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Cockroach Poems | Examples of Cockroach Poetry

Cockroach Poems. Below are examples of poems about cockroach. This list of poetry about cockroach is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of cockroach poetry. This list of works about cockroach is a great resource for examples of cockroach poems and show how to write poems about cockroach. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Cockroach Poems

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Cockroach Soliloquy Judge Burdon Free verse cockroach, character,
Cockroach Soliloquy Judge Burdon Free verse cockroach, character,
Premium Member Poem A LOUSY HOTEL JAN ALLISON Rhyme cockroach, holiday, humorous, insect,
Premium Member Poem The Dilettante Diaries: Avian Notes on the Sensate Slip Stream : The Silent War in 3 Acts: Pt1 Leanne Lovejoy-Burton Free verse cockroach, bible, bird, evil, god,
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Splinter Brianna Hobson Free verse cockroach, break up, conflict, first
Premium Member Poem Catch a Weasel Asleep Kevin Shaw Rhyme cockroach, drug, surreal, symbolism,
No Busybodies, No Romance Spanners john sensele Free verse cockroach, poems,
Premium Member Poem Roach Ross Blade Haibun cockroach, abuse, anti bullying, child
Premium Member Poem All Creatures Monorhyme Geoffrey Brewer Monorhyme cockroach, life, nature,
Dump Trump The demagogue reincarnate matthew harris I do not know? cockroach, 10th grade, 11th grade,

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The American Cockroach
by ilene bauer
An interesting fact that I read
‘Bout the cockroach (American bred)
Is how it is unique;
It can live for a week
Even if it is missing its head.

For...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cockroach, insect,

Intrusion
by Adeyemi Joshua
"Gosh!,by heaven who is this again?"
He flew holding unto the wall as it's aid.
It leaped higher,when the light i on again.
He retrieved as the shadow...

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Ottava rima | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cockroach, allegory,

This SoothSayer's Warning - 2018
by matthew harris
Dire prognostications 
(terrestrial inhabitants blithely heeded)
with contemporary age
fortune tellers foretell day of (w)reckoning,
sans total mortal kombat annihilation

when human (and many) other innocent species
(stalwart cockroach adept...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cockroach, age, conflict, death, destiny,

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Insignificance
by Robert Ronnow
Late in life I struggle against my insignificance
When I should enjoy the freedom from performance before an audience.
Applause is happiness but if they withhold applause,...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cockroach, freedom, happiness, life, nature,

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Sonnet for all creatures
by Geoffrey Brewer
SONNET FOR ALL CREATURES

Oh! No! No all things are not bright and beautiful
There is a darker aspect to creation
Must it be ever so in this...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cockroach, life, philosophy,

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A memory came knocking
by Klio Tsitsikroni
A memory came knocking
On the forbidden door
I had Locked it far away
Reliving it no more

A memory came knocking 
Musing in my head 
Rambling on, it...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cockroach, childhood, life,

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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: cockroach, fun, insect,

Adventures of a Cockroach
by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
a hungry and tired cockroach
was forced into library of Bibles
by a platoon of chickens

with nothing to eat for months
it sat and thought deeply for solution;

“why...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cockroach, satire, sin, spiritual,

BAD POETRY: EXAMPLE OF
by Jerome Malenfant
I thought to run out to the street
But found I’d grown some extra feet;
Found that I'd metastasized
Into a thing with faceted eyes,
(This pains me so,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cockroach, humorous, surreal,

Marxism For Dummies 8
by Michael Coy
Marx and Spencer

Were I to tell you what I think of Spencer
(the middle-manager, without the “man”,
and vilest cockroach since the world began),
my poem would incense...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cockroach, satire,

I WISH I WEREN'T A COCKROACH
by John Arribas
I WISH I WEREN’T A COCKROACH
by
JOHN M. ARRIBAS


I wish I weren’t a cockroach, its no fun at all
People stomp on me, if they find me...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cockroach, allusion, angst, fantasy, children,

An unwanted guest
by Sunita U.D Palawon
Hot December with excitement in the air.
Parties, new dresses and meals; a treat so fair!
Most special is my last born’s birthday.
Minute monitoring of decoration’s detail
And...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cockroach, celebration, humor,

Splat
by Carol Davis
On my porch,
La Cucaracha appears 
creeping like an army tank prying,              ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cockroach, emotions, funny, nature, power,

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Outside Is Where It Will Rain
by James Horn
Outside Is Where It Will Rain

When outside it rains
Water bugs born with no brains
In my house do come.

Heat is what they want
So their growth we...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cockroach, humorous,

Less Courageous
by Md Shahadat Hossain
There was a young lady of Dhaka,
She was cutting a Paprika;
Suddenly she saw a cockroach, 
She thought it was about to approach,
This courageous young lady...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cockroach, humor, humorous,

How I Am Passing MY Days
by Md Shahadat Hossain
Just come for once,
Try to have a look, how I am passing my days?
Can you tell me this is called humans life?
Or I am playing...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cockroach, allusion, conflict, confusion, emotions,

Ode to the music
by M Asim Nehal
Lift me up to the sky by the notes 
Oh, flute by your captivating melodious tunes

Sing to my body and sing to my soul...

A lifeless...

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Ode | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cockroach, music,

Cancer
by DAVID GRASBY
Cancer come looking not afraid
Will take control
Cancer seeks out no one but infects everyone
Cancer sneaks like a prowler at night
Don't care about you or your...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cockroach, courage, encouraging, faith, health,

ADEBIMPE, THE AFRICAN BEAUTY
by Adeniji Toluwalope Gideon
ADEBIMPE

Going through this life at a frenzied pace
It's clear why we call it human race
I saw a piece of carefully gathered stardust
A desire for every...

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Ode | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cockroach, africa, character, eulogy,

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The Life of a Poor Cockroach
by Franklin Price
The Life of a  Poor Cockroach
By Franklin Price
12/3/2016

The life of a poor cockroach
A  very thankless life to live
Humans think that we are dirty
Have...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cockroach, animal, humor, life,