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Best Cap Poems

Below are the all-time best Cap poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of cap poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member One Man One Cap and a Baseball Bat
He was known as Joltin John
With his baseball bat and his cap upon

He played the game with vigour and speed
Many a supporter said he was...

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Categories: cap, baseball,
Form: Couplet



One Silent Word
He speaks with measured dignity,
one silent word at a time
His palmetto pen tells us: 
Tune out the cosmic background noise,
and focus your mind
on the sound...

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Categories: cap, how i feel, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Regret
Why I did it, I don’t know
Tornado of regret tortures my heart

On a moonless night, he approached 
Limping toward me as I pumped gas
Why was...

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Categories: cap, angst,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Redneck Santa
T'were the night after Christmas, 'n' the house was all dark.
Not much money for 'lectric in the ol' trailer park.
Ma waitin' tables at the club...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cap, christmas, parody,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member To Hunt the Bugaboo
With the morning crisp and frosty
    and the Earth yearning for autumn's heat.
Darkness gave way to a fractured dawn
   ...

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Categories: cap, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member The Loss Of The Andrea Gail
They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters:

These see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in...

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Categories: cap, america, aubade, death, fish,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Cora's clothesline
What softness in silence amidst the cacophony of a spin cycle world war.
Lying next to your glow in sleep's stillness, careful of your bandaged hand.
Watching...

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Categories: cap, desire, heart, innocence, june,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Civility
Red hair protruding from the soldier’s cap
Bright sun and heat, his freckles clearly seen
How peacefully the lad appears to nap
Mae Caulfield moans while searching for...

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Categories: cap, loss, war,
Form: Sonnet
Just Yesterday
Just yesterday
I was crying
Leaving home for the 1st grade
7th, 10th, 12th
Just yesterday
I threw that cap in the air
Bright eyed
Facing the world

Wow, who is that girl
My...

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Categories: cap, age, life,
Form: Free verse
Baseball Card
And there you were - 
blue cap and jersey, white pants
bat held high above the shoulder
cocked and ready to swat one out
in that perfect stance...

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Categories: cap, baseball, son,
Form: Free verse
The 50's
There was a time when I was young
To share an era that begun
From music to the fashion trend
TV shows and history
Fads and other mysteries
I saw...

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Categories: cap, remember, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
The Night Before Christmas By Edgar Allan Poe
On the night before Christmas, alone in my house, 
Sorrow gnawed at my soul, like a ravenous mouse.
Entombed in my blankets, I struggled to sleep,
Ready...

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Categories: cap, christmas,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Ransom



"Ransom"




Held to ransom 
words inject your mind
pierce your skin
drawn backwards 
you transcend, 
you look within
a bloodied mind
the numbness melts
inconsequential ignobles
and dreary misfortune
a polar ice cap...

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Categories: cap, birth, confidence, courage, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Preserver of Freedom
After the ashes are scattered from my urn
If the Lord should give me a chance to return
There is no doubt which animal I’d be
An eagle...

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Categories: cap, animal,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Lotsa Limericks - It Couldn't be Verse
		1. Big Brother
Big Brother's protecting his mice
with a secret eavesdropping device.
          If you hang up the...

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Categories: cap, america, society,
Form: Limerick
GOODBYE, MY LOVE
After the snowfall but before the lily blossoms,
you were this woman who left by choice. All natural decisions 
made from a place of despair. Darkness...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cap, death, goodbye,
Form: Free verse
Cardinal at the feeder
The brittle stems of Queen Anne's Lace
reduced to barren winter bone;
a hoarfrost Ermine coat embrace,
impaled in soil that's turned to stone.

The flowers now are wicker...

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© Wayne Sapp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cap, nature, upliftingwinter, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member perfect storm
from the forest, deep, she came
          like a jaguar, quietly prowling
     ...

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Categories: cap, metaphor, ocean, passion, romance,
Form: Rhyme
The Poet
Gripping pen in desperation
for just one word to appear
An hour passes, two, then three
til the day's end is near
Just when I feel like giving up
something...

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© Alana Tye  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cap, life, loss, nature, words,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Little Bit Free
Just a Little Bit Free

 I feel that I need to get out
 to walk by the oak and pine trees
 breathe fresh air and....

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Categories: cap, longing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member No Genie in this Bottle

I come in a pretty bottle 
But no I’m not a Genie
Yet I can promise big problems 
For a time will feel teeny

I’ve been called...

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Categories: cap, allusion, angst, courage,
Form: Personification
The old oak
I once was a grand and old oak tree,
Wearing my crown with shades of green.
A protector of fields, a watcher of night.
I stood with my...

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Categories: cap, death, dedication, deep, journey,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Inspector Tweede
There was no finer detective than Inspector Thaddeus Tweede of Scotland Yard!
He was most astute in solving crimes and could quickly detect a fake canard!
He...

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Categories: cap, funny, mystery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I am a Fat Oriole
I am a fat oriole from Baltimore
With baseball cap and baseball mitt
I became a star cause well I could really hit
Made my money, to build...

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Categories: cap, baseball, funny, humorous,
Form: Light Verse
THEY DON'T BITE LIKE THEY USED TO
He sat there in his fav'rite chair, a blanket 'cross his lap 
And covering his snow white hair was his old fishing cap. 
I knew...

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Categories: cap, father, nostalgia, social, dad,
Form: Rhyme