Food Poems | Poetry About Food

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 New Food Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Hot Bread Caren Krutsinger Rictameter food,
Premium Member Poem Going Green Carol Connell Limerick food, fun, husband,
Premium Member Poem CATCHING UP Line Gauthier Senryu appreciation, celebration, food, friendship,
Homemade Love Debjani Mitra Rhyme creation, family, food, home,
Premium Member Poem Chocolate Cake Caren Krutsinger Ninette addiction, food,
Premium Member Poem The Reaping Regina Elliott Haiku children, food, poverty,
Premium Member Poem Oyster Bar Confessions Brian Johnston Rhyme food, love,
An ode to spelling hummus Tersab Jibs Rhyme boat, food, fun, humor,
Premium Member Poem Salty Snack Caren Krutsinger Diminished Hexaverse addiction, food,
lovers of night lovers of music Allan Terry Curtal Sonnet food, anniversary, celebrity, dance, drink,

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An Unsent Letter
by Michelle Faulkner
I am writing the words I do not have the courage to say out loud
I need to ask you for something, something I don't want
I...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: addiction, food, mother daughter,

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Surf and Turf
by John lawless
hovering seagulls
beach-going lunchroom bullies
what's for dessert

©8/10/2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beach, bird, bullying, food,

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SHE MASTICATES THREE TIMES A DAY
by JAN ALLISON
Sweet Caren’s an ace masticator
and opens her mouth like a gator
Breakfast dinner and tea
She will chew thoroughly
Her husband just acts as her waiter!

Inspired by this...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: food, for her, humorous,

Sexy Suicide
by Trevor McLeod
The stores sold foods with pesticides
till everyone got sick.
And now the cancer's so damn bad
that everyone dies quick.

And even though we're pressed for time
we'll never...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: food, analogy, assonance, cancer, change,

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Autumn Smells
by Caren Krutsinger
Pumpkin pies, cinnamon rolls, chili
Succulent smells that entice me
My nose gladly leads the way
I have a small helping
Not fooling myself
Just three more bites
Satisfies
Others
More!
...

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

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NIBBLIES
by Line Gauthier


nibblies by the sea
bottomless glass of wine
tapas in spain



posted on August 9, 2018...

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

MOM'S BREAD
by Frances Schiavina
Ruddy, handsome
sunlit eyes
cropping gold
into bundles
carted up mountain
echoing songs
of farmers thrashing.
Seeds of strength
stoned into flour
rounded into loaves
balanced on boards
carried up 
the stony hill climb
on women’s heads
crowned...

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

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STIR FRY
by Kim Rodrigues
Butter sauté vegetables
in cast iron pan.
Add chicken and A1 sauce.
Heat up with cayenne.
Then toss with almonds.
Spoon in bowls
CRUNCH!

8/8/2018
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Epulaeryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: food,

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HOT SUGAR
by Line Gauthier


hot sugar pies
sweet summer days
in flimsy sundresses



posted on August 8, 2018...

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

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My Druthers
by Jack Ellison


Eggs eggs eggs, my ultimate most favorite food
Any way you serve em, I'm forever in the mood
Haven't tried any others
But from chickens having my druthers
Especially...

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

My Backyard Fruit Stand
by M. L. Kiser
 Tiny green baubles appear and will grow.
Tasty sugar pears await,
But, squirrels steal them all!

...

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Kimo | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, food, garden, nature,

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French Food as Art
by Maurice Rigoler

The French have a reputation for 
combining food with art – with more
art than food, incidentally,
and disappointing if you’re hungry.
(Your hunger pangs will not subside
on...

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

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EARLY FALL
by Line Gauthier


early fall morning
thermos and sandwiches
the long ride home



posted on August 6, 2018...

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

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WHEN THE CHIPS ARE DOWN
by JAN ALLISON
A model enjoyed eating french fries
then began adding bulk to her thighs
Weight soon piled on her hips
As each chip passed her lips
Once skinny, she now...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: body, food, humorous,

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GRAZING
by Line Gauthier


grazing
idling the days away
in greener pastures



posted on August 5, 2018...

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

Rib Festival In Paisley
by Darlene De Beaulieu
Every summer in  Paisley Ontario
On a huge grassy park field
A festival is held every summer
 Constants set up their gear
Then begin to cook the...

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

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FOR EACH
by Line Gauthier


for each visit
her best china
life being precious



posted on August 3, 2018...

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

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INVITED
by Line Gauthier


invited to join
the after-dinner ritual
scotch in the man cave



posted on August 3, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: boyfriend, father, food, growing

CHEESE AND RAT
by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr
they move around
up and down
trying to fine theyer blind
has the smell  can tell
some small mouse
large and fat
in  the house
its
CHEESE AND RAT

...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: adventure, food,

Iced Coffee
by Paul Warren
Michael likes iced milk coffee
And drinks a carton each day you see
There is only one he likes
Farmer’s Union is just so right
And at the end...

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



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