Best Food Poems
Below are the all-time best Food poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of food poems written by PoetrySoup members
If You Weren't Such a Nut Meg
food, fun, humor, words,
She had so many chances
Yet she kept muffin it up
Butter intentions were good
Just not much...
food, funny, humorous, rude,
I was at my favourite restaurant and I'd had a lovely meal,
if I finished all my food then a pudding was the deal
I’d relished every...
Thank You For This Bounty, God
faith, food, thank you
Thank you for this bounty, God
that you give to me
for grain that grows within the field
and fruit upon the tree
Thank you for the little seeds
Date Night (and the day after)
food, lost love, sad,
Opening line from "Highway Five Love Poem" by Ruth L. Schwartz
This is a love poem for all the tomatoes
I squished to make our Date-Night spaghetti.
I got a letter from the devil
food, anger, anxiety, character, dark,
(Hello, my sweet friend!)
Speaks in unknown tongues
Nevertheless it will consume
Ask for food,
A sweet drink
The hunger and thirst are real
It's pitchfork aims at...
Food Inglorious Food
Be it known as convenience food, junk food or munchies;
whether spicy, melt-in-your-mouth soft, or crunchy,
food, inglorious food, seduces with ease
and ensnares with the emptiest of...
When I go out to dinner,
I do not want to share.
I don’t care what is on your plate;
I don’t want to compare.
I scan the menu...
ONE DISASTROUS DESSERT - FOR CONTEST
One ice cream sundae
Swirled with whipped cream and a cherry on the top
Sitting temptingly in a tall glass
But you were out of reach
I could see...
Food for thought - with Chris Green
food, health, scary,
Lyrics start 0.05 - timed to the music
Pack your bags dear, there’s a Croc near
And he’s creeping, through the night
With his eye on - on...
beautiful, deep, food, happiness,
A land unto its own as old as dirt
Condemned by voguish northern state of mind
This realm you'd be hard-pressed to disconcert
Though his'try would prefer it...
Hunger in the Cradle
food, angst, child, death, emotions,
Written May '85 when I was 14
It's truly a shame in our day and time
that a child goes hungry: it should be a crime.
bird, food, funny,
They said how she ate was absurd;
A "Fatso", they called her she heard,
And ever since then
That poor, baby wren
Just pecked at her food like a...
Figs stuffed with proscuitto and mascarpone cheese,
a plate of bacon wrapped scallops and pineapple.
French onion soup is bound to please
or garlic steamed mussels with which...
A Bag of Popcorn
food, happiness, introspection, life,
They ask me why I’m so happy
Asking me, if I just won a prize
I replied, well I reckon I did
Today is a wonderful surprise
food, addiction, birth, blessing, body,
Nowhere near a force of nature
Challenging a source of nature
Building with the will to...
art, beautiful, food,
gross and red
deflowering natures way
cherry blossom pop
Have yourself a Haiku Contest
:) SKAT :) ...
Give Me Dessert
creamy cheesecake inches deep
red strawberry crowned,
mounds of whipped chocolate fluff
cresting almond cake,
maple pecan pie
Copyright, October 27, 2014
There across the movie screen,
treats were dancing and
telling us to find them at
the concession stand.
Yes, I knew I should not go.
I‘d just eaten lunch.
A Fine Flavor between lines
food, funny, humorous, nonsense,
Is it Love
a simple bowl of ice cream
sweating from the heat
cherries on the top
huddled 'round and looking sweet
two little wooden paddles
pretend that they are spoons
THANK GOODNESS IT'S ONLY ONCE A YEAR
food, humorous, thanksgiving,
Turkey so dry that I can’t speak
Brussel sprouts boiled for a week
Roast potatoes burnt to a crisp
Inspired by Andrea’s contest but...
APPLES - MULTIPLE HAIKU
It bounced off the truck
And then rolled down the highway
How 'bout them apples
When Jonathan McIntosh
Won the spelling bee
Apple of my eye
Jenny had the sweetest...
Footling Around In the Kitchen
All over the Stove
Don’t let Pa Find This
Brother Got the Kraft Macaroni He Wanted
The Hostess Treat that Hid in the Pantry Corner
animals, food, funny, seasons,
They organized a church bazaar,
To raise money for the poor.
A booth for selling chances
Was set up, outside the door.
When I bought the raffle ticket,
An Irish Leprechaun
drink, food, fun, ireland,
There was once an elf who learnt how to brew
a full-bodied beer and cook Irish stew.
He mixed them both together
with whisky for good measure.
PUMPKIN PIE ETHEREE - OCTOBER CONTEST
Light crisp pastry
Silky smooth topping
Adorned with pastry leaves
Topped with swirls of white whipped cream.
I start drooling; it’s so tempting
Our spoons are poised ready to...