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Best Locust Poems

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


Premium Member Mourning Over The Locust Plaque
Some sounds like the noise of bees
Hovering around the atmosphere
Or like rain drops on our roof tops,
I opened my round window
The window of my hut,
I...

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Categories: locust, confusion, depression, mystery, natural disasters, nature,
Form: Narrative



ADEBIMPE, THE AFRICAN BEAUTY
ADEBIMPE

Going through this life at a frenzied pace
It's clear why we call it human race
I saw a piece of carefully gathered stardust
A desire for every...

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Categories: locust, africa, character, eulogy,
Form: Ode
"A White Knight!"
Traveling along these celestial corridores

Through the spectrum, called life ~

Brought forth by a birth....

Bourn, for this very purpose in time?

A revelation revealed, by the hands...

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Categories: locust, faith, life, love, time
Form: I do not know?
Essence of being
My toes squirm
like fat little worms
through this moist soil
they let go of their convolution;
disconnect from the brain that tells them
each day
what they are
and are not.
Here...

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Categories: locust, hope, identity, life, light, nature, truth,
Form: Free verse
Rabid Believers
The track marks are exposed, so you’ll have to look twice without getting caught. Your mind starts to wonder what it is he’s been shot...

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Categories: locust, art, blue, culture,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member The Power Is Out
The power is out
but rather than pout
I'll sit down and write a few rhymes

It makes me so happy
to write something snappy
when life throws me lemons...

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Categories: locust, humorous, light, poetry, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 786
The day she was stolen
The skies turned black
Locust ate at our very souls
In the name of God
I shout why?

The flowers of Hendon
Surround a black tombstone
How...

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Categories: locust, beauty, bereavement, blessing, inspiration, music, passion,
Form: Light Verse



Premium Member Cookie Cutter Day
              On a whim, 
a demon will grab a fist full of...

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Categories: locust, adventure,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member PAUL AND SARAH
He was born in backwoods Missouri.
1840 the year he arrived.
Conflict, sickness and hard times prevailed.
Through it all he grew strong and survived.
Skills to live were...

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Categories: locust, adventure, america, blessing, journey,
Form: Rhyme
Ten Plagues and one Hard Heart
Time has been that slavery was a common practice
War lords take over a nation then use the people for slaves
This went on in Israel, Egypt,...

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Categories: locust, adventurepeople, day, people,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member 2020 ReVolution
Numbers, numerals,
like words,
combinations of letters,
mean something,
sometimes more secular,
sometimes more sacred ecological.

Numerals and letters share sacred iconic human-intelligence root systems
within a bicameral ecology of mind-body nonduality,
both...

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Categories: locust, beauty, culture, earth, health, math, trust,
Form: Political Verse
Tornados
A vortex of wind dancing, with drums of thunder  Waltzing, plunders the lands it turnsA partner revolves around the twisterThunderous beats escort the funnel...

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© John Beam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: locust, allegory, allusion, beauty, christian, natural disasters,
Form: Sestina
Moonlight Madness


Sitting alone in the light of the moon
Twirling my glass of red wine
I retreated back into my cocoon
But still felt a chill up my spine

Something...

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Categories: locust, moon, nature, night, tree, wine,
Form: Quatrain
My dear Sarah,
My dear Sarah,

This may be my last letter to you,
As I am writing you now I am on my way to the theatre
I am booked...

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Categories: locust, friendship,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Lend Me Your Heart oh Child
Worth and numbers rarely go hand in hand.
Producing seeds which will rot and be eaten by the locust 
makes barrenness a special kind of blessing.
So...

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Categories: locust, adventure, growing up, growth, my child,
Form: Light Verse
Awakening Perpetually
Awakening Perpetually
by Odin Roark

Awakening perpetually knows well
Perfection’s tuning fork disquietude,
Its awareness that any off-key meandering
Can cloud over a caressing sunshine rising,
Sour a dawning’s gardenia fragrance.

One...

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© Odin Roark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: locust, senses,
Form: Free verse
And God still sits
It was first all, beautiful
And the plain blue sky spanned on either sides
With snow-white flakes drifting religiously
Over light-green steeples into a land
Beyond what my bulgy...

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Categories: locust, africa,
Form: Elegy
Not as if all is well
The  priceless  honey pot has dropped  from  high  

Fallen  heavily   on   granite   like...

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Categories: locust, bereavement,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Cry No More, Penelope
They weave, they weave
They weep and they weave
Smarting under the persecuting whips -
Verbal, literal or carnal whips
They weep, they weep.

Locust-like they swarm the streets
To reach...

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Categories: locust, sympathy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon is like the brain
with deep, unexplored fissures and tributaries, 
the main route well known by now.

I am walking, walking inside my mind,...

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Categories: locust, deep, fruit, home, mirror, raven, time,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Apollo, I Am
APOLLO   
        

Apollo God of light, I Am
        a...

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Categories: locust, life, mystery, nature, passion, peace, philosophygod,
Form: Narrative
Dinner Date
Bring all your revenges to the table
Sit them down and serve them well
Crystal cut glass, French Champagne
And listen to the stories that they will tell

Place...

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Categories: locust, character, emotions, environment, imagery, introspection, metaphor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Courage
It takes some courage to eat a legume's fruit
knowing what is known of each poisonous part
of the locust (although the flowers may be frittered).

What's pushing...

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Categories: locust, children, courage, fruit, garden, house, soldier,
Form: Verse
AFRICA EMBODIED
African embodied in a birth of a nation,
I do apologize for my lateness in my African time
To the only goddess of Mother Nature in her...

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Categories: locust, africa,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member When
When crimsons are worn and winters mourn;
When time is not a clock, watch or real	
And sunsets have lost their appeal -
Then I shall face my...

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Categories: locust, political, rights,
Form: Rhyme