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Best Eel Poems

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


A Greased Eel In A Vat of Astroglide
Slipperier than a Greased Eel In a Vat of Astroglide
That Hillary’s sociopathic streak is a mile wide
In case you haven’t noticed, the fix is in
But...

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Categories: eel, america, political,
Form: Couplet



One Square Mile
In one square mile, northeast of Noojee,
there are seven birds that I often get to see
as I walk on the tracks in pristine forestry,
in one...

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Categories: eel, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Heart of Christmas -EDITED
Tinsel sparkling on trees that toys lie beneath,
Holly with berries and the hanging of the wreath.
Everything is red and ever-green.

Hearth and home are comforting;
Evening is...

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Categories: eel, christmas,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member My Spirit Animal Is A Zoo
Beware the morning tiger
Before his first coffee
     Look out for the afternoon lizard:
     Ectotherm on the sidewalk...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eel, animal, tiger,
Form: Free verse
Bunyip Forest Revisited
Along the road called forestry, the silver ash weeps over me
as I meander 'round the dell and glade.
Pass scars of sand pits long disused, where...

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Categories: eel, nature,
Form: Rhyme



Hook Line and Sinker

Me, my brother Tom and Uncle Pat were on a fishing holiday
three men in a rowing boat way out in Dublin Bay
we anchored up and...

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Categories: eel, crazy,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member FOR MY UKHT AL-KUBRA
MY UKHT AL-KUBRA

I have one sister in my home
Sweet, loving, with open arms and heart
With dark brown eyes
And an inviting laugh
And a passion
For life.

I have...

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Categories: eel, friendship, inspiration, love, sister,
Form: Prose Poetry
Oratory - Power of the Spoken Word
As words escaped constricted passage
of time from eons of layered myths,
legends of demi-gods thus linked,
in glowing rendition, with whisk on hand
the Orator with staff, sang...

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Categories: eel, art,
Form: I do not know?
Fried Egg
On the pan she cracks on the edges
Flows in her white gold love rashes;
Wet to oil, bottoms turn up in fumes
Sigh, sizzles to burns in...

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© jai Garg  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eel, art
Form: Free verse
When Octopus Came Round for Tea.
When Octopus came round for tea,
it was a tricky time for me.
Not knowing what he’d like to eat.
I wondered... savoury or sweet?

I borrowed spoons from...

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Categories: eel, childrenme, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Late Summer Nights Dream at the Cat in the Hat
    It was way after eight, at the Cat in the Hat.
    The whole plaice was swimming, quoth the...

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Categories: eel, imagination, nonsense,
Form: Couplet
An English Life
An English Life

It is midnight the Milk train pulls into darnall station
No ordinary passengers here
Steelworkers with their families
Loaded with fishing tackle, sandwiches and maggots
The Fossdyke...

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Categories: eel, childhood, happiness, passion, education,
Form: Free verse
Demise of the Flax
Before you reach for your axe,
There are some facts you need to know about flax.

A Flax rope made well
Will get you safely out of the...

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Categories: eel, change,
Form: Rhyme
WINTER SPRING
W ind howling at my window.
I shiver and pull on my duvet slack.
N ight greets me as I go to work and back.
T hen proceed...

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Categories: eel, absence, art, birth, celebration,
Form: Acrostic
Devil Damsel
Singing in soundproof water…
I am an eel starving from the aftermath deception of home 
Living there for so long, I finally notice the danger-
The peril...

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Categories: eel, allusion, conflict, crazy, dark,
Form: Free verse
la la di dah dah la
Earth dwelling mongeese are neither toys nor coins and pedalling backwards then forward is not considered the primary way of jet propulsion off a very...

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Categories: eel, allusion, baptism,
Form: I do not know?
The Ultimate Army
Jehovah of Armies
made a count one day
of all His weapons
keeping man at bay

of non leathal weapons
He gave the skunk his stink
and a little less harmless
the...

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Categories: eel, allegorymay,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Six-Word Couplet Series Encore
THE BULL
His regular emissions
Worthy of politicians

THE ANT
To the anteater
Nothing is sweeter

THE SLOTH
Feel his chagrin
Labelled deadly sin

THE TURKEY
With justified reason
Deplores festive season

THE EEL
Mobile on belly
Recumbent in...

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Categories: eel, humor,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Fall Deep Into Autumn
Feel the fresh new breeze. Fly yourself with it to fields
Abloom with asters of September. Acquiese to fall, but more . . .
Let yourself be...

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Categories: eel, autumn,
Form: Acrostic
Mayflies
Mayflies
by Michael R. Burch

These standing stones have stood the test of time
but who are you
          ...

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Categories: eel, absence, daffodils, may, missing
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Shielded in Love
I don’t have asbestos fingers and my blisters come from the garden
Toiling the soil and growing fine ingredients for such gourmet cuisine
Like ‘throw it all...

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Categories: eel, appreciation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member All About Japan
All About Japan

A feather plummets slacks downwards,
a sparrowhawk caught prey soars upwards,

bonsai trees grow its shadow midst sunrise,
cherry blossoms shade a path,
sugis eclipse a shrine,

maguro...

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© Hilo Poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eel, imagery, international, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member GO FOR IT

Get
Original!

Feel
Optimism
Rising. . .

Inspire
Triumph!

Oct. 2, 2019
for Bobby May's 'Three Word Acrostics ' Poetry Contest
(small change in last part to avoid some readers' confusion)...

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Categories: eel, inspirational,
Form: Acrostic
Annual Fair Preparation
Every year our community gets together at the annual church fair. This year they have changed the format with some new events and dropping some...

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Categories: eel, community, games,
Form: Rhyme
Purr Verse
Purr Verse

Give me a mole or a moose or a mouse,
Make it quite small, or as big as a house,
Buy me a bear or a...

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Categories: eel, 4th grade, angst, animal,
Form: Rhyme