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Best Tamales Poems

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

Cooks tamales daily.
Using steamer crock.
Stuff wrapper dough....

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Categories: tamales, father
Form: Haiku

Last night I burned my mom's Tamales
Last night I burned my mom's Tamales ! 
I can't tell you how much I regret it !
It was about 12:30 p.m when I sat...

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Categories: tamales, adventure, allusion, dream, humor,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Hot tamales door to door
Knocking on doors along the sun baked street
Ten inch sub rotting on the dusty ground
Souls breaking under my feet
In pile of...

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Categories: tamales, allegory, philosophy, political, religion
Form: Verse
Me, God and Hot Tamales
You ever had a day off from work where God placed it upon your heart to go walking with Him? Well, I did just that...

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Categories: tamales, blessing, god, peace, silence, spiritual, sunshine,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member HOW SWEET IT IS
I was walking on the heath near Rocky Road with Mike and Ike, we’d been pals since our college days and called ourselves The Three...

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Categories: tamales, fun,
Form: Narrative

Premium Member I Remember Grandma
I remember Grandma’s   beauty
  The way she’d grace her smile at me
I remember Grandma’s duty
  Holding family together

I remember the old...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tamales, car, food, grandmother, growing up, sick,
Form: Quatrain
Candy Land
Over the mountains of Hershey tint
Beyond the forest of peppermint
More sour than pounds of Lemonheads
Higher than vines of Twizzler shreds

Longer than shores of Pop Rocks

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Categories: tamales, adventure, children, places, candy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ba na na
           determine little creatures
In the wide screen
That stir lots of trouble with their funny little...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tamales, funny,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Mexican Buffet: Bring it On
To start - fresh salsa with chips;
then that combo plate:
Cheesy enchiladas, beans,
and beef tamales
smothered all in sauce.
Mine’s wicked

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Categories: tamales, food
Form: Epulaeryu
Sacrifice : Lopez Christmas Love
S taying up late making 
A n afternoon poker game
C ramming together in a small 
R eminding the young ones 
how bad we used to...

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© Abe Lopez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tamales, happiness, health, holiday
Form: Acrostic
Christmas Time's Around the Bend
The time has come to string the lights and decorate the tree,
Fix-up the barn an' house a mite for all the folks to see,
Cause Christmas...

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© Jim Fish  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tamales, family, children, happiness, holiday, inspirational, people,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Dad

Very creative with his hands, loved unconditionally, spiritual believes

Husband of my mother, father to four sons and four daughters, grandfather and great-grandfather  

Loved his...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tamales, dad,
Form: Bio
Tex Mex Revolution
attacking with achiote
burns with botanas
challenging us with chalupas
deluge of dulce
elotes by the ear
frightening flan
gouged with guacamole
heaping on the hongas
isla isolation 
jugo huge jagged jugs 

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Categories: tamales, food
Form: ABC
Premium Member How Sweet It Is
Rules: Use at least 10 candy names from those listed below.
(30 candy names used)

Tomorrow we'll explore our Galaxy,
not just by space ship, but with 'space...

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Categories: tamales, future, humorous, space, voyage,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Cloud Nine from a Mexican Child
Lazily spent afternoons on the pea green sofa
Watching TV novella’s with Nana
Eating searing salsa with tamales
And homemade tortillas with mantiquilla 
Dripping from the cylinder of...

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Categories: tamales, family, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
How Sweet It Is
Once upon a time, I saw a Candy List of more than forty types of candy.  And would you believe that people were actually...

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Categories: tamales, candy, childhood,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Coleman Texas on My Mind
I remember Buster outside the old post office.
He was selling newspapers but mostly just giving you a smile. 
Ol Felix's tamales 
Were the best ones...

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Categories: tamales, age, childhood, community, culture, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Simple Pleasures
Making mud tamales
Sucking cherry tomatoes
Gorging on figs til
my stomach ached
Splattering a watermelon
to the ground
Ripping its guts out

Competitively running
from the start of Isabella Street
to the Rail...

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Categories: tamales, childhood, happiness, nostalgia, universe,
Form: Free verse
Celebration of Life
The stage was being set. 
I needed to get out of the way so that I 
Would not end up squashed by the stage's immense...

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Categories: tamales, beautiful, celebration, destiny, devotion, happiness,
Form: Free verse
How Sweet It Is
Life most certainly has its ups and downs.
Sometimes life may be as breathtaking as a Galaxy of whimsical Starburst. 
Heroes and adored Lifesavers protect our...

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Categories: tamales, candy, funny, sweet,
Form: Rhyme
My Block is my Own
The Universe is contained 
Not in a unlimited      vast    space
But in the street in front of my...

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Categories: tamales, nostalgia, me, universe,
Form: Free verse
How Sweet it is
O' HENRY'S my name and me and my dog CHUNKY, the SLO POKE dog, wanted to go on a shopping spree on 5th AVENUE since...

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Categories: tamales, car,
Form: Prose
How Sweet It Is
How Sweet It Is

Walking down the Rocky Road 
Pay Day!  Skor!  100 Grand in hand
Passing the Three Musketeers 
The Chunky Jolly Rancher, Mike...

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© Byron Kaya  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tamales, candy, fun, humor,
Form: Free verse
How sweet it is
How sweet it is

Please Take 5 minutes of your time to read my poem
This sweet adventure actually won't take that long

Step inside my imagination 

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Categories: tamales, candy,
Form: Rhyme
How Sweet It Is - The Love Life of Candy

It seemed that poor Candy was doomed

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Categories: tamales, humorous, love,
Form: Rhyme