Get Your Premium Membership

Best Hankering Poems

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

At the footbridge Sue was meeting her beau
(He was married to a woman called Flo)
Sue soon found out his deception
She dismembered his erection
For his love...

Read More
Categories: hankering, betrayal, body, humorous,
Form: Limerick

Purveyor of Ecstasy
Miles in a coaster, a day and hours elapsed, 
Felt the utmost relief when the whirling wheels halted; 
So weary and dizzy, even a smile...

Read More
Categories: hankering, appreciation, beauty, education, environment,
Form: Quatrain
An Idyll of the Past
I am of Maroon extraction, dear
My grandmother's grandfather fought
Without surrender or tanant of fear
And two times with Boukman caught
And twice unlike him escaped
To die in...

Read More
Categories: hankering, historyme, child, me,
Form: Verse
Embers and Snowflakes
In our  crimson embers lie the snowflakes
In our snowflakes rise our whispers
In the downward valley 
You asked

Where are gone the embers
My bird asks your...

Read More
Categories: hankering, depression, desire, journey, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WHAT IS LOVE

Love is deciding to share your life with your soulmate
A reciprocal trust, sincerity, devotion
A two-way hankering to be the best you can be
Love is never...

Read More
Categories: hankering, devotion, life, relationship, soulmate,
Form: Verse

Premium Member a sempiternal legacy
~they embraced in their dalliance~
her appetency held a depth so deep he just couldn’t 
resist placing his hands around her barren waste
(she reaches for him...

Read More
© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hankering, marriage,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WINTER ITCH

a winter sun plays hide and seek
odd shadows chill my bones
reminding me of annual constraints
i crave to escape instinctively

a caged animal an inmate
itching for the...

Read More
Categories: hankering, angst, animal, anxiety, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sequestration
I never told anyone how my ears reverberate in a silent room.
The whirring drone ever present, a conquistador of my private spaces.
This is my cohabitation...

Read More
Categories: hankering, death, loneliness, longing, pain,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Desire

Read More
Categories: hankering, desire, love,
Form: Cinquain
Premium Member The State of His Hair
Girls and boys
pick up your toys
Your playground
has been shut.

There’s a man out there
with greasy hair
hellish hankering
in his gut.

That’s what we thought
till Joey’s father was caught.

Read More
Categories: hankering, people,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Offering
When the sands of life run out for me
And I'm about to die,
Will St. Peter say "Come in, Ma'am,
If I bring a piece of pie?


Read More
Categories: hankering, food
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Cold, Cold Winter
It wields misery like a knife. And there's no magic wand to be waved 
To make it fade into oblivion. It leaves me suddenly hankering...

Read More
Categories: hankering, january, longing, seasons, snow,
Form: Sonnet
The secret lives of chimney pots V
Spawned from the loins that 
Perpetuated the loyal serfs mongrel
These peoples of a conditioned and
"Resigned-To-it-all" breed.
Born into the enveloping tedium
Of interlocking days...Interwoven
With interlocking days -

Read More
Categories: hankering, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
The Crime Of Love
Shall I suppress the hankering of love,
And behold one’s stifle whispering bare,
Or quench thy besmirch of venom thereof,
Or bedight thy fog, doer of despair?
Before perceiving...

Read More
Categories: hankering, confusion, desire, discrimination, hate,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Tumbleweed Billy And One Eyed Sam
            Tumbleweed Billy And One Eyed Sam

Banked off jagged hills, pushed on by memory

Read More
Categories: hankering, adventure, business, games, magic,
Form: Cowboy
Dance with you
9th march 2012, by: Sashi.Prabhu(zeauoxian)
 ~ LET'S DANCE! ~ Poetry Contest

Dance, only with you, my sunshine,
Dance, our vigorous emotions within erupt and rise.
Dance, exuberantly and...

Read More
Categories: hankering, happiness, life, love, song-desire,
Form: Dizain
There's an event in the country that few city people ever know,
It's called the Greasy Pig Competition held at the local show,
It's a novelty event...

Read More
Categories: hankering, humorous,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Counting Down
Twenty-six letters in the alphabet:
Vowels and consonants be soldiers to defend my message

I'm like a twenty-five cent coin rolling on a parking lot;
destined for the...

Read More
Categories: hankering, confusion, imagination, introspection,
Form: I do not know?
Valentine Matte
Countless generations lapsed since height of Greco-Roman mythology conceived, birthed and populated vast canopy of sky and expanse of terrestrial firmament, whereat obeisant propinquity quintessentially...

Read More
Categories: hankering, adventure, age, animal, body,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Vast skies, the tiny drop’s soul now ascending
Dying, to heaven helplessly heading
On the ground,a corps, dried, into vapor turning.
Hard-hearted heat, its flesh mercilessly still biting.


Read More
Categories: hankering, inspirationalriver,
Form: I do not know?
Major Motion Pornography
A subtle carol echoes of the evening
Upon bended knee I am arrested
Betwixt strange refrains
Shaking the floorboards of Teicu

The evocative moans amplify
The foolish peacemaker of astrologists

Read More
Categories: hankering, life, mystery, language, language,
Form: Verse
137 PEOPLE view this i will disembowl my girlfriend's ferrett, Chaos


Must I beg half of my life to read my tome
The sensuous one with whom I share my home

Read More
Categories: hankering, girlfriend-boyfriend
Form: Quatern
137 PEOPLE view this i will disembowl my girlfriend's ferrett, Chaos


Must I beg half of my life to read my tome
The sensuous one with whom I share my home

Read More
Categories: hankering, girlfriend-boyfriend
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Dreams In Ether
Coveted dreams
Waft in the ether
Illumining opalescent
Hankering yearnings in your sanguineous veins stream
Awakening the enthusiasm to wake up each morning with a sense of purpose 


Read More
Categories: hankering, dream, emotions,
Form: Fibonacci
Thanksgiving Day/Dane Ann
The wind is quite blustery on our short walk to grandmaws
Hankering to have some chocolate pie and dressing
And see the new baby boy!
Never get to...

Read More
Categories: hankering, familyfamily, brother, brother, family,
Form: Acrostic