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
wasp, childhood, education, insect,
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...
The Dying Wasp
wasp, insect, technology,
a chassis minus shock absorption.
the nude descends a staircase,
rings of Saturn etched in a vacuum tube.
Or Eniac of twisted cords and switchboards.
pale paper palace
hundred hexagonal cells -
To a wasp
Oh dreaded parasitic predator,
I yield to your flitting whim
and unannounced intrusion.
you carry on your quest,
unprovoked and unassuming.
But for your merited renown,
I take preemptive action
The Casualness Of Casualties
wasp, death, evil, family, fate, life, love,
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,...
I Dreamed a Butterfly
wasp, love, spring, , sweet love,
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...
The Traveler and The Rose
wasp, allegoryday, blue, rose, flower, blue, day,
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...
Inspired by Joseph Mays limerick contest.
(not for contest )
A mischievous chef known as McMurray
For a joke put Epsom salts in the curry
The toilet door...
Running Out of Ideas is Impossible
Running out of ideas?
That is impossible if you have a:
IT'S MINE ALL MINE
wasp, food, humorous, insect,
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...
Loose me ASAP
wasp, funny, life
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...
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
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...
If Shoelaces Sang Little Rich Town Blues
wasp, home, old, lost, lost, old,
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...
What blooms in the spirit when spring comes around
wasp, flower, garden, happiness, life, poetry, spring,
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,
wasp, beauty, nature,
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...
wasp, beauty, blessing, imagery, passion, words,
Folly or fact
Whispering winds foretell
Thunder soon will follow--
Pulses electric sing through my belly
Rolling Thunder (in my chest)
wasp, allegory, angst, time
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,...
Orange-tainment Provided by Marigold
wasp, flower, garden,
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...
The Intelligence of Wasps
The wasps are back
in full force
commandeering my porch
They do this yearly
They buzz my ears
trying to chase me back into the house
so they can...
Woman Thou Art Loosed
wasp, uplifting, rain, life, rain,
I do not know?
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...
wasp, funny, irony, philosophy, psychological, , cute,
It begins, almost always, with a sneeze,
Which, in some cultures,
But, in some others, a curse,
As it’s held to be ominous!
The ABCs of Things Green
wasp, bird, food, fruit,
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
Suicide Note - A Prose -
wasp, abuse, addiction, conflict, cry, culture, death,
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...
Hunger Games -Tracker Jackers
wasp, adventure, fantasy, war,
fire rages through woods
katniss injured, climbs tree top…
a plan to survive
mutant killer wasp
tracker jackers’ nest above…
poisonous stings ooze
with green puss and intense...