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Best Dark Horse Poems

Below are the all-time best Dark Horse poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of dark horse poems written by PoetrySoup members


The Dark Horse Upon the Hill
He was an old Crow Indian
Rejected by all his kin,
That never fit in any world,
But now lived among white men.

He must have been near one...

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© Glen Enloe  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dark horse, dark, horse, old,
Form: Cowboy



Premium Member Limerick: Once a Dark Horse in a handicap
Limerick : Once a Dark Horse in a handicap

Once a Dark Horse in a handicap
Led head, tail and hoof in the last lap
All eyes on...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dark horse, crazy, humor,
Form: Limerick
The Dark Horse
Escape into the realm of the curiously strange. 
The attentive oddities now relate and no longer estrange.
Phases of laughter riddle the night’s air ready to...

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Categories: dark horse, allusion, betrayal, community, conflict, confusion, creation,
Form: Rhyme
The dark horse rides
mist in the distance
closer it wave's
A dark shadow catch's  my sight
As it flow's over graves
It stop's before me
Breathing out it's fear
creeping silently
on it's horse...

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© tina moore  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dark horse, fantasy,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Dark Horse in the Running
I love a dark horse in the running,
All feisty with so much cunning 

It's funny what they say you can't do
Simply put, they have no...

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Categories: dark horse, successdark, dark, horse, love,
Form: Couplet



Premium Member Dark Horse
thick blanket of death

from the forest, heavy mist

lone dark horse comes.

 

(January 19, 2011  Wausau, Wisconsin)

(c) Copyright 2011 by Christine A Kysely, All Rights...

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Categories: dark horse, animals, funeral
Form: Haiku
Dark Horse, Mystic
Dark Horse

In the thin space between the hours, 
where midnight is done but tomorrow not yet begun,
a dark horse rides,
trampling time as everything resets. 

Her...

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Categories: dark horse, animal, emo, horse, myth, night, time,
Form: Free verse
daisy
Daisy trips and falls apart
The mysterious rider brings her back
And now wonders how she ll find
The way back home cause is its off the line
And...

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Categories: dark horse, lost lovelost, dark, dark, horse, lost,
Form: Ballad
Big Purple
These chains of deceit that bind me to this hardwood seat. 
I bend and break the bars that confine, but they remain, like the haughty,...

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Categories: dark horse, christian, faith, school,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Watched Midnight Sun Fall Into Dark Shades Of Oblivion, A Trilogy
Predator Antiqua Multis Versus Respiciens Tempus


I Watched Midnight Sun Fall Into Dark Shades Of Oblivion

Part I

I watched midnight sun fall into dark shades of oblivion
with...

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Categories: dark horse, appreciation, art, birth, blessing, time, truth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Letter From My Angel (Part I)
My intuition flew up to the sunrise today and saw my third eye looking on. It saw the bright 
oarnge poppies. It saw the setting...

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Categories: dark horse, faith, religion,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member feelings of a man
To be on a hill on a tall dark horse,
With the wind
In a slight breeze
To take away the sweat from your forehead
And your steed
As look...

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Categories: dark horse, courage, dedication, hero, image, love, power,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Essay: A Better Kind of Poetry Contest on PoemHunter
CHALLENGE TITLE POETRY CONTEST FOR AUGUST ON POEMHUNTER.COM! 

'WHY DO TURTLES CROSS THE ROAD? '


OK FOLKS! Please choose your favorite poem from those entered here...

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Categories: dark horse, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Three Sewing Sisters
The mythical fates had a dubious task
Sewing the cloth of life for men
“How did that work?” you ask
Well, get three sisters who sew
Give each one...

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Categories: dark horse, humor,
Form: Light Verse
In possession of the master key
Writing affects your brain!
So all I want to do is write craftier and harder,
Using supercharged thoughts, converted from quantum data, 
Letting it rain, running through...

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© Quincy Mac  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dark horse, allegory, deep, meaningful, truth, visionary, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Some Get Gold

Cowboys on a cattle drive
whiskey, sun and song.
Days are hard, 
nights are cards,
the rivers run so strong.
Victor’s spoils,
dark horse fail,
they say dead men 
tell no...

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Categories: dark horse, adventure, conflict, courage, life, men, strength,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Jurassic James
My name is Jurassic James
An ageing Dinosaur it seems
Middle aged I have hit
Quite frankly it's shit
Take me back to twenty to dream

Wonderful, I'm now back...

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Categories: dark horse, funny, life, future,
Form: Limerick
An alienation of Revelations
                        ...

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Categories: dark horse, absence, abuse, betrayal, emotions,
Form: Dramatic Verse
The Power of Prayer, You beat it once
Jimmy, you beat it once
but now it's back, full force
Now we shall see the power of prayer
to remove the threatening dark horse

Cancer is a vile...

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Categories: dark horse, faithpower, cancer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Barack Obama
Our 44th president, Barach Obama,
was born to a black man and a white mama.
He was a “dark horse” in the race when he left the...

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Categories: dark horse, funny,
Form: Clerihew
Foreboding -- Song of Demagogia
Introduction

From the city on the river
Where the Sage of Monticello
And the Great Emancipator
Birthed the country, saved the nation,
Sounds a call for civil discord
In the service...

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Categories: dark horse, anger, conflict, future, leadership, political,
Form: Free verse
IT'S ALL ABOUT THE RIGHT RELATIONSHIP :part 6 learning to love yourself
before we can sustain any type of relationships in this life
we need to have the right relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ
Jesus said that the...

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Categories: dark horse, black african american, faith, forgiveness, happiness,
Form: Didactic
Border's End
I did not drive the roan that day,
Just saddled up my old dark bay,
To check out fences far afield
And breathe in life with all its...

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© Glen Enloe  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dark horse, animals, cowboy-western, death, introspection, time, autumn,
Form: Cowboy
Child of Night
Dark child of night,
it must have been you I passed,
in a shadow of moon,
Orion on your shoulder, 
you lover of doom.
You parade across,
the stage that...

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Categories: dark horse, art, hope, space, child, night, child,
Form: Ballad
Flames of desire
You inflamed
 my desire
To dance 
 inside your fire
The burning
 of your heat
Leaves me 
 satiated and
depleted
A voracious fire
 inside your need
Consuming with
repleating
WOW indeed
The sparks...

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Categories: dark horse, deep, desire, passion,
Form: Free verse