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Best Swatting Poems

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

Premium Member Ethan The Cat
Ethan lies upon my lap
      in sweet and tender slumber.
This happens all throughout the day,

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Categories: swatting, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member An Evening at the Home
Written: March 5, 2012
Updated: March 11, 2012

Listen to nurse's report including the news 
that Joe and Wilma like each other.

Check all rooms and find that...

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Categories: swatting, caregiving, life, people, light, light, march,
Form: List
Premium Member Dandy's Cuckoo Clock
On a spotty, sprinkled day, at the Plott's house on the block,
A squatty Uncle Scotty had sent a polka dotted,  cuckoo clock!
The family said...

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Categories: swatting, childrenhouse, house,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member No Time
These shifting poles, I sit and ponder.
As flocks of birds fall from the yonder.
But I have dirty clothes to launder.
I have no time for this.


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© Joe Inka  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swatting, natural disasters, science, social, time, time,
Form: Rhyme
tanka VII
 warm afternoon's walk
alongside picturesque bay
seen through blur of hands
swatting persistent squadron
of annoying bloody flies 

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Categories: swatting, beauty, humor, nature, ocean,
Form: Tanka

Across the white of table bread and yellow plated cheese
Upon the black fictitious grapes, it wheezes its disease
It crawls, its scrawny legs cluttering the revulsion's...

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Categories: swatting, allegoryme, insect, me,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Mini-Golf

Vicious storms rolled through... we got sopped
Played Mini-Golf dancing between the raindrops
A fun time for all
Swatting the wee ball
Came in last but still came out...

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Categories: swatting, golf,
Form: Limerick
There comes a time when we all begin 
  to challenge the authority above.
Whilst we may know that we committed a sin

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Categories: swatting, angst, childhood, love, motherme,
Form: Rhyme
The lake memory
Blue skies
Giant swarming horse flies

Swatting hands and fishing poles on deck
We hit the lake wide open, the whole time craning our necks

The sun heats our...

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Categories: swatting, adventure,
Form: Couplet
Lazy Summer Day
Lazy Summer Day

Just another lazy summer day
In my hammock snoozing away.
A horde of nasty flies 
Decide to stop by. 
On my toes they want to...

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© Miss Sassy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swatting, silly,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Limerick crochetes: Once a shy lost lass so-called Orga-San
Limericak crochetés:  Once a shy lost lass so-called Orga-San

Once a shy lost lass so-called Orga-San
Had much difficulty getting what you can
	Heard of fly-catcher
	Good at...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swatting, girl, happiness, paradise, woman,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The 0Cay Exterminator
I suppose there are no new problems in the world to be exterminated,
well, I mean, of course there are as many new problems
as there are...

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Categories: swatting, earth, hate, health, humor, love, political,
Form: Prose Poetry

I wish I weren’t a lion, I can’t make any friends
I’m always scaring folks, my size just offends

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Categories: swatting, allegory, allusion, children, desire, children, how
Form: Rhyme
Note to a Friend
Today I found you worm
In an old book's page
In mnemonic rage
I squirmed frantic
For my chewed up words.
I thought I was breeding butterflies
Not a strange infestation.


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Categories: swatting, satire, social,
Form: Free verse
Blood Brothers
Like drunk hicks playing with knives,  
Sometimes more deadly than others 
Wind-whip tornadoes are your lives 
Getting cut never a matter of druthers
Two dust...

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Categories: swatting, family, games,
Form: Quintain (English)
My Cat
I loved my cat.
She was a brat.
Never used the doormat.
Never would wear a hat.
Some people thought that she was fat.
Once she chased a rat.
Even tried...

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Categories: swatting, cat,
Form: Monorhyme
Don't Cut your Hair
"Capucine, Capucine, let down your hair,"
yelled the Prince so handsome and fair
climbing up the braids, no knowledge Capucine's hair was cut
an enchantress yelled down from...

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Categories: swatting, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
Footprints On Her Back
She held them tightly trying not to cry out with the pain as the door opened. A large woman bearing an almost visible authoritarian streak...

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Categories: swatting, imagination, children, children,
Form: Verse

I said the fly, "Have the need to pry,
my best point of view is your ceiling.
There I can spot any swats your concealing.
Us flies still...

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Categories: swatting, nonsense,
Form: Personification
Frozen in time,
captivated by this enormous being,
the size of a small car.

his every move.
The way he used his hands;
so child-like.
With all the consciousness...

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Categories: swatting, adventure, animals, art, childhood, education, faith,
Form: Narrative
The Breathing Fog of May and the Insistence of Wednesday's Sun.


we're two stories, picture books rubbed raw and torn pages, he's


up the middle, down the lines of his face on the left and his right...

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Categories: swatting, loveapril, me,
Form: Free verse
Bags of leftovers
Things happen. Life unravels
The earth spins, perpetuating processes
And as we recount our travels
Our hearers marvel
Stories of prophets' heads on silver platters 
Representations of old things

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Categories: swatting, allegory, analogy, conflict, life, rap, words,
Form: I do not know?

I got buzzed by a pesky blue bottle
To evade it I started to tottle
I reached for the bug spray
But the fly dodged away
Then dive bombed...

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Categories: swatting, humorous, insect,
Form: Limerick
A Simple Lady
Just a gravel road
Laid with old creek rock
Way out in the country
No door has a lock

Just a tidy yard
With a garden on the side
A well...

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Categories: swatting, childhood, christian, death, grief, i miss
Form: Rhyme
On the veranda
Since I retired and after my jobs for the day
The list now completed and tools put away
I take time out just to sit in the...

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Categories: swatting, age, time,
Form: Rhyme