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Mantis Poems | Examples of Mantis Poetry

Mantis Poems. Below are examples of poems about mantis. This list of poetry about mantis is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of mantis poetry. This list of works about mantis is a great resource for examples of mantis poems and show how to write poems about mantis. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Mantis Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
We can still be everywhere at once William Greco Free verse mantis, surreal,
Premium Member Poem Surviving, Hoping Praying Mantis Caren Krutsinger Diamante mantis, animal,
Premium Member Poem Mary the Praying Mantis Caren Krutsinger Limerick mantis, animal,
Premium Member Poem Praying Mantis Caren Krutsinger Diamante mantis, animal,
Premium Member Poem Praying Mantis John lawless Personification mantis, death, fate, life, love,
Black Eyed Susan Brianna Hobson Free verse mantis, abuse, betrayal, body, metaphor,
Premium Member Poem The Prey and Praying Mantis Maurice Rigoler Light Verse mantis, prayer,
Mantis John Floyd Free verse mantis, animal, insect, life, nature,
Retaliation M. L. Kiser Haiku mantis, funny, humor, insect, nature,
From the book greenlantern Allan Terry Footle mantis, celebrity, confidence, courage, encouraging,

Life comes in small packages
by Abdul Malik
Drenched to the skin in sweat after mowing the lawn 
I am lounging on my sun-dappled back porch  
with a glass of cold water...

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Haibun | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mantis, nature,

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Small Scale Murder
by Carol Connell
Mrs. Mantis, being hungry, ate her mate, therefore, he died.
Judge Junebug, in her wisdom, ruled the death insecticide.

6/1/18...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mantis, death, humor, insect, word

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Common Bugs
by Andrea Dietrich
We Write of Bugs!

As poets, we can write of many things -
romance and true love, just to name a few.
We even write about the pretty...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mantis, poets,

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Reincarnated Rozetta, Disappointed
by Caren Krutsinger
Reincarnated Rozetta was very angry with her super angel team for saddling her with ChimChang Man again.
They had spent the last two lifetimes together, once...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mantis, 9th grade, fun, funny,

Welcome to our Garden
by Supraja Kannan
 Orange cosmos flowers inside a circle
along with the canna indica flowers;
A big smile of welcome at the front entrance.             ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mantis, garden,

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In Humble Praise
by Laura Leiser
All creatures of the earth God made
to Him they praise from day to day
lowly ones and higher, too
regard the One who ever views. 

From sweeping...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mantis, god, love, nature,

A Hymn to the Forgotten
by Christopher Sergi
Among thou wistful bask of I, belies a heart of breaking, 
A mist within a mask of lies, corrupting my soul of eternal aching.
Shrouded upon...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mantis, dark, inspiration, wisdom,

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When In Hell Do as the Demons Do
by Winged Warrior
 Within Dantesque fields of dust a calcifugous crushing crust
In layers of lactating lust demoniac deception a deist distrust
Hibernating hallucinations of hope in cathedrals trying...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mantis, dark, dream, night,

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IF YOU WERE FOOL ENOUGH TO
by T Wignesan
IF YOU WERE FOOL ENOUGH TO….

If you were fool enough to ask me things that better be
What I’d rather do twiddle-doo twiddle-dee if I were...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mantis, anger, break up, conflict,

Praying Mantis in dilemma
by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
Praying mantis in their kingdom
conceives and lays precious eggs
telling the world of insects proudly;
“Here the pious ones come in plenty
in equal measure thinkers with them
we...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mantis, satire, society,

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The Elysian Baby Feels Lament
by T Wignesan
 The Elysian Baby Feels Lament… 

        for Katy Perry……with  manifold marigold “feels”

    ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mantis, adventure, angel, appreciation, art,

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Miss Muffet's Revenge: COLLABORATION
by Dale Gregory Cozart
Miss Muffet was very tired of fear.
She wanted tuffets under her rear.
She glared at the spider,
the can of Raid beside her:
that icky thing became a...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mantis, humorous,

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THE LAST NEGOTIATIONS
by Vicki Acquah
THE LAST NEGOTIATIONS



The child that I was – Never believed in death-

Loving life so much that I cud not conceive of it.

Time – states of...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mantis, blessing, death, earth day,

Would You Rather Republican Style
by Martin Bailes
Would you rather the majestic pure white polar bear had a home
in this world or that Paul Ryan took a slow, slow boat to China...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mantis, political,

The Caterpillar
by Loic Tran
This world is so little, but I am so small 
I had to crawl to move at the Shopping Mall 
Clothes are always too big...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mantis, angst, anti bullying, butterfly,

Bugs And Such
by Ricky Sholar
Teeny tiny, itsy bitsy
Creepy crawling critters
Jumpy people just don’t likem
They give them all the jitters

Grass Hopper and Praying Mantis
To the flying hard shell bug. 
Worms...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mantis, silly,

Digital Mouth
by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
Rapid delivery; no delay
that was the digital mouth
I met in salon of affection
a living computer device

“Statue of amateur artist
flowing hair of the underworld
twiggy limbs of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mantis, relationship, satire,

Sirens
by Michael Coy
(Victorian artist William Holman Hunt was
both attracted and repelled by his models)

Can we agree that, terrified of sex,
Hunt couldn’t help but hunt it, seek it...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mantis, relationship,

A Lesson in Silence
by Donal Mahoney

Loud preacher bellows
on Sunday what a silent
praying mantis knows


Donal Mahoney
...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mantis, prayer,

Animal Instinct
by John Herlihy
Animals just know
The praying mantis looks above
The clam closes down
The turtle’s head hides inside
The spider seizes the fly
...

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mantis, animal,