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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.
Cicada Dreaming: Where have the cicadas gone? 2021
Cicada Dreaming was told to Roland Robinson in 1965 by Julia Charles of the Yoocum Yoocum clans from the area around Wollumbin in the headwaters of the Tweed River, Northern NSW and is used with...Read More
Categories: insect,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Life in Spring
a lovely dragonfly hovers over a fragrant lotus, that grows in the floodplains. The dragonfly sniffs the spice that emanates from the lotus, darts here and there in search of nectar. A frog attacks, the dragonfly escapes. ...Read More
Categories: beauty, insect,
Form: Etheree
Premium Member I Dreamt
I dreamt of blue birds and buzzing bumble bees. I roamed with the bison herds, prayed with mantis on our knees, and butterflies in the breeze. I greeted the cheery chickadees, dragonflies, and snowy owls. I marveled at graceful manatees. raucous sounds of...Read More
Categories: insect, animal, bird, dream, environment,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Lady Roach
Hitler's final attack on quote unquote undesirable humans from the bile's of slave ships prison camps European complete infestation thee German female cock roach feasting on poor captured humans and their belongings during world war...Read More
Categories: insect, adventure, corruption, dance, flying,
Form: Free verse
Insect innocence
Drink the poison from my blood, breathe the rot from my lungs. Take all that has been decaying inside me and nurse it to health like an injured bird. A child who was once pure, turned sour...Read More
Categories: insect, angst, child abuse, childhood,
Form: Free verse



Poems about Science 3: Evolution
POEMS ABOUT SCIENCE 3: EVOLUTION Peers by Michael R. Burch These thoughts are alien, as through green slime smeared on some lab tech’s brilliant slide, I grope, positioning my bright oscilloscope for better vantage, though I cannot see, but only peer, as...Read More
Categories: bird, fish, fishing, insect,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Little Miss Muffet
With her tiny tummy rumbling, she stood quaking in the wood that surrounded her dear father's dairy farm. The white, porcelain bowl and the silver spoon lay on the ground, along with her scrumptious cottage...Read More
Categories: insect, anger, dark, fear, food,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE MEAL
In the shallow light of the moon, the shadow dives into the Hydrangeas seeking a camouflage of dark green the howl of the wolf pierces the silence of the sleepy night like the cry of a hungry infant the chameleon turns a fuchsia to hide from an intruder foraging...Read More
Categories: insect, cat, confusion, death, extended
Form: Free verse
Pleasant spring like day February 9th, 2024
Pleasant spring like day February 9th, 2024 A scent (and sixth sense predominates), when apple boughs and other aromatic flora laden with blossoms and fruit gently assail cilia of the nostrils, aside from aiding distinguishing pleasant or unpleasant smells additionally incorporate...Read More
Categories: insect, appreciation, bird, earth, february,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Song of The Bucket Orchid No 11: ABBA
Flower blooms heaven in seventh-year warps, yet, Coryanthes, the Bucket Orchid, is an odd flower. The lip's limited into a water-filled bucket; bugs, oops, fall in, but can't fly out, it’s not for show. Evolution shaped, for thousands of...Read More
Categories: insect, allusion, analogy, destiny, fate,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member Song of The Multicolored Malay Lacewing Butterfly No 11: ABBA
Tropical Impressionist ascenders, colorist defenders were everywhere, Multicolored Malay Lacewings ... there, added ambiance to the fanfare years, the species are restricted to forest reserves due to its flowering host plant, Adenia's, in the regions, cate's length, colors change, sociable, pupae process, soon...Read More
Categories: insect, allusion, analogy, appreciation, butterfly,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member WHERE ARE THE ANTS ON WINTER DAZE-
winter asks where are ants crawling are they working below ground are they ~ are they nestled and warm this February morn 17 days from spring ~ hidden away just below the cold and snow winds and adverse weather ~ O' Hallelujah can't wait...Read More
Categories: insect, analogy, beautiful, caregiving, destiny,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Where Moonbeams Dance
Where moonbeams dance upon the ice on frosted lakes of arctic flow, a peaceful calm the night suffice where moonbeams dance. A tatted curtain veils the show of dappled blue white light precise dancing across the powdered snow. A scene so...Read More
Categories: dance, environment, insect, moon,
Form: Roundel
Premium Member Sundrops
Sundrops dapple umbrageous trees strewing uncut diamonds, littering the path with ambient flickers of what lies beyond. Sundrops freckle ocean's surface accenting the ripples that pattern the waves, nuzzling playful kisses toward the warm beach. Sundrops seduce the wayward wind pirouetting...Read More
Categories: environment, insect, nature, ocean,
Form: Tristich
Premium Member Starry Little Champs
They illuminate the muse giving it that zeal Their gleams have a magical feel Enchanting us with glowing appeal They are loved by all across the board Lighting up the imagination, wonderfully adored Spreading...Read More
Categories: insect, light,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Insect Poems

Definition | What is Insect in Poetry?