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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.
Battlegrounds
Childhood crept through those long summer days when the smell of pine hung in the hot air. Deep in the shadows of that besieged acre, heaven and hell played out a lethal game in what crawled, wriggled or took wing. Death there was silent and...Read More
Categories: anxiety, conflict, insect,
Form: Free verse



Six Months
Six Months March up the ant hill April ant May have a June bug ...Read More
Categories: insect, nonsense, silly,
Form: Quatrain
BUGS IN HEAVEN
BUGS IN HEAVEN? Will there be butterflies in heaven I should like to see them there With all their gorgeous colors As they float softly through the air And the bees have lost their stingers For they don't need them anymore For...Read More
Categories: insect, appreciation, creation, future, heaven,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Spy Who Ate Me
A termite’s a guy who just loves the woods It gnaws him because he’s just not understood His nightmares, a version of Sentricon hell You love oak and cherry, why can’t he as well? A villain who’s bred by...Read More
Categories: insect,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member No Sympathy for Termites
Always beware of the termite Wise homeowners constantly fight Incredibly destructive foe, Exterminators surely know A buyer’s most off-putting sight. Termites have no respect, you see For you or your prized property, They will devour your precious floor Then look around for...Read More
Categories: insect,
Form: Quintilla



The Spotted Lanternfly
My husband noticed, near my bench, A spotted lanternfly. I didn’t have to kill it; Something else caused it to die. I’m looking at it, upside down And really, it’s a pity That something so destructive Can look cool and downright pretty. This...Read More
Categories: insect,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member river collection
river runs rampant drunken burbling and babbling ~ dizzy dragonfly rambling river rolls successful spawning season ~ earthworm treads water restful river ride sudden stillness sits softly ~ water nymph pliés 20 September 2022 A Haiku Collection of Three - Nature Themed Poetry Contest Sponsored...Read More
Categories: animal, dance, environment, insect,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Cry Uncle
We are the ants who march into your pantry as well as your pants We are the ants who stealthy...Read More
Categories: giggle, humanity, insect,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A LADY
I was poised to take a picture of a ladybug when she turned around and said, “Do you mind! It’s impolite to take a picture of a lady from behind!” “I hope you know…” she...Read More
Categories: insect,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dragonfly Storm
In recent years I had grown so forgetful, like noon without memory of night. I forgot special events and sundry items, like books, my phone, or flashlight. It was turning into a frightful nuisance, like long shadows...Read More
Categories: insect, beautiful, color, dance, imagery,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Cactus Dancer
Cactus Dancer Graceful spider dances on sharp cactus spikes Spinnerets leave webs of dainty filigree Each web a masterpiece of sublime delights Silk filaments wear dews as the moonlight flees Eight tiny feet twirl over the spiny heights, On...Read More
Categories: insect, mystery, nature,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member an act of autumn
*Image of Worm On Leaf by Pixabay. an act of autumn rustling leaves tumble nest of starved younglings screeching~ crawling goes exposed 2022 September 07 *1st Place* Autumn in Nature - Haiku ~~Tania Kitchin: Judged 2022 September 17 *HMS; 5,7,5....Read More
Categories: autumn, bird, insect, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member The ant
An ant Very tiny to the naked eyes Too tiny to be afraid of But a bite is So painful and irritating A worker is too humble To be of any importance But a strike will cause a turmoil In a factory A...Read More
Categories: insect, pain, political, society,
Form: Free verse
Country Bugs
The moths get through the screen somehow And when I walk outside, The gnats and skeeters buzz around - There’s no place you can hide. The ants, at times, invade the house And maybe, curled up tight, A millipede will show,...Read More
Categories: insect,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member coneflowers
the prickly-eyed coneflower bees attractively buzzing their squeeze. the purple petal umbrellas. a lovely echinacea breeze. butterflies and hummingbirds hove’.* red-winged blackbird, high perched above, does shelter in Eden, his brood. cones teem with life, vivacious love. 8/24/2022 Eight Lines of Rhyme - Your...Read More
Categories: bird, flower, imagery, insect,
Form: Rhyme

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Definition | What is Insect in Poetry?