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Best Tarantula Poems

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

The tarantula built  
a web in the upper-left corner of my patio;
she weaved it perfectly as Antonio
rose on his wobbling feet to reach it.


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Categories: tarantula, child, funny, mom, nature, summer,
Form: Rhyme

Tara my sweet Tarantula


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Categories: tarantula, fun, humor, nonsense,
Form: Limerick
Alien Tarantula In NY
            Alien Tarantula In NY

According to the news tonight
An 8 legged hairy creature is...

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Categories: tarantula, children, conflict, imagery, insect, judgement, life,
Form: Free verse
Tarantula Hawk
Large violet blue wasp with almost uncanny skill
Much bigger and very dangerous tarantula will kill
The sting hard as steel
The final paralyzing blow will deal

The wasp...

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Categories: tarantula, animal,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Blood Bleeds Sand
My Blood Bleeds Sand

My blood bleeds sand,
That golden sugar that spreads
Across the wandering West
Where purple sage dots, and
There a tarantula spreads atop
A random hill.
Where blazing...

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Categories: tarantula, analogy, appreciation, beauty, feelings,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Ransom


Held to ransom 
words inject your mind
pierce your skin
drawn backwards 
you transcend, 
you look within
a bloodied mind
the numbness melts
inconsequential ignobles
and dreary misfortune
a polar ice cap...

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Categories: tarantula, birth, confidence, courage, freedom, journey, trust,
Form: Free verse
Justin thyme
Staring in the mirror when I'm down with these scissors I found. 
With my wrists out and prescription lids littered around. 
I've scribbled out a...

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Categories: tarantula, anger, best friend, brother, confusion, deep,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member AHA

Didn’t digest my all-dressed pizza
Suffering now from insomnia
A touch of every possible phobia
Mostly of ravenous bacteria 
And humongous tarantula
O yes, and the sordid mafia
Did I...

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Categories: tarantula, dream, fantasy, fun, imagination, nonsense, silly,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member The Pipe
The Pipe

I am a city girl, 
I have never,
until now…

Ridden a horse across the desert, 
held a tarantula for longer than…
five minutes, 
used an incubator...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tarantula, courage, culture, life, nature, nonsense, patriotic,
Form: Free verse
My granddaughter's name is Mahala
She plays with lots of great stamina
We run here and there
We play everywhere
Pretending to be a tarantula

© 2013 Rick Zablocki...

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Categories: tarantula, child, funny,
Form: Limerick
No Arachnophobia Here
I have always loved spiders
The basement in our house
was loaded with spider webs
They became our pet spiders
We captured insects to feed them;
bees, dragonflies, you name...

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Categories: tarantula, environment,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Party On
The date’s been set and many will attend
Just the penguin will be wearing his tux
A “come as you are” I did extend 
So expect to...

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Categories: tarantula, celebration,
Form: Quatrain
The Greatness of Small
Spiders – Arachnids

From the tiny pinhead Samoan Moss spider
To the huge Tarantula with legs spreading wider
Exists a diverse and interesting creature
With many a color and...

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Categories: tarantula, animals, inspirational, life, nature, science,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Heaven Celestial
            Beaming brilliant bright stars, beautiful.

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Categories: tarantula, beauty, heaven, nature, planet, poems, stars,
Form: Imagism

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Categories: tarantula, dream,
Form: Blank verse
Little Miss Muffet
When Little Miss Muffet 
first visited buffets,
she’d choose just cheese entrees,

Until one day in line
a grand gourmand spied her.
He advised some cider
and egg foo yong.


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Categories: tarantula, 11th grade, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Pet-Sit Panics
Where were you when the lights went out.  

In my world I work in little clumps.
Today I worked outside for instance.
I planted a few...

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Categories: tarantula, animalshouse, house,
Form: Quatrain
Babylonia : Part Two - Noahs walk
Babylonia : Part Two -
Noah’s walk

Pandas chew bamboo, while you film them in the nude;
Red Elephants are extinct (Apart from a view).
Fly up high, escape...

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© Aa Harvey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tarantula, animal, food, humanity, paradise,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Window Neighbours
1. We are upstairs, rolling on a derailleur
much fun is timely prepared by fate’s chauffeur
rooms facing each other is the plasticine
the models of our contact...

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Categories: tarantula, adventure, boy, girl, muse, mystery, sexy,
Form: Lyric
My Teachers
Mrs. Campbell rewarded me 
with time in the closet 
with her fur coat. 

Mrs. Cantor helped me to speak
when the words wouldn't come, 
and laughed...

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Categories: tarantula, education, life, school, wife, me, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Morning Alarm
My son rises each morning and easily awakes;
He runs into my room and gives me a hardy shake.
There is no sleepiness in the sound of...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tarantula, sonson, me, me, morning, son,
Form: Rhyme
A funny thing happened on the way to the zoo
A funny thing happened on the way to the zoo,
You won’t believe it but I’ll tell it to you,
I was driving there and what did...

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Categories: tarantula, animal,
Form: Rhyme
ironing is interesting but not on many tables
If a pink elephant rides on a green wave then the tarantula will be under great pressure. Chains are a peril. Particularly when placed upon...

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Categories: tarantula, beautiful,
Form: I do not know?
The Twisting Mind
The Twisted Mind
It behoves you well to delve in the twists and turns of my mind
As my thoughts undulate through the passages before the truth...

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Categories: tarantula, imagination, dance, dance, may,
Form: Verse
Halloweenie Roast

Zotëri Count Dracula
is a terrible, Transylvanian host
Mister Tarantula Fangs serves watered down
fermented, sour liver compost

I know 
because my Planet Terror peep Tarantino
said so

Vladdie’s batty bandë

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Categories: tarantula, fun, humorous, parody, word play,
Form: Light Verse