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Centipede Poems | Examples of Centipede Poetry

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List of Centipede Poems

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Premium Member Poem Synthetic Sack of Sorrows Freddie Robinson Jr. Dramatic Monologue centipede, allusion, character, emotions, perspective,
Premium Member Poem The Bug Jar Part 1 Carol Connell Narrative centipede, family, love, memory, poverty,
Premium Member Poem Where Beauty Lies Daniel Turner Sonnet centipede, imagination, simple,
Premium Member Poem Considering the Centipede Jim Slaughter Limerick centipede, animal, humor,
Soul's Battle Jessica Amanda Salmonson Rhyme centipede, death, faith, hope, myth,
Sam the Centipede Paul Warren Ballad centipede, children, nature,
Premium Member Poem ELSA THE SWEDE Line Gauthier Monorhyme centipede, animal, character, confidence, friend,
Mushroom Stew Jessica Amanda Salmonson Rhyme centipede, evil, fantasy, food, horror,
Premium Member Poem HAIKU MOMENTS 33 Leon Enriquez Haiku centipede, change,
Premium Member Poem In Belladonna Berries Love Was Paid Susan Ashley Sonnet centipede, betrayal, heartbroken, lost love,

Centipede
by Thabang Ngoma
My mind's a snail's trail winding down my throat
Glittering triumphantly over the mountain peaks of each day
A fragmenting centipede of dead ideas several years long
Constantly...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: centipede, how i feel, nature,

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Heart of a Centipede
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

You got a hundred lovers,
including me
Every one of us 
give you something that you need
But you really only need us after that,
when your fire starts...

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Dramatic monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: centipede, love hurts, metaphor, sad

The man in the waistcoat
by Kenny Gwena
West coast, east coast 
This question is for you in the waist coat
What about us in the mid-west?
People like to boast 
Pork and beans and...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: centipede, addiction, allusion, chicago, feelings,

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Something's Bugging Me
by Jo Daniel
Looking at a tiny ant, I thought,
"Shall I kill thee or shall I not?"

When a mosquito my hand did bite,
I hit out at it in...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: centipede, fun, insect,

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DON'T BUG ME
by JAN ALLISON
Tom went to the ugly bug ball
Strange insects invaded the hall
Folks dressed up as fleas,
Cockroaches and bees 
The smile on his face said it all

Tom...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: centipede, dance, humorous, insect, romance,

An Unwanted Guest
by cheryl hoffman
One night as I was trying to fall asleep,
getting all comfy underneath the cotton sheets,
all's I could hear was the ticking of my clock,
everyone asleep...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: centipede, insect,

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Exponential Decay Function
by Robert Ronnow
Spring is in its prime again
each leaf beautiful
much is edible
birds and peepers are musical at dawn.

The days walk slowly
toward Utah and Italy.
My left nut hurts.
Joy...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: centipede, beautiful, bird, day, death,

CHIT chat
by Taoi Chanan
chit chat but no chewing
Nothing could be as safe as a two pronged apple cart rotating on a journey. Such sturdiness. If a single voyage...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: centipede, analogy, bird, christmas,

NEWS
by Taoi Chanan
An antelope chats to a bean burger on the destination for the butter beans on the train. But trainers were not allowed in a hallowed...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: centipede, abuse, allah, angel, anger,

hollowed out but holding heavens
by Taoi Chanan
Stone set unblemished unworked faces create hardship floors on which to sip out of rock puddles. Such luxury. In a fine art landscape one must...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: centipede, beach,

First Spring
by David De la Croes
little hands clap
at first sighting
of a butterfly

little face smiles
at first sighting
of a sunflower

little fingers wriggle
at first sighting
of a centipede

little arms flap
at first sighting
of an eagle

little...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: centipede, baby, butterfly, grandchild, granddaughter,

Here comes the underground steamboat
by William Greco
in dogmatic stillness, since uncle died
he's been traversing the phantom dimensions
from endless skyscrapers to artic edges
through the hailstorms of indignation
but then he met the pondering...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: centipede, dream, imagery, surreal,

poor portly pig
by Taoi Chanan
Pivotal not to pivot a pickled pig. Playing in a plait. No no plastic garments. Ha said a garden ornament. Release of structure. Sky dance....

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: centipede, arabic, beautiful,

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Holi-dazed poetic musings
by John lawless
Poetic musings in the post holi-daze


Living downstairs from the centipede
one dreads the hours of waiting
for the “other” shoe to drop.


the bottom half of the moon...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: centipede, humor, muse, silly,

RIDDLE
by Flowers 4 Algernon
If a giraffe
with a sore throat
is worst
than a centipede
with a sore feet 

What is worst 
than a homeless
spider ?...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: centipede, philosophy, psychological,

Walk
by Jimmi Canada
A bulging extremity
A feminist integrity
A swaggering centipede
The cops arresting me
My dick the right size
The bang coming out of your eye's
The sensitivity upon demise,
the dew and...

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Imagism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: centipede, growing up, humor, mentor,

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Dr Suess and his Shoe Store
by Barbara Gorelick





                  "I  LIKE NONSENSE, IT WAKES UP...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: centipede, children, silly,

THEY SAID BY THIS TIME WE WOULD ALL HAVE CHIPS IN OUR HANDS
by Joel Thornton
THEY SAID BY THIS TIME WE WOULD
 ALL HAVE CHIPS IN OUR HANDS

Sharp- tack like.	 Smart- in the way of the whip.
Not just another pretty...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: centipede, angst, people, science, science

ADVICE FOR NEW WRITERS
by Afolabi Muideen
As the air gently blow it whistle,
Thoughts are swirling slowly in brain;
Jaunt to the fingers slowly
As a crawling centipede, nurture it and let
It spirit drop...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: centipede, addiction, adventure, allegory, appreciation,

Centipede Scare
by S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
A centipede found its way into our home
My hairs stood on end for hours on end! 

And while we tried learning about it on Google...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: centipede, fear, giggle, insect,