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Best Spider Poems

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


Spider Spun Silk
She returns my gaze when I'm too restless to sleep
   a lustrous pearl mounted, deep set in a sapphire sky
I lie awake in...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: spider, moon, sleep,
Form: Rhyme



Spider songs
Blades of grass, wet under foot, insect eyes  
Dusk, offset by the cricket orchestra 
Muted and receding into the trees and bushes,
Tickled by the...

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Categories: spider, animal, girl, metaphor, night, star, youth,
Form: Free verse
Spider web
filigree shimmers
sunlit dewdrop tiara
graces summer rose...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: spider, beauty, flower,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member TRUST ME - I'M A LIAR
Like a spider you drew me into your web
Cocooning me within your silver threads
Words, pretty words
I was totally taken in
Wrapping me up in silk ribbons,...

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Categories: spider, betrayal, hurt, life, trust,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member One Moment in the Morning
Through the brambles of the arbor's vine,

an artist has spinned some silver lace

This net was cradled over leaves

slung low, and wet with dew.


Evidence was left...

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Categories: spider, nature,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Twilight composers - Repost


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Here on the night before yesterday’s dream,
twilight composers retreat
Laughing at whispers a’ flow on the stream,
happily taking a seat

Practicing meadowlark lyrics to sing,
strumming a toadstool...

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Categories: spider, good night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I The Mirror - With A Major Contribution By Joseph May - Dramatic Free Verse

an impression of the world
stands before me
Left is right, and right is wrong, 
and the mirror reflects a melancholy song.

i the mirror
not 
the babbling brook,
or
the...

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Categories: spider, conflict, dark, depression, grief, horror, identity,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member CHRISTMAS EVE
CHRISTMAS EVE

He lay abed
That most tranquil of nights
Aghast at moon and stars
Dad had painted for his delight

In one charmed corner
A spider was swinging
From his thready...

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Categories: spider, anti bullying, christmas,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Has Fate Have Something Special Planned
She longs to take possession of her heart, but she quickly forgets.

He used his flattering power to gleam the pages and feast. 

Like the wind...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: spider, emotions, fate,
Form: Prose Poetry
Along Dawn's Amber Shores
Dawn slowly awakened and pardoned the moon
Empty, the canopy where once stars were strewn
   In repose, Luna slept after wandering velvet skies
 ...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: spider, poetry, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ''death of a friend''
death is near-
a fading out    tomorrow will never be-
gone away        an empty shell will dwell

birds...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: spider, death, death of a friend,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fool of Infiniti and Queen of Fate
Fool of Infiniti

A wanton bird pecks at the stars
A Jester peers through crystal bars
This prison of love with rainbow hue
Illusion parts to lets you through

On...

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Categories: spider, dark, fantasy, feelings, horse, imagination, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Blood Red Moon
Blood Red Moon

Deep devouring passions bleed now from this solar eclipse 
As black blood flows from an evil army of “undead” beings 
Whose fangs hideously...

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Categories: spider, dark, evil, fantasy, halloween, horror, myth,
Form: Quatrain
Before the Rain is Gone
She kept it all inside her
and never spoke a word,
though her thoughts flew and darted
like a trapped and frantic bird.

Inside her was a garden
that was...

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Categories: spider, fantasy, imagination, naturerain, blue, sea, blue,
Form: Rhyme
Box of sadness to:(Rambling Poet)
My box of sadness too.

A box full of sadness I store under my bed.
With thoughts so sad
Making me wish I was dead.
With one look underneath...

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Categories: spider, sadme, self, feelings, me, self,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member I NEVER EVER WANT TO SEE YOU AGAIN
One look at you – that’s all it took
Your long long legs that seem to go on forever
Those eyes staring at me
All I feel for...

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Categories: spider, humorous,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member FANCY STRESS - COLLABORATION WITH THE AMAZING NINA PARMENTER
There’s a party tonight so I bouffe up my hair
Pamper and powder my sweet derrière,
Arrive at the door, all done up to impress.....
Oh man, I...

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Categories: spider, celebration, clothes, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
These We'll Yet Destroy
Two owls charmed me
moments before I embarked
on the hours of industry to come.
Their silhouettes were dark and secretive,
their voices wistful and low.
I had a moment...

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Categories: spider, environment,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member If I gave you
  
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If I gave you my heart on a big silver platter
would you sit with me here at the edge of the moon
Arranging the...

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Categories: spider, good night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I am the Grinch
I am the Grinch

I am I am, you know that I am
The Grinch of Grinch's and so
Don’t call me Sam
For Sam I not am
I am...

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Categories: spider, children, christmas, life, love, sweet,
Form: Classicism
Premium Member Song Of A Cherokee Princess -
Cherokee chamber,
where a pow wow stampeedes preconceptions of inheritence,
from Her beaded neck charms of chance & chains of change
glisten from opulent offerings of roots, corn...

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Categories: spider, native american, dance, for her, dance,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Blood Red Moon
Blood Red Moon

Deep devouring passions bleed now from this solar eclipse 
As black blood flows from an evil army of “undead” beings 
Whose fangs hideously...

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Categories: spider, dark, evil, fantasy, halloween, horror, myth,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member twisted
oh, let me tell you a twisted tale . . . 

of robin hood and a merry band of followers
but my story does not take...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: spider, anti bullying, courage, hate, poems, writing,
Form: Free verse
Feelings
On better days, On better nights

 before wide blue yonder

 turned into a black widow spider

Have we met , Have we painted a blank canvas

Have...

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Categories: spider, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Flowers In My World
Red soft velvet, forever in my mind,
purple and blue, every color of the rainbow.
White to near black emotional displays,
their meanings hidden in the multitude of...

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Categories: spider, flower,
Form: Free verse