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Best Hammered Poems

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


Metallic city howls like a wounded animal
scraped by nocturnal vigils
of grandchildren and elders
emaciated like tuberculosis lungs
gasping from chug-chugs of tobacco soot...
and the face of a...

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Categories: hammered, anger, angst,
Form: Lyric

Premium Member The Accolade
 Fighting mid the strong and bold,
His eye and blade were keen;
Marching like a thund'ring storm
On foes of Faith, his queen.

Now returned in victory
Upon his...

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Categories: hammered, christian, faith, love, me, woman,
Form: Ballad
Still Out Back
Hints of warmer days and barbeque dreams
filter through the last gasps of winter air
cold drinks and late nights soon to be seen
through tiny openings of...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hammered, body, creation, love,
Form: Personification
Unlike Thee Athenian
Those rarer men I once fondly 
knew...                  ...

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Categories: hammered, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member He Arose
Long ago Man soaked alters in blood,
while sacrificing animals to God.
And ever since Noah and the flood
plows got hammered into sword and rod.

Civilizations grew and...

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Categories: hammered, bible, easter, faith, feelings, imagery, religious,
Form: Quatrain

The Kreutzer Sonata
(In 1807, Beethoven wrote a piano/violin
piece with this title.  Count Leo Tolstoy
followed in 1890, with a short novel of the
same name, in which he...

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Categories: hammered, relationship,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Beauty in the Wind

On the rise of a hill, overlooking the bend
Where the old gravel road, seems to narrow and blend
Stands your bony remains, weathered timber and nails

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Categories: hammered,
Form: Free verse
God Answers Aunt Kate-repost
For the last few days
     her depression had weighed
          heavy, a thick...

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Categories: hammered, adventure, depression, funny, hope, inspirationalold, depression,
Form: Dramatic Verse
In pleasantries, orchestrated on our screens,
We live the lives of many men and women,
As if sex could be! We grow, composed of well-cooked pablum
Eaten between...

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Categories: hammered, philosophy, political, science fiction, social, visionary
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Color of Love
How to describe the color of love?  Might you frown in surprise if I spoke of brown?  Dull, pockmarked, ocherous brown. 
A tarmac...

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Categories: hammered, home, nostalgia,
Form: Prose
Premium Member The endgame
The endgame 

And the cemetery was
nowhere to be found
yet was so present
in the shallow depth
the graveyard of the mind

No tombstone unturned
fragmented torn and twisted 

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Categories: hammered, death, depression, emotions, grave, , cute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tilted Dahlias --The Artist
The sage green wall had worn a blank look
until, slightly askew, with a tilt to the left
dangling helplessly, without a complaint 
is the pride of...

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Categories: hammered, art,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Gee-Gee

Looked up this morning, no clouds overhead
So happy I screamed like a banshee
What greater seduction than smelling fresh air
With the breeze caressing my gee-gee

As I...

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Categories: hammered, humor,
Form: Quatrain
When hurt is embedded, so deeply within
how does one remove it, where do they begin?

The decay begins slowly, when a life starts a-rotting
and it cannot...

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Categories: hammered, hope, pain,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Haunted
The night holds such gray, when beating wave and tortured sky compete
      "Still round the corner there may wait, a...

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Categories: hammered, lost love, lost, lost, love,
Form: Verse
The reigning monarch's hammered earth,
my foot upon controlling girth
nature alone encircles worth
as I go on to capture hurt!

Oh stop, the chiding from the Church
the fault...

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Categories: hammered, art, devotion,
Form: Monorhyme
by Valerie D. Staton

Jael, Heber the Kenite’s, fearless wife, 
concocted a formidable plan.

With hammer and nail she’d shorten the life,
of King Jabin’s top military man.


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Categories: hammered, religious, war,
Form: Sonnet
Neon (9/11)
When dulled down shock painfully became
a pickaxe ache behind shimmering eyes,
the bludgeoning screen hammered memory cells
repeatedly, over and over.
Tears exploded, soft rain dampened flame,
the grumbling...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hammered, death, history, people, uplifting, love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Dragon A Wild Adventure
Dragon Anguish

Adam clenched his fists attempting to block his senses
from the growing growls that hammered against his rib cage.
The thousands of millenniums he had lived...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hammered, anger, bereavement, death, fantasy, heartbreak,
Form: Free verse
As we met by the park in the dark then went to the alley where we sparked up some grass and began to get paly...

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Categories: hammered, age, anxiety, rap,
Form: Rhyme
These seats have stories and if they could talk
You would hear of the lives that many people walk
The church filled on each weekly Sunday...

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Categories: hammered, anxiety, bible, heartbroken, inspiration, life, sorrow,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Old Prospector- -
A spot of fresh blue water
Flows off rocks backs jewel covers
Fossils of dormant brown doubles
Captivate earthen brothers

Mining, panning gold treasures
Jewel covers rocks pleasures
Dunged up hammered...

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Categories: hammered, analogy, character, engagement,
Form: Jueju
Premium Member The Starlings Descend

They flow out of a pocket of sky,
a door in the air no one saw
until dark wings shower
over our heads.

Their plumage has a metallic sheen,

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Categories: hammered, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Little Boy Blue
He put his thumb in the dike
 hoping everyone would see
how brave and courageously he saved the day
 but in his lack of guilt
it was...

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© DM Babbit  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hammered, analogy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Proof in Lock of Hair and Baby Tooth
Proof in Lock of Hair and Baby Tooth

‘Love you mama’
Shouts a fairy’s
baby tooth
set long before
in a violet velvet box.

‘Miss you lots’
whispers mama,
eyes fixed as she

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Categories: hammered, death,
Form: Epitaph