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Best Fly In The Ointment Poems

Below are the all-time best Fly In The Ointment poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of fly in the ointment poems written by PoetrySoup members


Fly In the Ointment
There's a fly in the ointment...
This one is a ripper!
'Cause that darn fly,
Has got me caught up in his zipper......

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fly in the ointment, funny, life, nature,
Form: Burlesque



Fly in the Ointment
Donald Trump is a flimflam man
You look where he points so he can
Give Russia an edge
The Ukraine the hedge
Whilst Kurds get the Turkey trepan!...

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Categories: fly in the ointment, political,
Form: Limerick
Poetic Justice
I look inside you
I step inside then
Well, well, look what I find here

Is this place Hell 
Where my steps have led me
She calls me the...

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Categories: fly in the ointment, slam, universe,
Form: Concrete
Waiter, There's a Fly In My Soup!!!
Fly in the ointment,
I've heard said,
Flies will use you for
food, when you're dead
But a fly in the soup?
Which one of you??
How'd you get in somehow?
What...

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fly in the ointment, confusion, food, funny, parody,
Form: Burlesque
Premium Member Programmer's Love Defined
(Proving Once And For All Time That Love Is Not Binary)

Definition of Variables 
X, PATH, JOHN, JOHNJOHN, MARSHA, MARSHAMARSHA, ALPHA, OMEGA

Initial Values
SET X=0, SET PATH...

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Categories: fly in the ointment, love,
Form: Blank verse



Moles
Brown spots dab my poor pale skin
Deeper and bigger than freckles
I'd play dot to dot, if I knew where to begin
If I were a hen;...

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Categories: fly in the ointment, words,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Frog
 
Walking yourself
into the woods 
Trees on either side 
The scent of primroses 
upon the ground 
In the crisp cool air 
my summer breeze 

You...

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Categories: fly in the ointment, longing, sad love,
Form: Free verse
Workingman's world
1.


In an ahistorical fog:

all the Ways home,

all the signposts,

treacherously hidden 

by greedy men and women:

all eyes off the ball:

mere contemptible bourgeois folly.


2.


The rain is unending,

the...

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Categories: fly in the ointment, angst, freedom, political, symbolism,
Form: Prose Poetry
Solving the parking problem
The smart business knows what to do,
To reduce the stress on you, 
And get you in and out of view.

Customer turnaround,
Increases the dollar mound,
Proof of...

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Categories: fly in the ointment, analogy, anxiety, blue, community,
Form: Light Verse
one and the same
Gods Rubik cube, twisted and turned
All combinations tried and failed
The wrong jigsaw piece that fits in no gap
The red number on a roulette wheel of...

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Categories: fly in the ointment, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Spaced
Using words
turn the phrase
or is it just a phase
errs
on stun
the sci-fi nerd has just begun
predatory alien
try to follow please
i am macaroni allergic to cheese
i am
legend
Logans...

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Categories: fly in the ointment, poetry,
Form: Free verse