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Best Shrimp Poems

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

Premium Member Paw Paw's Shrimp Shed
Peel 'em and eat 'em,
All you want.
To yo table straight from da Gulf.

Cooked wit corn and taters
an' sausage dat's smoked.
Buy 'em today while we're stoked.


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Categories: shrimp, culture, fish, food,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The Narwhal Song
~The Narwhal Beckons Before Dawn~

   If I could sing a song,
   It wouldn't be just any song.
   I would...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shrimp, abuse, character, dance, deep, nature, sea,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Where cheerful robins dance
Gleefully you and I smile from a scenic window on life
Enchanted by nightfall befriending quixotic autumn sky
Embossing crimson brushstrokes on vermilion arc
Akin to a painting...

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Categories: shrimp, imagery, nature, travel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Her Sustenance
Her lust for you is fierce.
She spreads it out before you
as if it were a lavish bridegroom’s dinner
of caviar, oysters and shrimp;
spears of warmed asparagus...

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Categories: shrimp, sensual,
Form: Free verse
An Old And Trusted Friend
Tree branches bowed under the weight of the snow, 
like penitents kneeling, as Christmas shoppers reveled 
in the joy of the season. I left the...

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Categories: shrimp, friendship,
Form: Prose

Premium Member ocean commotion
wind lifts salty air
scent of the sea fills my hair --
fishing without care

pelican dives fast
shrimp on the hook was my last --
strips the bait I...

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Categories: shrimp, nature, sea,
Form: Haiku
This Is No Picnic
This Is No Picnic
We packed up the grill and my uncle took us to the lake
I was hoping for a burger, maybe even a...

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Categories: shrimp, family, funnyfishing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Hidden Worlds
Some things I think are overhead
Are also underneath my bed
And this is true of you, as well.
So mark my words now, as I tell:
Beneath the...

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© Carol Mays  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shrimp, earth, imagination, nature, philosophy, places, space,
Form: Rhyme
B-Dubs w(Rap)
first for an appetizer 
I'd like an O-ring basket
and a pound of shrimp.
Cook those things crispy, 
so when I take a bite
they burn my upper...

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Categories: shrimp, funny
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Vernal Pools

Just east of here, in shallow prairie pools
In secret, lives a fleeting little world
Late rains caught in impenetrable clay
Host  a brilliant and vanishing bloom


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Categories: shrimp, life, naturelife,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Sustenance
My name is Aphrodite and
my offering to man
is fierce love.
I spread it out before you
like a lavish bridegroom’s dinner
with foods named aphrodisiacs rightly after me!

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Categories: shrimp, passion
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Live With Oxy Morons
In my global village, Oxy, where folks live all alone,
There’s lots of open secrets, for secrets are well-known!

Fairly dark alien residents live with us above...

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Categories: shrimp, humorous,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Awakened Senses
Awakened Senses

Aboard my boat on winding river here,

with anchor dropped, all seems so calm, serene.

I breathe in deep the fragrant river air;

the smell of water,...

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Categories: shrimp, river, senses,
Form: Verse
The 44th President
The 44th President “one who is blessed” in Swahili,
Happens to love his wife’s Shrimp Linguini.
His desk, in the senate office once belonged to Robert Kennedy!

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Categories: shrimp, black-african amer
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Spring Fling
Risotto with shrimp and peas
Grilled romaine with pears
Lemon rolls with raspberry jam
Crisp Sauvignon Blanc
Strawberry –Rhubarb Pie
A warm breeze

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Categories: shrimp, food, sea, seasons
Form: Epulaeryu
PoetrySoup …

I Was Heartily Welcomed… As I Sat At Your Table
By:  Carol, Sara, Carolyn, Dane Anne,  Moses, and Abel

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Categories: shrimp, allegory, dedication, food, friendship, imagination, life,
Form: Free verse

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: shrimp, fun, perspective, poetry, rap, word play,
Form: Rhyme
Big City, Big Shot Fool (Me)
A true story.

Here I was,
23 or 24...
Classed an "Executive"
NYC Dept Store Chain,
"Executive" label meant
I could work overtime
For one half of my normal salary...
But a fool...

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shrimp, adventure, confusion, food, funny, mystery, on
Form: Bio

They’re all ignored by us, but they have feelings too :
A black  gravestone  in  New York, down in the world, 
Recalling its...

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Categories: shrimp, funnynight, old, beach, feelings, night, old,
Form: Free verse
In the Sand
He walked down to the sea, lonely and bored
then dips his hand in the warm ocean brine.
Forty years she was the one he adored,
so he...

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Categories: shrimp, death, loss, lost love, love, sad,
Form: Quatrain

Revisiting our ancestral farmhouse
I feel this certain tinge of aloneness,
Which smudges the lively remembrances
About a big clan huddled together
Under narra trees, each Sunday…a frolic kindled

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Categories: shrimp, longing, remember,
Form: Free verse
My Oxymoronic Poem
Waking up that day with a silent scream
while feeling a sense of dread,
having dreamt about a sanitary landfill
and the living dead,

And later driving on the...

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Categories: shrimp, humor, silly,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Unhappy Tommy Macguigan

Unhappy Tommy Macguigan

He wasn't blessed with a big'un

'Twas rather a shrimp

And usually limp,

Poor little thing, best kept hidden. 


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© Gary Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shrimp, funny, rude,
Form: Limerick
Woke Up In Australia
Well the house was rock & rolling,
and the dance floor was pulsating,
I had myself too many drinks,
then drank two or three more.
All the ladies, they...

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Categories: shrimp, adventure, celebration, confusion, drink, fun, humorous,
Form: Narrative
Going bush
Going bush

So I suppose if the world explodes 
With war and misery
I will go bush, 
Atom bombs will push
Me away from the great city

Return to...

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Categories: shrimp, adventureme, old, me, old,
Form: Rhyme