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Octopus Poems | Examples of Octopus Poetry

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

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List of Octopus Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Where the sea meets the sky Wayne Mac Rhyme octopus, dark, humor,
The inner force 2 mohamad safan Classicism octopus, 10th grade, 12th grade,
Premium Member Poem The King Of Telling Tales Gary Smith Rhyme octopus, grandfather, humorous,
Hello, you won't remember me William Greco Free verse octopus, imagery, surreal,
Octopus Drencho POET Personification octopus, abuse, sorrow,
Premium Member Poem Fiduciary Fiasco Freddie Robinson Jr. Burlesque octopus, identity, money, mystery, words,
A Marry Time Tale Rico Leffanta Limerick octopus, betrayal, desire, food, marriage,
My Wild Ways Abdul Malik Personification octopus, imagery,
This Magic In The Sky Michael Barber Enclosed Rhyme octopus, beautiful, childhood, happiness, magic,
Premium Member Poem SUSPENDED IN SURPRISE Kim Rodrigues Imagism octopus, grandchild, grandmother,

All Hands
by Rico Leffanta
A seaman  called, "Octopus" Dennis
Was known to the girls  as a menace
A sign from Above
Predicted "True Love"
"But you gotta go out and play...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: octopus, culture, feelings, love, lust,

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Golden Girl
by taai tekai
There once was an octopus real dishy
Made lady nautilus washy-wishy
He tickled her so well
She dropped her dressy shell
Their baby girl’s a cute cuttle-fishy!

(8/1/18)

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: octopus, ocean,

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This Silly Old Schnook
by Jack Ellison


As well as my charm and amazing good looks
You'd think I had tentacles like an oversexed octopus
My looks tend to make
Young girlies double take
And fight...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: octopus, silly,

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My Five Senses
by Kai Michael Neumann
Reminiscing a Future

Taste of my Teddy bear suckling comfort
                ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: octopus, senses,

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Kimo Therapy
by Kim Rodrigues
Death Of Mother:

she tucked you in at night - the nightingale,
soothed your forehead with her palm
and there her song presides.

Death Of Child:

your tears squeezed out...

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Kimo | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: octopus, death,

I LOVE Osottanakorn and YOUR goodwill
by Anil Deo
I
Head of the Rescue Operation gave it to the World
Quietly, a universal Operation for children
Who may play in the World Cup someday
A coach barely 25,...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: octopus, adventure, appreciation, business, environment,

Someone once
by Joshua Popoola
Silver shone in your eyes 

As you handed me over 

To the darkness I once ran from 

The shadows of loneliness 



The gold, the silver, the bronze 

In our possession...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: octopus, betrayal, feelings, lust,

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My Eight-Armed Visitor
by Carolyn Devonshire
Anchored 25 miles offshore in the Gulf of Mexico
The rod bends sharply; anxiously I struggle to pull up my catch
Alas, not dinner, just a mischievous...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: octopus, animal, sea,

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Well, I never
by Jim Slaughter
Well, I never played tug-of-war with an elephant
Or kick boxed a kangaroo;

I never arm-wrestled an octopus
Or won the lottery or built an igloo.

I never went...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: octopus, age, humor,

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I Wish I Was An Octopus
by Laura Leiser
I wish I was an octopus 
I’d swim around and make a fuss
and with my legs all spread askew
I’d grab some fish and make fish...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: octopus, fish, fun, sea,

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I Wish I Was An Octopus
by Nina Parmenter
I wish I was an... octopus,
Way down in the depths of the sea,
With suckers so comical, face diabolical,
Kooky as kooky can be!

Hurray! Hurray! I’d be...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: octopus, animal, fun, funny, humorous,

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White is the landscape of loved and lost
by Stephe Watson

She who hides in her branches in the black and white movie.
The black and white movie wherein no one talks.
No one talks where the hands...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: octopus, philosophy, sound,

The Mountain Goat
by Christine Phillips
The noise aboard the motor boat reminds me that I was not alone
The high perspiration smell from the young couple sitting beside me
caused me to...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: octopus, angel, courage, creation, friendship,

Find out
by Piercing Words
I wake up in the morning 
to find out im in hell
So curse it, my plans are diabolical
From contemplating to building strange machines,
Channeling low frequencies...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: octopus, deep, fire, identity, life,

Harpoon Loouey Pseudonym Pen Bukowski ventral
by matthew harris
Harpoon Loouey - Pseudonym Pen Bukowski

although just a pint size Notre Dame 
hunched quarter back 
     with rock solid state frame
Pen...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: octopus, fishing, good night, international,

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When Thoughts Begin To Feel The Stream
by Kai Michael Neumann
Not yet once more a narrative of depressive introspection
   enough is enough and who wants to read that cloudy gloom
	of times blasted by...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: octopus, growth,

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Upon Your Arrival
by Gregory R Barden

Stillness, save a twittering bird ...

Hand on clarity, hardness - fingers spread
Opposing - jets of oily black octopus ink, (resembling)
Manipulated, channeled ... barbed circles coalesce
Language...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: octopus, beauty, fantasy, language, science

Lion And Lamb
by Adeyemi Joshua
I sat at the shore at the
Break of the day. When the,
Sun steals from the vast curtain of nature,
Peeping through human infrastructures.
When I saw,a lamb...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: octopus, allegory,

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My Octohat
by Gary Smith



I was wrestling with an octopus

His arms were everywhere,

I didn't know which one to grab

And boy I needed air.

So I tied them all in knots

That...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: octopus, children, humorous,

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Slapping Eight People At Once
by Jack Ellison


If I was an octopus I could slap eight people at once
Whatta creative mind I have, just realized it last month
Might partly be my diet
More...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: octopus, funny,