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Best Octopus Poems

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

Premium Member I Wish I Was An Octopus
I wish I was an octopus,
Way down in the depths of the sea,
With suckers so comical, face diabolical,
Kooky as kooky can be!

Hurray! Hurray! I’d be...

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Categories: octopus, animal, fun, funny, humorous, nature, sea,
Form: Rhyme

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: octopus, childrenme, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Mostly Ignored Rant of the Contest Judge
I set a contest carefully
called ‘Write about something from under the sea’ -
an octopus or a manta ray!
“A manta ray? What’s that you say?
No, no,...

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Categories: octopus, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Oya-goddess of wind
At the dawn of life
Gods came with their wonders:
Obantala came with art and creation;
He was the one that moulded man;
Ogun came with iron,
It was Ogun...

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Categories: octopus, god,
Form: Verse
Premium Member My Five Senses
Reminiscing a Future

Taste of my Teddy bear suckling comfort

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Categories: octopus, senses,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member HANDS OFF
He had hands just like an octopus 
Made me want to scream out loud and cus
I fixed him a deep stare 
Made him very aware

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Categories: octopus, anger,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Taboo Tattoo
Was that mark on my skin there yesterday?
There is no way for me to remember
A tattoo my shoulder did once display
Seemed to have disappeared last...

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Categories: octopus, humor,
Form: Sonnet


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Categories: octopus, fun, nonsense,
Form: Limerick
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

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Categories: octopus, allegorymay,
Form: I do not know?
Nineteen nosey newts nudged nasty nautical nannies
Eighteen eager ermines excitedly edged everyone’s ego 
Seventeen sacred slugs sat sideways searching seagulls
Sixteen slippery snails slid southwards sipping...

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Categories: octopus, word play,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Creatures
Anteater's with their incredible 2 foot tongue
Bison their hides, one time under the gun
Cheetah's my, can they run
Dolphins bringing so much fun.

Elephants, Indian and African...

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Categories: octopus, animals
Form: Rhyme
Nasty Aussies
Nasty Aussies

Nasty critters do we have 
Under the Southern Cross
Deadly Funnel Web Spider
Deadly Blue ringed octopus

Box jelly fish might get you    ...

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Categories: octopus, adventure
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Upon Arrival
Stillness, save a twittering bird ...

Hand on clarity, hardness - fingers spread
Opposing - jets of oily black octopus ink, (resembling)
Manipulated, channeled ... barbed circles coalesce

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Categories: octopus, beauty, fantasy, language, science fiction, social,
Form: Free verse
This Magic In The Sky
As the dusk of darkness settles in the 
sky above
The setting of the sun masters 
colors we all love
Stars begin to twinkle, covering the 

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Categories: octopus, beautiful, childhood, happiness, magic,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member Ocean Hum
Murmur ambience above the endless
horizon freewheel briny breeze filled sea.
Nascent movements from their shells come to be
unfurled winks, life beating hearts is timeless.
Calm hums over...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: octopus, ocean,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Older
I will be blithe tonight.
The wind is high
I will walk alone beneath the sky
I will not let it happen, this tendency
To see oneself so righteous,...

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Categories: octopus, introspection
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ABC Poem for Fun II
An awful aardvark ate anchovies against all advice.
Besides belching beyond belief, he bit bitter banana boats.
Charlie Chimp cackled curiously, convinced
Delicious delectable desserts did damage.

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Categories: octopus, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: ABC
Seamen Shantey
Skinny-dipping with you is a thrill
For a man who is over the hill
But just one squiggly squirm
From a small dangling worm
And a fish will dart...

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Categories: octopus, ocean,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member the poet tree
writing is struggling
climbing through tangled branches
of octopus trees

and it riles the leaves
to try to do as you please
when you're not at ease

so to pair a...

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© sand blown  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: octopus, allegory, analogy,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member oceans apart
gravity craves in the sky

weightless surrender -

comet reaches rock bottom

tides foam a lullaby

crested lengths wave -

ripples focus underneath

horizon lingers abreast

pain drenched capture -

currents expose lost...

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Categories: octopus, appreciation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member God's Return Ticket
God's Return Ticket

Did you ever wonder about the Almighty’s criteria or selection process for reincarnation of souls back on Earth? Just think some famous politician,...

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Categories: octopus, beauty, creation, earth, emotions, god, heaven,
Form: Narrative
The Mermaids Ball .
The  mermaids  ball  music  still  lingers .

Swordfish  Fred  and his shoal  of  sweet singers

Had  a...

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© Sean Kelly  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: octopus, funny
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Catch of the Day
My passion for fishing is well known

But sometimes my catch brings a huge groan

     Octopus clung to my boat


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Categories: octopus, funny, sports
Form: Limerick
8 Steps On How To Get A Man According To Disney
Step 1-Live in a grand palace with your overbearing father or evil stepmother.
Step 2-Even though you are a princess and live in a palace or...

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Categories: octopus, fantasy, funny, love, satire,
Form: Free verse
Love in bleeding constipation
Between You and I,
What's going on?
torn stitches,
Smiles of diabolical impression,
brutally appealing,
gestures of charismatic sweet melodies,
best described: very dangerous indeed,
on this brown wooden bed,
over the same...

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Categories: octopus,
Form: Classicism