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Best Onion Poems

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


Premium Member Funny Onion
Out shopping met an old friend from school
he turns to me serious looking
what are you at these days 
Well says I
working for a China man
picking...

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Categories: onion, funny,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Onion Love
Oh, pungent onion, large, sweet and fried

in golden rings, diced, sauteed for 

casseroles or grilled with meats;

tossed raw into my greens!

I love you so, that
...

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Categories: onion, food,
Form: Nonet
Layers of the onion
Meaning, ever bending, never ending-ly open to changing it's mind and opinions,
by moving around words and pulling and pushing in different directions,
until everything changes, rearranges...

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© even flow  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: onion, introspection, life, on writing
Form: Free verse
Onion Tears
Onion tears I heard mother say
As she used her apron to wipe them away
But she was in the process of kneading bread
I knew those tears...

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Categories: onion, family, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Jesus was Turkish
A strange claim
Of a man of passion
Of kindness
He said
Let the children come to me
For what man would refuse the smile
The innocence of a child
He parted...

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Categories: onion, age, animal, bible, inspirational,
Form: Free verse



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: onion, food,
Form: Couplet
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: onion, food,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Hold me from a Distance
I revisit this realm where your actions cannot,
Will not,
Stifle my nascence

Never enough,
Never enough

Forward, 
I tear away my onion skin
Embattled by a loathing humanity

I throw solaced...

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Categories: onion, absence, friendship, life, ,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Heave Ho and Yo Ho Ho
An Old Folks home called Shady Lane 
    where life was at an end.
Where a hundred captives bide their time 
 ...

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Categories: onion, adventure, funny, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Yard Sale Cowboy On CD
From here to wherever, I'll follow a yard sale sign,
it's a past time endeavor, for my collective state of mind,
I may buy some furniture, or...

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Categories: onion, funny, song-lyricold, nice, fishing,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Whatever, Whatever, Whatever


Whatever turns your crank

Whatever tickles your pickle

Whatever dunks your donut

Whatever waxes your dolphin

Whatever buffs your Buddha

Whatever pops your cork

Whatever pets your monkey

Whatever frosts your cookies

Whatever...

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Categories: onion, humorous,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member WE'RE GOING ON A HAGGIS HUNT




I am a Burn’s Night baby
(named after the Ayrshire bard)
So we’re off to hunt a haggis
locating one is extremely hard

We scour the hills of Scotland
and...

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Categories: onion, birthday, food, fun, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Taunting the Dragon
My head rests on the doorframe, as I'm watching him at work.
I'm jealous of the devotion, and the motion of his hands,
much surprised at the...

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Categories: onion, love, lust, senses, words,
Form: Narrative
Food Fight
There once was a fight on my plate
In front of my face while I ate

The Broccoli on the left picked up its Spear
And stabbed the...

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Categories: onion, funny, humor,
Form: Free verse
I want my dinner
Dripping doorsteps or bubble and squeak
I ate so much I couldn't speak
Apple pie and clotted cream 
Used to make my taste buds scream.

Home made parkin...

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Categories: onion, memory, mum,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Fun of the Fair
The fun of the fair, sound and sight,
Swirling circles of brilliant light,
Octopus, dodgems,  Ferris wheel
And then there’s a truly tasty meal,
A hot dog and...

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Categories: onion, childhood, nostalgia, fun,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member Love a pie day
Steak pies is my favourite  to eat with vegetables for dinner
With succulent pastry which couldn't be thinner

Meat and gravy are cooked in unison
Making this...

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Categories: onion, food,
Form: Couplet
MAKING SOUP
Always cold in the morning, this kitchen is warmed now
With a roaring fire and my wife working beside me making just desserts
We stand here two...

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Categories: onion, allegory, childhood, loss, social,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member At Fresh Market
“You two melons are crowding me in a bad way.”

“Are you kidding, Bermuda? You must be gay,
‘cause all the potato heads think we look fly!
Yeah,...

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Categories: onion, food,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member There is NO GOD
As I wake
Another day of nothing
Grey skies and daily rituals
A mugging here and there
Smog surrounds me, it eats me inside
Insects devour, life drains, ebbs, flows...

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Categories: onion, angel, beautiful, inspirational, introspection,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Fallen



“The Fallen”



Remote,
he sees himself 
in the reflection of cold close 
yet distant shop windows, 
his final journey along the 
Hard Time Road
walking alone, 
unforgiven, no...

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Categories: onion, family, freedom, friendship, god,
Form: Free verse
Seaside
The see-saw backsides of obesity traverse across the promenade
  Led by bustling torpedo breasts thrusting through the hustling throng;
Past tarnished chromium espresso bars, burger...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: onion, parody, people, places, sea,
Form: Verse
Food Court
The female onion was crying while on the stand,
testifying agains't the indecent celery man,
saying he was always stalking her to make a raw deal,
claiming she...

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Categories: onion, food, humor,
Form: Light Verse
A soup for all seasons
Mushroom soup for breakfast
Carrot soup for lunch
Noodle soup for dinner,
Onion soup for brunch!

Chow mein soup the next day,
Broccoli soup – Oh Boy
Barley soup – I’m...

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© Sneha RV  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: onion, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Smells Like Government

Rancid lemon rope squeeze
around a rotten tomato neck tie,
crooked odor bow hanging out of place 
Acid reflux raisin tax bleed;
dripping spoiled, milquetoast lies
out a sour-twisted,...

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Categories: onion, corruption, satire, truth, word
Form: Burlesque