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Best Hon Poems

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

The Shoe Store Bantering
She jiggled like pink jello into the store
with platinum blonde hair and red rouge on her face
the shoe clerk mumbled it must be 1950's day

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Categories: hon, funny love, silly,
Form: Light Verse

Premium Member Treasure Hunting
Hunting for treasure poems;
Midst summer morn~
I am adrift in the wilderness.

All of a sudden~
a European euphony soars
like a midnight sonata
in pianissimo and decrescendo.

I run to...

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© JCB Brul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hon, assonance, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Castles
How many sands have you counted
building castles near the shoreline
which the sea washes away
before the day is done?

Alas, you build them 
again and again
unmindful of...

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© JCB Brul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hon, dream, hope, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
You’re in Palm Springs, not much to do 
But golf and get some sun
Hop on a cart, still almost dark
Get out and have some fun


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© Vic Pister  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hon, funny, golf, sports,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Eskimo Nell and the Door Repair Man
For Andrea’s contest 
Show me the Funny (part two)

Eskimo Nell & the Door Repair Man

Now Eskimo Nell 
Has a story to tell
A tale, about my...

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Categories: hon, humorous,
Form: I do not know?

He stood and aimlessly watched the parade of patrons and volunteers that wandered daily past his kennel.  All so familiar, so ordinary.  Just...

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Categories: hon, animal, care, dog, friendship,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A Heart-to-Heart Talk
    "Why do you love me, Dear?" she cooed.
    "You're cuddly, cute, and sweet," he said.

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Categories: hon, cute, love,
Form: Quatrain
A Daughters Love
In the inner city there is a little girl.
 Who dreams about a different  world.

There is no fresh air for her to breathe.

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Categories: hon, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Just Another Sad Love Poem
My heart is torn to pieces. Really, it's on
life support. So bad that it's aching and this
pain is getting worse.

How could you be so cold?...

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Categories: hon, lost love, sadheart, heart,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Who Are those funny Poets
John Wulf, with his funny Limerick antics  telling funny hilarious stories,


There once was a medical study
of things flapping flaccid like putty
those men given placebo

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hon, funny, people,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WAIT, WHAT
It's a melodrama. Try to picture the drama queen
A bit actress lying on the floor in her final scene
Her lips trembling, tears running down her...

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Categories: hon, introspection,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Witchy Twitchy Itch
Yes, you're one sexy witch, dear love, but now it's Halloween,
    And I've a witchy tale to share, so keep your broom...

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Categories: hon, funny, halloween, humorous, light,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tongue Twister
Twisted mister missed a tone
known to show a coloring poem
Tongue tied & bright eYes wide
Founded now the Seven inside
...and they smiled.

Spin a song come come...

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© Izzy Gumbo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hon, computer-internet, friendship, imagination, mystery,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member dichotomy
yeah, right ...
do you really think I believe that?
that I'll swallow that pill?
look at the damn lines on this brow ...
do you think they were...

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Categories: hon, analogy, break up, conflict,
Form: Free verse
Mind the Paint
My mind a project of hesitation;
 draw an oval maze of meditation.
Enter penciled lines, make them squiggly,	
  then paint it yellow for Mr. Wigley.


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Categories: hon, art, fun, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Oxymoron Advice
Oxymorons are cynical and fun.
Be careful though if you want to use one.
If it is familiar, it may sound quite trite.
Which murders your poem with...

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Categories: hon, word play,
Form: Rhyme
' He's Company ... '
‘ He’s Company ! … ’

He’s Not Down With Misery
 and Not Out with The In(flated)-Crowds
But He’s Up On Lady Liberty …
Laughing, New York-Minute, Out...

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Categories: hon, allegory, business, fantasy, funny,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Oh Please, Not to Fade So Fast into the Afternoon

Oh please, not to fade so fast into the afternoon
The one that is scattering in a goldenly swooning loneliness
The one that is shattering at a...

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© Hai Phan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hon, appreciation, caregiving,
Form: Free verse
The Avon Lady
Having another crisis,
and feeling overwhelmed,
Kim stared at the bottle, 
with all the pills,
feeling depressed and dismayed,
she felt she couldn't live another day…
Reaching for the bottle,

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Categories: hon, faith, suicide,
Form: Light Verse
Don't Lose Faith
Raise me up to His healing stream 
Don’t adhere to crazy-chaotic Calamity, my dear
Make believe is a dreary, dragging dream
Thrive to survive, my darling, and...

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Categories: hon, courage, deep, emotions, encouraging,
Form: Free verse
Left Behind Swagger

She swaggers over to our table
Whips out her pad from her apron
Pencil poised
What’cha want Hon?
She drawls
Soft pink lips in a little twinkled pout
The white frilled...

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Categories: hon, funny,
Form: Free verse
Hallmark moments
Hallmark moments:
I like your face
Your flaxen hair
Your remind me of 
My old grey mare
You skin is soft
Your eyes are blue
But I hear you...

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Categories: hon, satire, me, me,
Form: I do not know?
Did you ever wonder how things work in your head
How every thought you ever think is connected by a thread
Sometimes it’s just a little thing...

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Categories: hon, confusion, introspection, me, wife,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member We the Eagles
To fellow young Eagles,
At poetry soup,

Such a confound,
The pull down,
Once an Eagle gets off the ground,
Flying I guess prohibited,
Once exhibited,

Good advice to fly,
Remove sty from...

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Categories: hon, allegory, lovelove, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Love Sonnet
Love Sonnet
The old heart flame that gets us in the groove,
comes when we hear or see the one we love.
It makes us hop to feet...

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Categories: hon, emotions, love, memory,
Form: Sonnet