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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
She had so many chances
     Yet she kept muffin it up
Butter intentions were good
     Just not much...

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Categories: food, fun, humor, words,



Premium Member Just Desserts
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...

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Categories: food, funny, humorous, rude,

Premium Member Thank You For This Bounty, God
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
that...

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Categories: faith, food, thank you

Date Night (and the day after)
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.
Our...

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© Erin Moss  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: food, lost love, sad,

Premium Member I got a letter from the devil
(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...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: food, anger, anxiety, character, dark,

Premium Member 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...

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Categories: food,

Share Not
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...

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Categories: food, me,

Premium Member 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...

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Categories: food, longing,

Premium Member Food for thought - with Chris Green
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...

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Categories: food, health, scary,

Sweet Dixie
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...

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Categories: beautiful, deep, food, happiness,

Hunger in the Cradle
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.
We say...

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Categories: food, angst, child, death, emotions,

Premium Member Fatso
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...

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© Jesse Rowe  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bird, food, funny,

Premium Member Culinary Sonnet
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...

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Categories: food,

Premium Member A Bag of Popcorn
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

When you...

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Categories: food, happiness, introspection, life,

Premium Member STAMINA
           STAMINA

Nowhere near a force of nature
Challenging a source of nature

Building with the will to...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: food, addiction, birth, blessing, body,

Premium Member Cherry Bomb
Cherry Bomb

gross and red
deflowering natures way
cherry blossom pop  

~*~

Have yourself a Haiku Contest 
:) SKAT :) ...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: art, beautiful, food,

Give Me Dessert
creamy cheesecake inches deep  
red strawberry crowned,
mounds of whipped chocolate fluff  
cresting almond cake,  
maple pecan pie
sticky crunch-
yum!

Copyright, October 27, 2014
Faye Lanham...

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Categories: food,

Premium Member Bite Me
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.
At the...

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Categories: food,

Premium Member A Fine Flavor between lines
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
as...

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Categories: food, funny, humorous, nonsense,

Premium Member THANK GOODNESS IT'S ONLY ONCE A YEAR
Turkey so dry that I can’t speak
Brussel sprouts boiled for a week
Roast potatoes burnt to a crisp
Lumpy gravy
I feel
Sick

Jan Allison
26th October
Inspired by Andrea’s contest but...

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Categories: food, humorous, thanksgiving,

Premium Member APPLES - MULTIPLE HAIKU
It bounced off the truck
And then rolled down the highway
Apple turnover

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How 'bout them apples
When Jonathan McIntosh
Won the spelling bee

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Apple of my eye
Jenny had the sweetest...

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Categories: food, funny

Premium Member Footling Around In the Kitchen
Adventurous Asparagus

Edgy 
Veggie

All over the Stove

Splatter
Matter

Don’t let Pa Find This

Risky 
Whisky

Brother Got the Kraft Macaroni He Wanted

Dinner
Winner

The Hostess Treat that Hid in the Pantry Corner

Stinky
Twinky

Oops!...

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Categories: food, humorous,

THANKSGIVING TURKEY
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, 
My...

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Categories: animals, food, funny, seasons,

An Irish Leprechaun
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.
When BANG...

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Categories: drink, food, fun, ireland,

Premium Member PUMPKIN PIE ETHEREE - OCTOBER CONTEST
Mum’s
Baking
Pumpkin pie.
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...

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Categories: food, october,