crawls before it falls
Catalectic...

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Categories: cockroach, black-african amerchildren, fairy, me, time,
Form: Free verse
Skeleton
The skeleton

On the day you were born
I have bestowed upon you
We will spend together a lifetime
Without me inside you compare to glue
Like the cockroach who...

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Categories: cockroach, adventure, angel, deep, eulogy, eve, future,
Form: Free verse
A WOMAN
A woman is the greatest of all contradiction;
She is an angel in truth and a demon in fiction.

She is afraid of a cockroach, she will...

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Categories: cockroach, woman,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Laugh With Jack


Every planet in our solar system
Rotates in an anticlockwise direction
Except Venus which insists on being different
Always one has to be the exception

About 75 acres of...

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Categories: cockroach, humorous, planet,
Form: Quatrain
Late Night Treat
It is already late while I see
Those kids still play hide and seek
Dance around that pole which lacked of paint
The cockroach underneath tried to escape,...

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Categories: cockroach, inspiration, joy, night,
Form: Light Verse
Never Say Die


Watching a movie ('Walking Tall')
I spied a cockroach on my wall,
crawling in and out of sight,
the proud homeowner's sorry plight.
Now I see him, now I...

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Categories: cockroach, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Never Say Die!
Watching a movie ('Walking Tall')
I spied a cockroach on my wall,
crawling in and out of sight,
the proud homeowner's sorry plight.
Now I see him, now I...

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Categories: cockroach, funny
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member poetry is poetry
I thought poetry is
-name of Mesopotamia which was the first civilization to emerge in human history
-ancient cave peoples surviving life struggle 

I thought poetry is
-an...

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Categories: cockroach, feelings, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Dilettante Diaries: Avian Notes on the Sensate Slip Stream : The Silent War in 3 Acts: Pt1
“I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End.”



The Dilettante Diaries: Avian Notes on the Sensate Slip...

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Categories: cockroach, bible, bird, evil, god, love, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Lay of The Best Man - Part 5
The Lay of The Best Man - Part Five


Have you heard about the bespectacled man who wore his glasses to bed?
Because when he awoke mornings...

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Categories: cockroach, humanity, men,
Form: Lay
Premium Member FROM WREN'S THEY CAME
The Head Line News read, Houston under Martial Law,
Stay indoors, do not panic, and do not go out, under any
Cause!
I’m not sure from wrens’ they...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cockroach, fantasy, gothic, halloween, holiday, horror, imagery,
Form: Free verse
An Unwelcome Guest
Hi I'm a guest in your home, yes that's right your not along
But, you don't like me 
I'll never understand why
When I run across the...

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Categories: cockroach, animals, funny, me, love, me,
Form: Free verse
WORLD OF HAIKU
SPIDER

Eight furry legs
Approaching black blob
Screeeeeeeeeeeeeech


COCKROACH

Periplaneta americana 
Out of planet, preys on women's tuxedo
Blob of fat, smell, monster


JULIA'S HAIR

Chameleon
Gunslinger, sniper
Death,myriologue


O SPACE

A junkyard
Sepulcher of machines
Requiem

CROW

Squawk 
Squawk
Gasconade 


LIZARD

A...

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Categories: cockroach, poems,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member This looks like jump to me
You are a cockroach

you are a big cockroach crawling up a pegboard
the kitchen light suddenly shines
and you must get through to the other side
but testing...

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Categories: cockroach, anger, care, grave, inspiration, joy, night,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Racing Issues
Why are we the human race
rather than another extinguishing species?
Why not the human species
and not the cockroach race?
Why is human nature
intended as somehow superego natural
not...

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Categories: cockroach, america, peace, race, racism, rights, time,
Form: Free verse
GIVE ME A CHANCE
Give a chance to live.
A chance to express my feelings and thoughts.
DOn't push me to the wall and crucify me
I have done not what others...

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Categories: cockroach, anger,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member The After Effects
Swelling waters rage across the land; 
two foot, three, four…water-tantrum’s take their toll; 
capturing houses and cars.
The collection grows with every storm.
Tempests wage their war...

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Categories: cockroach, earth, earth day, natural disasters, nature,
Form: Free verse
Ode to the music
Lift me up to the sky by the notes 
Oh, flute by your captivating melodious tunes

Sing to my body and sing to my soul...

A lifeless...

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Categories: cockroach, music,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Queen to the Throne of Nations
A nation of interesting and laughing facts
housing ‘backward never’ animals
with three times more sheep to humans in its corners
and the inventor of the selfie, attracting...

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Categories: cockroach, earth, nature, society,
Form: Ode