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Best Cricket Poems

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

Premium Member The Cuddling Cricket
It’s not enough to have a Dragon plus his penguins and pigeons, too?
Darn it! I had a limit, until a cute Cuddling Cricket found my...

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Categories: cricket, baby, fantasy, funny, growing
Form: Light Verse

The frog and the cricket
The frog croaked
The cricket chirped
The cricket croaked
The frog burped...

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Categories: cricket, animal, betrayal, fate, giggle,
Form: Free verse
**Example for my contest.**


chirp chirp!

Visions of my past why are they following me?

Leave me the h3!! Alone,

Let me be, the earth is...

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Categories: cricket, birth, blessing, christian, corruption,
Form: Free verse
The Cricket and The Dragonfly
A Long, Long Time ago, there was a cricket whose name
was Blue, she was named after the sky that she loved so true. 
All day...

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Categories: cricket, adventure, children, encouraging, farm,
Form: Rhyme
Spider songs
Blades of grass, wet under foot, insect eyes  
Dusk, offset by the cricket orchestra 
Muted and receding into the trees and bushes,
Tickled by the...

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Categories: cricket, animal, girl, metaphor, night,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Stargazer
Under 65 degree starry, onyx blanket
Containment of quarter moon identity

A whimsically soothing song exuded
In muffled taps & Prohibition era lyric

In the distance,
Snow-capped mountains reflecting lunar...

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Categories: cricket, confusion, feelings, life, night,
Form: Prose Poetry
A Love Story
The girl is an ultra-modern scholar, 
Belongs with an upper-middle class family. 
Looking very nice, smart, gets angry suddenly. 
She reads M.A in English at...

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Categories: cricket, culture, deep, emotions, loss,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Woodland Path

Fae circles of mushrooms
Lanky yellow toadstools
Firm jelly tot larvae 
Feed from rich stagnant pools.
Fungal disks cling with wanton 
To the grey trunks of trees
Cricket strums...

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Categories: cricket, friendship, inspirational, nature,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Cricket's Song
Refrain of dreams, I gift to you. 
My hum lulls in rhythms deep;
Night chant lifts to heavenly heights
coupled with starry sky’s plume.
My faithful promise kept...

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Categories: cricket, music, nature, night,
Form: Verse
Premium Member When the Sun Sets on Me

I wonder where I will be 
when the sun sets on me…
for if I were a flake of snow,
a dying breeze, or autumn leaf...
then I’d...

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Categories: cricket, creation, introspection, life, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sundown in Paradise
My blessing basket is heavy with heaven's gifts,
Tomatoes the size of my fist, eggplants so cute,
And fresh heirloom beans bursting with pride.

The sun, orange on...

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Categories: cricket, faith, , cute,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member The Faeries
Bracken breached hawthorn hedgerows
hide teeny folk with tiny toes.
Sheer gossamer wings; shy butterflies
Dew-drops lit by dawning skies.

Sandy hair, blue raven locks
Auburn streaks on chestnut stalks

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Categories: cricket, fantasy, imagination,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Dark Reflection
...and the Demon spoke,
its voice deep and mellow like smooth satiny chocolate,
"There is more, much more then good and evil,"
the words thunderously whispered.
The verdant emerald...

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Categories: cricket, dark, evil, imagery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Subtle Sounds
Listen to the subtle sounds
surrounding Mother nature.
And you'll hear water chuckle
as it gurgles over rocks.

Hear the drone of hummingbirds
or the songs of humpback whales.
And the...

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Categories: cricket, beauty, feelings, inspirational, nature,
Form: Blank verse
Trying to sleep
I am trying to sleep here; can someone let the world know?

Somewhere the pressure cooker whistles, 
Rises in the night air, the smell of pulao...

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Categories: cricket, night,
Form: Free verse
One Nation Under God?
It’s a sad situation, the state of this nation
of murderers, molesters, and thieves
I can’t help but wonder as we continue to plunder
at how we create...

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Categories: cricket, angst, life, social,
Form: Rhyme
This river has fallen since the beginning of time
Giving life to the Fern, the Laurel and the Pine
The rocks and the rapids share a fast...

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Categories: cricket, animal, inspiration, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When I Was Ten
 Now in my decline in the time of men
  I remember way back then when I was ten,
 when we lived in a...

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Categories: cricket, childhood, school,
Form: Couplet
The Hollow
The October night was dark and cold,
As the autumn sun was going down,
When I recalled the legends I had been told,
About this sleepy, little town.


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Categories: cricket, halloween, horror, tribute, perspective,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member I am the Shell of a POET
I am the Shell of a POET, Gazing upon my Last Sunset : Dancing with Death
The Shell of a POET, absorbed in Nature: inhaling whispers...

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Categories: cricket, beauty, death, life, love,
Form: Rhyme
As You Lay Yourself To Sleep
Let my heart be your pillow

as you lay upon my soul

as you gaze upon a star

Let your dreams and wishes flow

Let my heart be your...

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Categories: cricket, beauty, , Lullaby,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member z is for Zaria , ABC of Disney Characters Contest
A is for Akela of Jungle Book fame
B is for Baloo from Jungle Book the same

C is for Cinderella what a pretty sight
D is for...

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Categories: cricket, children,
Form: Couplet
Spirit In The Flute
I walk an already trodden path...
Uncertain, of future lives that lie ahead

But, in faith I close these earthly Ojibwa eyes
In trill, thus, I hear the...

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Categories: cricket, native american, autumn,
Form: Ode
Premium Member The Diary of a Tobacco Chewer-w
“I never travel without my diary,
One should have something sensational to read”

5-4-11: I never knew about the above quote of Wilde
But an event in...

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Categories: cricket, cancer, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Jeeeeez
In years gone by, folks didn’t like to say
God’s name to show  surprise or great dismay,
and so you would hear “Goodness,“ “Gol” and “Gee,“

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Categories: cricket, language,
Form: Quatrain