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Best Greyhound Poems

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

Premium Member Greyhound After Midnight - CONTEST
(saw a mistake with a rhyme and just now revised this)

I’m on a Greyhound bus – six hours till dawn
It’s late and dark. I think...

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Categories: greyhound, travel,
Form: Quintain (English)

with passion’s brilliant mediocrity
we sparked a flame with tragedy
it was our common fantasy

what a candid lie we chose to sing

while watching worlds were turning
we rubbed...

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Categories: greyhound, betrayal,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member You Cheated Our Son
I didn’t mind when you left me.
It was time to split; I agree.
We had our life and it was done,
But why’d you take away my...

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Categories: greyhound, sad, sontime,
Form: Rhyme
A Cloud
A grey cloud in holes
flew in the sky alone,
headed for its dole
all the time along.

Brilliant sunlight spots
fell onto the ground.
Jumped as little balls,
run as a...

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Categories: greyhound, nature,
Form: Rhyme
A Salty Dog
On the rim of the glass, there is salt all around.
This makes the drink different from a “greyhound”.
Take either gin or vodka mixed with grapefruit...

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Categories: greyhound, drink,
Form: Rhyme


Faces and suitcases with little rumbling wheels.
The seat is hard and littered with yesterday’s paper.
How can...

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Categories: greyhound, allegory,
Form: Verse
Premium Member RED RIVER
rivers of scarlet
flood across the USA
packed greyhound bus leaves



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Categories: greyhound, political,
Form: Senryu
Toothles her tail began to switch,
Tuppy said “you’re too old, just stay a bit,”
Tuppy rode away to where,
A knocking stick a Roo would...

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Categories: greyhound, adventure,
Form: Ballad
My Walkabout...
The nights were long
and my days seem short
had to do something
so I left my port

A one-way ticket
on a greyhound bus
a compelling journey
inner feeling must trust


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Categories: greyhound, adventure, introspection, nature, peace, universe,
Form: Free verse
AKA Personality

You love seeing things how they used to be,
looking key thru a one-way, funhouse mirror
Your own mistakes, you never seem to see ...
a cloudy future...

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Categories: greyhound, allusion, emo, psychological, word play,
Form: Quatrain
A Winner at Last
I owned a racehorse that was renowned,
as only fit to be knackery bound,
bit it’s not a disgrace,
for it won its first race -
although inside the...

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Categories: greyhound, horse,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Where do I sit
(Austin, Texas, 1955)

I see in a bus
All the black faces in the back
All the white faces in the front
I’m neither white nor black!
Where do I...

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Categories: greyhound, discrimination,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Father Daughter Dance
Father Daughter Dance

He told her “don't you worry”, but he'd be a little late.
He promised when he made it home he would take her on...

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Categories: greyhound, absence, beautiful, dad, dance, daughter, death,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Clouds
Buoyant on the North west winds;
Shredded clouds expose a half moon eye.
An eye that stares cautiously at
The hyphens of cars below.

Stratus sunsets trace the highway,

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Categories: greyhound, life
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Big Blues and Baptismal Alice
“The Big Blues and Baptismal Alice”

In the land of the dirty politician
Steely resolve was borne bidding
farewell to thinly veiled conceit and division
that particular brand of...

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Categories: greyhound, courage, freedom, imagery, journey, love, woman,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Baseball Trash Can Cats Vs Downtown Stray

Here we are fans this fine summer day,
to watch Trash Can Cats, versus Downtown Stray.
The field is grand in this deep wooded glen,
pitchers are warming...

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Categories: greyhound, baseball, fun, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member What I Accomplished Today
The bright sun chasing night awakes me with delight
Arising from my sleepy state is a terrible plight  

Dragging forth to brush my tangled pressed...

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Categories: greyhound, life,
Form: List
Premium Member Jessica Casey - Part 2 - Seven years later
Jessica Casey the punters dream- Sequel to Shy Julie 

They came from near - they came from far
Bus ferry and train and some by car

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Categories: greyhound, family, feelings, humorous,
Form: Metrical Tale
Premium Member Leaving On A Jet Plane
As I soared at forty-thousand feet strapped in the aluminum-tubed aerie,
Racing through my skull was a tune made famous by Peter, Paul and Mary!
They made...

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Categories: greyhound, humorous, travel,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Grit And Guts On The Gridiron - 2
Pittsburgh, hammertown, Chuck Knoll and his boys
established the best Superbowl Era dynasty
with the "Steel Curtain" defense and the "Blonde Bomber" Bradshaw,
a defense disciplined on shrapnel...

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Categories: greyhound, america, sports, war,
Form: Epic
Paid Time Off, 
it is time to explore.
Bus ticket in hand,
route carefully planned,
the engine begins to roar..

the greyhound slices across the terrain,
in the rain.
Slipping and...

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Categories: greyhound, lifetime,
Form: I do not know?
“The wheel is come full circle.” William Shakespeare

The clock tick-tocks!
The tables have turn counter clockwise.
The knowledge would be known.
Life is only given once.
This is what...

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Categories: greyhound, bereavement, betrayal, change, faith, funeral, grief,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Joy Of Flight!
Ah! For the good old days when flying was a breeze!
When one could check a bag and board a plane with ease.
Now, air travel has...

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Categories: greyhound, funny
Form: Rhyme
The story of two different highway drives
But it all amounts to a strive
The event is a Greyhound male bus Operator named Jeff
The Female Trucker being...

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Categories: greyhound, adventure, beautiful, beauty, business, crush, heart,
Form: Ballad
The Silliness
Homey eyes of peasant stew
A cozy-colored mossy mew
Stony cottage, snowcheeks bleu
The forest fins for frosted fruits.

The warmest thought speaks crumbly bread
A partridge purr puffs through...

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Categories: greyhound, fruit, language, love, nature,
Form: Verse