Food Verse Poems

These Food Verse poems are examples of Verse poems about Food. These are the best examples of Verse Food poems written by international poets.


Hitchiking Tales by jake aller
April 30 In Search of America 1975 – Hitch hiking Tales

When I was young and foolish
Broke and stubborn 
I hitchhiked across the USA 

Started in...

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Categories: verse, travel,

ON BEING A SAUSAGE ROLL by Sidney Beck
ON  BEING  A  SAUSAGE  ROLL

Our other sausage acquaintances are real –
Flavoured, pigmented, heated
By boiling or frying :
They have their dignity, though...

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Categories: verse, food, life, parody,



Ancient Child by Jennifer Sanfilippo
My mother's form is in my wings
The Wolf carried me in Rapture
My brother hath flown me in flame
With my sword the beast I slew
I am...

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Categories: verse, creation, devotion, earth, fairy,

the resurrection of Jason Voorhees by Alex Duffy
Jason Voorhees was reborn as Alex Duffy
The psycho with a pen, who will turn the most beautiful ballad ugly
I’ll make Freddy Krueger sick from the...

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Categories: verse, anger, horror, inspirational, leadership,

RUSS by Anna Cates
The most innocent of things
Gave him ideas—
The Good Will painting, gifted by his grandfather,
Of the succulent lady
Slurping up mussels 
Sitting upon her bustle
At the sea...

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Categories: verse, america, judgement, life, loneliness,

Premium MemberNature over all by doug pederson
Water flowing quickly over the river bed
moss hangs tight to adjacent rocks
dragonflies flickering upon the ragweed  
leaves hanging low from the night’s storm.
owls searching...

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Categories: verse, nature,

My Childhood by Frankii Fame
Bubble bubble, toiled and troubled
Underwater, Under Siege
I am only me

The undertow isn't water
Suffocated by my own desires
Help me! I fear I don't belong

I am using...

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Categories: verse, child, teen,

Premium MemberPondering Clam by Maurice Rigoler

Said a pondering clam to one nearby:
They say beyond these waters is only sky.

Do you suppose life without mud or water
suits a clam, and is...

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Categories: verse, humor,

Premium MemberFood Hog by Maurice Rigoler
My translation of Martial 2, XXXVII


No matter what is edible
you swipe it from the table:
Sow’s teats, a partridge big
enough to feed two, pork rib,
whole bass,...

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Categories: verse, humor,

The Word of God Yahweh by Dana Redricks
Author Dana Redricks
May 21, 2018

The Word of God Yahweh is
like air for the believer
The Word of God is like food for the soul
It is a...

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Categories: verse, bible, christian, deep, faith,

Judy by jennelyn felicilda
Judy,
Tell me how do you sleep at night
Were you at times baffled
When dreams seemed shattered
In dreams remained a miracle
Were you at times like her?
Changes like...

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Categories: verse, blue, dedication, deep, emotions,

Premium MemberDiplomats by Maurice Rigoler
Diplomats are tireless negotiators.
At table they exercise conviviality –
not for peace or harmony –
rather over caviar, champagne, and oysters.
Food, I think, is a better panacea
than...

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Categories: verse, humor,

Premium MemberBean Town by Maurice Rigoler

Ever since baked beans
became one of Boston’s
most famous food icons
it would be unfair
to say the city has 
lost its colon-ial air....

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Categories: verse, humor, word play,

Premium MemberNo more Jalapenos Sob Sob by Caren Krutsinger
I used to eat jalapeno peppers,
 banana peppers, and 
tomatoes galore.


Hot spicy and
 “oh my gosh” foods
 is what I simply and
 absolutely adore.


Prime rib?...

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Categories: verse, 5th grade, 6th grade,

Shrimp Fried Rice by kewayne wadley
What we have together is complicated.
It very well may be toxic.
But I am glad it happened.
I ask if you love me.
The physical representation of thirst....

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Categories: verse, black african american, black

Premium MemberCREOLE CATFISH STEW by Line Gauthier


Chilled white wine
A glass for the chef

Creole seasonings
A meal in a dish
A Southern delight

Chunks of catfish fillets
Corn and lima beans
Simmering till sublime

Gather around
If spicy stew's...

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Categories: verse, appreciation, fish, food, uplifting,

Premium MemberLA LA LAND by Vicki Acquah

Don't think everyone eats
Because you eat
Or drinks clean water
Because you still can.
Don't think everyone has a bed
In which to lay their head
Don't think there's a...

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Categories: verse, blessing, community, people, sympathy,

Lonely Girl by Catelyn Meeker
Lonely Girl

Spring is here, and I loathe its hot weather that makes me sweat in my sleep. 

I have to cover up my scars, for...

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Categories: verse, age, anxiety, deep, depression,

Being on Diet by Venkatesh Raghava
12-year-old  Gopal was very stout
Since he used to eat a lot
Physical teacher told to eat fruits 
So Gopal could be smart.

But Gopal was always...

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Categories: verse, 6th grade, childhood, food,

Scales by Mubarika Sami
I used to be slim
Now I'm fat
The scales have told me that
I thought I was slim
Till I stood on the scales
They don't tell tales
Or even...

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Categories: verse, food,