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Best Prawn Poems

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


There once was a guy whose name was Lance
And all this man loved to do was dance,
If you beat on a drum
Or just twiddle your...

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Categories: prawn, funny, happiness,
Form: Limerick


You're a puppy, I'm a big dog
You're a guppy, I'm a big cod
You're a tadpole, I'm a big frog,
You're a piglet, I'm a big hog

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Categories: prawn, fun, perspective, poetry, rap, word play,
Form: Rhyme
Where I was in the seventies
I stood before the mirror, one last check,
a quick inspection, then head off to town,
silver kipper tie around the neck,
shirt of green, sports jacket of...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: prawn, first love,
Form: Couplet
Mulga Mick
Mulga Mick

The ice was thick round Mulga Mick,
His thoughts were in disorder,
Shiela had gone off with another chick,
Got the “Raw Prawn” bloody sort of,

His car...

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Categories: prawn, adventure,
Form: Ballad
French Invasion: Whine and Cheese
Since the bloody Battle of Hastings
When 'Arold got killed by French Bill
We've seen an endless invasion of French
And I've just about had my fill

Don't we...

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Categories: prawn, french, language,
Form: Rhyme

(Transit Lounge, Dubai International Airport, circa 2007)

He answered
that he was from far Kazakhstan, 
“Exotic place,” he added,
which I know but could not pinpoint 
on my...

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Categories: prawn, travel,
Form: Blank verse
The Bloke Who Sells the Bait
Another long weekend’s upon us and we’re ready, set to go,
To get amongst the bream again, along the river Tambo.
Our adrenaline is rushing and we’re...

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Categories: prawn, fishing, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Australia as I knew it

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© Bob Moore  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: prawn, identity, memory, people,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Animal Stories
The ten fat mice
ate loads of rice,
with lots of spice
but then needed water with ice!

There was a snail
who lived in a green pail.
One day he...

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Categories: prawn, funny, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Across the room
Across the room are more than she
More than us and more than we.

At table eight sits twisted fate
Once starry eyed now belittled hate
His meal tonight...

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Categories: prawn, betrayal,
Form: Rhyme
rationalism of nationalism
Have you ever tried balancing sideways on a silver spoon holding nine goldfish? Thought not. I suppose it could be considered quite a dangerous act....

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Categories: prawn, animal, anti bullying,
Form: I do not know?
I've got a dish of killifish
I wish to eat that silly fish
Baked, or fried in peanut oil
Roasted, dried, or let to boil.

Make me a star-gazy...

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Categories: prawn, animal, fish, fishing, food, funny, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Oh moles
A translucent but lucid idea is best held by a pea in a pod. A pea in a pod is protected whilst in the pod...

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Categories: prawn, adventure, africa,
Form: I do not know?

Have we had an experience?
Definitely while there’s life
We are prone to something,
To  someone anywhere
Something vulnerable and unforgettable
The most delicate  time
Is when we are...

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Categories: prawn, love,
Form: Free verse
There was a she-ghost in Elly's pantry

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Categories: prawn, fun, nonsense,
Form: Limerick
pancakes barbara with cream
a buckwheat galette
haddock,prawn savoury wraps
brandy crepe suzettes
dribbled with treacle
Flip,flip Hoo

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Categories: prawn, food
Form: Epulaeryu
Premium Member Our Valentine's Day

           Our Valentine’s Day

      We are tied in a bond...

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Categories: prawn, valentines day,
Form: Villanelle
confrontationally calming creating cosmological cows
Yawn said Saudi Arabian prawn in a bin liner watching a cake. Chopping cutting cuticles cubicles clubbing clang clanging clam. Drama is not an item...

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Categories: prawn, baby,
Form: I do not know?
Beneath the Sea

Through the journey, life arrives
Underwater – start their lives
Stable neither hot nor cold
Soft tiny eggs there to behold

Of such a time, lay vulnerable
For many eggs...

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Categories: prawn, animal, children,
Form: Free verse
Paradoxical Thought
I live in a box where I'm constantly barraged by a personal concoction of paradoxacle thoughts and it haunts me -
and at the cost of...

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Categories: prawn, growth, introspection, life, philosophy, psychological, self,
Form: Free verse
mongrel mongeese
Mongrel mongeese can fly at very high altitudes but dome headed calves cannot as they must wait until they are 672 years old. Fly fly...

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Categories: prawn, assonance, baseball,
Form: I do not know?
reap bad deeds
As ye sow, 
you get the maybe corn, 
and reap,
the stinking  uncooked prawn,
cos ye n me are slack ....

ones deed comes up to speed...

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Categories: prawn, adventure,
Form: Ballad
The Toothbrush Rush
I’m in the house, all alone
I know 100% that no-one is home
Without my clothes I crawl out of bed
Sleepy eyed and with fuzzy head
Turn off...

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© Kat Crane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: prawn, funny
Form: Rhyme
A seafood restaurant
Grey is ana in-between colour that is most secretive in a window smudge. But when the cleaning cloth arrived it simply disappears then reappears when...

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Categories: prawn, art, baby,
Form: I do not know?
Super Pawn
Super Prawn
The super pawn can win the game,
You reach the Queen spot,
 not insane?
To stretch the brain do-try-it do
God power induced, right on bloody cue,

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Categories: prawn, adventure,
Form: Ballad