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Best Snail Poems

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


Ode to a Snail
Slug or Snail
Slow you trail
The slimy path you leave
upon bark or rail
or along my pail
Glue from your tail? 
Ah bind my mail? 
Be my pet...

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Categories: snail, animal, fun,



The Tale of Sandy the Snail
This is the tale of Sandy the snail...
Who always wore her hair in a ponytail...
She was different from others and I’m sure you’ll agree...
As her...

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© kj force  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: snail, encouraging, faith, hair, journey,

Premium Member Never Out of Season - A Short Story
     I was wiping the dust off an old snow globe in the upstairs attic, when a mop of honey-blonde hair...

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Categories: snail, august, bereavement, blue, christmas,

You, Me and the Open Sea
Just you, me and the open sea,
in a boat with a big white sail.
We’ll ride the surf and laugh with glee,
said the centipede to the...

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Categories: snail, children, boat, , Lullaby,

Premium Member Eclectic Wonders in Seasonal Flowers --- A Collab
Words in italic by Angeline Lim
Words in regular font by Timothy Hicks



Hydrangea blues
blooming in seven colors
versatile at heart
 
Storm clouds in a tantrum and yet
the...

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Categories: snail, appreciation, beauty, flower, image,

The Poetry Soup Convention 2011
My name is Gary Fields
And I am at the Poetry Convention
Their are a myriad of Poet's
They are all in contention
There are so many that I...

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Categories: snail, anniversary, on writing and

Premium Member Bah Humbug
Bah! Humbug!  It’s that time of year;
I can’t understand the reason
why everyone is so full of cheer
just because it’s the Christmas season.

The traffic on...

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Categories: snail, christmas, humorous, loneliness, sad,

Sitting on the Fence at Twilight
Sitting on the Fence at Twilight

When the sun waved good-bye in the afternoon,
I’d say hello to the smiling Man in the Moon. 
Perching on our...

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Categories: snail, childhood, memory,

AT 50
I am five,
I want all the pears and pies,
Pops, sweets and fries;
I really think this life.

I am ten,
I have learnt how to hold my pen,
Learnt...

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Categories: snail, age,

Slippery Sloppery

A slippery sloppery slipping snail
Slithered slimed and slid on the floor
Feeling hurried harried hungry and helpless
As starlings screeched spiraled and saw
That slippery sloppery slipping snail
Who...

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Categories: snail, funny,

The Frog Prince - Part 1
A funny frog called Mr Snog,
once lived beside a slimy bog,
he was a most peculiar fellow,
his hat was red, his boots were yellow,
his waistcoat was...

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Categories: snail, allegory, fairy, humorous, metaphor,

Premium Member A WOMAN'S WORK IS NEVER DONE - FOR CONTEST
My alarm clock was set to go off at eight
When I lurched out of bed oh heck I was late
Forgot to move on the clock...

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Categories: snail, humorous,

Premium Member My Seven ''Deadly'' Sins
Oh pride, pride, I do have pride
Pride of my country, pride in my siblings, and my nephews and niece
I am proud of me too, I...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: snail, anger, emotions, life, lust,

Premium Member Lake Breaking News
Lake Breaking News

Early this morning, there was a robbery
A turtle mugged a snail down by the pond
The shell the turtle jacked, was off the poor...

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Categories: snail, funny, nonsense,

Judge Not
As we stroll through life at a slow snail pace,
Or Lickety split... whichever the case,
Remember to look, sift through your life,
God didn't make junk, not...

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© Judy Konos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: snail, parody,

The Creature in my Mirror
You,
 
A creature so unlike a dinosaur,
Pallid, weak and frail.
No fossil in the stony flesh of Mother Earth,
Unlike trilobite, leaf or snail.

Worse yet, no one...

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Categories: snail, imagination

Premium Member LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE LIMERICK CONTEST
SNAIL

I love my cool wheelchair to bits.
But when I get married it fits
to walk down the aisle,
it may take a while...
by then they're all snoring, the...

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Categories: snail, funny, marriage, wedding,

The Wild Kingdom
Antelope
Brown Bear
Cat
Dolphin
Elephant
Flamingo
Goose
Hippopotamus
Iguana
Jellyfish
King Snake
Leopard
Mink
Newt
Opossum
Puma
Quail
Rat
Snail
Tiger
Uakari
Viper
Whale
X-ray Fish
Yak
Zebra...

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Categories: snail, animals

Premium Member A TRAIL OF DESTRUCTION
A snail has thousands of teeth
No wonder it is such a thief
It gobbles my plants
You should hear my rants
Slug pellets will give some relief!

I discovered...

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Categories: snail, garden, humorous,

Premium Member New Year Sunrise
Post-drought the winter dawning creeps
across my coarse and brindled lawn,
a molten ocean snail-like seeps
and spreads its early morning yawn.

A lambent thread it first appeared
to rise...

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Categories: snail, imagery, sun, winter,

Broken Bones
My dreams appear as nightmares. 
Delusions I am told.
A taste of bittersweet memories
from a past that's getting old.

A past that's rushing past me
and will not...

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Categories: snail, confusion, death, depression, loss,

Premium Member PLEASE PULL UP A CHAIR
Dear Becca I’d love to pull up a chair
But I don’t have a moment to spare
I’m exhausted, just look I’m deadbeat
I wish god gave me...

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Categories: snail, humorous, work,

BLOND HAIR WITH AUBURN ROOTS
Life, in the cruelty of morning light,
Is a strand of copper blond hair
With auburn roots, asleep on a pillow.

Are you waiting for the snail mail
To...

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Categories: snail, introspection, life, people,

Premium Member Soon You Will Be Gone, My Stinky Little Pug
I posted this first poem on one of my first days here at Poetry Soup. It’s about my stinky Pug Mugsy. He is almost fourteen...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: snail, death, dog, grief, i

Describing My Angel
Nothing is as beautiful as watching the sun set in its splendor and radiance.
Nothing is so natural as watching the nature blossom in its peacefulness.
The...

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Categories: snail, dedication, inspirational, love, passion,