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Food Poems | Examples of Food Poetry

Food Poems - Examples of all types of food poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for food.
Martial Translation COQ AU VIN
Martial Translations Coq au vin (Cook or wine) by Martial, loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch 1. Hosts always invite you to dinner, Phoebe, but are you merely an éclair to the greedy? 2. Hosts always invite you to dinner, Phoebe, but are...Read More
Categories: addiction, drink, food, house,
Form: Epigram

Ma's Soup
'Dinner won't be long, Dear.' Burt puffed up his pillows and squeezed one out. 'Better wash your hands, now'. The armchair smothered his glee. Wallaby faggots, Brown rice juices, Lentils, Barley and rye. Jumbo morels, Whatever she sells, Liquid fish stock, Brussels and hock, Tranches...Read More
Categories: food, appreciation, drink, family, farm,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Let's Rhyme
Devouring wings, my drip is dramatic, Flames ignite tongue, buds sting acrobatic. Capsaicin conga line, thrusts are erratic, Spicy-raised roof, heat hitting the attic. A gourmand adventure, once mild aromatic, Infernos erupting, eyes leaking emphatic. Scoville scale rising, its...Read More
Categories: fire, food, fun, silly,
Form: Monorhyme
Little slices of the most lush and red watermelon, Swollen with juiciness and a natural multivitamin. Deliciously filled with glistening liquid in green rind....Read More
Categories: food, imagery,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member Food Lines
Food prices rise, the people despair Of long lines of vehicles for miles Overwhelmed by need Desperation tires their minds Linda, single Mom, grips steering wheel Inwardly asks, "How did I get here?" Never thought it would happen to her family Empathic...Read More
Categories: food, 6th grade, 7th grade,
Form: Acrostic

Premium Member Lets Rhyme
Soon it will be a cold winter's day, hot chocolate is great for any holiday. I want to go out and play, let's go riding in a sleigh. Now to stop at the big buffet,...Read More
Categories: bird, body, day, food,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Fishy Smell Is Not At All Me
There is one job I could never do ever since leaving school this was a no never felt any real direction at that time but a fish shop job was never ever so The smell of fish always put...Read More
Categories: fish, food, life, scary,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Cannot Face a Whole Turkey
I cannot face a whole turkey for when I see the leg sticks trussed up in the air it is undignified and reminds me there will be no more running days no more flirting days no more chasing dancing courting days for this...Read More
Categories: food,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member You Make Me Salivate
seductive, sensual, sassy pomegranate with your spicy ways, and your healthy fruits I salivate upon the sight of you, instantly wanting to plunge into your depths knowing your tasty delights...Read More
Categories: food,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The owl
Beneath the cloak of midnight's grace, I spread my wings, begin the chase. Through the whispering trees, I navigate, A seeker in the dark, my hunger won't abate. The moonlit path guides my flight, Casting a gentle glow on the...Read More
Categories: food, america, animal, beauty, dark,
Form: Free verse
No Use Crying Over Spilt Jam
Jams and jams gather all around As I shatter glass jars on the ground....Read More
Categories: food, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Crystalline
Premium Member Turkey Soup
Thanksgiving is over the feast is done there was enough football for everyone Company that gather all slipped away with leftovers divided on their merry way The pies and treats not one left but still on the table a big...Read More
Categories: food, holiday,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dutch Oven
There's my cast iron Dutch oven pot, Sitting on the counter, still dirty. Word is, "Don't wash", or it will rust rot. Old fat increases its purity....Read More
Categories: food,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ode to the tomato plant
Ode to a Tomato Plant You are the green miracle of the earth, the tender stem that holds the red fruit of life. You are the generous gift of the sun, the warm ray that nourishes the...Read More
Categories: food, appreciation, art, beautiful, color,
Form: Free verse
split decision drive-thru
angry pangs erupt one appetite divided a fork in the road...Read More
Categories: food, motivation,
Form: Senryu

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Definition | What is Food in Poetry?