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Insect Poems | Examples of Insect Poetry

Insect Poems - Examples of all types of insect 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 insect.

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your mouth wide open inviting all and sundry gently they mosey spiders ~ flies ~ are so nosey at night keep your mouth shut tight Written 21st November 2020 Syllables Per Line: 5 7 5 7 7 Contest Name QUIN-TO your...Read More
Categories: insect, night, sleep,
Form: Tanka

Premium Member What's the Buzz
wild thrill of the chase hummingbird and bumblebee— getting a buzz on...Read More
Categories: bird, humorous, insect, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member I am a Secret Flower Boy
On my every pair of underwear I have drawn a flower Pink tulip here red rose there I take them off to shower My wife, amazed She questions me "Is the the man I...Read More
Categories: insect, flower, funny love, husband,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Nearly Invincible
My robust, stalwart, buoyant wife has felt her share of pains: gall bladder, tumors, abscessed teeth, and clotted soleus veins, She's lost some other untold parts, and suffers joint attacks, which raises hell with sudden moves but she keeps fighting back! Her head's...Read More
Categories: insect, wife,
Form: Rhyme
Internal Strings
The two are slow and inelegant. But the orchestra retains its complex symphony angry string section violins of summer heat. Frenetically mating in the season of apartness four or six or more freedom of so many steps. Two are constrained can barely become...Read More
Categories: allegory, extended metaphor, insect,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Femme Fatale
A black widow spider spins a silk thread into a near-transparent dream catcher filling her with joy and her meals with dread. A very cunning, deadly flycatcher ready to pounce and mummify her food she lies in wait like a...Read More
Categories: insect, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member The Vestal And The Ladybug
There was a little ladybug in my house tonight that means pleasing luck and prosperity hindsight as her son Jesus riding a pack animal burro Mary Ladybird our Lady spots joy and with sorrow from her cloak in primal...Read More
Categories: insect, perspective, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
fragile lace domain traps all who venture inside arachnid's pantry Written 8th November 2020 Premier Contest H I - K U Sponsor Briand Strand 4th PLACE...Read More
Categories: beautiful, food, insect, prison,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Cobwebs
Categories: allusion, hope, insect,
Form: Senryu
I'm like the sudden rain beating old California to dance More
Categories: blessing, insect, inspiration, rain,
Form: Haiku
Mayfly Martyrdom
Note: Expanded version of Mayfly Martyrs Such an ethereal beauty. Petite in size but large on life. One would not expect its duty is solely for procreation. Yes, just this one, and nothing more, certainty is its life’s station. Each stage is...Read More
Categories: death, insect, life, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Night fell, Summer’s heat abating, I sat leaning against a tall magnolia, Its fragrance spreading everywhere Like echoes of whispering breezes. Despite all I could not rest and sleep. The moon and stars were invisible now, But darkness could not cover the...Read More
Categories: beauty, insect, night, sleep,
Form: Free verse
Footlight parade
Caterpillars race slowly across my barefoot path I walk patiently...Read More
Categories: appreciation, imagery, insect, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Pity not the common fly
Pity not the common fly He is not your kind of guy First he buzzes in your ear Heedless to, 'Get out of here' Then he gets into your shirt If he bites you,...Read More
Categories: anger, humorous, insect, time,
Form: Couplet
Into the Badlands
Black tarantula walks the badland. So alone, perhaps he's lonely-- it's hard for me to comprehend. Black tarantula walks the badland. I'll follow him to journey's end carrying water and camera only. Black tarantula walks the badland so alone... perhaps he's...Read More
Categories: insect, lonely,
Form: Triolet

Specific Types of Insect Poems

Definition | What is Insect in Poetry?