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Best Highway Poems

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


Premium Member The Highway of Regret
The storms are raging on the rollin' sea, and on the highway of regret
Yes, I played around, was unfaithful to you, I'd change it all...

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Categories: highway, death, depression, drink, lost
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Sweet Violets


The path you walk I adore. Seeds I’ll scatter around,
Then from earth blooms will pour to grace your precious ground.
A highway I shall lay for...

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Categories: highway, romantic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Love Has Its Costs

THIS IS A FICTIONAL WRITE THAT EXPLORES THE QUESTION OF WHAT LOVE IS. IT DOES SO IN A DRAMATIC WAY, AFTER ALL THAT IS MY...

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Categories: highway, desire,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Regret
Why I did it, I don’t know
Tornado of regret tortures my heart

On a moonless night, he approached 
Limping toward me as I pumped gas
Why was...

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Categories: highway, angst,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Comb-edy of Hair-ers
My dear brother Butch,

Hair are the highlights of my week:
I got a job at the Hairway to Heaven salon!
Our motto: "We color your hair or...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: highway, hair, humor,
Form: Light Verse



Premium Member Passion
you                 don't            know 


my                  ...

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Categories: highway, passion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Spaces
As my thoughts shrink my mind expands
Growing into the spaces between my words
The words of others
Refreshed within the pauses
Dancing inside possibilities
Filling in the blanks

Words suspended
Within...

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Categories: highway, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Date Night (and the day after)
Opening line from "Highway Five Love Poem" by Ruth L. Schwartz


This is a love poem for all the tomatoes
I squished to make our Date-Night spaghetti.
Our...

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© Erin Moss  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: highway, food, lost love, sad,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Lifes Simplicity Maintained
You were born in a specialist clinic
I was born at the front door of my house
we both came into this world and survived.
You’ve been eating...

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Categories: highway, career, character, cheer up,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Sunsets are Painted by God, and So
I stopped my car on the highway,
To watch the soft fading sun falling;
The end of another azure sky blue day.
A golden sunset is like a...

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Categories: highway, beautiful, god, peace, sunset,
Form: Rhyme
Food for thought - with Chris Green
Lyrics start 0.05 - timed to the music

Pack your bags dear, there’s a Croc near
And he’s creeping, through the night
With his eye on - on...

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Categories: highway, food, health, scary,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Jack
I saw him on the highway
Thought he was insane
Standing with his thumb out 
In the pouring rain
I don't usually stop for hitchhikers
But something said I...

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Categories: highway, faith, life, mystery, life,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Call
The Call

For as long as I can remember, I have been phoning my mom. Even before leaving home when I was a teenager. Whenever I...

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Categories: highway, angst, blessing, courage, death,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member APPLES - MULTIPLE HAIKU
It bounced off the truck
And then rolled down the highway
Apple turnover

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How 'bout them apples
When Jonathan McIntosh
Won the spelling bee

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Apple of my eye
Jenny had the sweetest...

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Categories: highway, food, funny
Form: Haiku
Premium Member White Lace and Snowflakes
Nervous as a harried hen, Mom was in a dither
Would wedding guests be kept away by the winter weather?

My cheeks so rosy from the sting...

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Categories: highway, weddingeaster,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Puppy love vs true love
Once love, or rather, that which I thought was love
Swept me over
And had me racing up on a highway
I raced up and up
Till I reached...

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Categories: highway, love,
Form: Free verse
My way
And now as I hold her near
I turn and draw the bedroom curtain
She made what she wants so clear 
She's going to get it tonight...

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Categories: highway, funny,
Form: Verse
Premium Member THE HEADLESS HORSEMEN

On the black stallion of death,
Its red crimson eyes pierce through the night,
And the hell's beast breathes its hot brazen breath
Blazing against the darkness's chilling...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: highway, adventure, dark, evil, halloween,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sunlight
Sometimes I believe you
to be a vision, fading,
only a reflection of the
warmth I used to feel.
Today my memory of you
locked away within a
clenched mind, like...

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Categories: highway, memory,
Form: Free verse
The Giant of Lisbellaw
Stood I there, that last day,
On an iron bridge...
An aqueduct by design,
Where, looking dreamily out over
The Ernes Lower Lough,
My compressed shadow 
Momentarily paused -
To contently...

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Categories: highway, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member LOOSENING THE AIR BAG



Slipping into my silver-gray SUV
Nicknamed  " Sly Buster Cruiser”
I speed off down the rocky, off-highway road.
Twisting and reeling like my wired mind,
windows down, sunroof...

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Categories: highway, adventure,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Christmas Snow
Nervous as a harried hen, Mom was in a dither
Would wedding guests be kept away by December weather?

My cheeks so rosy from the sting of...

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Categories: highway, christmas, wedding,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Wanna Be Free
I wanna walk up a mountain
swim in the wide blue sea,
walk across life’s busy highway
just to taste of that which is me.

I wanna drive on...

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Categories: highway, angst, health,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Turned Off
In the deepest of sad emotions
My mind as been turned off
Exiting off the highway of life
The turn off of all time
As I rot in ...

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Categories: highway, crazy, cry, imagery, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Friends For Life
I hold three magic rocks, in my hand
Rolling them over and over and over
Leaving this reality behind, far behind

The door seems far, far away
Little steps...

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Categories: highway, friendship
Form: Lyric