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Best Hat In Hand Poems

Below are the all-time best Hat In Hand poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of hat in hand poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member IT'S A MAD HATTER'S WORLD
A spinning world globe just set off the center of its axis pole,
Welcome to the mad-mad Hatter’s topsy-turvy upside down
Wonderland, just another inside out hole...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hat in hand, adventure, character, fantasy, imagery, imagination, inspirational,
Form: Free verse



The Mad Hatter
Multiple choices with one last try, amid this myriads maze

Someone very dear unto myself asked me the other day

"Is the sun shining where you are?"

So...

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Categories: hat in hand, art, baby, cancer, love,
Form: I do not know?
An Introduction: an introduction
Considering how many times I set out to pen a small,
Master piece of art, a gem that might underwrite,
The utter liability of being just that...

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Categories: hat in hand, humorous,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ungrateful Child
If my child came to me in need
with confidence that I would heed
his plea, responding right away,
giving my help without delay,

if then he took my...

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Categories: hat in hand, christian,
Form: Rhyme
Where my soul belongs
While a part of my soul longs,
To be carried away,
Far far,
From myself,
To another world,
To a mountain top,
To a lonely place,
To where the air is thin...

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Categories: hat in hand, identity,
Form: Free verse



The Ferris Wheel
The inevitable envy we feel
When we see our neighbour’s wealth
The eternal Ferris wheel
Up now, then down
The wheel turns
To be up
And to be down

Yet the greatest...

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Categories: hat in hand, irony, poverty, success,
Form: Free verse
In the Spirit of Christmas
Merry Christmas to you, Uncle Sam

Leaving the jobless with hat in hand

   Congress on a Yuletide roll

   Brought an end to...

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Categories: hat in hand, christmas,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Love Will Triumph
The fire goes unlit, within its granite frame
heated is the argument, cold the man. 
Husband mine, please accept this suitors claim 
for he is worthy...

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Categories: hat in hand, dad, daughter, desire,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Joaquin's Girls (Caught on Canvas)
This is a portrayal of one of my favorite paintings by 
Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida: Spanish painter 1863 - 1923. 
The title of his portait...

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Categories: hat in hand, dedicationwomen, wife, beauty, beauty, blue, women,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Off With Their Filthy Heads
Off With Their Filthy Heads


Should one dare oppose the arrogant kings
cry out with pride so it soundly rings
Stand with sweet honor, our hat in hand
fight...

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Categories: hat in hand, anger, change, conflict, deep, evil, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme
Putting On Humility
Meekness may evoke vision
Of being on center stage; 
Yet remaining modest amid
Honor, praise and prestige.

It may also elicit picture
Of someone saying 'I was wrong'; 
Or...

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Categories: hat in hand, life,
Form: Verse
hello Jesus I'm Johnny Cash
                        ...

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Categories: hat in hand, devotion, faith, inspirational, me, heaven, heaven,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Love Will Triumph
They were were in
the best parlour
fine furnishing of
Victorian period
dotted all round the
elaborate room
yet a tension, an
unease hangs in the
air 

Hat in hand he
stands before her
father
who...

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Categories: hat in hand, feelings,
Form: Free verse
No Goodbyes
With hat in hand the truth arrives
Too tired for much ado

They tell us now that grandpa Joe
Had something worse than flu
...

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Categories: hat in hand, children,
Form: Couplet
The Mad Hatter
Multiple choices with one last try, amid this myriads maze

Someone very dear unto myself asked me the other day

"Is the sun shining where you are?"

So...

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Categories: hat in hand, time
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Ringmaster's Muse
Who is the Ringmaster?
Who is the pawn?
Who will decipher
When the patrons are gone?

Enter the Big Top spot the trapeze,
Allay all your fears, put them at...

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© Greg Gaul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hat in hand, allusion, care, fun, nostalgia, stars, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member OPPRESSED PEOPLE


Their bodies stumble through the dark,
No mist of air to keep them high...
No circling the beaten ground  tonight. 
Voices  won’t sing, they will...

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Categories: hat in hand, discrimination, people,
Form: Free verse
The Rot Gut Incident
        The Rot Gut Incident

Tumbleweeds blew into Town
Rolling two bearded cowpokes with them
Looking for some action and the...

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Categories: hat in hand, adventure, conflict, corruption, death, drink, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Wimpole Street, Part 2 of 7
(Alfred, Lord Tennyson, the greatest of Victorian
poets, formed a very close relationship with
Arthur Hallam and frequently visited the Hallam
home in Wimpole Street.  After Hallam's...

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Categories: hat in hand, london,
Form: Sonnet
Where Roses Bleed

So still the night around her

As perfumed candles softly dance

To the breath of tears now falling

Upon the petals in her hands



Glistening drops of memories

Cascade slowly...

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Categories: hat in hand, lost lovered, red,
Form: I do not know?
The Ghetto
My steps, I take them slow
As I walk through the ghetto

For me, it’s not a foreign sight
To my left, and to my right
The same set,...

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Categories: hat in hand, adventure, nostalgia, places
Form: I do not know?
Something For Gregg
I was somewhere deep in Kansas,
  on a Triumph 69’

When your song came on the jukebox,
   and hit me from behind

I was...

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Categories: hat in hand, brother,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Loved You, John Wayne
		
		I loved you John Wayne!
		I wished you were my father
		or maybe an older brother 
		who’d tutor me to be tough
		when manners weren’t enough
		and toughness was...

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© Bill Keen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hat in hand, assonance, humorous,
Form: Light Verse
Something For Gregg
I was somewhere deep in Kansas,
  on a Triumph 69’

When your song came on the jukebox,
   and hit me from behind

I was...

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Categories: hat in hand, song,
Form: Rhyme
Raining
Almost there, a few steps to the door
The wind spanks us promising more
Eyes view up while drops start down
The race is on across the ground.

Brand...

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Categories: hat in hand, humorous, rain,
Form: Rhyme