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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.
Premium Member SUMMER ANTS PUTTING AWAY FOR WINTERS DAYS-
O' what a busy gathering ants frolicking pushing and rushing ~ laboring packing storing crumbs and food harvests saving for winter ~ busy, busy ants storing away for winter summers ant so work 9/16/21 Written by James Edward Lee Sr © 2021...Read More
Categories: analogy, insect,
Form: Haiku



Premium Member Bug Bite
Scratching a bug bite. A bug bit him in the rear. Which was the culprit? ...Read More
Categories: humor, insect,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member The Death of Words
THE DEATH OF WORDS "As bookworms bore through forgotten pages,each word of knowledge it enrages" Indiana Shaw . . ....Read More
Categories: insect, introspection,
Form: Monoku
My Nightly Visitors
As summer begins, frequent visitors woo me; Mosquitoes in stripes~ Stealing kisses on my cheeks, Leaving kiss marks left and right. September 9, 2021 A Buggy Tanka Poetry Contest Sponsored by M. L. Kiser 2nd place...Read More
Categories: funny, humor, insect,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Home Invasion
scraping of the soil invasion of millipedes unearthed by rakers ~ those roly poly critters in every nook and cranny 9/6/2021 A Buggy Tanka M.L. Kiser...Read More
Categories: insect,
Form: Tanka



Premium Member Fireflies
Shimmering, alive Flickering music to night Waking the starlight Dancing like the stars Reflecting grace, silent praise Whispering kindness Mysterious lights Singing through the darkest night Laughing dreamily ...Read More
Categories: insect, light, night,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Under my skin
Horsefly bites galore. Covered in weals with red spots, All under my skin. Scratching the itch was no cure, ...Read More
Categories: endurance, insect,
Form: Tanka
Spider Net
Stunning embroidered Handmade hammock of insect Waving with mild breeze © Mahtab Bangalee Chattogram 29/08/2021...Read More
Categories: insect, life,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member ITCHY BITSY BUG BITES OUCH-
Itchy bitsy ouch; Bug bite Bee stings hornet nest; Itchy scratchy pest; ~ So I fear those bees; and mosquitoes and hornets; With a scary mouths, and rife stingers ticks and flies; they do buzz, sting and bite I’m frightened; 9/3/21/ 2021© A Buggy Tanka...Read More
Categories: analogy, anxiety, endurance, insect,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Gnat Bites
Gnawing gnat breaks through skin Needle nose - spike now in Agile, light, felt no pain Taken blood, their feeding aim Bites now swell and Itch like hell Tiny vampire Eaten well. Scratching, itching - skin unwell. ...Read More
Categories: insect,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member PREY AND PREDATOR
PREY AND PREDATOR Sizzling Sun, dazzling day! Happy grasshopper ...Read More
Categories: 8th grade, animal, insect,
Form: Sapphic stanza
Premium Member BUGS' APPEAL
Season bugs are we fulfilling well earthly role created* to live sorry for the itch and lumps… we forgive your pesticides. *Colossians 1:16 For by him (GOD) were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth,...Read More
Categories: freedom, insect, nature,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member AND ALONG CAME A SPIDER
A spider was climbing my walls, The size of it truly appalls, I’m certain it’s a lass, With a kardashian a ss, I couldn’t spy male spider balls! I shouted for my hubby to come, He gasped at that huge...Read More
Categories: humorous, insect,
Form: Limerick
No Way
How do gnats enter? A million dollar question Puzzles me till now Brought preventives this and that Closed all doors but of no use A friend advised me To lit a herbal dhoop stick Smoke made me breathless Smeared sticky balm, kept...Read More
Categories: insect,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member stop bugging me
ouch! ouch! ouch! pesky wasps mosquito’s and bugs have eaten me alive scratch scratch itch itch I'll treat my skin with soothing lotion then seek revenge! my electric fly swatter zaps them soon they’re doing the dying fly! 17 syllables per stanza, checked with ps soup counter A Buggy Tanka Contest...Read More
Categories: garden, insect, pain,
Form: Tanka

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