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Best Crayfish Poems

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

Premium Member Boy Bitten By A Crayfish
Boy Bitten By a Crayfish

When women seen with no powers to create

Vessel to feed male seed for generations

She could make images live and update

Both of...

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Categories: crayfish, art, boy,
Form: Sonnet

Sex Life Of A Crayfish
Is checking crayfish gender easy as you might guess?
Tugging on the legs results in quite a mess! 
First know your species, molting phase and such

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© Judy Konos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: crayfish, dedication,
Form: Rhyme
Passing Time
There's a river winding gently through the pastures on the flats,
collecting tributaries of little creeks that the lower ground attracts.
'Tis the river that the angler...

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Categories: crayfish, fishing, nature,
Form: Verse
Summers Everlasting
Sand in sheets
scuffing skin and reminding 
last nights attire reaks like bonfire
 a hundred days like this 
   a sea of endless laughs...

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Categories: crayfish, nostalgia
Form: Free verse
Wavelets On The Pool
Tiny wavelets on the pool today,  a gentle
breeze and raindrops fall with a rhythmic
pitter patter. The ducks and wildfowl pay
no heed, around the sedge...

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Categories: crayfish, naturewater, water,
Form: Imagism

Friends of Wattle Creek
For many years, the creek, ran passed as a drain,
Polluted and unloved; a poisoned murky vein.
A favoured dumping place, for household unwanted things -
out of...

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Categories: crayfish, environment, nature,
Form: Rhyme
 HOME. By Ted Bundy

There is a place not far from here where purple maggots are the size of deer, pink frogs are there wearing...

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© Ted Bundy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: crayfish, animals,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member A Gummy Fisherman
Kevin L Fairbrother
The sheltered bay disguised what was to come
Around the headland we hit it head on
Four to five meter waves and breaking...

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Categories: crayfish, adventure, boat, fishing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Another New Year
Another New Year
Kevin L Fairbrother

2014 done and dusted
I’ve welcomed in 2015
With a beer and a crayfish
Round a campfire with some friends
New resolutions, not for me...

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Categories: crayfish, friend, new year, poetry,
Form: Verse
A Time Honoured Stretch of a River
There’s a time-honoured stretch of a river
that’s a cog in the natural wheel
flowing longer than mans’…
time upon earth
and home for the blackfish and eel.

They say...

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Categories: crayfish, nature, river,
Form: I do not know?
She Had Sunshine in Her Hair
Everywhere she went her hair sparkled. It glistened in the morning sun, the noonday sun, and at dusk too. The waves in her auburn hair...

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Categories: crayfish, adventure, childhood, devotion, mountains, tree, uplifting,
Form: Narrative
Cheeky Smile
I remember the sail boat gliding
down the stream,over slippery
boulders and frothy cream.

The Kingfisher darting by, the
tangerine flash catching eye,
minnows hide, scattering fry

And ratty on the...

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Categories: crayfish, childhood
Form: I do not know?
Job Offer
I was driving down Webb road, with the thoughts I’ve had all week,
And that is upon the crayfish that I net in Shady Creek,
Webb road...

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Categories: crayfish, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member To a person, they say, frigid, Translation of Paul Verlaine's poem: A celle que l'on dit froide
To the person, they call, frigid, Translation of Paul Verlaine’s poem : A celle que l’on dit froide

(Poem written on September 5, 1889 at Aix-les-Bains,...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: crayfish, emotions, woman,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member River Life

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Categories: crayfish, life, river,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Large but in a Small Size
A one time monster in military prowess
but unbelievably luke-warm in all global turmoils.
After one and two, it stands tallest in shipment of melodious sounds;
from its...

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Categories: crayfish, earth, education, environment, history, nature,
Form: Ode
New Orleans Visit
In New Orleans, we 
Make crabs, crayfish, gumbo, then
We'll all come bayou!...

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© Judy Konos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: crayfish, funny
Form: Haiku
Lived in Tyler when I was ten
And not too far from my home
Was a creek in an open field
I often played there alone

The creek was...

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Categories: crayfish, nature, me,
Form: Quatrain
The Emerald Doorway
There lies a location with an Emerald Doorway
leading to a shared past.
Waiting for it's own children to visit.
We slipped thru the portal again this summer,

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Categories: crayfish, childhood, growing up, nature,
Form: Imagism
Hillbilly Language
I've just come to realize 
Probably some of you don't know
How to speak the hillbilly language
So, I'll show you how to give it a go


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© Larry Belt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: crayfish, funny
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Surreal Nature
the old grist mill leans
nestled in the rocky bank
red fall leaves surreal  

The swift red stained creek that energized the mill's wheel still runs...

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Categories: crayfish, life, nature,
Form: Haibun
She doesn’t remember what
she loved about me
so i hold her in my elbows
as if she needed someone to save her
and i hate that i’ve always...

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Categories: crayfish, girlfriend-boyfriend, life, loss, love, nostalgia, passion,
Form: Free verse
Black Tracker
Smell of fresh horse dung on the breeze,
Not far away, just north of here,
Keep walking on the rocky ground ,
No panic, yet no fear,

Palm island...

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Categories: crayfish, adventure, home, home, me,
Form: Ballad
Bamboo Forests
Poetic Lyrics By Thomas Lam Hsi

SAVE FROM Satan...who plays 'all' roles...the...

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© Thomas Hsi  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: crayfish, anniversary, beautiful, beauty, best friend,
Form: Ballad
Soul Tunes
You almost have to be from New Orleans to understand
the mixture of the music that wails throughout the city,
It's zydeco, jazz, Cajun, classical, rhythm and...

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© Judy Konos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: crayfish, musicmusic, music, time,
Form: Narrative