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Best Wasp Poems

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


Willy the Wasp For Jan Allison
We were replacing burned out outside light 
bulbs at clubhouse. A wasp had built a nest 
in the top of one of them. Two wasps...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wasp, childhood, education, insect,
Form: Couplet



Premium Member The Dying Wasp
She vibrates,
a chassis minus shock absorption.
A painting,
the nude descends a staircase,
rings of Saturn etched in a vacuum tube.
Or Eniac of twisted cords and switchboards.

She isn't...

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Categories: wasp, insect, technology,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Wasp Nest
pale paper palace
hundred hexagonal cells -
deserted fortress

3/28/2017
...

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Categories: wasp, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member To a wasp
Oh dreaded parasitic predator,
I yield to your flitting whim
and unannounced intrusion.

Innocently productive,
you carry on your quest,
unprovoked and unassuming.

But for your merited renown,
I take preemptive action
testifying...

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Categories: wasp, animals
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Casualness Of Casualties

In the intimate interlace of chance and fate, in the ultimate interplay of time and place, and with the consummate checkmate of my human dignity,...

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Categories: wasp, death, evil, family, fate, life, love,
Form: Haibun



Premium Member I Dreamed a Butterfly
I dreamed a butterfly in golden days
when buttercups lay in the fields ablaze.
It fluttered to my cheek, sweet love to bring.
My heart was wont to...

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Categories: wasp, love, spring, , sweet love,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member The Traveler and The Rose
A strange blue rose - alone
midst an array of clustered flowers -
a few of them her friends -
the shy violets, lovely white lilies, and bold...

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Categories: wasp, allegoryday, blue, rose, flower, blue, day,
Form: Personification
Premium Member FIVE LIMERICKS
Inspired by Joseph Mays limerick contest.
(not for contest )
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A mischievous chef known as McMurray 
For a joke put Epsom salts in the curry
The toilet door...

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Categories: wasp, humor,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Running Out of Ideas is Impossible
Running out of ideas?
That is impossible if you have a:
friend
acquaintance
neighbor
co-worker
boss
president
king
queen
TV set
I-pad
I-phone
I-pod
kangaroo
chicken
donkey
toilet paper
monopoly
dictionary
thesaurus
computer
outside
inside
dog 
cat
dresser
drum set
sibling
diary
father
mother
siblings
dragon
butterfly
unicorn
dawn
sky
stars
cosmos
moon
nemesis
goldfish
talent
team
plate
fork
spoon
blanket
bed
sun
moon
stars
spiders web
wasp
bathroom
kitchen
holiday
cousins
grandma
grandpa
car
truck
broom
dustpan
plane
bedroom
child
grand child
brain
imagination
love
life
ufo
or
space aliens


...

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Categories: wasp, write,
Form: List
Premium Member IT'S MINE ALL MINE
Hey! Get lost wasp you are a pesky swine
This cherry ice cream is mine ALL mine

You buzz around and make my life hell
Look - this...

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Categories: wasp, food, humorous, insect,
Form: Couplet
Loose me ASAP
Gardening in a dress
Figured it would be nice and breezy
A red wasp had his way with my back side easy

One little wasp caused alot of...

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Categories: wasp, funny, life
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mutualism lost its grip
Roses have bloomed colorful, wearing
A symphony of red, white, and pink.
Gardenia and Jasmine pose in white,
Butterflies are fluttering in delight.

Insects are pollinating flowering trees
Devouring nectar,...

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Categories: wasp, nature,
Form: Free verse
I'm Talking 'Bout Stingers
I guess I’m more accustomed to the modern sting these days;
the one that comes by e-mail or the phone.
They might hurt the pocket with the...

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Categories: wasp, nature,
Form: Rhyme
If Shoelaces Sang Little Rich Town Blues
Not in tea leaves, in shoelaces tie existence--their harsh and meshing material
bound, tethered, undone with a gentle pull. 
 
The bunny ears
and clumsy fingers bouncing...

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© Collin Lam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wasp, home, old, lost, lost, old,
Form: Free verse
What blooms in the spirit when spring comes around
When the red wasp come out,
and the lush tree limbs begin to sway in the breeze,
Shaking off the residual drowsiness of their six month slumber,
I...

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Categories: wasp, flower, garden, happiness, life, poetry, spring,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Ant Sense
When I was a young child I studied ants 
I loved their formation on ground and plants.
Like tiny soldiers lined, disciplined well,
They worked hard all...

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Categories: wasp, beauty, nature,
Form: Couplet
LOQUACITY
Rendezvous
Folly or fact
Wondering, Waiting…
Whispering winds foretell
Thunder soon will follow--
Pulses electric sing through my belly
Joy Wasp-Darts
        tzzz
  ...

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Categories: wasp, beauty, blessing, imagery, passion, words,
Form: Free verse
Rolling Thunder (in my chest)
I hear the willows weeping

in the corners of my mind,

I feel the sand go slipping

through the hourglass of time.


I see the catfish whiskers,

more like tentacles,...

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Categories: wasp, allegory, angst, time
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Orange-tainment Provided by Marigold
Sunshine tulips lined up in fancy row.
Lilac smiled, expecting a big show.
Orange-tainment provided by marigold.
My colorful garden never gets old.

Dainty lacey dark green carrot tops...

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Categories: wasp, flower, garden,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Intelligence of Wasps
The wasps are back 
in full force
commandeering my porch
They do this yearly

They buzz my ears
terrorizing me
trying to chase me back into the house
so they can...

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Categories: wasp, garden,
Form: Free verse
Woman Thou Art Loosed
Chains broken........
Bonds released.......
You are loosed
and finally set free
At a point of desperation to no longer be in captivity
With an outrageous temper, deep consideration, and a...

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Categories: wasp, uplifting, rain, life, rain,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Common Cold
Achooo!
It begins, almost always, with a sneeze, 
Which, in some cultures, 
Invites blessings, 
But, in some others, a curse,
As it’s held to be ominous!
Blessing or...

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© Ram R. V.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wasp, funny, irony, philosophy, psychological, , cute,
Form: Free verse
The ABCs of Things Green
The ABCs of Things Green

Algae, alligator, artichoke, asparagus, aphids, Andradite,
Brussels sprouts, broccoli, Buffalo Treehopper, and beans,
Cuckoo Wasp, Cabbage, cucumber, Common Green Darner, and celery 
Dog...

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Categories: wasp, bird, food, fruit,
Form: Abecedarian
Suicide Note - A Prose -
The razor blade held to his wrist shows pain, 
mourning, and anything else. 
You see, he just wants someone to understand him,
care for him, and...

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Categories: wasp, abuse, addiction, conflict, cry, culture, death,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Hunger Games -Tracker Jackers
fire rages through woods
katniss injured, climbs tree top…
a plan to survive  

mutant killer wasp
tracker jackers’ nest above…
entertaining games

poisonous stings ooze
with green puss and intense...

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Categories: wasp, adventure, fantasy, war,
Form: Senryu