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Mantis Poems - Poems about Mantis

Mantis Poems - Examples of all types of poems about mantis to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for mantis.
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, dragonf......Read the rest...
Categories: mantis, animal, bird, dream, environment,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Song of The Blue Morpho Butterfly No 9: AABB
...China has two martial arts-styled Mantis, --just a form. A Morphinae enchants us, a mammoth butterfly, a pearlescent spirited blue, bewitching, heaven-sent. Menelaus blue morpho's induced hues a......Read the rest...
Categories: mantis, allusion, analogy, beautiful, butterfly,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member Song of The Praying Mantis No 8: ABBA
...Naught lowlife, but pro-life; pin-up; wildlife, like the Mantis, or the praying Mantis, cockroaches and termites, close relatives, there are stick ones or grasshoppers, half-life. A year's life, ......Read the rest...
Categories: mantis, allusion, analogy, appreciation, imagery,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
...GOLD AND BLOOD Mantis eyes magnetised her sister’s heart felt its imprisoned glint of gold willed it to enlarge into a lotus leaf upon a sea It float......Read the rest...
Categories: mantis, color, dark, deep, emotions,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Warrior M a Praying Mantis
...Both armies scatter when they see warrior M appear A fierce female mantis who always inspires great fear Even her boy cousins no longer make fun or jeer She has already made six powerful husbands ......Read the rest...
Categories: mantis, animal,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member 12 Days of Christmas From West Texas
...On the twelve days of Christmas, West Texas gave to me twelve tarantulas creepin’, eleven javelinas diggin’, ten jack rabbits jumpin’, nine skunks a stinkin’, eight mantis prayin’, s......Read the rest...
Categories: mantis, animal, bird, christmas, environment,
Form: Lyric
Tears Entering My Spine
...I wear this hat of lightning what is the mantis god fighting who said the moon wasnt flying because god frozen ice was always lying so I follow to a tree rotten and hollow a door to a plain of peopl......Read the rest...
Categories: mantis, allegory, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
A Mans Strange Journey
...Feets moving along I tread along this foreign domain full of bitterness and legions of many things and many eldritch terrifying but as I walk I tell you of the many things I observed which forever st......Read the rest...
Categories: mantis, adventure,
Form: Free verse
Miss Mantis
...Oh Miss Mantis Oh so sublime Why you got me smiling like this? Saturday night sho' blew my mind Oh Miss Mantis Oh so unkind Why you killing me like this? It's another Saturday night but y......Read the rest...
Categories: mantis, confusion, emotions, farewell, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Green
..."But green's the color of spring And green can be cool and friendly like And green can be big like a mountain Or important like a river or tall like a tree" Verse from Bein' Green by A......Read the rest...
Categories: mantis, green,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Beware of the Pink Praying Mantis
...Prissy pink praying mantis pretends no preference Delightful dapper Dan, a suitor, gives her deference. They dance a tantalizing tango with her cousin Ted. Before the dance is finished, Dan has lo......Read the rest...
Categories: mantis, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Rhyme
...The cold gates of the blazing seventh circle again open for one before another, The mouths of the ground remain ajar to snatch before heaven has barely given; While the wind still thirsts for his......Read the rest...
Categories: mantis, bereavement, bible, change, funeral,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The End of Summer
... “The End of Summer” In those days they watched for signs in the heavens numbers connected the ways that weighted the scales written in the stars a woman gave bir......Read the rest...
Categories: mantis, humanity, religion, science fiction,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Colorful
...cornflowers are yawning sapphire blue in a serene meadow. a frangipani... glistens milk white....Read the rest...
Categories: mantis, color, imagery, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bats In the Belfry
...I asked a slug “tell me of beauty” He passed me a slimy smile And sped away. Who would trust a Ferret With the family jewels? Do they make tiny Peloton wheels My hamster is getting fat. ......Read the rest...
Categories: mantis, animal, fun, humor,
Form: Other

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