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Best Cut Up Poems

Below are the all-time best Cut Up poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of cut up poems written by PoetrySoup members


Wrapped Little Body - Cut-Up poem
Other violence this world
There human flames ceased
Sick swan six
With circles some melancholy
Doctor failure some

Different universe copy soul
Wrapped little body respect
About shoulders stopped arms
Flash doubles wife

Early...

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Categories: cut up, fantasy, history, tribute, universe,
Form: Free verse



Had Cut Up My Card
Had Cut Up My Card

memory was marred
and my eyes were even starred
cut up my each card

Jim Horn

My poems are not supposed
to make any sense or...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cut up, allegory, analogy,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Poetry is a Risky Business
Poetry is a Risky Business

The Recipe for Poetry

Open stereo
Turn volume medium high
Poor 3 shots of whiskey
Add 2 bottles of wine
Open 1 bag of chips
Add one...

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Categories: cut up, art, butterfly, candy, cheer
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Mystery of Humpty Dumpty
(typo just fixed)

Old Humpty Dumpty, the egg on the wall,
had a friend Bacon, who was ten feet tall.
Those two went together like bread goes with...

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Categories: cut up, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Chloee and Reginald The Stand Down Dachshund Comedians

One

Chloee? Yes Reginald! 
Why do they call us Dachshunds, Wiener Dogs?
Maybe they call you a Wiener Reginald!
You cut me off at the legs with that one...

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Categories: cut up, funny, humor, humorous, roses
Form: Burlesque



survival : epic contest
The snow mobile stops and sinks to the level of the snow, no more to go
Which way do I take for shelter the sure or...

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Categories: cut up, journey, snow,
Form: Epic
The final cut?
Cut up
from lack of sleep
and crying over you
My heart is broken; forever
scarred



('Ugly' revised)...

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Categories: cut up, lost love
Form: Cinquain
Premium Member Here She Comes Again
Here she comes again,
That clip-happy, snippy crone who fancies herself a gardener.
What?
She is doing such a horrible job of it.
She clipped two of us unmercifully...

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Categories: cut up, flower, fun, funny, garden,
Form: Personification
Turtle Soup
I love to slurp up turtle soup
It always makes me want to whoop

Soft-shelled turtle or red snapper
Cut up and stripped of their protective wrapper

Like a...

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Categories: cut up, animals, funny
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Kitchen Not the Cake
There’s cheap lunches in the Barley Tavern,
each Wednesday, when after one o’clock.
I always chose to eat beer battered fish,
plus mystery cake a little bit ad...

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Categories: cut up, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Writer's Thought Process
Illustrious? Too sophisticated.
Advanced? Sounds too modern.
Awkward? Not in the mood yet.
Animalistic? A nice ring, bereft of a special ring.
Will consider it for later though. Jotting...

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Categories: cut up, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Answering Shriek To My Left
In the woods no right of way, no right to live, no right to play.
I travel quickly, as dusk is beginning. Woods are thick, on...

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Categories: cut up, scary,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member White Angels, Glowing Lamps
White Angels, Glowing Lamps

When the wind blows, 
down from the great north, 
it brings a mighty frost. 
Do not be afraid. 
Just because something, 
makes...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cut up, appreciation, emotions, hate, how
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Starting to Feel Jazzy
The heart of a lion 
The soul of a flea
The energy of a gnat
Please do not let this be me

Reaching into my junk drawer
I pick...

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Categories: cut up, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Unwanted Bird
Unwanted Bird

Green… feathers on white. 
Yellow butterflies, everyone sees them. 
I can not explain what happened. 

He hit me. 
Not once, but repeatedly. 
What color...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cut up, abortion, absence, abuse, addiction,
Form: Free verse
Flight Of The Seagull
I see you up there flying in the sky of majestic winged one,
your wing span is so wide, you dip your wings now and then
just...

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Categories: cut up, animals, life, nature, sea,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Free Fruits

Green light means go ahead
Make your choice
Here’s a list of the Green light or free, fruits go, go, go and eat them up

Apples, dried: Dried...

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Categories: cut up, fruit,
Form: List
The Old Oak Tree
I have a picture of a tree,
its gnarled trunk thick and wide,
support branches reaching a hundred feet high

Once started as a seed,
has grown to become...

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Categories: cut up, natureold, old,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Promises Not Kept
Promises Not Kept
                      ...

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© Chuck Keys  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cut up, black african american, history,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BREAKFAST
How do you want your eggs he says
while turning the hash browns he has
added cut up turkey sausage to?
I reply, any way you want to...

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Categories: cut up, family, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Highway's Bend
window dark - sunset iris
haunted hour - odd waltz
slow envy - eleventh cradle
broken just - revenge deeply
purple circle - light candle
places blind - between stars
follow...

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Categories: cut up, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unquotable quotes Writers - XXXVIII
Unquotable quotes: Writers – XXXVIII

     for Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra and Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoieski  
     who...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cut up, creation, england, imagination, inspiration,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Sublime Terror
Let's say I am an anthropocentric terrorist.

What would we be saying? 
And isn't that redundant somehow?
If terrorists are ethnocentric,
does that not also require you to...

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Categories: cut up, earth, earth day, fear,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Once Upon Time
Once within eternal time
of pre-bicameral lack of language,
and imaginative recreation,
I recall breathing in my Lover's richly hued nutrition,
and my Lover inhaling mine,
purging Elder lungs of...

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Categories: cut up, birth, culture, history, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fried Chicken
Durin' my nearly four-score years I've had many a grand repast,
But there's one delicacy that will never, ever be surpassed!
There ain't nothin' like a huge...

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Categories: cut up, food, funny, old, old,
Form: Rhyme