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Best Gunning For Poems

Below are the all-time best Gunning For poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of gunning for poems written by PoetrySoup members


The Outlaw's Angel, Part II
...Burke grabbed Aura and they both ran out,
riding double on his trusty horse.
The word raced quickly through the town,
a posse was formed, as a matter...

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Categories: gunning for, adventure, conflict, history, love,
Form: Cowboy



Cowgirl Up
Subdue my senses like serenities face
a heartfelt happy embellished
his canter skilled with heavens grace
a companionship barley unblemished

except that she rides alone

Into the storm gathering speed
she...

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Categories: gunning for, courage, cry, loneliness,
Form: Rhyme
He Never Loved Me
He never loved me
Well damn I just found out
Took a shot to the heart
Don't know where I should start
I guess I musta been strung out
Cuz...

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Categories: gunning for, anger, betrayal, break up,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Cowboy Heaven
John Wayne will be there 
and the steaks will be rare,
in Cowboy Heaven;
And the Posse will be – not  gunning for me 
- in...

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Categories: gunning for, song,
Form: Cowboy
Premium Member Brodmann Area 4
The debate between free will and fate has taken a hard right
turn to neuroscience, Brodmann area 4 the primary motor
cortex of the brain located in...

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Categories: gunning for, children, death, games, lost,
Form: Verse



An Expendable Right-Hander
The Mets figured they already had a pitching ace.
They badly needed a competent man to play third base.
A righty and a lefty were considered better...

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Categories: gunning for, baseball, history,
Form: Rhyme
Was the West Really That Wild
Was the West Really That Wild 

They had been a big bunch of crabs
Complaints came from mouth that blabs
According to formula I recently equated
They all...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: gunning for, allegory, analogy, humorous, philosophy,
Form: Couplet
Rotgut Town
Zack Waverly was weary, he'd travelled around
He was soaked through from a storm whipped rain cloud.
Zack takes up the narrative,  better I found.

High noon,...

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Categories: gunning for, character, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
SKYWIDE
Crash down softly, where the red crush deepens
Charming, snatch your cherries from the stem
Rude health walking in the greenburst showers
Weather wonders whether she's with him.

Then...

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Categories: gunning for, desire, flower, grandmother, rain,
Form: Rhyme
This is my time
Am I really this far away
That no one can see or hear me
Crashing form hell
Under the debris

I called for you
I don't know your name
I shouted
But...

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Categories: gunning for, angst, depression, sad,
Form: I do not know?
PLUNGE TO SUCCESS
Plugging all loopholes debarring progress.
Launching formidable,affordable and achievable programmes for the 
improvement of the society.
Unfolding new ideas,technology and innovations for advancement.
Not leaving out any essential...

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Categories: gunning for, happiness, inspirational, life, uplifting,
Form: Acrostic
The Day I Picked Up That Dead Man's Gun
I saw my first killing
At the tinder age of thirteen
Two men fell outta the towns saloon
And commenced to fighting in the street

It was at that...

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Categories: gunning for, death,
Form: Rhyme
A trib to the realest dreamer
Walking the straight line
Hellbound, gunning for heaven
Military mind
By shadows can't be worried
Else your dreams will be buried...

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Categories: gunning for, dedication, dream, tribute,
Form: Tanka
MY CHANGES FOR TOMORROW
 MY CHANGES OF TOMORROW
IS FOR ME, NOT  TO BE IN SORROW.
AND FURTHERMORE, MY CHANGES OF TOMORROW
IS FOR ME, NOT NEED TO OWE OR...

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Categories: gunning for, appreciation, blessing, change, confidence,
Form: Rhyme
Dylan's Highway Revisited
Hey, Mr. Tambourine Man,
where this time have you gone?
there's a war in the desert raging
but I don’t hear your voice rising.

Look, you know I took...

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Categories: gunning for, passion, people, social, war,
Form: Verse
Go Vote!
   

Picking a president to run this nation,
Is our duty and honor and should be done with great jubilation.

Choosing the right one should...

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Categories: gunning for, devotion, faith, life, people,
Form: Verse
duel
I'm calling you out
a duel of sorts
draw your weapon
prepare  your shot
take careful aim
cause I will too
get ready, cowboy
I'm gunning for you...

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© Jo Bien  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: gunning for, introspection
Form: Free verse
STAYIN ALIVE AIN'T NINE TO FIVE
STAYING ALIVE AIN’T NINE TO FIVE

It’s not an easy job
One must know how to fight and rob
It’s not an easy occupation
One must have keen observation

You’ve...

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Categories: gunning for, angst,
Form: Quatrain
Rush
Hearts on fire adrenaline surge, 
  gear sped engines tooled and precise; 
gunning for dreams with a spirited urge, 
  high-pressure focus, cool...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: gunning for, life, social,
Form: Verse
staYiNg alIVE AinT 9 2 5
STAYING ALIVE AIN’T NINE TO FIVE

It’s not an easy job
One must know how to fight and rob
It’s not an easy occupation
One must have keen observation

You’ve...

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Categories: gunning for, angst,
Form: Quatrain
Thirty Something
The first was a wee bird 
How clear the glass 
Its thud was loudly heard 
Rendered it to the earthen grass…
The second was the pig,...

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Categories: gunning for, angst,
Form: Terza Rima
The Last Frontier, Part I
In a clap-board building by the Tetons,
1919, if you’re wondering the year,
a man named Sid Hull sat down for a drink
in a saloon they called...

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Categories: gunning for, age, anger, conflict, history,
Form: Cowboy
Atomic dawn
We might have lost a couple battles
But We’re still here to fight the war 
All these soldiers fighting and they 
Don’t know who they’re gunning...

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Categories: gunning for, war,
Form: Rhyme
Different Spirits Within Me
It's too many different spirits within me
My personality is constantly shifting
I'm the most humble but act different next minute
I'll admit it I'm twisted
Tell me to...

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Categories: gunning for, autumn, beauty, change, crazy,
Form: Bio