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Food Poems | Examples of Food Poetry

Food Poems. Below are examples of poems about food. This list of food poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of food poetry. This list of works about food is an excellent resource for examples on how to write food poems.

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List of Food Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Pearl's Kitchen Yolanda Scott Rhyme food, blessing, childhood, culture, dedication,
Premium Member Poem Popcorn Bernard Chan Senryu appreciation, dark, film, food,
THEY EAT PIGFACE FOR THE FALL DANCE Allan Terry Cowboy food, appreciation, boy, business, endurance,
THE FOOD FOR THE PARTY Allan Terry Classicism art, evil, food,
Premium Member Poem An interesting cut of meat Gershon Wolf Limerick food, religion, satire,
BE MINE CLEMENTINE Allan Terry Ballad film, first love, food,
Premium Member Poem My Little Dumpling Mark Toney Footle food, poetry, word play,
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Premium Member Poem UNSWEETENED MAIDEN Line Gauthier Limerick food, confidence, dedication, desire, dream,
Catfucious 3 Jean Bush Senryu cat, cute, food, together,
October 16th 2018 A Day At The Market With The Missus matthew harris Light Verse food, 6th grade, 8th grade,

Pumpkin Juice
by M. L. Kiser
Pureed pumpkin with water
Add cinnamon and
Ginger, honey and a dash,
Vanilla flavor;
Mix and serve real warm
Evilly…
Sweet!
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Epulaeryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, autumn, food, november,

Tricks And Treats
by M. L. Kiser
Tricks and treats;
Good old eats;
Treats are just great,
We often crave treats that rate,
Tricks played, could land one in the hot seat!
...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: candy, food, halloween, holiday,

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SUNDAY TREAT
by Line Gauthier



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Shape | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: celebration, desire, food, fun,

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BEEF ON WECK
by Kim Rodrigues
BEEF ON WECK

Caraway seeds and salted -
Beef on Kümmelweck.
Spread a bite of horseradish
And serve with french fries -
Salty and crispy.
Serve up beer.
Cheers!

10/15/2018

A beef on weck...

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Epulaeryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: food,

Cook That Pumpkin
by M. L. Kiser
Pumpkins
Delicious
So are the seeds
Too many end up in
The streets....

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Cinqku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, food, garden, halloween,

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Life's True Meaning
by Janet Bingham
HUNGER

Energy draining from me
like water washing thoughts
down the sidewalk.
The never, never world
of Alice in Wonderland
seemed real.
I stepped into the restaurant
like an ant about to lose...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: courage, endurance, food, happiness,

Aunt Matties Place
by M. L. Kiser
I love to reminisce about great Aunt Mattie.
Her home perched atop of an old barber shop; 
a barber pole below her apartment told my young...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, chocolate, family, food,

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Cauliflower Makes Me Poo
by Nina Parmenter
Cauliflower makes me poo,
It does! It does! I’m telling you!
These cute florets, they all beget
Poogeddon in an hour or two.

I thought “oh great! I’ll lose...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: food, fun, funny, giggle,

The Meals On The Other Paws
by M. L. Kiser
Alley cat sitting
On a fence post, in the dark;
Movement in shadow,
Catches his marbled, green eyes;
One leap and dinner is served.

Such a feast will last
Him and...

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, cat, food, nature,

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Freshly Baked Bread
by Edward Ibeh
ah, the smell of bread!
       freshly baked
 yum! mouth-watering...



Baker's Dozen Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: Maureen McGreavy
5/3/5 Syllable Count
Date written and...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: food, joy,

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Something New
by Nina Parmenter
This is an example poem for my Something New contest. This one has a slightly ditzy rhyme scheme (and only works if you don’t actually...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: food, fun, funny, humor,

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BREAD PAN
by nette onclaud



Clearing her old shelves

Mom's bread pan--

Before it rusted.



Baker's Dozen Contest of MaureenMcGreavy
10/13/2018...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: food, remember,

Um Bread
by M. L. Kiser
Make it cold and bake it hot
Fresh baked bread delights
Fresh from the oven buttered
Senses dance a reel
Happy palate sings
My tummy
Smiles!...

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Epulaeryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, food, how i

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Manna From Nana
by Gregory R Barden


          ~     Nana's sourdough, warm -


     Heaven's hearth...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, food, metaphor,

or so
by Allan Terry
1 cups of crabmeat
1 cup of pureed shrimp
2 cups of minced goeduck snouts
1 cup of minced catfish
4 cups of mushrooms (chopped fine)
2 tablespoons of cayenne
1/2...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fish, food, love, romantic

Complimentary Loaf
by Chris Green
Complimentary Loaf


“Your bread is perfect”

“Thanks” I said

“That’s what I kneaded”


10/11/18

Written for: The Baker’s Dozen Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: Maureen McGreavy
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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: food, fun,

Smile Production
by M. L. Kiser
A succulent meal
Makes for a dancing palate
And permanent smile....

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, food, happy, smile,

Gender Rolls
by David Welch
I am a baker in a quaint, small town,
for my artisan breads the people come ’round,
Tuscan and baguettes by the dozen are sold,
but most people...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: creation, food, gender, humor,

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Baker's Senryu
by Heidi Sands

              pillsbury dough boy
        ...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: celebration, food,

slimmer's ode to a croissant
by Wendy Watson
luring crescent moon
I resist
your strong attraction


10/10/18...

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