Food Imagism Poems

These Food Imagism poems are examples of Imagism poems about Food. These are the best examples of Imagism Food poems written by international poets.


Premium MemberNOT BELONGING by The Name Forsakes Me
The ghostly figures in an old unseemly church,
Large rats searching for food, a dull sacristy.
Kneeling down on their decrepit knees,
A sneeze too many, illness around;
The...

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Categories: absence,

Mind of an hungry beggar child by Emmanuel Adedayo Ojelade
We're hungry 
But we lacking 

We can't even dare ask 
Cos for us all, eating food is really an heinous task 

Their moving out in...

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Categories: emotions, lost love, poverty,



Premium MemberBird of Prey by Dale Gregory Cozart
A cerulean heron
perches in cloisonne
among jade shoots
of a topaz tree
as shadows of platinum fish
undulate in silence
of teal waters.
The tableau of moonstone,
fulgid in azure sky,
hovers in...

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Categories: bird, imagery,

Wishes of a mouse by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
a mouse sat on grass
and wept, tears rolling
“I wish I was a human being.”
But it forgot one thing.
Free food and freedom it has
That no human...

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Categories: allegory, freedom,

Biological clock patented before Seth Thomas Design by matthew harris
fertilization upon ovule 
   via spermatozoa automatically 
   gearing linkedin anticipated birth 
especially upon confirmation conception 
   did sex...

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Categories: abortion, destiny, identity, memory,

Premium MemberSTILL POINT 13 by Brian Strand
Cows-
chewing
   the cud...

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Categories: animal, food,

Proud Servant by Isaac Asante
        Proud Servant
I was a prince in my father's house,
Even though my father was not a king
Neither was...

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Categories: aubade,

Taiwan by Georgiana Elisha
Originating from a tropical country
My family and I decided to go to Taiwan
We were on an airbus, big and long
Sitting with each other and playing
We...

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Categories: adventure, appreciation, beauty, imagination,

Premium MemberEarth Praise by Ronald A. Williams
The high and lofty mountains 
Stand Tall.
The boisterous Waves applaud. 
The Rooster crows to commence.
Musicians of Dolphins, Humpbacks and Orcas.  
Start playing their vocal...

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Categories: animal, beauty, christian, creation,

LOST IN THE THICK, DARK FOREST by Whyte Queen
The owls hoot nearby;

The screech-owl calls;

The wolves howl in the distance;

The beetles tap and tap in an endless charade

The cicada seems like it won’t give...

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Categories: imagination, lost,

The Soldier by Adam Forth
There once was a soldier,
So loyal, so brave.
He fought a long struggle,
‘til the end, ‘til the grave.

The struggle went on,
For days, for years.
No end in...

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Categories: best friend, bird, depression,

Premium MemberBlack Widow by Dale Gregory Cozart
She waits.
Eight black spindles joined at one end by a pivot:  a compass.
Each pinpoint balanced at the intersections
of self-drawn polygons.
Legs jointed like the fingers...

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Categories: future, insect,

Humans have leaves by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
Humans too have leaves
they need no sunshine
no oxygen they can provide
chlorophyll they have not
black, white or grey they are
some permanently hidden
no food they make for...

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Categories: analogy, humanity, imagery,

Two Wise MEN by David Smith
Each week they meet,
Putting on each other's moccasins, 
Swapping problems and lies.

Answers to affairs of state trusted to the wind.
Examining man's shortcomings each time
 ...

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Categories: appreciation, blessing, celebration, encouraging,

My imaginary restaurant by Bukiwe Tiyane
30/09/2016

My imaginary restaurant 


Driving on N2 road between Mtata and Dutywa.
You wouldn't pass without stopping by.
The smell
The smile on the faces
Of people coming out of...

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Categories: beach,

Lunchtime by Christine Lehman
Hot cheese pizza
four slices, mmm.
Square table at
Round Table.
Diet Pepsi
bendy straw
sports channel on wall TV
palm trees outside
must be Florida
oh wait, no:
California....

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Categories: food, fun, places,

Who cooks for you by Mark Hounsell
“Who cooks for you?”
asked the Bard.

Who prepares your meal?
Do you sup alone?
Any condiments?
Salt perhaps?
Spices?

What are you hungry for?
What appeals to your taste?

When you rise in...

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Categories: bible, bird, christian, faith,

Of Fur and Bone by Kelli White
Of fur and bone and feathers blow
Along the road many travelers go
And who would think of food and life
Where others die and struggle with strife
The...

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Categories: deep,

unloved by vani Gopal
Never understood,
Never cared for,
Misunderstood. 
Unloved feels like a homeless person,
with no home of love.
In your mind, it’s like sleeping on park benches,
not knowing what the...

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Categories: emotions,

VIP by Muhammad Safa Thajudeen
Red Fort-

The mouth,

Army clad in white-

The teeth,

Red carpet long-

The tongue,

Lips doors opening,

The VIP,food arrives!...

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Categories: food, imagination,