Rats Poems | Examples of Rats Poetry

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem The Haunted House Eve Roper Free verse rats, cat, house, imagination, voice,
Premium Member Poem After Shocks Roof Missing Rhyme rats, life, political,
Premium Member Poem The Darkness of Cold Oceans Dwelling Deepest Gary Bateman Quatrain rats, allegory, death, evil, fantasy,
Abode Esther Yau Cinquain rats, freedom,
Premium Member Poem Apoleia Phobia Kai Michael Neumann Free verse rats, people,
Premium Member Poem Bubonic Cleansing Freddie Robinson Jr. Dramatic Verse rats, death, fear, history, perspective,
Premium Member Poem PUSSYCAT THE PILFERING PIRATE Darryl Ashton Light Verse rats, humorous,
Premium Member Poem Catch a Weasel Asleep Kevin Shaw Rhyme rats, drug, surreal, symbolism,
Premium Member Poem PALINDROME POEM Leon Enriquez Free verse rats, allegory,
Keeping Freedom Alive Kurt Philip Behm Rhyme rats, freedom,

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Haibun 2017 - Images Me Feeding The Ducks Winter 2010-11
by Mick Talbot
Haibun 2017 - Me Feeding The Ducks Winter 2010/11
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Feeding the hungry, ducks, geese, swans, moorhen, coot, and gulls. The image depicts me in the winter...

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

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Smells Like Government
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Rancid lemon rope squeeze
around a rotten tomato neck tie,
crooked odor bow hanging out of place 
Acid reflux raisin tax bleed;
dripping spoiled, milquetoast lies
out a sour-twisted,...

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Burlesque | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rats, corruption, satire, truth, word

Oh Ye Rats
by bella Holt
Oh, the blithering allies full of pests
rats! With their creeping paws and slimy nests
they screech and moan and scare
while dragging everything to their lair
nothing if...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rats, animal, corruption, dark, earth,

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BEAUTY LOST - ECHO POETRY
by Mick Talbot
Me. What beauty catches one's eye?
Echo. May I?
Me. Please do elaborate my friend.
Echo. My friend?
Me. The beauty all around us,  all life.
Echo. All life?
Me....

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rats, beauty,

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There Were Dead Rats In My Dreams
by Marc Acrich
There Were Dead Rats In My Dreams

There were dead rats in my dreams,
What could it possibly mean?
You don't suppose it's something bad coming at me?
If...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rats, dream,

King of the Dogs
by Liam Mercury Starks
Asphalt pours into road under melting rubber tires-
A horse with ribs like bars on a prison cell walks lazily under the suns oppression. 
Many people...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rats, angst, city, culture, environment,

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In Mine Imagination Are We There Yet
by James Edward Lee Sr.
In Mine Imagination Are We There Yet

Blue is the color of your eyes
As you run from the sewer rats
The poison ivy flies by
You capture those...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rats, addiction, analogy, character,

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The Pigeons
by ilene bauer
The pigeons bob their heads and strut
And pause to do some pecking.
Their throaty conversations
Interfere not with their trekking.

A sudden startle sets them
With a flutter in...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rats, bird, new york,

Damocles Sword Renamed Donald Trump Dagger O' Type
by matthew harris
Emotional guillotine clefts
     irredeemable psychological umbilical accord
witnessing heart breaking,
     woe-begotten inhumane rip cord
gut wrenching shuffle board
 ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rats, 10th grade, 11th grade,

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Midnight In the City
by Sunlite Wanter
Midnight in the City

It's midnight in the city,
The stars are dull above the lights,
A cat curls round a garbage can,
With a hiss the rats to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rats, imagery,

Redeemed in fake dreams
by Sam Perkins
A dream made possible from a sprinkle of stardust 
Cleanse your soul and dip in a vanilla bath tub 
Bath in the springs trankled transparent...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rats, fate, hip hop, rap,

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A Curious Bird
by Gershon Wolf
The ostrich is surely a curious bird
Composed of elements rather absurd
Overstuffed body, resting on twigs for legs
Babies hatch in dump nests of 50+ eggs
 ...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rats, bird, humorous,

We will have our Redemption
by Sammy Dee
Police sirens are blaring
Outside my tuckered apartment walls.
The red and blue lights consume my room,
Provoking me – threatening me. 
The sound – deafening.
It is the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rats, america, anger, angst, anti

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This is Danger
by Gerald Dillenbeck
This is dangerous
said pirates to their vampire allies
about losing past regeneration fees
and bloodline contributions.

I'm being treated unfairly,
said pathological hurt
to self-redeeming anger,
loss of sacred winning patience.

I've...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rats, culture, education, green, health,

Overwhelmed
by Kevin Crossed
The loneliness is cold, It makes my skin blue
I know these dark thoughts are lies and untrue
I hate myself so much, why do not you?
I...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rats, anxiety, body, cry, depression,

Rats
by S. P. Keast
Rats
I can hear the rats again, fighting in the ceiling
That’s not a metaphor, they’re really up there screaming. 

I’m laughing while I watch you cry,
You’re...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rats, animal, death, depression, environment,

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Trivia Trivia Trivia
by Jack Ellison


Two rats can have over a million descendants
In eighteen months, talk about prolific
Don't know about all youse guys out there
But this guy finds that quite...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rats, inspirational,

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Come Winter
by Emile Pinet


An apologetic sun sinks slowly
as sleep tries to score on dreams of freezing.
And steam from the grating acts as goalie,
while he shivers there, coughing and...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rats, 9th grade, angst, anxiety,

Season of Severing
by Keith Dovoric
Don’t repeat the things I’ve said –
They might be taken out of context
In this pit of rats and vipers,
We’re all guilty of what’s said next

The...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rats, america, angst, conflict, future,

Ravenous Rats Capture Our Caverns
by john sensele
Ravenous rats in our lives
Determined to nibble the nipples
Stabbed by knives
Cutting tenuous triples in ripples

Undulating and ululating
In horror
At the humiliating and excruciating
Error and terror

Erstwhile partners...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rats, poems,



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